Erinn Batykefer, MLIS

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We Own the Night: Program Ideas

The 2012 Summer Reading Program theme for Teens is “We Own The Night.  Check out my Cheap Program Ideas pinboard on Pinterest to find a bunch of cool craft ideas, … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Teen Librarian’s Toolbox

Teen Librarian’s Toolbox: for teen librarians short on time, short on money but not short on passion Teen Librarian’s Toolbox was created by Karen Jensen, who has been a Teen/Youth … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Poetry meets tech: apps for your mobile device | Library as Incubator Project

Here’s a great review of three different poetry apps for SmartPhones posted on the Library as Incubator Project website during National Poetry Month: Poetry meets tech: apps for your mobile … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

YA Poetry Resources

There are questions every librarian dreads at the Help Desk.  They’re different for everyone, but they come from the same place: feeling like you don’t have the know-how or resources … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Free Tech for Teachers

Free Tech for Teachers is a great site that profiles free resources and lesson plans for teaching with technology.   It won Best Ed Tech Support Blog, Best Individual Blog, and … Continue reading

April 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Interactive Posters using Glogster

What is a Glog? Interactive poster loaded with text, graphics, music, videos, and more. Glogster is FREE. Glogs are are easy to make, and offer a unique social-media platform for … Continue reading

April 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Share Haiku at the library: Kukai poetry program

I just met Sari Grandstaff, a wonderful school librarian from New York state.  With her keen expertise on all things Haiku, I blogged about National Haiku Poetry day for the … Continue reading

April 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Floor Planner | Re-design the library contest

Floorplanner.com is a great tool for diagramming room layouts and spaces of all kinds.  I know from growing up in a family of three sisters in a house that only … Continue reading

April 15, 2012 · Leave a comment