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April 6, 2021

April Spring Inspiration Posters

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 15, 2021

6 Books to Inspire Crafting

Something we all share at Alexandria is a love for books and reading, which means there’s no shortage of recommendations around here. Since Halloween is just around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of fun and eerie books with options for all ages.
March 3, 2021

8 Books About Women in History

Something we all share at Alexandria is a love for books and reading, which means there’s no shortage of recommendations around here. Since Halloween is just around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of fun and eerie books with options for all ages.
March 3, 2021

St. Patrick’s Day Poster and New Bookmarks

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.
February 18, 2021

5 Ways to Make Your Catalog More Searchable

We've highlighted a few reasons you may want to weed books from your collection.
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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!
November 17, 2017

Thanksgiving Books We are Grateful For!

In the spirit of November, here are the best five Thanksgiving books to help us remember the history and purpose of Thanksgiving!
February 9, 2018
national tell a fairy tale day

Use this Library Lesson to Celebrate National Tell a Fairy Tale Day

Fairy tales spark the imagination of kids to believe in marvelous, mysterious, and unexplainable things. From places to people to ideas, fairy tales are the lifeblood of everyone’s childhood. Check out this library lesson and books to celebrate National Tell a Fairy Tale Day on February 26th!
March 14, 2018
International Children's Book Day

23 Children’s Books to Read for International Children’s Book Day

International Children’s Book Day is on April 2nd. If we didn’t already have a good enough excuse to read children’s books, this day is for sure one!