Collection Development

Building Our Professional Library: Part 1

One way school librarians can make important connections, help classroom colleagues, and support students is by helping administrators, counselors, and others in their quest for effective programs, excellent research, and strategies for administering their schools. Purchasing and maintaining a professional… Read More ›

Napa Fires: Reflections

It was a week of fires, smoke, fear, and boredom. We prayed and watched as the fires spread over Napa Valley, Sonoma, and farther north. We held our breath as the entire town of Calistoga was evacuated…and were terrified that the… Read More ›

Learning to Work with Vendors

Working with book/material vendors can be stressful if you are socially awkward like my co-librarian and me. For the most part, we’ve been navigating the process by working exclusively with one specific vendor, but I can’t help wondering if we’re missing… Read More ›