Reopening & Distance Learning Resources


CASL's Reopening Plan Collection - crowdsourced by CT librarians with additional resources. 

ALA / AASL best practices

CLC resources

CLC Roundtable meetings:

School Librarians Roundtable – Wed. May 13, 2pm Topic: Preparing to Reopen - NOTES from the meeting

Lisa Polack's School Library Re-entry 2020 doc

Sharon Rodko's Wakelet

Reimagining Education article shared by Michelle Schwenger

Supply list ideas for Fall 2020:




2020 Publisher Permissions & Copyright information

Spreadsheet of Publisher Permissions

Emergency Learning resources

Visit CASL PD offerings - Live and on-demand

#TrythisonMonday resources - resources discussed during the virtual meetings Mondays from 3-4

Link to Google Hangout - Mondays from 3-4pm

#trythisonMonday folder

Bitmoji Scenes video

Bitmoji Scenes tutorial

Bitmoji photo album from Shannon Miller

How to Customize Your Bitmoji video

Many Bitmoji resources on this Wakelet

West Hartford's Middle Schools Live from the Library April 28

Virtual Literacy Events - click on the calendars to find virtual literacy events to share with your students & teachers.


April Calendar

May Calendar

June calendar - no events yet

Middle & High

Melissa Thom's Joyful Teacher Librarian page with a calendar with links to events

Nutmeg Award information

Nutmeg Award site

Connecticut State Library link to 2021 Nutmegs (audio & eBook)

Elementary Nutmeg Resources

From Ann Kauffman of Chaplin Elementary School - padlet

From Andrea Clark of Shelton Public Schools - site

Intermediate Nutmeg Resources

From Lisa Vance of Killingly - Google Form idea Intermediate

From Raleigh Stewart of Charles Wright Elementary in Wethersfield - padlet

From Ann Kauffman of Chaplin Elementary School - padlet

Middle School Nutmeg Resources

From Leslie Poulos of Silas Deane Middle School - Taylor Zocco's padlet

Lisa Vance of Killingly - Google Form idea MS

From Melissa Thom of Bristow MS in West Hartford - Nutmeg Bitmoji scenes 

High School Nutmeg Resources

From Tenley Stoltz of Somers High School - Sara Coelho's Padlet


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