Blog Posts by Anne Abrams

School Librarians!

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Don’t miss your chance to see the famous Washington Mom’s in action! Read the latest School Library Journal article about their efforts to help school libraries survive. Then sign up to see them in person on Saturday, April 24 at the AmeriTel Spectrum in Boise.

School Librarians--Need a Morale Boost?

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If so, then mark your calendars to come hear from two women that absolutely GET what school library media centers and librarians are about. Yes, Lisa Layera Brunkan and Susan McBurney, co-founders of The Washington Coalition for School Libraries & Information Technology (aka the Washington Moms) are coming to Idaho!

Read Long & Prosper (for teens)


I’m pleased to announce “Read Long & Prosper” is the winning slogan for key-chain id wallets. Thanks to all 37 folks who voted. Here’s the breakdown—Read Long & Prosper, 16; Library: The Final Frontier, 7; Book-Obsessed, 5; and Need to Read, 9.

Summer Brain Drain?

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We are Teachers provides great resources for both public and school librarians. Here are their recommendations that can give you ideas to help parents prevent summer brain drain!

Partnership ideas & more:

Compact OPAC

Compact OPAC

I saw this while attending Meridian's Silverstone Branch opening. Doesn't take a lot of space, and the price is relatively small too!

    School Librarians...drop in

    21 Cyber Summit on 21st Century Skills

    ...for an hour or more on this web conference on 21st Century Skills,* June 1-12.
    If you missed one, link to the archives.

    Niche Marketing to Toast Masters

    I subscribe to Google Blog Alerts and last week a Toastmaster's blog came through mentioning that LILI now subscribes to Vital Speeches via ProQuest Central.

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    A miracle!

    You know how sometimes an idea takes hold of your imagination? That happened to me when I was introduced to Everett Roger’s Technology Adoption Lifecycle model at the 2006 PLA conference.

    School Librarians! The winner is...

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    …Marjean Rogstead! Come on down!

    Marjean is a librarian aide at Spirit Lake Elementary. She won $500 in books for her library from Titlewave, generously donated by Follett Library Resources.

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