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Earth Day 2018: Ending Plastic Pollution

Earth Day is Sunday, the 22nd of April. This year’s focus is on changing behaviors about plastics. Organizers of the Earth Day campaign explain:

“From poisoning and injuring marine life to…

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Feature School: John Lyman Elementary

In honor of National School Library week, we're spotlighting Jenny Lussier at John Lyman Elementary in Middlefield, CT. Jenny is the Library Media Specialist at Lyman, and doing a fantastic job…

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Rain, Rain, Go Away!

Rain can put a real damper on your day if it means you can’t go out to play. But rain is an important part of the planet’s water cycle and can be interesting to study. So, the next time you’re…

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Spring has sprung!

It’s hard to tell with the chilly weather we’ve had in the DC area, but spring has officially begun and it’s nearly Easter! In today’s post, we’re encouraging Mother Nature to warm up a bit with…

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Audiobooks and English Learners

The population of students learning English as a second language, or English Learners (ELs) is one of the fastest growing groups. Most of these students are minorities from lower socio-economic…

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St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, celebrated around the globe as a cultural and religious holiday. Here are some festive ideas to help support your curriculum, keep your leprechauns out of mischief,…

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Pi Day is on the Way!

What's a mathematician's favorite holiday? March 14th! Why? Because the date, 3/14, reminds them of that magical mathematical constant, Pi. Who doesn’t love a day that combines learning and food?…

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Top 5 Ways to Use A Tales2go Library License

A Tales2go Library License is a quick and easy way to upgrade your school's audiobook collection, expanding the utility of audiobooks across the school building. It comes with 10 licenses to use…

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Black History Month 2018

Even though Black History Month is wrapping up, any day can be a great day to celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans throughout our nation's history. We'd like to help you finish up…

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Happy Birthday Mr. President!

Presidents Day first became a federal holiday in 1885 to celebrate President George Washington's birthday on the 22nd of February. However, President Lincoln was born on the 12th, so in 1971 the…

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