Moreover good library encourages students to seek knowledge on their own.Libraries are storehouses of knowledge waiting to be used.
It’s a great opportunity for creative thinkers, writers and artists to collaborate on a project that tells your library’s unique story.
Challenge students to write a graphic novel about the school library and all it offers.
Every April, school librarians are encouraged to host activities and events to help their school and local community celebrate the vital role that strong school library programs play in transforming learning. Encourage students to use your library’s makerspace materials. It’s a great way for students and teachers to connect over their favorite books.
The 2019 theme is “Everyone Belongs @ Your School Library.” Here are 10 ideas to help you celebrate School Library Month and connect with students, educators and parents: 1. Invite students to suggest their favorite books for a display, along with a note about why they liked it and why they think others should read it. Give them a deadline for submissions, hang the finished posters around the library and invite students to vote for their favorite. Place a sign-up sheet in the library and on school bulletin boards.
The rest has to be discovered by students themselves.
It is in this backdrop that today school libraries have acquired importance.
The front section of the Library serves as Students Reading Room. Today the school syllabus and subjects being very vast, it is not possible to teach everything or deal with every aspect of the syllabus.
The teacher takes only what is essential and necessary.
To revise Cicero’s famous quote, a school without a library is like a body without a soul.
School Library Month is the American Association of School Librarians' annual celebration of school librarians and their programs. Invite students to design a poster that creatively promotes the school library. Invite students to bring their parents to the library for an evening of crafting, inventing, building and tinkering. Download our 11x17 graphic novels poster for inspiration. Host an after-school book swap for students and faculty.