Thursday, September 22, 2011

A New Year in the Library

Mount Prospect Library is at the heart of the school, and reading is at the heart of learning.  Here is the library preview that was shown to students in grades 4 and 5.  I've asked your children what kind of students they want to be this year.

Click below to watch the Mount Prospect Library video slideshow on Youtube.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

What Parents Should Know

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) has among its stated goals:  addressing issues, anticipating trends, and setting the future agenda for the school library profession.

There is a parent section to their website that you may find of interest.  You may be surprised at what librarians do and what roles libraries can play. 

Check it out!  Click here to go to AASL and the parent resources.