Showing posts from July, 2011

A Day in the Life of a Judaica Librarian

This post is written for Round 7 of Library Day in the Life , a project started by librarian blogger Bobbi Newman at . Librarians across the world explain what they do (it's not just sitting around and reading!).To see a list of the 200+ participants (of which I am Number 69), visit . I am the librarian and computer teacher at Congregation B'nai Israel of Boca Raton, Florida, where I work with the synagogue's preschool and religious school. During the school year, a typical "day in the life" includes teaching up to ten preschool classes in a row, performing storytimes or conducting lessons on computer skills. Later in the day, this may be followed by a visit with religious school classes, using the power of story to connect them with their Jewish heritage. When no students are in the room, I am typically doing lesson planning, maintaining the library's 7000+ volume collection, and

Noah's Swim-a-thon

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST    |    BUY THE BOOK     🕮    Author Ann Koffsky talks about her newest picture book, Noah's Swim-a-thon , about lifeguarding at camp, and about the nutty things adults say to get kids to put their faces in the water. CREDITS: Produced by: Feldman Children's Library at Congregation B'nai Israel Supported in part by: Association of Jewish Libraries Theme music: The Freilachmakers Klezmer String Band Facebook: Twitter: @bookoflifepod   Your feedback is appreciated! Please write to or call our voicemail number at 561-206-2473.