Jones Elementary School, one of the schools that I regularly visit for my outreach during the year, nominated our little team for an award for “Exemplary Reading Initiative” and we won! It was a pleasant surprise to find out Monday morning, even more pleasant to find out I could crash the awards dinner and get free steak!
Seriously though, I felt really honored that they thought of me as such an important part of their teaching. We’ve been doing programs together for the last few years and they were one of the schools that helped out with my Harry Potter Night last year. They really care about their students and it shows.
Always nice to get these little reminders that you’re appreciated for your efforts. Especially since I will be doing a crazy amount of Summer Reading outreach over the next few weeks.
Thank you to Jones Elementary School and the Anne Arundel County Reading Council. You definitely made my week!
A beautiful example of the school librarian and teachers working together to help create more informed students. BRAVO magpie!
This is a rant I go on every year, so nice to have someone else do it for me. She captures all of the pain and suffering inflicted upon librarians and students as they struggle over the summer to figure out what the heck the people making these “assigned lists” were thinking!!
I haven’t posted on here in forever! Summer Reading Club ate my time up and all the preschool, toddler, and baby storytimes I’ve been doing left little time to even plan out a blog post. But fear not! I am going to try to make it part of my routine to post my storytimes and other program plans on here. I’ve been spending a lot of the summer reading other librarian’s blogs (thanks to all the links on Storytime Underground) and I feel like I need to give back. 🙂
Just installed Vine on my phone…for work reasons! As part of the Social Media Committee, we have to see if there are ways popular social media can be applied to the library.
Yes, I realize this is the equivalent of an alcoholic joining a winery.
Now – BEHOLD! MY FIRST REALLY CRAPPY VINE VIDEO!
(Yes, I know that sentence implies there will be more really crappy videos…I do not fool myself)