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Library and Librarian Are Powerful Words

Middle school media specialist/teacher librarian Diana Rendina recently posted on her blog, Renovated Learning, her wish to return to the term “librarian” as her title and the term “library” as the name of her institution. Her endeavor to own the terms again and use them as advocacy tools for school librarians can speak to us as public librarians, too.

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Using Programming to Bridge Library and School

For years public libraries have provided summer reading programs, school reading lists and collections, conferences, clubs, and other educational, entertainment, and informational events for school age children. The purpose of this article is to provide a variety of examples of programs that are an easy way to facilitate learning while making studying enjoyable.