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April is School Library Month »

Ah, School Library Month!  That means YOU should check out a great book to read and give a cookie (or apple) to your librarian! Let’s kick off this celebration of school libraries with a couple of videos from Jason Reynolds, one of my favorite YA authors.  We have five of his titles available on the […]

Tomie DePaola: A Life Remembered »

Take a few minutes to honor the life of Tomie DePaola on the one-year anniversary of his unexpected death. All Homer High students grew up in the prime of Tomie DePaola’s work as a children’s author and illustrator.  His trademark colors and illustration style became favorites of children around the world. He even wrote engrossing […]

March Madness is BAAAAAACK! »

Wow, it’s been two years.  Finally, some basketball Madness has returned to American life.   Our enemy The COVID has impacted Duke (men’s team) and UConn (women’s team), but the show will go on! All men’s games are available live HERE. Women’s games are available, too, but I’m not sure if they are free.  Check HERE. […]

Online Book Discussions: The Book Club »

Book talks are useful and entertaining.  Sometimes we wonder if a book is worth reading, if it’s worth the time it takes to read from beginning to end.  One of my favorite books is 48 hours long on audio; another is only two; both require hours of my life.  Book trailers and talks give us […]

ZOOM Face2Face with the Librarian »

Hello Students and Parents, I will be holding regular, live ZOOM discussions to talk about books, to answer questions about online resources and your library account, and to simply connect with all of you.   It is so simple to use.  At the beginning of each discussion, I will ask if anyone is new to ZOOM and […]

2020 “Finish Strong” Reading Challenge »

Every spring I create a “Finish Strong” reading challenge.  Don’t just drag yourself across that finish line on May 20th.  Get your second wind and push to the finish! Our 2020 Challenge is to earn at least 10 of the 20 possible badges on Overdrive using the SORA app. You can go the SORA app […]

The Center for Coronavirus Information »

This is a source of quality information about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) or Covid19, which originated in Wuhan Province, China. You will find facts about the virus, symptoms by their frequency of occurrence, a map of the pandemic, and up-to-date charts of where people are infected, not yet infected, and recovering. The webpage is […]

Our American Stories »

Have you heard of this radio program?  I stumbled across it on the radio one night driving home from Kenai.  Check it out here. “No politics, no opinions, just stories. We tell a story and the audience tells us their stories—LIVE, with raw emotional power. Daily bringing the campfire scene to your ears.”   Get your […]