September 28, 2016

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Cocoa and Cram

One surefire way to get students to beat a path to your library is by offering food. And if you also offer hot cocoa and exam study help, you’re going to have a full house! GHS Cocoa and CramLibrarian Christy DeMeyer (front, left) at Golden High School (CO) experimented with this format last year, and found it so successful that she’s running Cocoa and Cram for a second time during this semester’s finals period.

Take a look at the video and get inspired to do the same in your high school library.

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Dodie Ownes left the glamorous world of retrospective conversion and disco to jump on the library vendor train. Since then, she has been learning at the feet of the masters about all things library. Dodie lives in Golden, Colorado, where even the sign which arches the main street says "Howdy."

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