2018 March Madness Book Love Fall into a book Open book Sunflower Days Summer’s here and the reading is good. Track your reading Digital or Print? Just read! Falling Remember this day. Every season is an opportunity. Reach for your dreams! Open yourself up to learning. Be curious.

Keep Reading —all summer long!

Summer learning loss is a real thing. Use reading to keep your brain active and engaged.


Loving Lois… Lowry!

Lowry. Lois Lowry. The Giver was written in 1993 and 1992 was my first year at a teacher-librarian. This is important because Son (the 4th book in the series she […]

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Book Madness in March!

March is fast becoming one of my favorite months of the school year because of Book March Madness. This year I went completely mad and built a book bracket of […]



Read Across America a.k.a. Dr. Seuss's birthday is a week from Wednesday. It always sneaks up on me. This year, however, I'm ready! I can't wait because I'm going to […]

The stacks

Welcome Back!

Another year is here. I love the start of a new school year. This year I decided it was time to refresh many areas of the library. I took down […]


Let the Games Begin!

It's that time of the year again and my excitement teeters on the edge of screaming (in a good way) every day. In the third year of Book March Madness I […]


Our Destiny

When something is new and shiney you want to play and tinker and enjoy the novelty is possesses. That's how I feel about our new catalog program called Destiny. It's […]

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Book Fair Blitz

Before I was ever a teacher-librarian, I was a bookseller. I love books! I love reading! Even with 100 plus titles on my iPad, I still love a book in my hands. […]

March Madness 2014

March Madness 2014

A new crop of contenders ready for competition. Which one will stand in the stacks triumphant? Only time will tell. This year's list is particularly strong in content. Each book […]


Thankful for Books

Here we are, days away from Thanksgiving and it has been too long since I updated the LMC posts. Where does the time go? I'm constantly amazed at the speed of school. […]