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August 24, 2020

September Posters and Jeopardy Game

This month we've rolled out a classic set of reading posters and social media graphics so you can encourage and uplift your patrons during social-distancing.
August 3, 2020

Beginning-of-Year Pandemic Preparation

We’ve compiled a list of ideas to help you connect and serve your library community during this rare and unprecedented time.
April 15, 2020

How to Keep Your Library Services Active During Quarantine

We’ve compiled a list of ideas to help you connect and serve your library community during this rare and unprecedented time.
March 31, 2020

April Posters and Social Media Graphics

This month we've rolled out a classic set of reading posters and social media graphics so you can encourage and uplift your patrons during social-distancing.
March 26, 2020

7 Alexandria Features to Aid Remote Learning

Make reading and learning happen anywhere with Alexandria! We’ve gathered our top seven features to help educators transition to remote learning.
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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!