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  1. STEM @ Your Library

    Libraries are places of exploration and a natural place to support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). In this webinar, students will explore ways to incorporate STEM into school and public library programming and the creation of circulatin ...

    DBOSTROM - 03/16/2015 - 09:17 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  2. Building STEAM with Día: The Whys and Hows to Getting Started

    Did you know that minorities are underrepresented in STEAM education and professional fields, and that children of color routinely score below their white peers in math and science? The library can help bridge this STEAM gap with programs and services dev ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 03/20/2015 - 09:54 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  3. ALSC Community Forum- November 2014

    On Thursday, November 20 at 2:00pm Eastern, ALSC President Ellen Riordan and the ALSC Board of Directors hosted an ALSC Community Forum live chat on the topic of the future of ALSC online learning. The forum includes from ALSC President Ellen Riordan foll ...

    DBOSTROM - 12/01/2014 - 10:45 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  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. 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. 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

  8. Picture Book Month

    ALA Events Celebration Friday, November 1, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, November 30, 2013 (All day) The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) will celebrate the picture book during the month of November as a partner of the second annual Picture ...

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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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