So You Want to Talk About Race

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been reading a book that has  helped me think and process and move my own needle a little bit as I am considering my own behavior and ideas around race.  I HIGHLY recommend So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma...

1000 Books Before Kindergarten App Help

Image credit:  PixabayMany libraries in IFLS-land have a terrific 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program, encouraging families to read together as much as possible before school starts.  It’s a fun way to promote this, and a few years ago IFLS joined...

Changing Names

Image from PixabayThis week the Association for Library Service to Children made a big decision.  They are changing the name of the award given to a children’s book author for a lasting, life-long contribution to children’s literature.  It will...

Serving Teens with Disabilities Resource

Image credit:  PixabayMany of you know about Renee Grassi, either from her work nationally OR from her terrific workshop for IFLS last year, when she talked about making library programs, particularly the Summer Library Program, more accessible to and inclusive...