Changing-Table Initiative of ALSC

3 of the posters available to download and printIn order to help encourage parents and caregivers to talk, sing, play, read and write with their young children, the Association for Library Service to Children created some gorgeous posters that are available to...

SummerTeen Free Virtual Conference

Just what you need to keep you going this summer–a FREE conference that requires no travel.  School Library Journal is sponsoring a free virtual conference about serving teens, SummerTeen on August 13, starting at 10 am Central Standard Time.  It...

When In Doubt, Go to the Library

I had the opportunity to attend National History Day festivities in College Park, Maryland last week.  Wow, if you ever need some great inspiration about some amazingly dedicated, smart, interesting, and enthusiastic teens, this is a terrific place to get it....

Travel flannel board kits

Thanks to Valerie from Ladysmith for this great idea/guest post!For our Earth Day storytime, I wanted our craft to be something that we could make reusing materials we already had at the library. We have many DVD cases that can’t be used for circulation...

Abstinence-Only?

I was just listening to a recorded ALSC webinar by Cen Campbell (founder of the Little eLit blog).  She made an analogy that made a lot of sense to me.  She suggested that no matter how we feel about kids spending time interacting with screens, sticking to...