Today I’m over on Teen Services Underground taking an in-depth look at book committees. Since today is our EGOT for youth and young adult awards, we felt it was appropriate. So congrats to the winners, honours, top tens, and nominees, and a huge thank you to the committee members who made it possible.
Playlist: Football Songs
If you haven’t noticed the Super Bowl is this weekend, and my teens are extremely invested in which side wins. While the game will be broadcast after most libraries are closed, there’s no reason you can’t kickoff the weekend with a football playlist running in your teen room. I’ve pulled together 25 of the most […]
TSU: Committees- Beyond the Books
Yesterday, I was on Teen Services Underground talking about what goes into a committee (local, state, or national) beyond OMG BOOKS! Things like time, money, dedication, talking to your team leader and boss, time, money, and a host of other things that you may not have thought about. If you haven’t taken a look go […]
TSU: Mobile Makerspaces
Today I’m over on Teen Services Underground talking about Mobile Makerspaces, some things to think about when considering implementing them, what others have done, and what has worked. Come on over and take a look!
Queer Zine Panel Handouts
If you missed the Queer Zines – Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Going panel yesterday, you missed a really informative and fun panel. Our presenters above shared a wealth of knowledge, and I’m going to be collecting their online handounts and links and placing them below as I’m able to collect them. If […]
TSU: Getting your Geek on
Today I’m over at Teen Services Underground talking about three awesome resources about how to get your geek on: Black Girl Nerds Girls Like Comics and Women Write About Comics Come take a look!
Today I’m over at Teen Services Underground sharing Stress Relievers– things you can do at work and after work to keep you sane, healthy, and not feeling like this:
Resource: Disability in Kidlit
During ALA Annual in 2014, by sheer happenstance I got the wonderful opportunity to be seated at the Stonewall Brunch not only with e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, who was the co-winner that year, but also with the amazing Corinne Duyvis. I was completely envious of her hair and told her so, and we talked about her brand new […]
There are tons of blogs out there serving teens and young adult specialists, with more and more popping up every day. These are but a few of the ones that I follow on a regular basis- please feel free to recommend others! Diversity in Young Adult Disability in Kid Lit Zen and the Art of […]