Outside The Lines, A Library Story: Libraries And Elementary Schools

Deb Hornung                                         2nd grade Teacher, Reading Specialist The James River Valley Library plays a very important role in the elementary classroom.  I have taught elementary children for 30 years, and have depended on and worked closely with the library throughout each school year, at all levels of teaching.  I have used the library for…
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Outside The Lines, A Library Story: My Library And Literacy

As a parent of four kids, I know that children’s literacy is of utmost importance.  I also know that it is not easy in our modern world of screens everywhere.   I know genetically my kids are not all made up exactly the same and therefore reading comes easy to some and not as easy…
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Genealogy On-Line Searching

                                              Taught by Barb Gilliss Caine Barb discovered her love for family history at her great-grandmother’s knee. An education major, she is on staff at JRVLS where she serves as a reference specialist and assists genealogy patrons. Barb has traced her lineage from Edward Fuller, a Mayflower Passenger. Her special interest is online genealogy, as well…
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