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What Will They Think Of Next?

"Where Else Can You Find This Kind of Quiet?" Reading this quote,  in a magazine advertisement, with a borrower's index card and jacket glued on the page, one would think, "Who is promoting the traditional style library check out?" Right? Not…it's a Buick car advertisement for the May 2006 release of their QuietTuning feature.  If you haven't seen [...]

What Will They Think Of Next?

"Where Else Can You Find This Kind of Quiet?" Reading this quote,  in a magazine advertisement, with a borrower's index card and jacket glued on the page, one would think, "Who is promoting the traditional style library check out?" Right? Not…it's a Buick car advertisement for the May 2006 release of their QuietTuning feature.  If you haven't seen [...]

PlayAway @ The Library

Ashworth, over at The School LibraryLand has a compelling post about the positive use of Playaways in school libraries. "The Playaway belongs in school libraries. Imagine being able to expose students to their favorite novel in a portable and digital format. Imagine providing students with an option to listen to their book in the car, in their room or on [...]

PlayAway @ The Library

Ashworth, over at The School LibraryLand has a compelling post about the positive use of Playaways in school libraries. "The Playaway belongs in school libraries. Imagine being able to expose students to their favorite novel in a portable and digital format. Imagine providing students with an option to listen to their book in the car, in their room or on [...]

Found It…

The Pet Web Library. Many, many, many, links for pet owners. -Amy Bowllan 

Found It…

The Pet Web Library. Many, many, many, links for pet owners. -Amy Bowllan 

A Library Of Sounds

 (logo courtesy of Sounddogs.com) In my never-ending, online search to find a library just for pets (don't ask me why), I stumbled upon Sounddogs…founded by Rob Nokes.  "Sounddogs.com is the first and largest online sound effects library on the Internet and continues to lead the market by increasing the massive online library every month with [...]

A Library Of Sounds

 (logo courtesy of Sounddogs.com) In my never-ending, online search to find a library just for pets (don't ask me why), I stumbled upon Sounddogs…founded by Rob Nokes.  "Sounddogs.com is the first and largest online sound effects library on the Internet and continues to lead the market by increasing the massive online library every month with [...]

Second Grade Bloggers

…in Ms. Neville's class reveal some of their innermost feelings about writing.  Here's what Mimi said, "What I like about writing is that I get to share what’s happening and what I’m learning."  Julia says, "I find writing hard because it makes my hand hurt. I enjoy picking out my topics because you are creative." And [...]

Second Grade Bloggers

…in Ms. Neville's class reveal some of their innermost feelings about writing.  Here's what Mimi said, "What I like about writing is that I get to share what’s happening and what I’m learning."  Julia says, "I find writing hard because it makes my hand hurt. I enjoy picking out my topics because you are creative." And [...]