SAYL Mail March 19, 2020

SAYL Mail         School and Youth Librarians Newsletter

March 19, 2020

Just a few resources to pay attention to:

AASL has a great list worth looking through. Many of the resources are available even if you are not a registered member.

Tuesday March 24, 8:00am AKT

AASL will hold a town hall: The Show Must Go On(line) for discussion of Pandemic. No registration required!  Zoom Link

Access FREE resources via the AASL Learning Library

FREE Vendor resources for online Instruction and Activities

Complimentary Resources Clearinghouse (Google Doc) lists free activities and resources being offered by AASL vendor partners and exhibitors to school librarians and educators. Frequently updated.

ALA resource page: Pandemic Preparedness, Resources for Libraries

Some of the resources include information on disinfecting books, practicing good hygiene and keeping workspaces clean and disinfected, mental health resources, resources for children and young adults and professional development and training resources


State of Alaska EED Teaching and Learning Support Website

Check on the resource page for remote learning. As librarians you are encouraged to submit suggestions and ideas! Click on the upper right link “Submission Form”


Last but not least, if you have any questions please call or email us at the Alaska State Library.



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