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June 21, 2022

POSTERS: Surprise, Surprise! When it Comes to Reading, Is Scarier Better?

June 1, 2022

Plan Ahead for Next Year: 10 Read Alouds That Will Keep Your Most Reluctant Readers Reading

May 5, 2022

How to Know You’re Ready for the Best Library Program: GoAlexandria!

When you find yourself wanting quicker ways to work and share library materials, Alexandria provides it. Here's a quick look at 12 things to celebrate about GoAlexandria Library.
April 1, 2022

7 Great Reasons to Love Alexandria’s Slideshows

Save time, streamline efficiencies, and help reading soar districtwide! What better way to showcase new books than with a quick, 5-words of code and post?
March 11, 2022

Banned Books Wanted Posters

Due to popular demand, we made some more “Wanted” posters to showcase books that have been challenged or banned. Download and print these posters for your library and help us fight for our right to read!
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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!