Thursday, August 21, 2014
Not to rush the last precious weeks of summer, but the fall book previews are starting to pop up. Here are ten biographies and memoirs we're looking forward to reading. We have them on order, so place your hold now! Yes PleasePoehler, Amy In Amy Poehler's first book, she offers up a big juicy...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
As September approaches, educators are preparing for the new school year. BCLS has compiled a list of resources for teachers to consult for back-to-school planning! Education World A Teacher's Back-to-School Checklist Back-to-School Guide for Beginning Teachers (And Not-So-New Teachers Too!)...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
This is the last week of our summer-long contest for kids and teens in grades 6-12! Make sure to get your stories in by Friday, August 22nd so you can enter to win an Amazon Gift Card worth $25! Tell your story using the elements around you! These elements can be a paper and pencil, an app on...
Sunday, August 17, 2014
If you've been struggling through (or just plain avoiding) your school's assigned Summer Reading, don't despair. You can make the best of it by focusing on making choices, such as when and where you will read. Some of the most powerful books I've ever read were assigned for Summer Reading. A few...
Friday, August 15, 2014
Are you a fan of Shark Week on the Discovery Channel? It's a full week of programming dedicated to those fearsome yet misunderstood creatures of the sea. If you missed it on TV, you can have your own Shark Week at home with these DVDs! Shark Week : Restless Fury Discovery ChannelDVD 597.31 Sha...