Bridging Technology and the Middle School Library

This past year, I had the opportunity to attend the annual NYSAIS Education and Information Technology Conference (NEIT) for New York Independent School Librarians and Technologists. During the conference, I realized that while there is some understanding of what connects librarians and technologists (it is one conference after all), I work in a unique learning … Read more

New Titles Coming to the Free Library in June!

This June we’re celebrating Pride as well as Immigrant Heritage month with a spectrum of titles from picture books to young adult novels, plus some danger and intrigue in our adult fiction and recommendations movie! Young Children (up to 2nd Grade) Twas the night before pride by Joanna McClintick; Illustrated by Juana Medina This joyful … Read more

Library as Laboratory: New Lightning Talks Announced

Register now for our Library as Laboratory Lightning Talks session, May 11 @ 11am PT. In this final session of the Internet Archive’s digital humanities expo, Library as Laboratory, you’ll hear from scholars in a series of short presentations about their research and how they’re using collections and infrastructure from the Internet Archive for their … Read more

Indigenous Voices: Authentic Children’s Literature in the Classroom and Library

Early in 2021, I began conversations with people at the California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center (CICSC), the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE), and California Indian Education for All, about providing a virtual event that featured Native writers. It would be available to the public, at no charge. I was—to put it mildly—thrilled! … Read more