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Library shelving has always been slightly magical to me. When I was in Year 9, I was given the honour of being a ‘library helper’ in my school library, and among other things, I was all…

Library Activities for All Ages – Shelving Books

Library Shelving Activities for All Ages: Adventures of a Subversive Reader

ABC

Check out these free ABC Order activities for the school library! Kindergarten and Grade Activities ABC Order Cards from…

Empty the Shelves Challenge

Empty the Shelves Challenge - pick a section and challenge students to read every book.

A classroom or school library hunt. This will expose students they may not look at otherwise.

Library Scavenger Hunt Task Cards- Lower Elementary

A classroom or school library hunt. This will expose students they may not look…

Weeding brochure (designed for school library, but applicable anywhere!)

Weeding brochure (designed for school library, but applicable anywhere! Great resource for collection development (and the very necessary counterpart of eliminating titles) from elementary or middle school collections.

To adapt to changing student needs, some school libraries are reinventing themselves as makerspaces, but this Ohio library took a slightly different approach and has seen incredible results. Continue Reading →

How a School Library Increased Student Use by 1,000 Percent

How This School Library Increased its Student Use by - To adapt to changing student needs, some school libraries are reinventing themselves as makerspaces, but this Ohio library took a slightly different approach and has seen incredible results.

Dewey Bookbody

Life Skills: Using The Library – Dewey Decimal System

The top of this oversize poster reads Learn the Dewey® Decimal System with Dewey Bookbody. The rest of the poster is taken up with a boy holding two books and a breakdown of the Dewey Decimal System from the to the For ea

Library Challenges.pdf

Library Challenge Cards

These ‘Library Challenge’ cards were made for my class library, but they could be used in a school library as well.

6 Ways to Rethink Your Library Space and Make it Amazing | Over the course of five years, I've worked to renovated and redesign the library at Stewart Middle Magnet.  Here, I share what I learn in six lessons that you can apply to your own library or classroom.

6 Ways to Rethink Your Library Space and Make It Amazing

6 Ways to Rethink Your Library Space and Make it Amazing. This post is for school librarians but some of the principles apply to any environment where you want to encourage reading.

A 2-part presentation for library classes about call letters and call numbers $

Library Skills PowerPoint PART 1 Fiction and Nonfiction Order in Media Center

Library Skills: PART Fiction & Nonfiction Order in the Library Media Center

I Have, Who Has Library Orientation Game {FREEBIE}

I Have, Who Has Library Orientation Game {FREEBIE}

Be a Librarian Game.    "Be a Librarian" game requires students to make a spine label using the information provided on a title page. Working as a group, students must take their spine labels and correctly organize the books on the shelf in correct ABC order. This activity comes with 30 title pages and a spine label

Be a Librarian Game.

Be Librarian Game.

Beekle read-aloud and activities for K-2 classrooms. The students love this!

The Adventures of Beekle the Unimaginary Friend Interactive Read-Aloud

This activity with "Beekle" is so much fun! It is a read aloud activity for early elementary classrooms that incorporates graphic organizers to assess reading skills.

Library lesson plans and ideas for the elementary librarian....not in an elementary school, but something might work for middle school!

Will we need this at HSE with no more librarian? Elementary Librarian - Library lesson plans and ideas for the elementary librarian. Lessons incorporate Common Core and AASL standards.

Detailed lesson plans for K-8 from Hanover Co., VA.  Searchable by  National Literacy Standard number.

Hanover County Public Schools - Lesson Plan Book - One district's library lesson plans for all grades.

$1 - 30 Minute Library Lessons:  What Am I? Genre Identification

30 Minute Library Lessons: What Am I? Genre Identification

30 Minute Library Lessons: Authors Last Name

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