Summer Escape (Summer 2017 Issue)

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Subscribers: Check out our Summer 2017 bonus online issue at SLC online! Find out how some of your fellow librarians spend their summers and get inspired. Click on the article titles below to read more.

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Table of Contents


Free-Range Professional Learning by Susie Highley

The YALit Lover’s Travel Guide by Jennifer LaGarde

Mindfulness in the Library by Brooke M. Davis

Organization & Management

Summer Reflection by Carl A. Harvey II


Strategic Resources. Rejuvenate, Renew, Refresh by Marge Cox

Management Matters. Summer Escape for Librarians by Lori Donovan

On Common Ground. A School Librarian’s Mantra for Success at the Start of the School Year by Mary Frances Zilonis and Chris Swerling

Featured Articles from the Archives

Professional Development on a Shoestring by Courtney Pentland

Organizing Your Professional Learning Life by Susie Highley

Advocate Your Program: Beautification on a Budget by Kristina Holzweiss, Renee Rogers, Susan K. S. Grigsby, and Kathleen Galarza

Instructional Leadership
Summer Siesta by Leslie Preddy


Leap into Reading. Lemonade and Your School Year Planner Make a Great Match by Stacey Rattner

Technology Connections. Hot Technology for the Summertime by Heather Moorefield-Lang

Adding Friction. A Student Asks, “My Teacher Says We Should Tag Our Notes—But Why?” by Debbie Abilock

Featured Articles from the Archive

“Let It Rest:” Reflecting on Instructional Practice by Kristin Fontichiaro

Put an End to the Middle School Reading Decline by Laurence Gander

Bridging the Summer Reading Gap: Collaborative Ideas to Keep Your Students Reading by Cherie Heaser

Library in Context    
Finding the Flow by Rebecca J. Morris


New Column! Full Voice. Getting out of the Advocacy Comfort Zone by Allison Burrell

Enacting Leadership. Renewing Your Professional Self by Melissa Jacobs and Melissa P. Johnston

Advocacy in Reach. Empowering Students as Creators by Stony Evans

Featured Articles from the Archive

What’s on the Professional Learning Agenda? by Blanche Woolls

Communicating with Legislators by Debra E. Kachel

Summer Reading, Viewing, and More by Kathy Fredrick

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