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
Showcase your Library Hero: “_____ is my library hero because _______________.” Have your students complete the sentence and post them on a bulletin board or digital board.
Suggested Activities by Grade
- Place a Golden Ticket in seldom read books in your school library and students who select and reads these books can receive a prize.
Professional Development Link of the Day
Take an hour webinar on teaching students how to use Primary Sources from the Library of Congress. Topics covered include:
- Inquiry Overview
- Primary Sources and Inquiry
- Inquiry in Action
School libraries transform learning by bringing history out of the dark. ~Ruta Sepetys, author of Between Shades of Gray, Out of the Easy, and Salt to the Sea
Author: Suzanne Dix, AASL #slm16 Chair