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  1. Make a Splash with Project Outcome: Measuring the Success of Summer Reading Programs

    This webinar is designed to teach participants how to administer Project Outcome surveys to measure outcomes for their library’s summer reading program. By successfully administering surveys, libraries are able to use the results to showcase program succe ...

    SHOFMANN - 03/17/2016 - 17:30 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  2. Babies Need Words Every Day: Talk, Read, Sing, Play

    ALSC has launched Babies Need Words Every Day: Talk, Read, Sing, Play. These shareable resources were designed to bridge the 30 Million Word Gap by providing parents with proven ways to build their children's literacy skills.  Babies Need Words Every ...

    DBOSTROM - 04/13/2016 - 08:59 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  3. 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 - 02/29/2016 - 11:19 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. 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 - 02/26/2016 - 16:43 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

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

    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 possible potholes ...

    JNAJDUCH - 11/06/2015 - 09:48 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  7. 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)

  8. 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 - 02/26/2016 - 12:11 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. Beyond the Basics: Sparking a Culture of Literacy by Re-igniting Readers Within a Secondary School Setting

      Learn how to develop a culture of readers in a secondary education setting by infusing literacy initiatives through collaboration with classroom teachers, administrators, and school librarians. Participants will learn how one school district promotes li ...

    JHABLEY - 02/25/2016 - 15:30 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. 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 - American Libraries Magazine

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