Tool for Readers’ Advisory to Children Providing readers’ advisory to children and parents can be both difficult and intimidating. If you want a little help, check out this great site created by the Mobile Public Library: Choosing Books for Kids. It contains information about each age range’s reading needs and short descriptions of types of books a …
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Looking for some Programming Inspiration? Look at these dates for great event themes: November 11th is Origami Day (check ou t the Repurposing Books Maker kit for some book origami ideas; or visit these sites for program ideas: Straight Origami at The Show Me Librarian or Origami Yoda at Z Before Y & BayViews and More) November 12th …
The Collaborative Summer Library Program catalogs are on their way to you! Some of the catalogs have already been delivered, and some are on their way. Be on the lookout for yours. Order your materials here: 2017 CSLP Summer Reading Materials Order Form. All orders must be placed by October 31, 2016.
Youâ€™ll hear a lot of talk about the â€œdeath of the public libraryâ€ these days. It isnâ€™t simply the perpetual budget crises that many face either. Itâ€™s the move to digital literature, and the idea that once there are no more print books (or rather if there are no more print books), the library as …
I came across a great blog entry that you might want to pass on to parents of the children who visit your library.Â This is from the website of the magazine Mothering.Â They no longer have a print magazine, but have daily articles online. Create a Culture of Reading at Home.
This is library week in Ireland and they posted this wonderful video advertisement for their libraries. Many thantks to Jessamyn West at librarian.net
March 1 is the annual Read Across America Day with the Cat in the Hat. Here is a link to some ideas for celebrating the day. Random House has also created Seussville, a page with printable activities and more. If you are unable to click the links , copy and paste each address below into …
For Immediate Release January 10, 2011 Washington, D.C. â€“ The American Library Association (ALA) says efforts by Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) have resulted in a change to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) policy that will designate libraries as temporary relocation facilities during major disasters and emergencies under the FEMA Public Assistance Program. Section 403 of …