Connect with me on Instagram! I’ve been terrible at keeping up with the library world on Twitter but I’m on Instagram pretty often because it’s my social media of choice. I just love bookish and library accounts and I find it so much easier to scroll through pictures and see what people are up to. Even though I’m not teaching at school right now, I still visit the public library a ton. I share pictures of books I’m reading with the twins, what I’m reading myself, and what we are listening to in the car. I’d love to connect with you! Follow me @MrsLodgesLibrary!
Since I’m not actively teaching, I am trying to find ways to stay connected and up to date on the library world. I know there are many amazing library teachers out there who are actively creating and trying out new centers or makerspaces in their libraries. If you have a center, lesson, makerspace, project, or idea to share with other library teachers, I would love to have you write a guest post! In order to share your blog post, please fill out the form below with some general information and I will contact you! If you have any questions please feel free to contact me via my contact form. I’m looking forward to hearing about some of the fantastic things … Continued
Do you know about the magic that is gaffer’s tape? I like to have a line for students to stand on when they go in and out of the library. A visual aid helps them know where to keep their bodies and adds routine to entering and exiting the library. I tried a lot of different kinds of tape over the years: painter’s, masking, masking tape with packing tape over it, and inevitably it would quickly be ruined by the hundreds of kid feet walking on it. Then a colleague told me to try gaffer’s tape. It’s magic. It’s strong and cloth so it doesn’t tear easily. Of course, it can be peeled up and will need replacing at some … Continued