The Seven C’s for School Librarians, Part Three

Written by Karen Haggard This article is adapted from a presentation I did at TASL Conference 2019.  Although the presentation was aimed at new librarians, there are nuggets here for librarians at any level of experience. Note: extra resources for this series can be found at this link: The Seven C’s for School Librarians... Continue Reading →

2020 Bookmark Contest Announced

Written by Jennifer Boren TASL has announced the 2020 Bookmark Contest! This year, the theme is more open to student interpretation than in years past when the contest was tied to AASL's School Library Month theme.  AASL is not selecting a theme this year, so we are not asking your students to include specific wording on... Continue Reading →

2020 Presidential Welcome Address

Written by Vicki Winstead Welcome to a new year and a new decade!  I hope everyone enjoyed a much-needed break with time to rest, read and visit family and friends.  A new year means new beginnings, fresh starts, setting goals and making resolutions. It is a great time to reflect on the past and plan... Continue Reading →

2019President’s Farewell

TASL Friends, It is with many mixed emotions that I write this blog post - my farewell address! It’s hard to believe that 2019 is coming to an end, and with it, my time as your TASL President. I would be remiss if I didn’t begin this post by saying that it has truly been... Continue Reading →

Magic Matchmakers

Written by Kristin O’Donnell Tubb Story cupids? Book brokers? Novel diplomats? These are the terms I mulled over, trying to describe what it is you amazing, magical librarians do every day. But I keep coming back to this one: matchmakers, pure and simple. At the heart of it all, that’s what you do: you match story... Continue Reading →

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