For many parents (and their children), whether the are back to school on a modified plan or doing a fully remote-learning schedule, an educational professional recommends the following advice for embracing this new school year. Thank you, The New York Times for your article, Keeping a Love for School Alive.
Create a welcoming at-home learning environment with clear boundaries
Figure out what they hate, and why they hate it
Don’t catastrophize about the “what-if’s” about your child’s education
The Riverton Free Library Association is scheduled to have its September Board meeting on Monday at 7:30 PM at the home of its President, Kim Paulsen.
Board members and the public can attend via Zoom in order to safely participate as well as meet the NJ Sunshine Law guidelines. Please stop by the library’s bulletin board or contact the Director, Mr. Christian at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the Zoom ID and Password for that evening’s meeting.
For those who are concerned about mail-in voting, “one of our most trusted institutions” is being considered as a site for dropping off voting ballots — public libraries!
The New York Times‘ How Libraries Can Save the 2020 Election opinion pageinvestigates those cities that may extend the steeled and secure voting boxes that would be available at public libraries — saving voters from in-person or mailing in their ballots. Read the controversy in their article and you decide.