Deimosa Webber-Bey

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ALA midwinter 2017: we came, we saw, we exchanged business cards

Deimosa Webber-Bey January 27th, 2017

It was an inspirational weekend in Atlanta for me and several thousand librarians, revealing the Youth Media Award winners and talking about the trends for 2017 at the...

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Scholastic 2017 reading bingo

Deimosa Webber-Bey January 19th, 2017

Setting reading goals for yourself and the children in your world is a fun way to open a world of possible each year, and in 2016 we shared our first reading challenge for...

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End of the year reading bingo recap

Deimosa Webber-Bey December 29th, 2016

In 2016 I didn’t read a book written by a teenager, a book set in South America (well, I counted it in my Eisner square), a book with a dog on the cover, a book written by...

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Books for Nguzo Saba: the seven principles of Kwanzaa

Deimosa Webber-Bey December 20th, 2016

This year marks the 50th birthday of Kwanzaa, founded in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga.

Live from our library: best books for the holiday season

Deimosa Webber-Bey December 15th, 2016

Are you wondering what book is going to be the winning gift this holiday season? Or, are you looking for a few books that you can read aloud or share that celebrate...

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National sewing month

Deimosa Webber-Bey September 16th, 2016

Have I mentioned that I am a quilter? If not, now you know, and you can understand why I am excited to talk about National Sewing Month.  It is also Shameless Promotion...

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The most important thing you should know about me is...

Deimosa Webber-Bey September 6th, 2016

Last week we were all sharing a New York Times article around the office about teacher Kyle Schwartz’s experiment in her third grade classroom, where she asked...

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Track is back!

Deimosa Webber-Bey August 12th, 2016

Finally! The one time every four years that EVERYONE cares about track and field. I love swimming and gymnastics too, don’t get me wrong, but TRACK is the...

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Libraries respond to #BlackLivesMatter

Deimosa Webber-Bey July 27th, 2016

One way librarians respond to current events is with a program. Another option is to create a book list or subject guide. But the most visual method of sharing information...

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Bingo update: 31 books to go!

Deimosa Webber-Bey May 25th, 2016

Are you making progress on the Scholastic 2016 Reading Bingo?? 

Five months into the year and I have yet to get a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal win - but I have...

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