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  1. Early Literacy Programming in the Digital Age On-Demand Webinar

    Apps and E-Books in Storytime Storytime has joined the digital age, and incorporating digital media into collections and programming is now an essential part of children’s librarianship. Join PLA and instructor Cen Campbell for this on-demand webinar that ...

    SHOFMANN - 08/18/2014 - 12:18 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  2. PLA Service Response Workbook: Learn to Read and Write: Adult, Teen and Family Literacy

    Adults and Teens will have the support they need to improve their literacy skills in order to meet their personal goals and fulfill their responsibilities as parents, citizens, and workers. Is helping residents in your community to Learn to Read and Write ...

    admin - 08/28/2014 - 09:56 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  3. Partners in Literacy On-Demand Webinar

    How Schools and Public Libraries Can Work Together The Cuyahoga County Public Library System and its local Parma School System have piloted a rich partnership to help youth literacy. It began with after school programming led by librarians, branched out t ...

    SHOFMANN - 01/10/2014 - 11:18 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  4. Kindergartners Go to College

    By Beverly Goldberg Kindergartners get a Sneetches  storytime at Fullerton College Library from Acquisitions Librarian Monique Delatte Starkey (left) and Library Assistant Betsy Murray. The children were among 1,800 who came to the campus’s 19th annual Ki ...

    bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 12:55 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. The Myth of Busy Summers

    Youth librarians serve kids, parents, and advocates all year long By Linda W. Braun When library staff members serving youth tell me how much busier they are when school is out for the summer (and in preparing for students’ vacation time), it makes me a l ...

    bgoldberg - 06/23/2014 - 11:44 - 6 comments - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Connect, Create, Collaborate: Supporting Teen Needs with Technology

    Over the past several years, technology has not only become a part of the every day life experience of teens, but it's also an integral part of the lives of the librarians that serve the age group. From Twitter to Vine and from coding to website crea ...

    admin - 04/24/2014 - 11:56 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  7. Knowing What Readers Need

    Done right, Common Core teaches texts, not tests By Ernie Cox The era of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in American education carries both promise and peril. Pundits readily discuss varied perspectives about CCSS in everything from traditional journal ...

    bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:13 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Reaching Teens with Gaming (YALSA)

    Gaming at the library refers to board, card, role-playing, and big games, not just digital video games. Thinking about hosting board game nights or starting a circulating video game collection? Already offering Rock band and Mario Kart and looking for a n ...

    admin - 04/16/2014 - 17:07 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  9. Power Up with Print (YALSA)

    Get more teens reading! Young adult literature is a rapidly growing field and keeping up with the latest in YA literature can be challenging. Through this course students will learn about key young adult authors and books, and will learn how to evaluate a ...

    admin - 04/16/2014 - 17:03 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  10. Making the Match (YALSA)

    Become an expert and connecting teens with books!  In a survey by Smartgirl.org and YALSA, the majority of teen respondents said that they would read more if they knew about more good books to read. In Professor Lesesne's own survey of 3600+ teens (2 ...

    admin - 04/16/2014 - 17:00 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

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