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  1. 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

  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. Literacy

    Leave this field blank PLA Literacy On-Demand Webinars PLA On-Demand Webinars are archived recordings of previous PLA webinars available 24/7 for viewing at your convenience. Most are approximately one hour in length and are priced at $28 each (less 10% d ...

    admin - 09/20/2012 - 21:39 - Online Learning

  4. 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

  5. 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 - 04/21/2015 - 16:26 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  6. 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

  7. Teen Read Week

    ALA Events Celebration Sunday, October 13, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, October 19, 2013 (All day) A national literacy initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association that is aimed at teens, their parents, librarians, educators, booksellers and ...

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

  8. International Literacy Day

    Celebration Event International International Events Non-ALA Sunday, September 8, 2013 (All day) For over 40 years now, UNESCO has been celebrating International Literacy Day by reminding the international community that literacy is a human right and the ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 15:40 - Conferences & Events

  9. Talk-Alouds: A Different Approach to Read-Alouds

      Presenter:  Raquel Cuperman Many educators and authors support the importance of reading and its benefits. There are many texts on how to use read-alouds in the classroom and many suggested book lists for this purpose.This webinar offers another look at ...

    JHABLEY - 01/29/2015 - 15:55 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. 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 - 04/21/2015 - 16:23 - Public Library Association (PLA)

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