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Bodleian Library considers lending books after 410 years - Telegraph.co.uk

Bodleian Library considers lending books after 410 years - Telegraph.co.uk | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it

If The Bodleian can change, what's stopping us?

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The Centered School Library: Scaredy Squirrel Library Orientation Video

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This makes me miss elementary school!

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The Centered School Library: S'More Tech Summer Camp, Day 5

The Centered School Library: S'More Tech Summer Camp, Day 5 | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it
This would be great for the book club I want to start--Kids Who've Read Everything!
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Let’s Read a Book: Teachers building students’ libraries

Let’s Read a Book: Teachers building students’ libraries | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it
Murray Elementary School teachers are building students’ libraries each Tuesday by handing out more than 1,700 books to students in the community.
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Soup labels for education - Whitecourt Star - Alberta, CA

If no one else at school has jumped on this bandwagon, start a Labels for Education club in the library.  Have students collect and track, and form a student advisory committee for purchases.

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Abby the Librarian: One Week Down

Abby the Librarian: One Week Down | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it

What would be so wrong about milk and cookies once a month in the school library after lunch? When I get my fireplace installed right in the center of the library, we're having milk and cookies, too!

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Thinglink in the Library

Thinglink in the Library | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it

Use Thinglink to book talk your shelves.  Add book trailers, Voicethreads--any link can be  imbedded into your photo!  This is my trial run, but I plan on making spiffier looking ones over the summer.

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Eliterate Librarian: Library Display Inspiration: Colors and Reality TV

Eliterate Librarian: Library Display Inspiration: Colors and Reality TV | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it

Great ideas from Tamara Cox!

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Florida Teen Starts 'Giving Library' for Homeless Kids - Education - GOOD

Florida Teen Starts 'Giving Library' for Homeless Kids - Education - GOOD | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it

I get so many donations that are in good shape, but not appropriate for my library.  This could be a good project for my library aides next year--sort out the best to donate to St. Vincent de Paul's shelter!

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Tech-Savvy School Librarians Win AASL's Pathfinder Award - School Library Journal

Tech-Savvy School Librarians Win AASL's Pathfinder Award - School Library Journal | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it

Kahn says key is embedding library connection to technology in students and teachers' minds.  How do you do that in your library?

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PALS (peer assisted learning) reading in the library before school. Dedication! http://t.co/QgqwjeYz
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PALS (peer assisted learning) reading in the library before school. Dedication!
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Washington Township High School students decorate library with READ posters starring themselves

Washington Township High School students decorate library with READ posters starring themselves | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it
Dale Biebel's graphic design students were charged with the task of the posters to brighten up the library.
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Books into Shelves

Books into Shelves | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it

A book with too many missing pages?  Can't repair that binding one more time?  Weeding ridiculously outdated books?  Here's a solution that won't make you feel like a book-killer!

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An Outdoor Library in Ghent Massimo Bartolini

An Outdoor Library in Ghent Massimo Bartolini | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it

The towers of books appear to grow out from the grass at St. Peter's Abbey Vineyard, which has been a working vineyard since the Middle Ages.  (Who cares if it rains?  This is beautiful!)

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The Nonfiction Trail

Hit the nonfiction trail with Sheriff Yollis, Sheriff Salsich, and the rest of the Reading Round-Up.
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Durham school goes global - Catskill Daily Mail

Durham school goes global - Catskill Daily Mail | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it
Diversity day in the library! Should be the easiest place in the school to make it work.
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Cambridgeport School Library--Narrating Wordless Books with Voicethread

A great way to share what's going on in the library with parents!

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Heart of the School - How interactive is your Library Guide?

Heart of the School - How interactive is your Library Guide? | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it

Interactive library guide!  (I'd go lighter on the NOs and DO NOTs, but I'd love to make one!)

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Lufkin Middle School students use living wax museum to study famous figures from Texas history

Lufkin Middle School students use living wax museum to study famous figures from Texas history | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it

Sometimes we forget the low or no-tech options.  My daughter did this in 3rd grade, and at 20 can still name most of her classmates' historical figures.

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Bookloose! « NeverEndingSearch - Blogs - School Library Journal

Bookloose! « NeverEndingSearch - Blogs - School Library Journal | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it
This is simply adorable and inspiring and a reminder that kids, even middle school kids, should have a voice in expressing what they need to learn and grow. Thank you teachers and students at Dowell Middle School in ...
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Artist Trading Cards: Making & Swapping Art at the Library | Library as Incubator Project

Artist Trading Cards: Making & Swapping Art at the Library | Library as Incubator Project | Creativity in the School Library | Scoop.it

Could you set this up in your library for students?  

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Tim Gauntley: Resourceful Curriculum for 21st Century Learning: We're Number Two! School Library Outreach

It's Always Time for the School Library! 12 ideas to make the library the focus of your school

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