Mockingjay Hits Menomonie

Colleen from Menomonie reported a crowd of 21 teens whose parents were willing to drop them off at the library for a Mockingjay release party (more were wishing they could come, and an on-duty police officer who stopped by to pick up a copy of the book for his...

Keeping Up–In General!

One of the biggest issues raised at a recent Youth Services Idea Swap was the perennial issue of TIME, and the lack thereof. We discussed the challenges of keeping up with newer media (blogs, facebook pages, flickr, websites), while still staying true to other key...

Spread the Word on MORE

Part of the IFLS Long Range Plan is to produce some MORE-related materials for youth. This sounds pretty vague, doesn’t it? That’s because we wanted to make sure to leave room for people working with youth to help us decide what format and contentyou would...

Teens Evaluating Books!

Two book-related announcements today:The big day is here! Your teens have been reading the 2010 Teens’ TopTen nominations since last April, and now they can tell us which books are their favorites. Voting for the 2010 Teens’ Top Ten is available -and this...

High Points, Low Points

Okay, so today was the Youth Services Idea Swap in Prescott. Wow, it is amazing when 10 committed and interesting people get together to talk about what works in their library, and what they are struggling with! Look for some detailed reports, coming up.In the...