Tag Archive: library

Sep 22

School Library Journal Leadership Summit

It’s time to get back on the blogging track. I’m spending a couple of days in Washington DC at the School Library Journal Leadership Summit. The event is full of school librarians as well as some authors and illustrators. The main discussions will center around reading and ebooks. I’m not exactly sure what to expect …

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May 17

We Have a Winner

Well, the contest is over and a winner has been randomly chosen.  Thank you to “bigvincec” for contributing this picture for the Lenovo M90z library photo contest.  I left a comment on the photo in Flickr.  I’ll give him a few days to get me his information – either by a comment here or in …

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May 09

The Contest…Are You In?

I’m not talking about That Contest, I’m talking about the Lenovo M90z Contest that’s starting here on May 11th and wrapping up on May 15th.  Over the past several weeks, many bloggers have been writing about and giving away a Lenovo M90z All-in-One desktop computer as part of a promotional arrangement.  Some of these bloggers …

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Jan 25

Oh What a (Bad) Night

Last night, my local School Board, decided by a vote of 4-3, to eliminate all of the elementary school librarians.  The District will be implementing a Spanish language program in the elementary schools and will be using the cost savings from the library positions to help fund the new Spanish teachers. The initial meeting on …

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Jan 16

A Sigh of Relief

A few days after the School Board meeting I wrote about, I was speaking with someone who mentioned that the Director of Curriculum from my district, was in attendance at the meeting.  I didn’t see her there, but the room as packed, including a nearby hallway, where she was standing.  I wondered why she were …

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Jan 16

I Hope it Doesn’t Happen

It’s the middle of January and I haven’t posted anything.  It’s not that I haven’t been thinking, it’s just that I’ve been a little consumed by a proposal my local School District released last week.  They, the District I live in and my kids attend (not where I work), are interested in adding a World …

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Dec 13

More Twitter Favorites – Library Ed.

This week’s Twitter favorites have one thing in common – libraries. Librarianbyday retweeted this from @wsstephens Penny wise & pound foolish: Why cutting libraries is a mistake: http://tinyurl.com/272836v @SVVSDLibraries shared this document decribes how the marriage of school librians and educational technology as best practice. http://fb.me/LNiXcuhk Somers_Library shared this: 2010 State of America’s Libraries: A …

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Oct 07

Now the Hard Part

Okay, so the school library blog is up and running.  I’ve got about 25 teachers from school as email subscribers.  That’s not everyone, but it’s a great start and I’m pretty excited about it.  Today, I wrote another post with a brief recap, telling the initial subscribers that they should stop in the library for …

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