Summer Reading and the Summer Slide

“Summer Slide is the loss of skills during the time students are not in school.” Reading during the summer can help prevent the summer slide. For more information about summer reading, reading aloud, reading books […]

NYS Summer Reading – YA Books Widget

One of the many fun projects that I have the privilege of working on is the New York State Summer Reading program website. We’ve been working on some redesigning, which is always a work in […]

New York State Performers and Programs Database

An email query about how the New York State Performers and Programs project was built sent my memory banks into overdrive today trying to remember what tools we used to create the project back in […]

Smithsonian Museum Day Live, Summer Reading, Science, NYLA

What do they all have in common? The Smithsonian Museum Day Live event is Saturday September 28. The NYLA annual conference in Niagara Falls ends that day. There’s a small science museum in Niagara Falls. […]

New York State Summer Reading

Summer reading programs are well underway at this point. For me, that  means most of the work that I do for the NYS 2013 summer reading site is done. This year I took advantage of […]

Summer Reading Glogster Poster

Jan Tunison, who is the Head of Library Services at the Scotia-Glenville (NY) High School forwarded this wonderful summer reading poster that she created with Glogster. Additionally, she’s in the process of creating ones for […]