Well laid out books Seasonal highlights Good literature options especially for readers in 5,6,7 Non Fiction that is ecclectic and conversational We need to find ways to share collection development work done by theme, event, topic, grade, etc etc
Donations need to meet the same criteria as new books Avoid donations or manage them sensibly/sensitively If it is not in good repair, no thank you We need to help people let go of books, bad books, at this change time Likewise refuges from the bookroom? No no no.
The information super highway is a wilderness... still It is a wilderness of formats Should we be buying Cds are are we getting taken? Do we select really good websites or should we be the staff on the school team publishing them online in blogs or other tools, forwarding them to MLST
There is a place for everything but we are reinventing the
Do you know how happy it makes people when we pick a flower It has to grow in the garden first Then we can pluck it for them Make booklists Create displays It is a part of the library collection management plan It's not the whole plan.