Monthly Archives: March 2015

Spring Cleaning – Fresh Perspective

Friday was the welcome arrival of spring.  Even if the weather has not caught up with the calendar, most of us are glad of the promise of warmer weather and enjoying the increasing hours of daylight.  There is the feeling

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Mentors – Get One, Be One

I mentioned this topic almost a year ago, and my stand on its importance hasn’t changed. Charting your library program, managing students, and dealing with teachers and administrators, all in addition to the your ongoing tasks and responsibilities, can cause

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Manage, Don’t Control

What we think affects how we feel. How we feel influences how we act, how we are in our relationships with others.  And whether we speak of it or not, people pick up on our feeling and attitudes.  Remember, most

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A Librarian’s Legacy – Ruth Toor Honored with AASL Grant

Last week AASL announced the Ruth Toor Grant for Strong Public School Libraries. A brilliant woman with a far reaching career, Ruth is no longer able to be active in the profession she loves.  This grant will ensure that her

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