Autism Welcome Here Grants Available

Announcing a NEW library grant opportunity!AUTISM WELCOME HERE: Library Programs, Services and More Grantwww.librariesandautism.org/grantApplications are now being accepted online. Submission deadline is December 1, 2015.  For more information and details about...

Word Group Game in Pepin

Thanks to Christy in Pepin for this blog post!What do you do with those flimsy DVD cases that we are not to circulate?  Do they just pile up in a store room or cabinet?  What about the discs from movies or books that are not salvageable or no longer...

Developing Self-Regulation in Children

Photo credit:  Lou Bueno flickrMy public health colleague Karen sent me a link to this article about a recent study about significant media use and self-regulation issues for young children.  Being able to self-regulate is a crucial life skill that allows...

Get the Mayor Involved in Summer Reading!

Thanks to Kim Hennings at New Richmond for this guest blog post about a great addition to their Summer Library Program:This year, in addition to weekly reading goals for SLP participants, we added “Mayor Fred’s Summer Reading Challenge.”We had a high...

Media Mentor Twitter Chat

Photo credit:  Sharon & Nikki McCutcheonJoin ALSC members and anyone interested in participating in a monthly Twitter chat. On Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 8 pm Central, ALSC will be hosting a one-hour chat on the topic of media mentorship. What are you doing...