September 15 - Dot Day!
Author Visits (This information is also posted in the General channel of Teams)
With remote learning, there are challenges regarding author visits that we are attempting to navigate:
Here are a few helpful resources for finding free visits, activities:
We still have funds for visits, and we still encourage you to explore opportunities. Just be aware that we may ask more questions because of our COVID constraints!
When you think "multiple literacies," do you think "coding? Here is one librarian's opinion:
The SLJ Summit is typically a live event. This year it is virtual and on a Saturday, and should be well worth your time! Please consider registering.
Join us Saturday, October 24 for School Library Journal’s annual Summit: Culture Shift. Now in its 16th year, this national convening will focus on creating a culture that promotes an equitable world and closes the opportunity gap for all children.
The following events are free. But you can register and get the recording to view at a later time. They are well worth it:
Equity in Action Fostering an Antiracist Library Culture Online | Sep 29, Oct 06, Oct 13, 2020 to
In this multifaceted online course, you’ll complete work to ensure that your collections, programs, services, and staff culture are Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive—with personal coaching from experts from libraries and beyond.
School Library Journal Day of Dialog Online | Oct 15, 2020
Join us for the most anticipated librarian gathering of the year—now fully virtual and free to attend! Our daylong program of author panels, in-depth conversations, and keynote talks will keep you informed, inspired, and entertained.
One thing I really appreciate about Shannon Miller's blog is her willingness to share her ideas with other librarians.
Find her beginning of the year slides: Weekly Library Events and Monthly Celebrations at The Library Voice.
Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).
Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).