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September 26, 2019
Halloween Reading Posters

Halloween Reading Posters and Book Displays

If you enjoy this time of year as much as we do, you’ll love these clever displays we’ve gathered. Take inspiration from these spine-tingling displays!
September 14, 2019
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7 Ways to Promote Your School Library Using Social Media

Some librarians may feel a little lost when it comes to posting to their library’s social media. It can be a bit intimidating at first. To help you get started, we’ve laid out seven strategies and examples you can use to promote your library on social media!
September 9, 2019

Small and Rural Libraries: Increasing Community Engagement

Connecting to the community can be a daunting task for small and rural libraries. We've laid out recommendations for how to increase community engagement at your library.
August 21, 2019
Pirate Reading Posters

Pirate Reading Posters

Ahoy me hearties! Inspire your students to pick up a new book this month with our pirate-themed reading posters. Download and hang them in your library.
August 15, 2019
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Banned Books Week Wanted Posters

In celebration of Banned Books Week, we made some special “Wanted” posters to remind you of the dangers of reading… okay, maybe it’s to remind you of the dangers of censoring. Download and print these posters for your library and help us fight for our right to read!
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September 17, 2015

5 Books Better Read Aloud

Guest Post By: Ari Schjelderup Fall and winter are filled with many opportunities to read books in a quiet environment away from distraction. Right? Or is it a time filled with bustling around, getting things done, and going on adventures? Don’t give up on reading a good book! Have you […]
October 1, 2015

eBooks vs Print–Which Is Better?

With younger generations glomming on to every new wave of technology that floods the market, will e-readers and eBooks make print a thing of the past? In a battle of books, eBooks vs. Print, who wins? Well, let’s find out! Let the battle begin . . .
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.
October 28, 2015

How to Make Book Trailers with Your Students

If you are having trouble getting your students excited to read or if you are looking for a new and innovative way for your students to give a “book report”, here’s how to put a new spin on the ol’ book report assignment.