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January 3, 2020

January 2020 Reading Posters

Happy New Year! We hope you enjoyed ending the 2019 and are excited to start a new decade. Download 2020's first month of Reading Posters.
December 31, 2019

5 Goal Setting Tips For School Librarians

Read up on effective strategies for setting goals for your school library in the new year.
December 27, 2019

7 Interactive Bulletin Boards Ideas for Your Library

Library bulletin boards can be a great way to show off your current programs, books, and ideas. We’ve gathered ideas to give you inspiration for your next bulletin board display!
November 29, 2019

A Librarian’s Guide to a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Stress is something we all experience when we have a lot on our plate, especially around the holiday season. Check out these tips to a worry-free holiday break!
November 29, 2019

December Reading Posters

It's offically that time of year again! As our favorite season, we love sharing holiday library-themed content. Download the newest reading posters below and check out the other holiday library resources we gathered.
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January 26, 2017
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What Are People Really Saying About Alexandria

Many people know us as ‘more than just library software’. Today we review what people have been saying about Alexandria and why.   I appreciate the customer service “As a new librarian using Alexandria for the first time, I really appreciate the customer service. They answer their calls promptly and […]
February 23, 2017
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The Story of Penmanship Styles in the Library

  Can you believe it was in 1885 when a librarians got together to decide on which penmanship style would be used for card catalogs? That’s right. The first card catalogs were hand written. For the entire story on these librarians created a handwriting style that would be used throughout […]
April 3, 2017
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How to Create Blackout Poetry

  You have never created blackout poetry?!  You don’t know what blackout poetry is? Blackout poetry helps you explore your visually artistic side, as well as your poetic side. Let’s get started!   Step 1: Warm-up At your library you can use the Smart Search in Alexandria to find books on different types […]
April 17, 2017

Get Ahead at the End of the Year

The end of the school year can tend to be an extremely busy time of the year. Preparing for inventory, collecting materials, dealing with charges and fees, getting students moved into new classes and grades, the list can go on. In order to give you some food for thought as […]