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“…Not on Federal Records…”

The third preconference workshop at the Library of Congress, and the ALA 2022 Conference hadn’t even started yet – and the information received here was enlightening, so I sat wondering, “What would I dare to expect from the conference?!” Below … Continue reading

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We Are the Water/Information Protectors – the process in between.

YES! I know! I am only on preconference two (just published) on PRE CONFERENCE DAY ONE! – of my posts but think of it this way – you are getting alot of resources for FREE by checking this blog for … Continue reading

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Folk Life Collections breathing air into primary documentation.

 Preconference Workshop 2 – Thursday – “Chronicling America” Library of Congress Collections As I found my way to the second pre conference workshop based on folklore and special collections at the Library of Congress, what a revelation! The American Life … Continue reading

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Checking into ALA 2022 – Post Pandemic

Check out the FIRST workshop, of the FIRST DAY, of the American Library Association Annual Conference, the PRE Conference Workshops at the Library of Congress– HERE! 🙂 These were my thoughts going into the ALA Conference before attending. Much more … Continue reading

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Advocating an Awareness for Better

With a whirl of the 2021-2022 school year technically in “rest” – there is so much to reflect on from the past year – and while that seems an impossible task to tackle, I think it is worth the attempt. … Continue reading

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Bring the Bees!

Butterfly Garden Take Two! That’s right – part II of installing the butterfly garden status – everything is HUGE! To see previous information on the initial install, check this blog post and let’s see some images! : The one thing … Continue reading

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A Near Miss

If you have ever heard of the This I Believe segment of NPR, in my opinion, that was one of the most personal, moving, and insightful aspects of NPR I had ever heard. Each year, an English teacher has made … Continue reading

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Shake

It was subtle, but spoke volumes and stuck with me. Driving back from Dewey Beach, the canines in tow, all three heads out the window, as is normal for them, and the passing car to our right – an older … Continue reading

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Change This, this, and this and Involve Youth

As Upward Bound was on the horizon, it was Friday night, and I was still on the search for the right lesson plan to delve into the book, Between the Lines by Nikki Grimes. Nothing much of substance existed on … Continue reading

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Come As You Are

In planning for the conference for the 2022 DLA/MLA poster session Donna Carter, Greenwood Public Library Librarian, and myself, Woodbridge High Librarian fell into a brief intro: Calling All Library, Tech, Social Media, Literature, Project, and Adventure Geeks – Come … Continue reading

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