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July 1, 2020

Library Guide for Reopening

You may encounter challenges when trying to plan your reopening, but this is a time where you can grow and expand into possibilities you didn’t think were possible.
June 10, 2020
LGBTQ+ Books for Your Library

Best LGBTQ+ Books to Have in Your Library

We've gathered a list of the best 2019 LGBTQ+ books to have in your library to round out your collection with a fuller spectrum of diverse books. Check it out!
June 6, 2020

Summer Reading List: Racism and Racial Inequality

To help those who would like to educate themselves more on the topic of racism and inequality, we’ve gathered a variety of nonfiction, fiction, and children’s novels to help break down the topic.
May 4, 2020

Promoting Digital Literacy During Distance Learning

Even kids of the digital age have gaps in their digital literacy. Learn how librarians and educators can help them get informed and stay safe during distance learning
April 29, 2020

Summer Adventure Reading Posters

Summer adventure reading posters are ready! We hope that this month's poster can help inspire your students to read and learn at home.
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May 22, 2015

How to Teach Students Poetry Through Music

Poetry is powerful and an important thing for students to learn. Think about it—what other form of literature has the ability to paint pictures in your mind, spark a fire in your heart, break the boundaries of grammar, all while displaying 10 essential literary elements? Oh, and did we mention […]
October 13, 2015

7 Halloween-themed Lesson Plans

Kids love Halloween . . . and for a good reason. What other holiday is solely dedicated to giving out candy? All it requires is dressing up as their favorite superhero for a night and staying up way past their bedtime.
November 19, 2015

10 Obscure Facts About Turkeys

  Thanksgiving is right around the corner. How do you plan to spend it? If you are like 90% of Americans, you will most likely be enjoying a delicious turkey dinner. This year, encourage your students to share fun holiday facts or their favorite thanksgiving recipes on Alexandria’s Bulletin Boards. […]
December 17, 2015

5 Creative Holiday Crafts for Kids (and Ad­­­­­­ults)

‘Tis the season to get creative with your kids or students! The holidays are the perfect time of year for teachers to provide opportunities for students to express their festive spirit—whether through arts and crafts, choir, performance recitals, or theater. But the joy of crafting is not just for kids . […]