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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!
August 9, 2019
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Back-to-School Library Displays

To celebration of the new school year, we are excited to share a few of our favorite Back-to-School Library Displays from librarians worldwide!
August 6, 2019
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7 Must-Have Features When Choosing the Best Library Software

Selecting the best library software for your school or facility can be a tough decision. To help you, we laid out the top 7 must-have features when it comes to selecting the right library management software.
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January 5, 2018
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31 Brain Teasers to Use in Your Library Lesson Plans This January!

The brain! The most important organ for it powers the human body. From controlling actions and reactions to allowing us to think, feel, and remember. Taking Descartes quote literally “I think therefore I am.” Our thoughts create our humanity and its cognitive capability is what sets us apart from other species. And just like any muscle in our body, we need to exercise our brain power regularly.
January 10, 2018
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Grab a Thesaurus For National Thesaurus Day!

January 18th is International Thesaurus Day! Celebrate Thesaurus Day at your library by trying out one of these books, activities, or displays.
January 17, 2018
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In Love with February Library Reading Posters

This February 14th is Valentines Day. But, it is also International Book Giving Day! Celebrate both holidays by downloading our reading and book-inspired posters to encourage your library patrons to enjoy and share books with one another.
January 26, 2018
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Read It Out Loud! Activities and Books For Your Library

It is essential to read to students aloud. Not only is reading aloud to students building language and vocabulary, but it is also sparking children’s love for reading!