Book Bin Displays: What’s Cooking, Brush Up On Your Skills, Romance…with a twist, and I Read Canadian Day

A new month means it’s time to swap out the book bin displays! In February I promoted “I Read Canadian Day” for kids, and “Romance…with a twist” for adults and teens. For March I created two book bin displays that focus on developing new skills. What’s Cooking? For the adult side I did a “What’s… Read More Book Bin Displays: What’s Cooking, Brush Up On Your Skills, Romance…with a twist, and I Read Canadian Day

Using Big Blue Blocks at the Library

Note: this is not an advertisement or a sponsored post. Just a librarian’s honest opinionΒ  on a wonderful product. When I first heard of Big Blue Blocks, I knew that I wanted to bring them to my library. Not only do they encourage imaginative play and physical literacy, but they are durable, lightweight, and surprisingly… Read More Using Big Blue Blocks at the Library

Galaxy Jars with Mini-Lesson on Nebulae

I heard through the grapevine that my neighbours to the south are celebrating A Universe of Stories as their Summer Reading theme this year! Canadians are celebrating Our Natural World. I know some people might not consider galaxies as part of our natural world, but I sure do. I imagine hundreds of American Librarians (hey,… Read More Galaxy Jars with Mini-Lesson on Nebulae