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  • 04.30.2015

    An Open Letter to President Obama

    Yesterday morning President Obama sent a letter to the White House email list which you can read on The White House Blog, highlighting the importance of having good teachers, books, and learning resources. Today he spoke at a library about the power of reading. The following is my response to his request that we add our voices to the conversation:

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  • 04.30.2015

    Tech Thursday: Technology Workshop Makeover

    Nothing changes faster than technology. Every time I teach a tech workshop, it's different. What about you? If you only had one hour to teach how you're using technology in the library, what would you cover? Tweet out your answer @JrLibraryGuild #librarytech. I'll post the results.

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  • 04.28.2015

    Book Testing Alternatives

    Trying to save money but need testing materials for your students? How about some free or mostly free reading and testing alternatives to a brand-name standard? Here are four websites that offer informational text with quizzes, as well as a free site for novel and picture book testing for grades K-8.

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  • 04.27.2015

    TXLA15 Author Sightings

    The Texas Library Association conference was last week in Austin. As usual, the conference didn't disappoint with great events, sessions, exhibits, and giveaways. JLG had a large exhibit booth that was visited by hundreds of librarians. Author sightings were a real pleasure. Several stopped by to thank us for supporting their work.

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    An Elementary School in Honolulu, HI renewed 5 categories.

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    A Library in Gerlach, NV renewed 6 categories.

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    A Library in Mount Pleasant, TX renewed 3 categories.