A Dream Come True

Welcome back everyone. I am so excited to start this school year and I'm sure you can guess why. In thinking about what to write for this first blog post I kept remember all the changes I have seen at St. Philip's. If you didn't know I am a former student and have always felt... Continue Reading →

I’m back!

Hello all! I'm back from the fabulous American Association of School Librarians conference in Hartford Connecticut. I feel so fortunate to have gone, not only for the experience of seeing some of the East Coast but for all I learned and the people I met. I am excited to bring some new ideas to the... Continue Reading →

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to St. Philip's and the brand new school year. I love the happy faces and excitement that comes with each new year. There is so much excitement. I also love that we ease into the year and start off right away with a three day weekend! Yahoo for holidays! There are a few... Continue Reading →

Whats Going On In the Library

I realize it's been two weeks since I last blogged! YIKES. The end of the school year is always crazy. Drama Club has their final production, graduation, closing out the library. Basically all kinds of endings that keep me really busy! By the way, I hate endings. They make me really sad. I promise this... Continue Reading →

Follett Reader

You may have noticed the Follett Shelf tab in The Falcon's Fables. This is a great app that allows you to read the eBooks offered through the library. You can read eBook from Destiny but it they aren't easy to find. Follett Shelf solves this problem. To read the eBooks you must have a Destiny... Continue Reading →

Deeper Look at Destiny Quest

Fifth Grade explored additional features of Destiny Quest today.  Not only does Destiny Quest tell you what books are in and out of the library but also serves as a very useful search engine that students can use for research projects.  "Drag and Drop," used to save resources for future use, intrigued fifth grade. Students... Continue Reading →

October Book Choices

Get into the October Spirit!  Come see what books the library has featured on this month's junior high display.  The book highlighted for today is... What types of books do you like to read during October?  Please share your suggestions and recommendations with us!  Also, check to see if our library has them available for... Continue Reading →

eBooks!!!!!

Two weeks ago I wrote about the new Destiny Quest app. You can read about it here Since writing that post I have figured out the ins and outs of reading eBooks on your mobile devices. Quest works with another app called Follett Shelf. Together you can check out eBooks on your iPad or tablet.... Continue Reading →

If you haven’t heard…

The new databases are officially up and running. I have blogged about them quite a bit you can read about ABC CLEO Here and Proquest HERE. These subscription resources are truly amazing. In fact I believe they are vital to an education. Students must learn how to find reliable information beyond Google. Not that Google... Continue Reading →

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