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  • 02.27.2015

    JLG Monthly Archives Now Available

    Now you have access to back issues of JLG Monthly, including From the Desk of Deb: Monthly Musings, featured articles, and more! Just click on the month to see the entire newsletter.

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  • 02.25.2015

    Accountable and Then Some

    Earlier this month I presented a two hour workshop on The Power of Marketing. During that time attendees wrote and practiced their elevator speeches. They gathered ideas about how to do everyday marketing. We talked about branding, diversity, and public image. And I gave them a challenge: do two things, tell me, and share with another colleague. One elementary librarian stepped up in a big way. What did she do?

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  • 02.18.2015

    Collaboration Leads to Publication for JLG Member's Teens

    Deanna McDaniel, media specialist at Genoa Middle School in Westerville, Ohio, worked with her sixth grade teachers to encourage more than 330 budding writers. National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) sponsors a Young Writers Program which provides educators with curricula and resources for teaching novel writing to young students. Kids learn about word count and McDaniel's kids wrote 1,211,471 words. How did they get middle school kids hooked?

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  • 02.17.2015

    Warm Up with New Books

    When I woke up this morning, it was a frigid -4. A few hours later, we've warmed up to above freezing. With spring seemingly so far away, what would make me feel better? A warm cup of coffee? Hot chocolate? How about a nice blankie? I know! What about some wonderful new books that would take my mind off the winter wonderland and more snow that's on the way?

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Latest JLG Activity

  • 21 hours ago

    A Middle School in Bethlehem, PA purchased 7 books.

  • 21 hours ago

    A Junior High School in Pasadena, TX purchased 15 books.

  • 27 Feb

    An Elementary School in Waimanalo, HI purchased 6 books.