Small Gestures

Today I had an illuminating experience when dropping my daughter off at school. She was carrying gobs of extra stuff today, plus it was raining so she asked if I would drop her off near the door in the crazy-busy parking lot. Being a pushover, I said yes.As I waited...

Scholarships!

WLA members and prospective library school students are eligible to apply for the scholarships for library education and library continuing education sponsored by the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation. The six scholarships are funded by the WLA Foundation...

Amazing Author Resources

Ooops. I just spent longer than I meant to exploring the author programs on TeachingBooks.net. I didn’t mean to, but I devoured an interview with Lois Lowry and then gobbled up an author’s readers theatre of Love That Dog (by Sharon Creech), read by Sharon...

Teen Book Groups

There are several libraries in our system that have had very successful book discussion groups for teens. If you are thinking of doing something like this, there are a few resources right here in western Wisconsin for you to consider!Susan Pesheck from River Falls has...

Grooving and Moving in Portland

Thanks to Shelly from L.E. Phillips for this toe-tapping contribution:I went to a music session at PLA called Move-n-Groove: Making Music Meaningful. The presenters gave a list of some of their favorite songs to use in storytime. They had a ton of fun presenting the...