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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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January 26, 2017
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What Are People Really Saying About Alexandria

Many people know us as ‘more than just library software’. Today we review what people have been saying about Alexandria and why.   I appreciate the customer service “As a new librarian using Alexandria for the first time, I really appreciate the customer service. They answer their calls promptly and […]
February 23, 2017
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The Story of Penmanship Styles in the Library

  Can you believe it was in 1885 when a librarians got together to decide on which penmanship style would be used for card catalogs? That’s right. The first card catalogs were hand written. For the entire story on these librarians created a handwriting style that would be used throughout […]
April 3, 2017
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How to Create Blackout Poetry

  You have never created blackout poetry?!  You don’t know what blackout poetry is? Blackout poetry helps you explore your visually artistic side, as well as your poetic side. Let’s get started!   Step 1: Warm-up At your library you can use the Smart Search in Alexandria to find books on different types […]
April 17, 2017

Get Ahead at the End of the Year

The end of the school year can tend to be an extremely busy time of the year. Preparing for inventory, collecting materials, dealing with charges and fees, getting students moved into new classes and grades, the list can go on. In order to give you some food for thought as […]