Displays, Library Life, Virtual Learning

How to Create a Virtual Library Book Display

Though my school has been back to in-person since September, we are still embedding virtual opportunities wherever we can. For me in the library, this means no students are allowed to be in the library, all of my library visits are done virtually, and all books need to be requested through our new online reserve… Continue reading How to Create a Virtual Library Book Display

Library Life, Virtual Learning

How to Create a Bitmoji Library

Now that we are in our seventh week of distance learning (hard to believe we have been at it this long!) and with the announcement here in Ontario that we will not be returning back to school this academic year, I have been reflecting on the things that I have been doing to create a… Continue reading How to Create a Bitmoji Library

Library Life, Virtual Learning

Things I Learned About Recording Virtual Story Times

Despite this being a time of great uncertainty, I’m trying to look for the positives and appreciate all of the new learning I have been presented with since starting to work from home. From figuring out new online platforms, hosting virtual meetings, and establishing an at-home office, this has been a learning curve for probably… Continue reading Things I Learned About Recording Virtual Story Times

Books & Reading

5 Bookish Things To Do While You’re Social Distancing

Schools have closed, public facilities have shut down, and for the first time in our history, Canada has closed its shared border with the United States.  Covid-19 has been sweeping the globe and to do our part to plank the curve, we have been asked to practice social distancing. It has definitely been a challenging… Continue reading 5 Bookish Things To Do While You’re Social Distancing