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I have a "Library Lunch Club" - admittance is based on AR points - and it's
totally social.  The kids bring their lunch, eat, talk, play computer games
(G rated only), surf the net as much as our filters allow, read, take AR
tests and help me run the circulation desk. 

It doesn't bother me in the least (other than at times the noise gives me a
Our kids are so much pressure- Texas is after all the home of the
standardized test and I think they need that 30 minutes to just chill out
and enjoy each other's company. 
After all teachers chat  in the staff lounge and play solitaire on their
computers, so why can't the kids have the same privilege ? 

The kids know my rules and respect them and I really have very little
trouble with any them taking advantage of the situation.  It keeps them
reading and that's the bottom line.  They love hanging out in the library
and that, in the words of Martha is a "Good Thing".

Guusje Moore
Housman Elementary School
Housman Elementary School
Houston TX


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