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Thanks Toni,
I am definitely going to contact the public library (Baldwin) and see what
we can do together.
Thank you!

Michelle
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Eton Academy <http://www.etonacademy.org/%20> (1st-12th grades)
1755 Melton
Birmingham, MI 48009
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On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 7:50 AM, Isaac, Toni <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Our public library (and several around us) has made provisions for
> students to have e-cards (based on their student ID numbers) that allows
> them access to all of the public library’s digital content including
> e-books (students access OverDrive through age appropriate portals). Since
> our elementary and middle schools are 1:1 with iPads, this is an easy way
> for students to access their public library without having to get a parent
> drive them.
>
>
>
> The children’s and YA librarians from the public library make classroom
> visits to talk about the public library and summer programming to encourage
> students to visit the public library over the summer.
>
>
>
> We also collobrate on our Battle of the Books program with our high
> schools and public library. The actual event is held at the public library
> because it is considered “neutral” ground and is centrally located. Plus
> their facility is perfect for hosting our event and Skyping with authors.
>
>
>
> Toni Isaac
>
> Troy High School, Troy
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> *From:* [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]> *On Behalf
> Of *Martha Spear via Mamelist
> *Sent:* Tuesday, May 01, 2018 7:38 AM
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> *Subject:* Re: [Mamelist] Target: Promoting Public Library Cards for
> Summer Reading (Contest idea for 1st-12 grades)
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> Michelle,
>
>
>
> I think this is a great idea. We are fortunate to have wonderful public
> libraries around us. Perhaps someone from one of the closest public
> libraries could do a special presentation --incl. registering new patrons--
> in your building (this would require some pre-paperwork and flexibility on
> the part of the public libraries involved, however, most public libraries
> are always looking for outreach opportunities). I would worry, a bit, about
> equity: at Berkley HS, e.g., some students could never get their parents to
> do the paperwork for a library card and, further, would have problems
> physically getting to the public library.
>
>
>
> On a side note, I am dismayed at the lack of collaboration that I
> see between school and public libraries in Michigan. I worked in a public
> library in Salt Lake City and as the YA librarian did programs and outreach
> all the time in the schools there.  One of the big advantages was that we
> had ONE library organization (ULA) for the entire state and our joint
> conference helped to foster such cooperation.
>
>
>
> Martha
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>
>
> Martha J. Spear, BA, MLIS
>
> Library Media Specialist
>
> Berkley High School
>
> Tel: 248.837.8112
>
> Email: [log in to unmask]
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> Web: http://www.berkleyschools.org/schools/berkley-high/media-center/
>
> ...
>
> *Show me a good librarian and I'll show you a good school.* --Kelly
> Gallagher, Reading Specialist.
>
> *...*
>
>
>
>
>
> >>> Michelle Levy via Mamelist <[log in to unmask]> 4/30/2018 12:31 PM >>>
>
> Hello!
>
> To help promote using the public library during the summer I am thinking
> of promoting a contest. Students show me their public library card in the
> fall (maybe along with a receipt that they used the card??). I give them a
> token gift of something small (candy, sticker, pencil??) and then their
> name is put into a drawing for a Barnes and Noble gift card.
>
> Has anyone done anything similar or have thoughts or ideas for this to
> help out (especially for high school)?
>
> We are a 1st-12th grade building so each division will have a winner (3
> total gift cards).
>
> I will be open during the summer one day a week for one hour. We are a
> private school and our students drive from all over. I know many may not
> come to school but we'd like them to use their local public library to
> check out books and avoid the summer slide.
>
>
>
> Thanks!
>
> Michelle
>
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> 1755 Melton
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