If you’ve been reading the ALSC Blog this month, you have most likely seen many posts from our ALSC committees with variations on the theme “Children’s Librarians are Experts in… ” Focusing on ALSC Competencies for Librarians Serving Children in Public Libraries, we hope to feature guest posts in December from active children’s librarians about how they demonstrate their children’s librarian expertise.
Are you interested in writing a post about your EXPERT children’s librarians skills? Contact Mary Voors, the ALSC Blog manager, at email@example.com; I’ll give you all the details you need to contribute to the Blog and share your expertise.
Want some inspiration for your post? Check out some of October’s “Expert” posts:
- The AASL/ALSC/YALSA Interdivisional Committee’s post: Children’s Librarians are Experts at Partnerships: Meeting the Needs of Special Education Classrooms through Outreach and Advocacy
- The ALSC Public Awareness committee’s post: Children’s Librarians are Experts with the Data to Back It Up!
- The ALSC Managing Children’s Services committee’s post: Children’s Librarians Are Experts at… Leading a Team
- ALSC Intellectual Freedom committee’s post: Children’s Librarians are Experts at Good Trouble
- ALSC Advocacy and Legislation committee’s post Children’s Librarians are Experts at Play
- ALSC Library Service to Underserved Children and Their Caregivers’ post Children’s Librarians are Experts at Designing Innovative Services!
We look forward to sharing how YOU are a Children’s Librarian Expert on the ALSC Blog!
This post addresses the following ALSC Core Competencies: VII. Professionalism and Professional Development.