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  1. Using the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library® Toolkit with Spanish-Speaking Communities

    On-Demand Once Join us for an introduction to the 2nd edition of the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library Toolkit for Spanish-speaking Communities.   This kit was developed by ALSC and PLA to assist and empower public library staff to serve Spanish-sp ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 05/01/2015 - 11:39 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  2. Literacy

    1918 In 1918 ALA opens a library for American military personnel in Paris. This collection was later established (1920) as the American Library in Paris Posted Feb 25, 2013 Comments: 0 1930 First meeting of the Young People's Reading Round Table; now ...

    admin - 09/20/2012 - 21:39 - ab5w32

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Partners in Literacy: How Schools and Public Libraries Can Work Together

    On-Demand Multiple 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 to a homework center and a collab ...

    SHOFMANN - 05/21/2015 - 16:37 - rb0cnm

  6. 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

  7. Building Blocks for a Diverse Library Collection

    On-Demand Once Today’s teens make up the most diverse generation in our history—are you ready for them?  With challenges including parent complaints, contending with user demand, and maintaining a nuanced and diverse collection, we know that collection bu ...

    NMUNGUIA - 06/17/2015 - 14:13 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  8. 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)

  9. Early Literacy Programming in the Digital Age: Apps and E-Books in Storytime

    On-Demand Multiple 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 tackles th ...

    SHOFMANN - 05/21/2015 - 16:32 - rb0cnm

  10. Make Way for Makerspaces in the Library

    On-Demand Multiple Makerspaces are gaining popularity in public libraries across the U.S. These innovative spots introduce library patrons to tools, like 3D printers and makerbots, not normally found in the library and offer patrons the opportunity to exp ...

    SHOFMANN - 05/21/2015 - 13:47 - rb0cnm

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