Why Libraries are More Than Books, But Still Need Them

Recently,  changes in Pasco County’s media centers have been making the news.  Pasco is adjacent to my school district, so naturally I’m interested in what’s going on next door.  Last year they eliminated their media specialists, much to the chagrin of their parents and students.  Now they’re talking about modernizing their media centers to keep up … Read more

Tech Tuesday: My First Twitter Chat

I’ve been hearing so much about the value of Twitter chats for professional development ever since I joined Twitter professionally in August .  But I had always been too intimidated and/or busy to try one.  I finally decided to take the plunge last week.  I started out by reading up on the basics of participating in Twitter … Read more

FAME 2013 Conference

Just before Thanksgiving break, I attended my state’s media specialists conference, FAME (Florida Association for Media in Education).  It was an amazing, enlightening experience.  I got to mingle and network with other library professionals, attend some great breakout sessions and workshops, and meet up with some fabulous authors.  I look forward to this conference every … Read more