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  1. Reading for Themselves: How to Get AND Keep Students Reading Through Book Clubs

    It’s 7:45 am, an hour before school starts and your classroom is overflowing with students who want to talk, about a book, that they have read for fun!  How is this possible?  Come to learn about the success of an innovation grant winning high school book ...

    JHABLEY - 07/15/2015 - 15:21 - qa2ab0

  2. Nooks and eBooks: How They Look in a High School Library

      How do Nooks and ebooks fit into high school library collections? Downers Grove South High School Library has successfully implemented the Nook and eBooks into its circulating collection. The librarians share their journey of how acquiring Nooks meant e ...

    JHABLEY - 06/30/2015 - 10:43 - qa2ab0

  3. 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 - 7x5ds8

  4. 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)

  5. So You Want to Genre-fy your Library...and More

    On-Demand Once You want your users to have more confidence, be more independent, and be able to find the right book. By rearranging your children's collections you will be able to accomplish this and more. We can show you where to start, point out po ...

    JNAJDUCH - 05/01/2015 - 13:22 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  6. Get to Know the Caldecott Winners

    On-Demand Once Join this curated documentary with ALSC Past President and Caldecott expert Kathleen Horning as she shares stories about some of the winning books and illustrators while we watch and listen to a handful of films and audio interviews with th ...

    JNAJDUCH - 05/01/2015 - 11:54 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  7. Friday Night Library Lights

    To reach sports fans, libraries offer resources to a growing number of fantasy league players By Adam Doster Paul Waelchli loves football. As a teenager growing up outside Green Bay, Wisconsin, he played the sport in high school. Watching Packers games on ...

    ssinharoy - 11/27/2013 - 09:14 - 7x5ds8

  8. Making a Place, Making a Case for Read-Alouds: A Powerful Teaching Tool for Literacy

    Blended Multiple Certificate of Attendance When is a read-aloud more than a great story? When it also ties in critical thinking skills. In this 4-week e-course, participants will learn how to infuse literacy skills while continuing to share the passion an ...

    admin - 06/30/2015 - 13:13 - qa2ab0

  9. 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 - prnpng

  10. Outstanding Books for the College Bound

      Outstanding Books for the College Bound is a reading list principally intended for students preparing for college and those serving them. This program will share strategies for creating programs that encourage reading among students, including booktalks ...

    JHABLEY - 12/10/2013 - 14:15 - qa2ab0

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