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J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts' Will Be Trilogy

J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts' Will Be Trilogy | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Following in the footsteps of "The Hobbit" franchise, Warner Bros. is planning "three megamovies" for J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spinoff, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” The New York Ti...
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Students soak it up at read-in

The Greenup County High School Library had a read-in earlier this month to help promote reading. Students participated in book talks, book trailers a
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Brownwood teacher will shave her head if students...

Brownwood teacher will shave her head if students... | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
A first-grade teacher at Woodland Heights Elementary School has agreed to shave her head at the end of the school year if kids raise enough money for the school library.
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High school library named for beloved educator - By Daniel Dunkle

High school library named for beloved educator - By Daniel Dunkle | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Friends, family and fellow educators honored Becky J. Harjula Thursday, March 27 by renaming the library at Oceanside High School East in her memory.
Harjula died unexpectedly in November, having ...
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A Very Rare Book Opens 6 Different Ways, Reveals 6 Different Books

A Very Rare Book Opens 6 Different Ways, Reveals 6 Different Books | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Book binding has seen many variations, from the iconic Penguin paperbacks to highly unusual examples like this from late 16th century Germany. It’s a varia
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Letter: Are Libraries Infallible?

Letter: Are Libraries Infallible? | School Library Digest | Scoop.it

 

If you walk into a library and find an inappropriate bulletin board posting in the children’s section of the library, what do you think will happen to you if you voice your opposition?

 

If you bring it up to the library’s attention, they will say “thank you” and not remove the posting. If you persist, they state “Libraries do not bow to pressures to remove materials, images or information from our collections/premises.”

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Master of Education in School Librarianship Premieres

Master of Education in School Librarianship Premieres | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
   Longwood University has recently added a new graduate degree to its curriculum. Longwood will be the first public institution in Virginia to offer a Master of Education degree program in School Librarianship.
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The Big Plot Twist That Doomed San Diego’s School Libraries

The Big Plot Twist That Doomed San Diego’s School Libraries | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Bond money helped build more than 100 gleaming new school libraries throughout San Diego Unified between 2001 and 2006. Now many of them sit empty and unused. District officials are hoping to get more back open, and for longer hours.
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McGraw-Hill Professional Delivers Premier Content to Public and School Libraries Worldwide

NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional Delivers Premier Content to Public and School Libraries Worldwide via the 3M Cloud Library.
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Highly Effective School Library Program honors two Summit School District media centers

Highly Effective School Library Program honors two Summit School District media centers | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
The Summit Cove Elementary library Twitter account, @SummitCoveMedia, includes information about book fairs, reading goals and student projects. It’s just one of the many tools Summit School District libraries
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World Book Day across Bromsgrove and Droitwich | Bromsgrove Standard

World Book Day across Bromsgrove and Droitwich | Bromsgrove Standard | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Latest Bromsgrove News, CHILDREN across Bromsgrove and Droitwich celebrated their love of literature last Thursday (March 6) as special events were held across the two towns for World Book Day
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Medina middle school libraries turn new page by adding ebook collections

Medina middle school libraries turn new page by adding ebook collections | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Check it out: Medina middle school libraries turn new page by adding ebook collections.
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Malorie Blackman: Why are libraries mandatory in prisons but not schools?

Malorie Blackman: Why are libraries mandatory in prisons but not schools? | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Malorie Blackman, the children's laureate, questions why libraries are mandatory in prisons but not schools, claiming services for young readers are “disappearing”
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Sir William Stanier Community School in Crewe take trip to Washington DC and New York

Sir William Stanier Community School in Crewe take trip to Washington DC and New York | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Sir William Stanier Community School in Crewe take trip to Washington DC and New York
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Karnataka HC prevents transfer of 172 KV students - The Times of India

The high court on Friday passed an interim order restraining the principal of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV), Kudremukh , from issuing transfer certificates (TCs) to 172 students.
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Cville Teachers Kiss Pigs to Benefit School Library

Cville Teachers Kiss Pigs to Benefit School Library | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Some Charlottesville teachers will do whatever it takes to raise money for the school's library, even if that means kissing a pig.
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American Libraries Learn To Read Teenagers

American Libraries Learn To Read Teenagers | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
In the digi-real world, public libraries must pull out all the creative stops to attract teens.
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'They're just being mean'; Local Girl Scouts' library project set on fire overnight

'They're just being mean'; Local Girl Scouts' library project set on fire overnight | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
The children's books inside were donated by local families and Bookmans stores. Friday, someone decided it would be fun to set them on fire.
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'Little free libraries' coming to northwestern Ontario

'Little free libraries' coming to northwestern Ontario | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
The township of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls plans to promote reading and boost community spirit by building some free libraries.
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Pupils delighted by book donation

A HOUSE building company has donated £250 of books to children at Endeavour Primary School to celebrate World Book Day.
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Barefoot Gen Manga Pulled from Izumisano City's School Library Shelves

Barefoot Gen Manga Pulled from Izumisano City's School Library Shelves | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
School board: Seizure is due to derogatory terms for beggars & the unemployed
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Librarians come 43 on a list of happiest UK workers

Librarians come 43 on a list of happiest UK workers | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
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Which would you be happier doing - serving pints or serving God? Helpful advice on how to make those difficult life choices is on hand.

The Cabinet Office has been looking at the relationship between different jobs and levels of life satisfaction, and publicans, it turns out, are in the unhappiest occupation of all. They are closely followed by brickies and debt collectors.

The happiest workers, the research suggests, are vicars and priests. Members of the clergy enjoy the most satisfying lives - but farmers and fitness instructors are pretty jolly too.

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In the Library Garden, Sunday Afternoon

In the Library Garden, Sunday Afternoon | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
The Pew Research Center tells us that reports of the death of the library have been greatly exaggerated.
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10 Big Education Stories You Should Know About

10 Big Education Stories You Should Know About | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Here are our picks for the must-read education stories of the past few days. You can see all these stories, some witty remarks, and more over at Learn Egg. Enjoy!
The post 10 Big Education Stories You Should Know About appeared first on Edudemic.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 6, 2014 4:50 PM

Keep an eye on the trends happening in education.

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World's 20 Most Stunning Libraries

World's 20 Most Stunning Libraries | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Discover 20 of the world’s most stunning libraries, from a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the mountains of South Korea to the modern incarnation of Ancient Alexandria's legendary library.
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