Sora – The New Student Reading App from OverDrive

Many of you have probably wondered what that new Sora app is on your student or staff iPad. It kind of looks like a space game with a marshmallow jet flying through space. It’s actually the new student reading app from OverDrive. In the years previous, we used the web clip┬ácalled BLS Digital Library or BLS OverDrive. You can still use that link (found at the bottom of your school library web page), however, the new Sora app is pretty slick to use. Continue reading

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Picture Books for the First Week of School

I was just going through Tony Vincent’s Twitter Feed and saw a great tweet for Pernille Ripp’s Blog on Our Favorite First Week of School Picture Books. It’s a great resource for librarians and teachers. You can also find other ideas in the comments below. In fact, after you read her post, you should leave your own comment of your favorites.

Don’t forget that picture books are great for all ages! They’re short, perfect for fitting into any curriculum/subject.



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Re-Purposing Books

Our librarians are inspiring. Take for example what to do with old discarded books. You can decoupage just about anything, and they do! But that’s not all. Head over to our Pinterest Board and take a look.

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