Great Graphic Novels for Teens

(photo from flickr, erin m, Florida Supercon)YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association) has named a top ten list of graphic novels for teens. How many are in your collection? What do the teens in your library...

A few display ideas

Here is a collection of decoration ideas from the summer library program workshop:If you want to have a picture (of an astronaut or some other night-time related person or animal) with a face cut out for photo opportunities and general silliness, someone suggested...

Take Time to Learn Some Great Stuff!

Thanks to Channel Weekly for alerting me to these excellent, free continuing education opportunities!1. CCBC Shorts Are you working on your book tie-ins for this summer’s “Dream Big, Read” and “Own the Night” children’s and teen library program themes? Don’t be in the...

Children’s Choice Nominees

Children’s Book Week is coming up, May 7-13. Encourage kids to read the books nominated for the Children’s Choice award, and then VOTE, starting March 14!2012 Digital Toolkit is another resource, featuring everything you need to help spread the...

Library Spa–guest post

Guest post from Dayna Lovell, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library Girls Night Out: Mother-Daughter Natural Spa Program The second annual Girls Night Out natural spa program was a success. Nine teens, eleven adults and two (unexpected) younger girls had a great time,...