What’s New in the Marta Valle Library Media Center?

What did you think of Chapter One?  What is a crime scene manager?  What else did you learn about forensics?

forensics

First Book Club Selection

Wordle: Summer

Students and teachers were asked to describe Summer in one word and here are the reponses.  We took the words and made a Wordle, a word cloud website.  Try making your own today!

Over 70 new non-fiction library books have arrived thanks to a New Yorkers Read Grant made possible by Macy’s.  Each week, I will be highlighting a new book from the collection.

Learn how to deal with some of the side effects of stress.

Learn how to deal with some of the side effects of stress.

This week’s book is titled CHILL, shows you how to de-stress through a variety of techniques including time management, visualization, exercise, and creative outlets.  Check out this and other new books today!

“No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.”

551-479 BC

Confucius 479-551 BC

Confucius – China’s most famous teacher, philosopher, and political theorist, 479-551 BC

What does a library of the future look like?  Laptops, video streaming, recording/editing rooms, and digital books and stories?  If you had a magic wand, how would you design your library of the future?  Tell us what you think.

How interactive is your library of the future?

How interactive is your library of the future?

Have you tried Brainpop?  You will be pleasantly surprised.    🙂

Username: martavalle       Password: See Ms. Karas for password.

Interactive, animated site to help you learn.

Interactive, animated site to help you learn.

Do you Twitter? Your library does! Twitter is a form of “micro-blogging”: short (140 character) text posts about what’s going on at any moment. Check out the Twitter feed on the right or go to the Marta Valle Library Twitter page. You can subscribe to the Twitter feed to get updates sent in a text message to your cell phone or to your instant messenger account.

Marta Valle Library Twitter Page

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