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Library Lions Roar October 2018

Librarian Roar: Finding Joy in your Work

Welcome to Library Lions Roar, celebrating libraries and the outstanding librarians serving youth in schools and public libraries across the U.S. since 2010. Teacher Librarian Melissa Thom is back with us this month to talk about Student Reviewers, Author Visits, and taking Joy in your professional life. A Roar for Student Reviews One of the… Read more

Teacher Librarian Melissa Thom Roars

Welcome to Library Lions Roar, celebrating libraries and the outstanding librarians serving youth in schools and public libraries across the U.S. since 2010. Today we welcome Teacher Librarian Melissa Thom for part one of her two-part interview with us. Welcome, Melissa! I am extremely grateful to be the Joyful Teacher Librarian at Bristow Middle School in… Read more

Amazing Eric Ode!

This month let’s give a resounding Library Lions ROAR for the indomitable Eric Ode Children’s author, poet, and songwriter! I met Eric Ode at our local Lake Hills Library where he performed a terrific show for the kids! Our grandson was thrilled when we caught up with him again the day we went to ride the… Read more

Teacher Librarian Shares a Lion’s Pride of Programs

Library Lions Roars for eight years of posts featuring outstanding youth librarians in schools and public libraries! Thanks to each and every one of you for your commitment to excellence and your stand for literacy. This month we interview Teacher Librarian Elizabeth Shepherd.               Thanks so much for including… Read more

Two Truths and a Lie: Histories and Mysteries Blog Tour

Welcome to the TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE: Histories and Mysteries Blog Tour Published by Walden Pond Press, an Imprint of HarperCollins ISBN: 978-0062418869 Publication Date: June 26, 2018 By Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson Library Lions Roar gives a Mighty Paw of Approval for this fascinating book! We’re thrilled to be the first post on… Read more

Dana Sullivan Super Librarians!

Welcome to Library Lions Roar. The amazing author/illustrator, Dana Sullivan is here to share his library love with us. Take it away Dana! I’m Dana Sullivan. I’ve doodled and drawn all my life and writing and illustrating picture books professionally for the last ten years. As a kid, I dreamed of being Maurice Sendak. I also… Read more

Briarwood Elementary School Librarian Roars!

Welcome to Library Lions Roar celebrating libraries and the outstanding librarians serving youth in schools and public libraries across the U.S. since 2010. Please Roar today’s guest Sarah Threlkeld. I’m Sarah Threlkeld, the head teacher-librarian at Briarwood Elementary in the Issaquah School District. We are such a large school that we also have an overload… Read more

Baker Middle School Librarian Roars!

My name is Kristin Fraga Sierra. I am Teacher Librarian at Baker Middle School in Tacoma Washington. Fortunately, I am part of a dynamic team of Tacoma Public Schools who are supported and trained in instructional technology by future-ready leadership. Through a district grant and lots of donated items from our school and local community,… Read more

Teacher-Librarian Craig Seasholes Roars!

Welcome to Library Lions Roar! Celebrating libraries and the outstanding librarians serving youth in schools and public libraries across the U.S. since 2010. Please Roar today’s guest Craig Seasholes. Craig is the president of the Washington Library Association, director for AASL Region 8 and is the busy Teacher-Librarian at Dearborn Park International Elementary in Seattle. It’s… Read more

Preventing School Shootings: Help, Resources, Hope

Our hearts go out to all who were affected by the February 14th school shooting at in Parkland, Florida. LLR is here to offer links, resources, and a free  Emergency Preparedness Book for school librarians who have been personally impacted by school shootings or other horrific disasters. We’ll end the post with a very hopeful story of… Read more