School Libraries are the Recipe to Healthy Learning

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
Host a “Breakfast and Browse” or a “Lunch and Listen” (to an audiobook) event for students and/or teachers in your school library.

Suggested Activities by Grade

  • Elementary: Read a book like Stone Soup and have students create their own recipes.
  • Middle: Showcase some healthy eating books and recipe ideas.
  • High: Have a recipe and healthy eating exhange in the library.

Professional Development Link of the Day
Check out The Lively Librarians – Emily Gover & Michele Kirschenbaum – discussing Makerspaces.

Author/Ambassador Quote
School libraries transform learning by showing us what other people’s lives are like. ~Alan Gratz, author of Code of Honor, Prisoner B-3087, League of Seven, Fantasy Baseball, Samurai Shortstop, Something Wicked, and Something Rotten


Author: Suzanne Dix, AASL #slm16 Chair

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