Category Archives: Libraries Rock!

Imagiread’s Fall Preview [Back-To-School with Tools]

August is officially here and for many children that means that they will return to school in less than two weeks. It’s the perfect time to evaluate the summer, look to the memories of the season and relish in the time that’s left to do and learn together. That will help us to prepare for what the school year might bring. Most Summer Reading programs

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What Summer Reading Really Does

There’s a ton of talk about Summer Reading around this time of the year. Most of the articles are jam-packed with data outlining how much little brains regress during the beloved 90 days of no instruction. Since we’ve been hacking away at expressing the importance of Summer Reading ourselves over the years, we thought it would be good to share why we suggest making

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DIA’s El día de los niños/El día de los libros 2015

This coming Thursday marks the date that schools and libraries across the country will celebrate Diversity in Action’s Children’s Day/Book Day. The initiative celebrates reading culturally enriching materials for children of all languages and backgrounds. The website notes that the goals of Dia’ programming are to: Celebrate children and connect them to the world of learning through books, stories and libraries. Nurture cognitive and

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National Libraries Week starts today

When I was a little girl I thought I wanted to be a Teacher. I dreamed about grading papers, telling parents how good their child was for the day and the overall feeling that I was helping someone to make the most of themselves. Fast forward to today where I am a Teacher in many rights but also long deeply in my heart to

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