Battle of the Books is an exciting event wherein teams of high school students from Anglophone schools in Quebec test their detailed knowledge of 10 young adult books. Students face-off at the school, Board or Association, and island-wide levels as they compete to be the winner of the Ultimate Battle [...]
In February 2016, we visited with Vice-Principal Lucia Coretti and Library Technician Caroll-Ann Stelle of Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School (Lester B. Pearson School Board) to learn about the changes the school had done to shift their traditional school library to a modern library learning commons. There was so much to learn [...]
Hello, Every year at the Library Symposium, we like to give local Quebec library personnel the opportunity to see some of the great things that are taking place in our school libraries through poster sessions. Sometimes this could be examples of different types of programming taking place, maybe a great [...]
Hello everyone, I am pleased to inform you that registration for the 2017 Library Symposium is now open. You can find more information and the link to the registration form at the following address: https://qslin.org/symposiums/2017-library-symposium/ The symposium is open to school library personnel and all of their educational [...]
In addition to our QSLiN Library Hangouts, and a few other videos, we are now releasing a new series of short videos about why school libraries matter. We hope that these unscripted, personal interviews can be helpful to remind everyone about the importance of school libraries and the role they, [...]
As we get ready for the 2017 QSLiN Library Symposium, we thought this would be a good time to look back at some of the great things from the 2016 Symposium. In 2016, we invited Gwyneth Jones (a.k.a. The Daring Librarian @GwynethJones) to come to Quebec and share with us some [...]
This past Monday was National School Library day in Canada, a day to celebrate the hub of literacy in any school. Whether it's encouraging boys to dive into reading, helping students find answers to their questions or enjoying the creative mind at work, school libraries are necessary...and awesome. Check out the following [...]
Now that we have your attention, check out the following link to register for a virtual conference focusing on grade K-12 school libraries encompassing technology, social media, Pokemon GO! and many other topics. Registration includes full access to their archives. http://mediasource.actonservice.com/acton/rif/10574/s-0bdf-1609/-/l-029f:66902/q-02b1/showPreparedMessage?sid=TV2:MGhjnmisC Happy conferencing!
What could be as powerful as the Force? The power of reading, of course! And the two will come together this October. (www.starwars.com) http://www.starwars.com/news/star-wars-reads-2016 Check out the link to find more information on Star Wars Reads Day next month. You'll also find videos, games, apps and communities. All Star Wars related of course!
In May, we shared a hangout with Sawyerville Elementary School’s principal, Norma Humphrey in which she shared her vision for her school’s library. In this subsequent film that was made eight months later, Principal Humphrey and library volunteer, Linda Mills talk about the progress that they have made this year [...]