Archive for April, 2009

Teaching Aid Returns

A friendly reminder to all patrons.  Items (teaching aids, pictures, assessments, pamphlets) that are checked out at the 2nd floor CRC desk should always be returned to the 2nd floor CRC desk.  We are open Sunday through Thursday until 10:00 in the evening, and Friday and Saturdays until 5:00.

CRC Student Employees Shine

     It’s not news to us, but we have outstanding student employees.  It was wonderful to see that acknowledged recently when our students:  Amy Bargiel, Brian Boess, Paula Chaney, Jessica Cooper, Theresa Delventhal, Elizabeth Ganzert, Candice Loehrke, Nicole Martien, Brittany McIntyre, Amanda Milks, Jeannette Phillips and Joseph Tucker were recognized as the Outstanding Student Employee Team […]

Frogs, We Have Them!

There are no shortage of children’s resources that feature frogs.  A search of frog books in our catalog displays no less than 212 books in the CRC alone.  Websites about frogs are available for children from great places like The Exploratorium and The American Museum of Natural History.  In addition, World Book Web available to schools through […]

New Books and their Teaching Guides

The CRC has just added new books to The Children’s Book Center.  Among the many delightful titles is Dashka Slater’s The Sea Serpent and Me illustrated by Catia Chien.  Slater shares on her website that she originally started this story when she was ten and then put it away for many years.  She also wrote a […]

It’s National Library Week!

April 12-18 is National Library Week and the Curriculum Resource Center is holding daily contests the entire week for students to win fabulous prizes including free die-cut subscriptions and books! All week log you can join our Facebook site and be automatically entered into a drawing! Monday: Guess the number of tokens in the jar. […]

Hip-Hop Curriculum

April 16 is the birthday of Clive Campbell, aka DJ Kool Herc, who is credited with originating hip hop music in the Bronx, New York City.  Art Sanctuary, a non-profit organization out of North Philadelphia, has compiled an excellent Hip Hop Curriculum Guide to teach students about writing, reading and critical thinking through an analysis on […]

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