Welcoming New Staff

One of the most important things you can do to create a positive image of you and the library is to reach out to new staff members every year. Remember when you were a new to a school and how overwhelming it was. There is so much to learn from staff members names and...

Newsletters

Newsletters are a great way to keep your staff informed of what’s happening in the library or new additions to the library. When I first started as a library media specialist I distributed¬†the good old fashioned paper newsletter, but now there are some great...

Annual Reports

Annual Reports or a “Year in Review” are a great way to give your administrators an overview of all the great things that are happening in your library. I like to format mine similar to an infographic, with a lot of graphics, statistics, photographs and...

Marketing Your Virtual Library to Staff

This past week the middle school librarian and I presented to a small group of teachers about our virtual library resources. Just having this small group is a big success, since the last time this was offered no one showed up. The presentation took place after school...