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  1. Around the World in 60 Books

    On-Demand Once It may have taken Phileas Fogg 80 days in the late 1800s to travel around the world in Jules Verne’s "Around the World in 80 Days", but you can do it in 60 minutes! Pick up your passport and join tour guide Pam Spencer Holley as y ...

    NMUNGUIA - 06/10/2015 - 13:58 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  2. 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

  3. Breathing New Life into Book Programming with Technology

      Through the use of free technology tools, school librarians can get students and patrons excited about reading and sharing what they read. Participants learn how to promote library materials, encourage book discussions, and teach kids and teens how to t ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:42 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. The Goldie Socks Strategy—Creating a "Just Right" Library Program

      Award-winning author and librarian Jackie Mims Hopkins shares her book Goldie Socks and the Three Libearians. This program provides strategies to encourage enthusiasm and fun in the library. Through a PowerPoint presentation and storytelling, Jackie off ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 15:43 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. Read for the Record Campaign

    Celebration Event Non-ALA Thursday, October 3, 2013 (All day) Jumpstart’s premiere national campaign,  Read for the Record, presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation, is one time of the year when millions of individuals come together to celebra ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 15:41 - Conferences & Events