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January 11, 2022

January Favorites

Hang up these fan-favorites and inspire your students to read all year!
January 7, 2022

7 Picture Books to Read Aloud and Share on Alexandria’s Bulletins

Our new resident librarian has put together a list of picture books and discussions she recommends for students. She also shares how to use Alexandria's Bulletins to engage students, parents, and teachers about what she's reading.
December 6, 2021

Holiday Posters for 2021

Fill your library with cheer with these holiday reading posters! Download them for free and start printing today!
November 30, 2021

5 Easy Holiday Crafts

Looking for fun and inexpensive holiday crafts for your students? Look no further! These easy activities make great decorations and gifts.
October 28, 2021

Halloween at South Jordan Middle School

We took a trip to a local Middle School and this is what we learned.
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September 13, 2017

Start Your School Year Right with These 5 Titles

Summer’s beginning to wind down and autumn is just around the corner. It’s the time of year for children to head back to school. While this time of year can be met with resistance, each school year is a fresh start. It’s an opportunity for students to do their best academically and personally. Start the school year off right by loading that new backpack with books! Here are some suggestions for back to school reading:
September 22, 2017

Get Ready for Banned Books Week 2017

Today marks the start of Banned Books Week. This annual event is a form of symbolic protest and a celebration of the freedom to read. It started in 1982 as a response to the steadily expanding scope of censored material, today it continues to gain momentum and grow in participation. […]
October 20, 2017

Don’t Be A Monster!

There’s a chill in the air, leaves are crunching under your feet, pumpkins are ready to be picked…it must be HALLOWEEN!     Did you know that October is also Anti-Bullying Month? Halloween originated as a Celtic Pagan celebration known as Samhain, which means “Summer’s End” and is pronounced “Sow-In” […]
November 10, 2017

A Century of Picture Books

November is Picture Book Month! I think it's safe to assume that everyone has a picture book... or two... or many, that they've cherished throughout their life. Whether it's one that your parents read to you when you were little, one that you read to your children now, or the one that's been passed down for generations, picture books are meant to be shared with others, and that's what makes them so dear to our hearts. To celebrate Picture Book Month, here's our list of favorite picture books throughout the century!