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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you’re having a family-filled (and food-filled) day! I have a lot to be thankful for this year, and at the top of the list is this little munchkin.   Back when I was a librarian, one of my favorite seasonal activities was writing a simple poem based on a template I… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

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#TBT: Seasonal Poetry

I had high hopes of sharing all the pics from our trip yesterday… but obviously that didn’t happen… and it isn’t happening today, either! Maybe next week 🙂 For today, how about a little #tbt action? Fall always makes me want to haul out the library lesson plans and crafts again, but I usually settle… Continue reading #TBT: Seasonal Poetry

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Amateur Librarian! Hope you’re having a family-filled (and food-filled) day! We’re in Mississippi with hubby’s family this year, and it’s been so nice to take a deep breath and enjoy a break. In years past I put together a couple seasonal poems… enjoy! Thanksgiving 2013 … November 2010 … And because… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!  We’re in San Diego today for the four-day weekend – I figured if we can’t spend the holiday with family, then we should at least take advantage of the time off with some travelling! Every year around this time I’m reminded of my favorite seasonal poetry idea from Mailbox magazine… so I thought… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

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Blast From My Past: Writers’ Strike

There must be something about spring weather that gives me the urge to purge.  I’ve been turning our closets inside out, crossing off neglected tasks that have been on my To-Do list for months, donating or throwing away anything unnecessary or unused.  But even though space is limited, I can still find room for a… Continue reading Blast From My Past: Writers’ Strike

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Quick Spring/Summer Lesson

Quick Spring Science book: Velma Gratch and the Way Cool Butterfly, written by Alan Madison and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes I haven’t talked much about the library lately.  School is starting to wind down for us—the students will be taking the MCT2 soon and after that, instruction is pretty much over.  And when school is… Continue reading Quick Spring/Summer Lesson