A Few Work Things I’m Excited About

The HS Book Club that I’ve started has about ten members now and we’re going to have our first meeting on Monday. Our first book is Every Day by David Levithan and from… Continue reading

Using Mentormob

Using Mentormob I feel like my last post few posts were negative, so here’s something I’m excited about. I played around with mentormob over the weekend and quickly created this slideshow of websites… Continue reading

The Database Disconnect

This morning, I was instructing a 9th grade class on library resources and pointing out the benefits of using databases, as well as using noodle tools for citations. I explained how one thing… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading…

I’m currently reading Ready Player One by Ernest Cline and The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes.

A Brief Rant about Format

“Lovers of print are simply confusing the plate for the food.” I came across this quote by Douglas Adams recently and absolutely love it. Whenever I tell people I’m a librarian, one of three… Continue reading

http://www.librarygirl.net/2012/07/the-future-of-research.html

http://www.librarygirl.net/2012/07/the-future-of-research.html Great post about the future of research skills. 

CALTA21

Cultures and Literacies through Art for the 21st Century (CATLA21) is a really interesting project that partners museums and community college in order to empower adult immigrant English language learners through visual literacy… Continue reading

How Does Your Boss See You?: Proof That Principals Value Librarians

How Does Your Boss See You?: Proof That Principals Value Librarians

Interesting SLJ article about the role of librarians. 

Mayor Bloomberg Declares “Maker Week”

Mayor Bloomberg Declares “Maker Week”

Looking forward to Sunday. Always a great time. 

NYPLarcade Horror Games

This looks fantastic. What a great idea! Also, Limbo was great.