Professional Publications


   Professional Publications and Speaking Engagements
Picture of Mrs. Darty sitting
 Photo Image from article  Sprucing Up My School Library for Less Than $600,
January 2016
Photo Image of Library from Article  More Thrifty Library Design Tips,
April 2016
 Feature image of students sitting in tire chairs  Thrifty Library Hacks,
October 2017
Holiday Book Christmas Tree   10 Crafty and Bookish Holiday Displays,
December 2017
 Breakerspace Area from Article  Trend Alert: Breakerspaces,
February 2018
 De-Stressing Station Picture  Hands-On Ways to De-Stress,
March 2018
 Video games available for checkout at a Library  Libraries of Things,
June 2018
 Banned Book Week Crafts  Get Crafty for Banned Books Week,
July 2018
District Administration Leadership Insitute   Guest Speaker on Breakerspaces at the DA Leadership Institute STEM Conference in Orlando,
September 2018
 Holiday Ornament Crafts  Holiday Hacks: Makerspace Crafts,
November 2018
 Library Journal Logo  Digital Presenter for  Library Journal's Teen Tech Playground: Get Your Teens Tinkering, Gaming, and Podcasting" on the topic of Breakerspaces,
November 2018
 Picture of a Bookstore  Book Bargains,
March 2019
Headspace Cloud Logo   Apps and Websites to De-Stress in the Classroom,
April 2019

  Awards and Recognition 
School Library Journal Article  Wrote 2 of the top 10 articles for School Library Journal in 2016
 Book cover of Hacking School Libraries  Featured in the book "Hacking School Libraries: 10 Ways to Incorporate Library Media Centers into Your Learning"
by Kristina A. Holzweiss
Eddie and Ozzie Award Logo   Her article "Apps and Websites to Destress in the Classroom"  was included in an issue of School LIbrary Journal on Social-Emotional Learning which won an
Eddie Journalism Award 
 TL Talk Radio Logo Recognized by Dustin Hensley, author of Role of Libraries and Librarians in School Transformation,
as a
 Library Influencer,
October 2019