Boise School District Libraries are at the center of teaching and learning in our schools!
Operating as usual
Exciting news from 2019!
lithub.com The US film industry may have generated revenues somewhere in the region of $40 billion last year, but it seems Hollywood still has plenty of work to do if it wants to compete with that most hallow…
That’s right — there’s going to be another 50-book Extreme Reading Challenge for the Boise School District this year! Contact your junior high or high school librarian for more information. (Most of the categories are the same as last year, but there are more “short book” options, and a simplified journal is in the works!) #BSDReads #BSDLibraries #ReadingChallenge #XBooks
Banned Books Week
Banned Books Week starts today! Last year, 483 books were banned or challenged in libraries, schools, and universities. But we won't be left in the dark. Explore ways to spotlight censorship: https://bit.ly/2n3LqJW. 💡
Idaho Library Association is sponsoring it's Teen Video Challenge again this year! Please share this widely!
The Idaho Library Association is sponsoring this year's Teen Video Challenge from CSLP! Teens make a video using Summer 2018 theme, "Libraries Rock," promoting Summer Reading at the public library. All the details are available at http://www.idaholibraries.org/teen_video_challenge. Watch Idaho's 2017 winning video at https://www.cslpreads.org/2017-teen-video-challenge/
Students tell us all their favorite things about the Taft Elementary Library
Check out this wonderful video of kids talking about the Library! Many thanks to Christian Lybrook and Taft Elementary!
Learn more about our Foundation's $17 for 2017 (or more) campaign at https://bit.ly/BoiseLibrary2017 #17for17library
The renewed Hillcrest Elementary Library is beautiful! Thank you, volunteers, PTO, and administration!
Looking for something to read now that the break has started? Check out the audiobooks available in our library catalog: http://destiny.boiseschools.org
www.eschoolnews.com According to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Education Technology, librarians are at the forefront of helping schools become “future ready.” However, too often librarians are left out …
Teachers, are you interested in a lesson/unit on spotting fake news? Ask your librarian!
www.forbes.com Technology alone cannot solve the fake news problem – only through teaching society to be data and information literate can we improve citizens’ ability to interpret the world around them
It's Dewey Decimal System Day! Visit your library and take a stroll through the stacks!
nationaldaycalendar.com DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM DAY Dewey Decimal System Day is observed annually on December 10. December 10, 1851, is the birthday of Melvil Dewey (1851-1931) inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library…
Great article from the BBC this morning on the value of pleasure reading!
bbc.com The children's laureate and eight well-known children's authors are calling for school library services to be protected.
pennlive.com Librarians help students develop a drive for personal growth that will extend after their school years end.
Families gathered Tuesday evening at Garfield Elementary School to engage in a number of activities for the school's STEM night.
I Love Libraries
Banned Books Week starts today! Here's the list of most-challenged books from 2015 according to ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom.
Learn more ways to get involved: http://bit.ly/bbw-getinvolved
Boise School District Libraries's cover photo
Teachers, librarians, and staff! This is for you!
Come learn, share, and connect with educators from Idaho and beyond.
dayofdiscoverytour.com Boise, ID September 24, 2016 10:00AM - 3:30PM Registration opens at 9:30AM
slj.com An important new study of Pennsylvania's schools shows that students in schools with full-time librarians score substantially higher on reading and writing tests than their counterparts in schools that lack librarians.
Looking for YA summer reads? Check out the 2 free weekly audiobook offerings from AudiobookSYNC!
audiobooksync.com This story, written by a former American soldier, features an Afghan girl named Zulaikha who dreams of learning to read, marrying well, and living a p
Time to kick off your summer reading!
American Library Association
Employers look for great communicators, not gr8 communicators. #LibrariesTransform
May the Fourth be with you!
May the fourth be with you and your reading.
Something to keep in mind as you search!
What will you be reading aloud this year?
theglobalreadaloud.com Surprise…a few days early, but I had to make the decision. I have been losing sleep over which books to pick to make this the very best experience it can be for all involved. Every year it …
Wishing you the happiest retirement, Pat and Adrienne!
Does your school librarian deserve recognition? Idaho Library Association Awards Committee needs nominations for its annual awards!
Parents or students can nominate their school librarian, librarians can nominate each other, or you can nominate yourself!
The Committee needs 2-5 letters of recommendation in addition to the nomination, so enlist a few other people to add their thoughts.
Nominations and letters are due May 31st!
Need a scholarship for school or a conference? Apply by Tuesday, May 31st! ILA offers two $600 scholarships: Gardner Hanks Scholarship (for pursuing formal library education)
ILA Scholarship (for continuing library education activities). The awards will be presented at the 2016 ILA Conference in Idaho Falls.
blog.discoveryeducation.com During School Library Month this April, Discovery Education joins teachers, students, parents, and communities in celebrating the essential role that strong school library programs play in transforming learning.
Patrick Carman signing books for students at Monroe!
Happy National Library Week! Cone celebrate with your favorite librarian, book, or project!
National Library Week begins...hug your librarian!
How do school libraries transform learning? School librarians across the country respond:
ala.org To share how you transform learning in your school library double click anywhere on the blue butterfly background. Add a title, add some details, add a photo (if you want) and you're done!
Boise School District Libraries's cover photo
knowledgequest.aasl.org Celebrate all month—or pick a day or a week—whatever your schedule allows. This calendar of activity ideas, author and ambassador quotes, and professional development links will help you along the way. Suggested Daily Activity Love Your Library: Provide students with paper hearts.... Read More ›
Looking for my granddaughter. She is very very loved and missed
Boise Valley Adventist School is a Seventh-Day Adventist elementary school serving Pre-K through 8th grade. We are centrally located in Boise Idaho and serve the entire Treasure Valley.
Boise State University's innovative Venture College brings select groups of students out of the classroom and into the heart of Idaho’s business community through entrepreneur skills training, workshops, and courses.
We are a in home child care facility that specializes in newborn- 3 years of age. We offer a toxic free environment, and a Montessori approach to life.
The only Idaho flight school to win AOPA's Flight Training Excellence Award three times.
Traditional Ip Man Ving Tsun (Wing Chun) Kung-Fu. Sifu Jeff is certified instructor in the Ip Ching Athletic Ving Tsun Association. Sifu Jeff is under Sifu Damon Neilson, who is a personal student of Grandmaster Ip Ching.
The Boise Institute for Buddhist Studies, (BIBS), aspires to help people learn, understand and practice Buddhism.
Welcome to Boise State English! We are proud to foster a supportive learning and teaching community inclusive of both students and faculty. Find us at english.boisestate.edu to learn more.
A cross-section of Boise State’s employees participate in a two-year program exploring leadership opportunities and issues.
Dedicated to providing to the new angler and skilled angler the most up to date and accurate fly fishing information available.
Your Boise area Jostens representative is Garth Quigley.