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  1. Readers' Advisory

    Leave this field blank Best Practices for Apps in Storytime Parents are faced with ever-expanding media options to share with their children, and many children’s librarians are beginning to incorporate apps and eBooks for young children into their collect ...

    admin - 09/20/2012 - 21:51 - Online Learning

  2. Readers' Advisory 101

    Next session: TBD Weekly Live Chats 3 p.m., Chicago/Central Time on Thursdays (1-2 hours) Other upcoming sessions: TBD Register online now! Or, register by mail or fax by downloading the registration form (PDF format.) Course Objectives and Description Le ...

    AHILL - 03/23/2015 - 17:39 - Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

  3. Making the Match

    Become an expert and connecting teens with books!  In a survey by Smartgirl.org and YALSA, the majority of teen respondents said that they would read more if they knew about more good books to read. In Professor Lesesne's own survey of 3600+ teens (2 ...

    admin - 01/23/2015 - 15:49 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  4. Booktalks Quick and Simple

    Want to entice teens to read but are not sure how? Try booktalks! In this YALSA online course, participants will learn what a booktalk is as well as a variety of techniques on how to use them with teens. Learn how to create hooks for books and how to shar ...

    admin - 01/23/2015 - 12:22 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  5. The Practical Librarian’s Guide to Collection Development

    Weeding and acquisition made easier By Abby Preschel Kalan After years of practicing adult collection development skills in a medium-sized suburban public library, I have discovered that specific “shortcut” rules have become second nature to me. I present ...

    bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:07 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Street Smart: Urban Fiction in Public Libraries On-Demand Webinar

    “Street Lit is all about stories: Stories that come from real lives lived in neighborhoods where streets, sidewalks and corners interweave and intersect and connect… Stories about human beings who walk, talk, and think, laugh, cry, and drink, fight, make ...

    SHOFMANN - 09/17/2013 - 12:33 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  7. 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 - 09/16/2013 - 10:59 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  8. Best Practices for Apps in Storytime

    Parents are faced with ever-expanding media options to share with their children, and many children’s librarians are beginning to incorporate apps and eBooks for young children into their collections and programming to satisfy the growing need for reader& ...

    JNAJDUCH - 08/21/2013 - 08:44 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  9. Two Debuts That Will Thrill

    By Bill Ott As anyone who has followed this column knows, I read a lot of mysteries. Sure, I love to follow the careers of my favorites—Michael Connelly, George Pelecanos, Daniel Woodrell, among many others—but the thing I enjoy most about reviewing myste ...

    ssinharoy - 02/10/2014 - 12:40 - American Libraries Magazine

  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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