Free social media resources can be powerful tools for sharing what is happening in your library.

New Canaan HS Library:
Facebook page:


El Dorado County Library and its El Dorado Hills branch are on Facebook
The Library of Congress Facebook page
Kelly Palmer uses Facebook to publish short messages about new books, events, and resources at Brinker Elementary School Library.
Facebook in 1st Grade


The Daring Librarian's Twitter Tips comic tutorial
Blue Oak Elementary School and Oak Meadow Elementary School use Twitter to keep parents informed about school events.
The Monomacy Middle School web page has a twitter feed from the principal embedded in the opening page of the school's web site.
@vmlibraryvoice is where Shannon Miller tweets about her school library.

Tumblarians: Libraries and Librarians on Tumblr

Free Blog Tools

examples of Library blogs:
Van Meter Library Voice
Pine Glen Elementary School Library and Technology Center

Free Website Tools

Google Sites
Richard Byrne's great step-by-step guide Google Sites for Teachers
A one-hour demo on creating a Google Site:
The official Google Help Center:

Weebly for Education : ad free and specifically designed for education

Shannon Miller uses Google Sites for the Van Meter Library Voice website. but her blog has more current info.
Joyce Valenza uses a wiki with a Glogster front page for the Springfield HS Virtual Library.