Deimosa Webber-Bey

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Spring weeding

Deimosa Webber-Bey April 15th, 2015

A good friend of mine, and fellow bookworm, challenged me recently to explain something she picked up on in her newsfeed. Incidentally, it is one of the first things I...

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Here’s to Madam Irma Pince and School Library Month!

Deimosa Webber-Bey April 2nd, 2015

Where do Harry, Ron, and particularly Hermione, go to find answers to their problems year after year? That’s right - the Hogwarts school library! As J.K. Rowling once...

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My trip to Hogwarts

Deimosa Webber-Bey March 20th, 2015

A few weeks ago I took a journey to Hogwarts. I’d been to Hogsmeade before, but it was time to go back, ride the Hogwarts Railways, and hang out in Diagon Alley. If you’ve...

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In love with the library

Deimosa Webber-Bey February 12th, 2015

Have you taken the Pew Research Center’s Library User Quiz? My result - Library Lover!!

“Library Lovers are the heaviest public library users...

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Celebrating Rosa Parks’ birthday?

Deimosa Webber-Bey February 4th, 2015

Once upon a time, in Brooklyn, I wrote “Rosa Parks” in all capitals on a piece of paper and taped it to a chair. My students and I placed it up by the board, so that she...

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National Poverty in America Awareness Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey January 16th, 2015

Growing up, some of us have our own rooms, some of us (cough, cough) have to share a room with all of our siblings… and some of us have no room at all. My sisters and I...

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Innovative research published in 2014 - readers' advisory, graphic novels, & science instruction

Deimosa Webber-Bey December 29th, 2014

As I mentioned in my previous post, during 2014 we Scholastic librarians helped out with The Joy and Power of Reading: A Summary of Research and Expert Opinion, written by...

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Innovative research published in 2014 - OWP, musical mathematics, & multiliteracy

Deimosa Webber-Bey December 27th, 2014

A major part of librarian-ing here at Scholastic is answering reference questions and doing research for our colleagues who are working on books, magazine articles,...

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Scholastic book birthdays of 2014

Deimosa Webber-Bey December 18th, 2014

2014 marked several landmark birthdays for Scholastic publications. Our new library assistant, Katie, investigated the archive and pulled out some of the favorites that...

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