do you keep students reading when they are not in school physically? You go to
the students. In our district, many of our virtual students were hungry for
books but had little to no books in their homes. So I drove all over town
delivering books to any student who asked for them. The program grew so much we
hired a bus to help with delivery. I decided to expand the program to the
summer, to help prevent summer slide. I invited the public library along, and
with the help of some community grants our book bus was once again hitting the streets.
Learn how to create your own book bus program. Session recorded during the 2021
AASL National Conference.
Jennifer Peterson, Library Media Coordinator, Menasha Joint School District