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Middle school libraries

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Middle school libraries. Get inspired and try out new things.
First Days of School in a New-To-You Library - Mrs. ReaderPants

As we approach Winter Break, I realized I haven't written many blog articles lately. I moved to a new city and started in a new-to-me library this year. I've been too busy to do much blog writing beyond my infamous New Releases posts and a couple of random book reviews. I'm about 10 book reviews behind, and they may never get written at this point. It's been an exhausting few months, but Winter Break looms large and lovely on the horizon...only one more week to go!

New school librarian? 10 things you should do first... - Mrs. ReaderPants

Being a brand new school librarian is both exciting and scary. All summer, you’ve planned for your new position, but today, you're feeling pretty lost.

How This School Library Increased Student Use by 1,000%

Some school libraries are reinventing themselves as makerspaces, but this Ohio library took a slightly different approach and has seen incredible results.

Librarian book reviews, genrefication, library ideas, lesson ideas

Today, I am going to share what we did for the Lone Star Celebration, as well as some ideas I haven't tried yet. These ideas could be adapted to any reading list. This reading incentive plan is very generic and can be adapted to any state, district, or school reading list. It will work for any age of readers as well, provided you want to put together a "Celebration Day" at the end of the school year.

Contests in the Media Center

My students love contests, and I have a variety of them that I use to either promote special occasions or encourage learning. These are all simple to organize and are guaranteed to increase engagem…

Literary Genre Activities for Secondary

Engaging ideas for teaching literary genres with literature units in middle and high school ELA. Explore some activities you can try today!

Elementary Library Specials Rotation

My year as an elementary Specials Rotation Librarian nearly ended my library career. I gave all I had, but it wasn't enough. Here's why...

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10 Book Recs for Teens! Fill your classroom library with these book recommendations for middle school and high school students. 10 Books to recommend to your ELA students. Classroom Library | Middle School Classroom Library | High School Classroom Library | Books for Teens
Elementary and middle school kids would have fun with this Christmas lesson. Art Sub Lessons blog gives you ideas for how to write up this winter lesson.
Do you need to add more LGBTQ2+ representation to your classroom library? Check out this huge list of books with LGBTQ2+ protagonists! Perfect for elementary and middle school classrooms or homeschooling families.
Are you in search of a middle school literature curriculum, but don't know where to start? In this bundle, we include the 6 best-selling online book clubs in our library.