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Professional Development Grants ~ apply today

Apply Today for an AkASL Professional Development Grant ($1,000-$1,500)   Does it seem like many of the professional development opportunities available to you are not focused on what you are doing in your library?  The AkASL Professional Development Grants are … Continue reading

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Weeding for Greater Engagement

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Weeding for Greater Engagement Written by Anne Morgester

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AkASL General Membership Meeting 2/2017

AkASL General Membership Meeting, February 25, 2017 Meet your Executive Board Membership information…watch the slides:      

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Basic Book Mending attended by S. Degener

Basic Mending and Book Repair by Bonnie Thompson Norman Bonnie has an amazing book background  so I was very curious to see what she had to say about book repair.  As someone who was a printer and currently repairs and … Continue reading

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Look Listen and Touch attended by S. Degener

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Look Listen and Touch:  Connecting your community through Art   By:  Brian Hulsey – Whatcom County Library System Brian Husley was an inspirational speaker and I walked away with several programming ideas for my library.  He talked about connecting your … Continue reading

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INFOGRAPHIC: learning starts in the library

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http://akasl.org/puffin-newsletter/2017/08/13/infographic-lear…s-in-the-library/  

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EDITORIAL: “Staying Safe” is not an option by D. Rinio

Editorial: “Staying Safe” is not an ption by Deborah Rinio There are times when I feel like we live in an educational system that is broken. The values we uphold as librarians – intellectual freedom, diversity of the human experience, … Continue reading

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Google Classroom Session

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presented by Alice Keeler Submitted by Laura Guest Assignment created for my 6th grades Students Using Google Classroom will allow for quicker feedback from both the teacher and from classmates. Alice states the importance of immediate feedback and often says … Continue reading

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AKLA conference artifacts by Raandi Miller

Explosives and Experiments Amanda Kiely – Ketchikan Public Library Amanda led us through a handful of the hands-on experiments that she uses in her children’s program at the Ketchikan Public Library. The focus is on exploration, inquiry and “making a … Continue reading

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Notes from the editor

Hello fellow librarians and friends, Bear with me as I attempt to post your submissions in a timely manner while navigating the wordpress quirks.  I am the new editor for the Puffin and I am looking forward to the challenge of keeping the … Continue reading

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