Category Archives: Books

You Have to Ask Yourself WHY

by Dona Helmer If you have never experienced a presentation by Joyce Valenza you deserve to check out something by her in SLJ or see her blog (http://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/neverendingsearch/).  I had the opportunity to see her present at midwinter and I … Continue reading

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smore from Caitlin Jacobson

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Check out Caitlin’s information-rich smore posters.  There are several links embedded in the posters themselves. Click on any of the buttons below to begin your exploration. ~kr, ed.

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Shareable products from AKLA Conference By Veronica Wood

School Librarians as Transnational Leaders Just weed it Matt dela Pena Author

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Grantee Articles 2016 By Renee Foster

Oh Well! Just Weeded it…. Ann Morgester- Just Weed It! Weeding can be a daunting task but somehow it has to be done throughout the year. Its sound easy right? However don’t forget how much space those books are taking … Continue reading

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My Shareable Experience from the Alaska State Library Association Conference By Michele Chapman

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My Shareable Experience from the Alaska State Library Association Conference By Michele Chapman Palmer High School Librarian Mat-Su School District Make it at Your Library (Thurdsay) This session was definitely out of my comfort zone for I do not consider … Continue reading

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AKLA Conference 2016 Articles By Sheila Degener

Thursday:  1 to 3 p.m. MAKE IT @ YOUR LIBRARY Presented by Rebecca Webb and Amelia Swenby   Rebecca Webb was a dynamic speaker who showed us her Make It Spaces she had created at her library with a STREAM … Continue reading

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ALA – Orlando, July 2016 ~ Sheryl Wittig ~ Four Articles

ALA – Orlando, July 2016  ~ Sheryl Wittig ~ Four Articles Article 1: Makerspaces I’ve been following the makerspace buzz for a few years now.  Since there is no room to spare in my school, I assumed there was no … Continue reading

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AKASL Professional Development Grant Shareable Products By Karina Reyes

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Karina Reyes SHAREABLE PRODUCTS AKASL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT April 11, 2016 Day 1: MAKING IT IN THE THE LIBRARY Rebecca Webb, presenter of Make it @Your Library walked us through her experience setting up a maker Faire in Tanana.  There’s … Continue reading

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Arbordale Article By Machelle Kelchner

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Conference- AklLA 2016 Conference, Saturday, March 12, 1:30-2:30, Author Signing Alaskan Titles for Busy Librarians by Arbordale Publishing As librarians, we all have our favorite resources. There are many reasons that Arbordale Publishing has become one of mine. Visiting with … Continue reading

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Comics – SCBWI – Teens Programming By Tamra Wear

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“Comics are a gateway drug to literacy.” Art Spiegelman Comics, comic books, graphic novels, and manga are all popular reading material for those that have experience with these genres. For other students, stories told in this format could provide the … Continue reading

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