Showing posts from March, 2017

Women's History Month TV Show Scripts

We celebrated Women's History Month at MHMS by creating a book display (naturally!) and daily feature news stories on our live MHTV show about famous and significant women in history!  Pretty simple. Pretty effective. Happy to share!  Here are the Google Doc scripts we wrote for this, feel free to copy and use but please keep the attribution and link back.  Thank you!       Please do not ask to be allowed to edit this Google Doc, please just make a copy. Thank you!  Women’s History Month Book Display - Pull List (much like me, this list is not perfect by any means)   Non Fiction   Women's suffrage : a primary source history of the women's rights movement in America - 305.42 ADA Failure is impossible! : the history of American women's rights (2000) by Kendall, Martha E. Series: Nonfiction - 305.42 KEN   The good, the bad, and the Barbie : a doll's history and her impact on us - 688.7 STO   Take it to the hoop : 100 years of women&

12 Insta Easy Instagram Library & Literacy Promotion Ideas

This is a mirror to a guest blog post on the YALSA blog !  WARNING: This post may take a while to load because of several embedded Instagram posts.  What’s the point of Instagram and why should you spend your precious time and money on it? Well, don’t worry about the cost, because it’s FREE! So, all you really need is creativity and a few minutes a day to make meaningful, fun, and lasting connections with your community. And with Instagram you get a twofer! Even maybe a threefer, fourfer?! (is that a thing?) That’s right, for the amazing low price of FREE, each Instagram post can cross pollinate to your Twitter, Facebook (:-P), Flickr, Tumblr, and that thing called Swarm that kinda took the place of the annoying Foursquare? That’s pretty powerful! But to be truly effective with those connections using social media, your graphics, caption copy-writing, conversation, and photography skills should strive to be, positive, professional, and on point. Realize, however, that th