online read-alouds by celebs.. FREE!--great links

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Making Library e-Books on the e-Book Reader Visible - love love love this idea! so many people dont know that we have ebooks...and would be great way to advertise our ebook tutorial program coming up!

Making Library e-Books on the e-Book Reader Visible

~Joy in the Journey~: Tricks of the Trade Thursdays: Classroom Library Organization

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return library books - Google Search

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Librarian's Night Before Christmas

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Raise a Read Infographic

Raise a Reader Infogram

Reading one hour per day in your chosen field will make you an international expert in 7 years.

Surprising Reading Facts (Infographic) | Robb Brewer

Kirkwood Elementary 2015 Annual Library Report

2015 Annual Report

Great ideas for creating library reports

Killer Library Reports

Curtis Elementary Library: Fall 2012 Library Statistics

Curtis Elementary Library : Fall 2012 Library Statistics

Juggling Class Time and Checkout

Juggling Class Time and Checkout - Elementary Librarian

This would be great for a third grade novel study! Plus it's the first book in a series, so hopefully the kids would want to read more. The website also has teacher resources. :)

The Lemonade War Books

Corkboard Connections: Why No One Reads Your Classroom Newsletter - Great guest post by Jennifer Gonzales with 5 common flaws when writing a newsletter and tips for making it more effective.

Why No One Reads Your Classroom Newsletter

Favorite Books Bulletin, stealing this for my elective bulletin board in the building hallway

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Freebie: This is a set of library themed task cards for your students to complete during your time spent in the library. Included in this set are 24 differe...

Library Task Cards

Use these simplified guides so ALL of your students can have a choice in the library. $

Dewey Library Guide Simplified for Special Needs

Bugs and Critters Coloring Printables {free} from @{1plus1plus1} Carisa

Just Color~ Bugs and Critters - 1+1+1=1

Library Freebies

Library Freebies

Freebie: Twenty jokes about books/library that can be used by media specialists and teachers.

Back-To-School Library and Book Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone

Fun free program for randomly selecting students and creating partners for activities. Love the drum roll! (Download and install the program, then add names to test it out. Only works on PCs. Sorry Mac users!)

Interactive Whiteboards and Web Tools

Alohamora: Open a Book: Even Children's Books are Banned- Banned Book Week... Children's/Juvenile/Kids Books that have been Banned. A fabulous book list of banned books that have been banned for all sorts of reasons. This book list is to celebrate Banned Book Week. A great list of books boys, girls, reluctant readers, and elementary to middle school students alike will enjoy. Alohamora Open a Book

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Which is why there ALWAYS have to be books in the playroom, between the toys ;-)

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Classroom Organization

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Watch Your Thoughts POP! Chart

Watch Your Thoughts POP! Chart