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My Vibrant Library – Simple tips to make your library a fun and interesting space.

BOOK ART Book art is made from carefully folding the pages of recycled books to create various designs. You can create almost anything with a little effort – from hearts to houses, words, symbols and objects. This is an absolutely fun thing to do – an…

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7 Spectacularly Illustrated Children’s Books

Illustrations in children’s books are not merely for decorative purposes. They often work as a hook for children – especially early readers – and work as a parallel narrative (visual) in many cases. Being surrounded by a plethora of wonderfully…

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Make Peace Contagious in Your School Library

 “If we are to teach real peace in this world, we shall have to begin with the children”  – Mahatma Gandhi With so much conflict in the world today, it is essential for us, as educators, to discuss and reflect…

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Election Carnival in Your School Library

Are your students aware of the 2014 General Elections and what it means to vote in a democracy? Bring in a bit of the election-mania into your library through our 5 easy-to-implement ideas. 1. Read-Aloud Elections (Grades 1-2) Get into the…

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Fun Quiz for School Librarians

Librarians, there’s finally a quiz tailored just for you! How much do you know about children’s books? How do you run your school library? Take this fun test to find out where you stand as a school librarian.

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