The ALSC/YALSA Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production Committee is asking the ALSC and YALSA membership to submit audiobook titles for consideration.
Preparing for this summer’s solar eclipse, and looking for ways to engage your visitors? Consider incorporating the free online multi-cultural eclipse stories, researched and recorded by professional storytellers Cassandra Wye and Fran Stallings at the request of the Lunar and Planetary Institute.
Do you find it hard to weed the animal books in your collection? Do you have pets or want pets? Do you want to hear about some good animal books that are out now? If you answered “yes”, look no further!
Over the past twenty years, perhaps no position in education has transformed more than the school librarian. I spoke with two veteran school librarians to get a better idea just how much their jobs have evolved: Dr. Andrea Ange is a veteran librarian and web master at Campbell High School in Litchfield, NH. Marifran DeMaine is a high school librarian in Putnam Valley, NY with additional experience working in public, elementary, and middle school libraries. Andrea and Marifran were gracious enough to share the ways in which their positions have allowed them to support teachers and students in this ever-changing educational landscape. Through our conversations, it became abundantly clear just how vital school librarians are and will continue to be to education in the 21st century. Librarians are Teachers School librarians are teachers, first and foremost. After all, no one gets a library science degree just to organize a card…
The idea for a Sensory Backpack collection was born during a meeting between Frisco Public Library’s (FPL) Youth Services staff and Frisco ISD’s Parent Trainer, Colleen Kugler. We decided to use collections to help students with special needs feel welcome at FPL.
Over Winter Break 2016, I had the pleasure of presenting Family Storytime to a large group of kiddos of varying ages.
Chicago has fabulous activities to offer if you are willing to travel a little bit. Below you will find at least two for each day of the conference, one earlier in the evening for the early birds and one later for the night owls. Directions are based on the Hyatt Regency Chicago hotel headquarters at 151 E. Wacker Dr. Friday, June 23rd MSI After Hours: Humans Welcome 7 p.m. (21+) $30 includes complimentary drink and snacks and a cash bar. A chance to see all the Museum of Science and Industry has to offer without the crowds. 5700 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637. (773) 684-1414 The Improvised Shakespeare Company at IO Theater 10:30pm. $16. The Improvised Shakespeare Company performs an improvised play using the language and themes of William Shakespeare. Also available at 8pm. 1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60642. (312) 929-2401 Saturday, June 24th Chicago…
Everyone is welcome at the library. There is no disputing that, but it does not stop with open doors.