Teen Resources for the Time-Strapped

Let’s face it, most libraries don’t have someone devoting a lot of time to teen services.  Even the teen librarian in our system’s larges library has dozens of other important non-teen-related duties to attend to. For those of you who are...

New Mentoring Program

This just in from The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC):The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) announced the beginning of a new mentoring program this fall. The program, which is open to members and non-members, is intended to help...

Great Recordings for Storytime

Ann Clark at So Tomorrow has a terrific blog post about some of her favorite music to use in a storytime for kids.  It not only enriches storytime, it allows caregivers and kids to learn about some great new music to take home with them.  Check out the...

Play Play Play!

We are getting more and more information about the importance of creating opportunities and spaces for children to explore, create and imagine during free play.  It is crucial for social, emotional, physical and language development, to name just a few areas....