Great Web Sites

The 2012 Great Web Sites Committee announces the Spring 2012 selections. Great Web Sites for Kids are those considered the best web sites for children ages birth to 14, outstanding in both content and conception.  Selection criteria is available...

Picture Book Review

Book review by Raechel Schink, recent intern at IFLS.  Thanks Raechel! Fogliano, Julie. and then it’s spring. Illus. Erin E. Stead. Roaring Brook Press. (978-159-643-6244) Ages 4 and up.The perfect book choice to teach children about spring. and then it’s spring...

Foster Kids resource

Chicago Public Library recently collaborated with a very proactive and dedicated judge, the Honorable Helaine Berger, to create a book list and build supporting collections in every CPL location for kids, teens, and parents who are involved in the foster care...

Meet a Librarian–Jenna Gilles

Jenna Gilles is the youth services librarian at the Fall Creek Public Library, among many other things!  She writes a great blog about doings at her library. A busy, creative and energetic person, she brings a lot of great stuff to the library.  The photo...

Popular Children’s Series

Based on a poll of PUBYAC and IFLS Youth Services list servs, in combination with a peek at the multiple holds list for our catalog, I came up with this list of popular series.  Take a peek. Do you have anything to add to the list?  Anything you need to add...