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#GSDLibraries Display Roundup: February 2020

Diversity Display at Olympus Jr. High Jessica Moody, Library Media Educational Technology Specialist at Olympus Jr. High, shared these photos of her current library display. Here is one of the quotes shared in the display: Library Bulletin Boards Book Fair at Western Hills El. Ann Visser, media clerk at Western Hills Elementary, shared photos of …

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Black Excellence and Black History Month 2020: Book Lists, Posters, Resources

For Black History Month (February 2020) and in connection with Granite’s recent Black Excellence Celebration, we are curating popular and award-winning books by African American authors and illustrators, as well as other library and learning resources that celebrate African American history and culture.

#GSDLibraries Display Roundup | December 2019

Here are a few examples of the displays and activities happening in Granite School District libraries this month. Holiday Crafts at Skyline Media Center Heidi Williams, the Library Media Educational Technology Specialist at Skyline High School, has a number of fun and stress-reducing crafts out, perfect for students who need a quick break in the …

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#GSDLibraries Display Roundup | November 2019

Here are a few of the latest displays popping up in school libraries throughout our district this month. First Lines Display and Promotion Rebecca Fellows and Shelley Francom, the media clerks at Pioneer Elementary, took some of the great “forgotten books” (books that hadn’t been checked out from their library in several years), wrapped them …

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#GSDLibraries Display Roundup | October 2019

Here are a few of the latest displays popping up in school libraries throughout our district this month. Have a display or other library picture/video to share with us? Us the #GSDLibraries hashtag on social media, mention our social media accounts in your post, or contact and share with one of us directly, and we …

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ALA Youth Media Awards Logo

Upcoming Event: ALA Youth Media Awards Live Stream

On Monday, February, 12, 2018 at 8 a.m. MT, the winners of the Youth Media Awards, including the Caldecott, Newbery, Printz, and Corretta Scott King awards, will be announced at the ALA Midwinter Conference. You can watch for the winners via a live web stream (http://ala.unikron.com/2018/index_home.php) or by following the #alayma hashtag on Twitter. If you’d …

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Library Spotlight: Beginning the Year Displays

During the first week of school, Granite’s elementary media clerks gathered in small groups for professional development sessions held at five different elementary school libraries in the district. In this setting they were able to collaborate with other clerks who work in library spaces of the same or similar design, exploring the spaces to gain …

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It’s National Library Week!

(+ Photo Challenge) This week (April 10-16) is National Library Week, and Nikki has issued a challenge with prizes attached… https://twitter.com/nikitabonita85/status/718532433163857920 Next week is National Library Week, so we put together this special #LibrariesTransform #photochallenge. Also, al… pic.twitter.com/ddjVU6a5eh — American Library Association (@ALALibrary) April 8, 2016 As a means of promoting libraries on social media, ALA …

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