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Tweet Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. – Pablo Picasso Two of my favorite types of programs to offer at the library are science and art programs. Many times … Continue reading

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Using Apps to Explore the Natural World | ALSC Blog

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thelifeguardlibrarian: Electric Campfire Jenny Hong realized that when library users needed to power up devices like notebooks and tablets, they were confined to outlets scattered throughout the building. She designed the Electric Campfire — a “cubical table arrayed on each … Continue reading

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darienlibrary: IT’S HERE! HOOPLA! What is Hoopla you ask? It’s a way to stream TV shows, movies, music, and audiobooks from Darien Library. If you are on a mobile device like your tablet or smartphone, you can download your checkouts … Continue reading

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perfect! on fear & technology xkcd: Simple Answers

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incorporating technology into programming using ECRR2 (Every Child Ready to Read) principles. Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing & Playing with Technology | ALSC Blog

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historyhobbit: originallonemagpie: Six students from De Montfort University have created a stellar 3D representation of 17th century London, as it existed before The Great Fire of 1666. The three-minute video provides a realistic animation of Tudor London, and particularly a section called Pudding … Continue reading

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thelifeguardlibrarian: world-shaker: ‘Reading Rainbow’ Returns as App For 26 years, the beloved television show “Reading Rainbow” aired on PBS, each episode offering new adventures and series book recommendations. The show was critically acclaimed (26 Emmys!) and host LeVar Burton—not to mention … Continue reading

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laura-in-libraryland: nydnbooks: A Long Island librarian has built a virtual replica of her library in Minecraft to encourage local youngsters to visit.  Creative outreach!

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a fascinating infographic from KiteReaders on ebooks vs. book apps …

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