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  1. Helping Youth Transition from Children's to Teen Services

    Teen services librarians have a challenging role in trying to provide space and programming that meets the diverse needs of their patrons. How do you bridge the gap between tweens and teens? Join Jason Lamb, Tween Librarian for the Topeka and Shawnee Coun ...

    NMUNGUIA - 11/03/2015 - 16:50 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  2. Navigating the Divide between Teens and Tweens

    This course is not currently being offered as part of this year’s course schedule; however, for groups who have 20 or more individuals interested in taking the course, we can offer it exclusively to your organization! The role of the young adult services ...

    admin - 05/18/2016 - 12:55 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  3. PLA Service Response Workbook: Succeed in School: Homework Help

    Students will have the resources they need to succeed in school. Is helping students in your community to Succeed in School a service priority in your library now? Do you think it may become a service priority in the future? What types of services and pro ...

    admin - 08/28/2014 - 10:04 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  4. 10 Social Tools to Connect with Teens at Your Library

    The world of social learning and digital outreach is quickly changing. In this webinar, Joe Murphy will discuss top social technologies that libraries can use to foster discovery and sharing in library programs as well as use to market library events. Tec ...

    SKUENN - 05/08/2012 - 15:54 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  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. School Library Ebook Business Models

    Creating licensing partnerships that work By Christopher Harris, Ric Hasenyager, and Carrie Russell Much attention has been paid to library lending, the availability of ebook titles that public libraries can purchase, and the business models associated wi ...

    ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 20:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Libraries Find Success in Crowdfunding

    By Megan Cottrell When the Northlake (Ill.) Public Library District wanted to grow its popular graphic novel collection and add a fun element to attract young adults, the staff decided to dream big—really big. As in 9-feet-tall-and-green kind of big. Staf ...

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

  8. Keeping Kids in Stitches

    By Beverly Goldberg Youngsters learn how to navigate a sewing machine courtesy of the Cleveland Public Library’s Lorain branch “Sew Lorain Kids” program. Debuting this past fall, the low-tech drop-in maker class has students producing finger puppets, lunc ...

    bgoldberg - 05/21/2014 - 15:53 - 2 comments - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Spring into Books: Terrific New Titles for Youth (Booklist Webcast)

    Originally aired February 22, 2011. Spring! Something new in the air. At Booklist that means fresh and fabulous spring books. Join us for this free, informative Booklist webinar to hear about the buzz-worthy titles from our sponsors, Macmillan Children’s ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  10. YA Alert: New Teen Titles for 2011 (Booklist Webcast)

    Originally aired on February 8, 2011. Young adult literature remains one of the most exciting areas of the publishing world, and it’s challenging to keep up with the latest news and books. In this information-packed Booklist Publications webcast, attendee ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning