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The Infamous Oktoberfest Festival
Everyone who becomes a Lancer at Longwood eventually hears about Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest is one of the biggest events to take place all year on campus. Since we don’t have a football team, Oktoberfest is sort of like Longwood's version of homecoming. At this huge celebration, there are rows and rows of different booths representing organizations ... Continue reading →
VAASL 2018 Conference
I just returned from a whirlwind weekend at the VAASL (Virginia Association of School Librarians) conference in Williamsburg.  This was my first library conference and it was a memorable experience. I was exposed to so many of the latest and greatest in library trends, materials and online sources and received a wealth of information that ... Continue reading →
My 1st VAASL Conference
Rebecca Caufman This year’s Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) Conference was held in Williamsburg, Virginia on November 29 through December 1st.  Attending this conference is a requirement for each graduate student in Longwood’s School Librarianship program. Since it was my first time attending the conference I got a special tag for my name badge ... Continue reading →
VAASL Conference 2018
I attended the VAASL Conference for School Librarians on Saturday December 1st, 2018. I benefited a lot from attending this conference to help prepare me to come a school librarian in the near future. The first session I attended was about a Britannica Online, a reference site that is very user friendly for students to ... Continue reading →
VAASL Conference 2018
This past week I was honored with the opportunity to attend the VAASL (Virginia Association of School Librarians annual conference in Williamsburg. Though this was not my first year as as an attendee, it was my first time ever as a presenter at a conference; it was so exciting while also a bit nerve-wracking! The ... Continue reading →
VA Association of School Librarians Conference
I attended one day of the VAASL Conference on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.  I was immediately amazed by the enthusiasm and excitement that each person had for their jobs!  The presenter in the first session I attended discussed her first year as a school librarian and all the wonderful things she did.  The keynote speaker ... Continue reading →
VAASL 2018 Annual Conference
 (Sorry about the crazy pictures...they wouldn't rotate for some reason!) From November 29 through December 1, I had the great opportunity to attend the Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) 2018 Annual Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia. The event was held at the historic Williamsburg Lodge right in the middle of colonial Williamsburg. The conference was ... Continue reading →
Fall Was a Wild Ride—and I Can’t Wait for What’s Ahead
I’ll start by apologizing for not posting in so long. It’s been a wild and overwhelming two months, and it was hard to find a time to write. However, the first semester is coming to a close, and I am so relieved. From playing club basketball to having write a 10-page paper my first semester, ... Continue reading →