Written by: Ginger Kirchmyer It's no surprise to any of us that amazing things are happening here in Tennessee's school libraries! TASL knows how great our librarians are, but maybe some of the incredible things being done by our colleagues will spark a flame in you to take something you're doing to the next level!... Continue Reading →
VSBA Ballots are Ready and Waiting!
Written by: Scot Smith We have posted the ballots for the 2017-2018 Volunteer State Book Award at http://www.tasltn.org/vsba The ballots are due on Wednesday, May 2. All ballots must be submitted online; there will be no paper ballots. Remember that in order to participate in the voting, your library must own twelve of the twenty nominated titles.... Continue Reading →
What’s a School Librarian Doing at TLA Conference?
Photos are from the Children's and Young Adult Roundtable Luncheon at this year's TLA conference in Memphis, TN. Photo 1: Lindsey Anderson was honored as the Louise Meredith Award recipient and pictured with TLA liaison Erika Long. Photo 2: Erika poses with school librarian/author Alice Faye Duncan, who was the speaker. Photo credit... Continue Reading →
FEATURE: School Library Month is About Strengthening Our Library Programs. Stephanie Ham, MNPS Director of Library Services Can Help You Learn How.
MNPS Director of Library Services Stephanie Ham gives us pointers on talking with our administrators about next year's library plans and budget.
FEATURE: Poetry is a Bridge: Read, Write, and Share Poems to Engage Students During National Poetry Month!
Learn practical ideas from Tennessee librarian Sara Seay Sluss to help motivate you and your students to celebrate National Poetry Month.