February 25, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Turning the School Library into a Community Hub: Here’s How

Massachusetts school librarian Liz Phipps-Soeiro opens her space for weekly “Coffee & Conversations.” Participants have included Cambridge Mayor David P. Maher.

Two Second Graders Pitch to Restore School Library on Indiegogo

Seven-year-olds, Josephine Sinclair and Sarai Williams, of Willow Creek Academy in Sausalito, California, hope to raise $20,000 to restore their school library using the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.

‘The One and Only Ivan’ Inspires School-Wide Activities

Katherine Applegate’s The One and Only Ivan launched student projects including an interpretive dance, social activism, and other activities at a California elementary school.

SLJ’s 2013 Job Satisfaction Survey | What’s Not to Love?

SLJ’s 2013 job satisfaction survey reveals widespread happiness among librarians, but challenges persist.

Pictures of the Week: Students at the Van Meter Community School Libraries

Students read at the elementary and secondary libraries at the Van Meter Community School.