Category Archives: Reading

Does form inform? …Informative! (I hope)

That’s it. It just happened again. I have no choice. I must say something. Every time I find a blog I want to follow, nine times out of ten, the blogger has chosen a design identical or very similar to … Continue reading

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Biographically speaking…

As mentioned in the prior post, every librarian has a unique vision for developing the collection under his or her stewardship. In my case, when I started in the library from which I am retiring, I appraised the collection, and … Continue reading

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Part 1: Family Library–How It Happened

Being asked to edit a colleague’s assignment turned out to be a spectacular personal and professional bonus! From the moment I first read in my colleague’s library visitation report that the media specialist whose library she formally observed had invited … Continue reading

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Part 2: Family Library–Gratifying Work in Progress

In general, here’s how our Family Library worked. Usually after school (rather than before), when there was more browsing time, parents or grandparents would come to the library with (though sometimes without) their children. I would create a family account … Continue reading

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Part 3: Family Library–Payoff

There are many things I am proud to have done professionally; there are many things I will miss about being an educator. High on the list of those things is the Family Library experience I was privileged to facilitate, which … Continue reading

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