December 13, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Ex-Cop Tackles Literacy Decline in Appleton, WI

A police-officer-turned-librarian uses her skills to target a community’s early-learning deficit.

This article was published in School Library Journal's April 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Credo, AR State University Partner to Boost College Readiness

The Literati High School Partnership aims to support research at the middle and high school level and ease students’ transition to college-level learning.

$1 Million Gift Funds Homework Centers in L.A. Public Libraries

The gift from the Broad Foundation will support “student zones” with free computer use, Wi-Fi, printing, and assistance from on-site homework helpers.

This article was published in School Library Journal's November 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Library “Avengers Day” Draws Cosplaying Superheroes of All Ages

Partnering with the Boston charity organization Boston Super Heroes, a Massachusetts librarian hosted an superhero-themed event, with Spider-Man climbing the bookshelves and Star-Lord ready for a dance-off.

Chaos in Your Children’s Section? Embrace It. | First Steps

Mayhem, schmayhem. If your library’s children’s room is chaotic, it’s proof that the little ones are learning.

This article was published in School Library Journal's July 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.