Welcome Teacher Librarians and #friends to this planning

place for our regular Twitter chats!

TL Chat will take place the 2nd Monday of each month at 8 pm ET (unless there is a holiday or natural disaster).


Volunteers for provoking/sustaining the chat
1. Joyce Valenza @joycevalenza
2. Deb Schiano @debschi
3. Linda Dougherty @ljdougherty
4. Nikki Robertson @NikkiDRobertson
5. Shannon Miller @shannonmmiller
6. Tiff Whitehead @librarian_tiff
7. Gwyneth Jones @GwynethJones
8. Jane Lofton @jane_librarian
9. Michelle Luhtala @mluhtala
10. Sarah Wendorf @pageintraining
11. Jennifer LaGarde @jenniferlagarde
12. Lisa Perez @leperez1
13. Colette Cassinelli @ccassinelli
*Add "pre-Tweets" here

If you want to be a TLChat conversation moderator volunteer & added to this list please contact:
@NikkiDRobertson or @GwynethJones

TL News Night!

Going LIVE on the 3rd Monday of each Month!

This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Did we mention it was LIVE?

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#TLChat LIVE! Twitter chat session will follow a Q1/A1 format this year. Leading questions will be asked using Q1, Q2, etc. Please provide input/answers/links/etc to each question using the corresponding A1, A2, etc. so that the conversation can be followed easier.


TOPIC: Hacking traditional notions of the library: collection, instruction, reading, space/design, budget, walls, rules, and especially expectations.

The #TLChat LIVE! archive from April 14, 2014 can be accessed


TOPIC: Library Promotions: What, Where, When, Who, How & WHY?!

The #TLChat LIVE! archive from March 10, 2014 can be accessed HERE


TOPIC: From Library to Learning Commons: Tips, Tricks, Must Do's & Pitfalls to Avoid

The #TLChat LIVE! archive from February 10, 2014 can be accessed HERE


TOPIC: Questions Librarians Need To Answer starring @jenniferlagarde & @blueskunkblog

The #TLChat LIVE! archive from January 13, 2014 can be accessed HERE


TOPIC: Kindergartners Can't Research. Research Tips & Tricks for Grades K-12.

The #TLChat LIVE! archive from December 9, 2013 can be accessed HERE


TOPIC: Collaboration: Tips, Tricks & Hints

The #TLChat LIVE! archive from November 11, 2013 can be accessed HERE.

TOPIC: Libraries & Connected Learning: Embracing a Participatory Culture
The #TLChat LIVE! archive from October 14, 2013 can be accessed HERE.

TOPIC: Back To School- Follow up from TL Virtual Cafe Webinar
The #TLChat LIVE! archive from September 16, 2013: http://bit.ly/14ciKiW


Season Finale #TLChat LIVE! NEW NIGHT: Tuesday, June 4th at 8 pm ET

The #TLChat LIVE! archive from June 4, 2013:

TOPIC: Branding or ReBranding Your Library: The How, Why & Now
The #TLChat LIVE! archive from May 13, 2013: http://bit.ly/10ExBgN

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TOPIC: EBooks: Advice, Resources, Recommendations, Marketing, etc.
The #TLChat LIVE! archive from April 15, 2013: http://bit.ly/117q8cp

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Topic: Harnessing the Power of Collaboration with the Common Core
The #tlchat LIVE! archive from March 11, 2013: http://bit.ly/16nlKZM
SlideShare of tweets here:

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Topic: Building [[#|Your]] PLN & how to encourage teachers to become connected educators
The #tlchat LIVE! archive from February 11, 2013: http://bit.ly/U7REW8

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Topic: Get Those Books Moving-Advertising and Display Ideas for The New Year

The #tlchat LIVE! archive from January 14, 2013

Did you miss the simultaneous Google+ Hangout?
Catch the action on YouTube

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Topic: Supporting teachers w/Common Core
The #tlchatLive! from Dec. 10, 2012 Archive

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Supporting Teachers with Common Core: A #TLChat Recap by @NikkiDRobertson

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Topic: Book Clubs: Getting Them Started/Keeping Them Going

November Archive: http://tlchat.wikispaces.com/TL_Chat_Archive_Sept12

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Topic: New Tech Tools & How You Are Using Them!

October Archive: http://tlchat.wikispaces.com/Oct+8+2012

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Topic: Collaboration: How to get it going and keep it goingSept twtpoll.jpg

#TLChat Pinterest Board for 10/08/2012:

September Archive: http://tlchat.wikispaces.com/TL_Chat_Archive_Sept12

September 17, 2012 #TLChat infographic
(Infographic by @JenniferLaGarde)