April 26, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
As the mindfulness director at a small middle school in Maine, I tend to float between classrooms to teach. When I’m not teaching, my desk sits in my favorite place in the school: the library.
August 3, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
A library offers its own kind of freedom - to roam and discover and try on.
March 10, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
Teaching remotely, both in an asynchronous and synchronous environment, pushed me to reevaluate how I was teaching information literacy skills with my students.
January 19, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
Debut author B. B. Alston talks about the revolutionary and life-saving power of seeing yourself in stories.
February 27, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
More 6 million American children, ages 2–17, have an ADHD diagnosis. Here are some books and other resources to help better serve these kids in our schools and libraries.
February 12, 2017 by Amanda MacGregor
If you know me at all, you know I am quite fond of my library minions. And when I say “my library minions,” I mean the teens and young adults I have gotten to know over the past many years working in high school and public libraries in central Minnesota. I’ve since moved and am […]
January 31, 2017 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Sometimes inspiration comes in the strangest moments. Yesterday on Twitter I was thinking about what it means to me now to be a librarian. So I started tweeting and ended up with a long string of tweets highlighting the things that I think we – and that we includes me – can do now in […]
May 22, 2016 by Amanda MacGregor
I’m down to the last few days at the library. In a few weeks, we move 90 miles away to just outside of St. Paul. I’ve been ready to move for a long time. A looooong time. But as ready as I am to go, I’m not ready—not even a little bit—to leave behind my […]
July 14, 2015 by Amanda MacGregor
If you’ve spent any time at all on Twitter recently, you’ve probably seen tweets about the Rainbow Boxes project. YA authors Cori McCarthy and Amy Rose Capetta have put together this fantastic project to send a box of 15 books to one library and one GSA or LGBTQIA homeless shelter in every state. From their fundraiser […]
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