Daily Archives: March 13, 2012

A Lovely Welcome to PLA and Philadelphia

#PLA12 We received a lovely welcome to PLA and Philadelphia today.  The weather was fabulous and the convention hall was decked out and ready to greet us. Since we preregistered, our badges and bags of information were there waiting. There are … Continue reading

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4 Steps to Poetry Month Success with Book Spine Poems

Am I a poet in the traditional sense? Nay. My expertise doesn’t stretch much beyond the “roses are red” variety. While I appreciate and am amazed by the poetically-minded, I have trouble pulling the stuff off myself. But book spine … Continue reading

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Pirates in the Library!

Pirates have always been a big favorite at the library. It seems that kids of all ages, from toddlers just learning how to say “aargh” to tweens searching for the latest Peter and the Starcatchers book, have a fascination with … Continue reading

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