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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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What did Dewey do?

Deimosa Webber-Bey May 13th, 2016

During a recent Scholastic Reads podcast, “Librarians: Making Hearts Large Through Story”, I talked about the logic (as I understand it!) behind the Dewey Decimal System...

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The book aunt

Deimosa Webber-Bey April 20th, 2016

You know what you’re getting for Chrismakwanzakkuh. You know what your present is for your birthday. You know what I will gift you on your graduation day. All I...

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