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.
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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!
TSU: Father’s Day Crafts
Today I’m over on Teen Services Underground sharing ideas for Father’s Day Crafts for teens. Father’s Day often gets shunted to the side in the middle of graduations and summer reading program kick-offs. There’s also the thought that Father’s Day has to be strictly for the guy in the family when it’s not the case. […]
TSU: Self Directed Programming for May
Today I’m over on Teen Services Underground talking about some really easy self directed programming for May. Which means, programs that you or other teen specialists can set up with a little involvement and let go, yet will have tons of teens get involved! A complete win-win as May is typically a crazy month for […]
TSU: 2016 Summer Reading Booklist
Today I’m over on Teen Services Underground sharing almost 20 newer books (2011 and newer) to add to your 2016 summer reading CSRP and iRead themed list for teens. These new titles deal with overcoming personal challenges, sports fiction, dystopian gaming, and virtual gaming, and include new titles by Tim Federle, Kwame Alexander, and a […]
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!
Last Minute SWRD Ideas on TSU
Today I’m over on Teen Services Underground sharing last minute programming ideas for Star Wars Read Day. Come on over and check it out!
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:
To Theme or Not to Theme?
Today I’m over at Teen Services Underground discussing the importance (or lack thereof) of a theme in programming- the hype, the pressure, the usefulness, and what it all means. Come on over and take a look.
TSU: Self Directed Programs
Today I’m over on Teen Services Underground sharing ideas on self directed programs for summer reading programs. Self directed programs are often called passive programs in library speak; these are programs that we don’t “actively” run, where there’s not someone there from beginning to end like Makerspaces or Movie nights. These are the ones like: […]