This year we hosted a “Read Around the World” program. Participants were given a passport with seven pages: one for each continent. From there we helped them pack their (book) bags and set off on an adventure around the world! Students chose books that related to each continent through setting, character, history, or culture. After they finished each book and wrote a brief review, I … Continue reading Read Around the World
I decided to shake things up a bit for the 8th grade library orientations this year. Most of the students were here last year, so they didn’t need the entire spiel. We quickly hit the highlights, and then set out to have some fun. I showed them a few examples of “shelfies,” and then set them free to browse the stacks and take pictures of their own. … Continue reading Shelfies!