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

Adults, Books & Reading, Library Life, Professional Development

This Librarian Read: The Edupreneur’s Side Hustle Handbook

As I have shared on here before, summer time is when I like to read at least one professional development book before heading back for a new school year. This past summer, my book of choice was The Edupreneur's Side Hustle Handbook: 10 Successful Educators Share Their Top Tips. The book was edited by Lisa Dunnigan… Continue reading This Librarian Read: The Edupreneur’s Side Hustle Handbook

Information Literacy, Library Life, Virtual Learning

Information Literacy Instruction: How To Do Research

I was asked to present to a grade 7 class last year as they were gearing up to start a research assignment. With me being new to the school and the teacher also being new, we didn't really know how much experience students already had with the research process. I was asked if I could… Continue reading Information Literacy Instruction: How To Do Research

Adults, Books & Reading, Library Life, Professional Development

This Librarian Read: Better with Books by Melissa Hart

Every summer, I make it a goal for myself to read at least one professional development book. I normally read this book in August, as a way to gear myself up for the upcoming school year. I haven't quite decided yet on what my pick will be for this summer, so I thought I would… Continue reading This Librarian Read: Better with Books by Melissa Hart

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

Hello & Welcome!

Hello and welcome! Thank you so much for stopping by and visiting this blog. For those of you that know me, this isn't my first time diving into blogging. When I graduated from university back in 2013, I started a teaching and travel blog to keep my friends and family up-to-date with my life when… Continue reading Hello & Welcome!