July 21, 2017

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How One Library in Illinois is Using New Technology to Engage (and Inspire) Patrons

Meet Heather Hageli. Heather is the Early Literacy Coordinator for the Vernon Area Public Library (VAPL). The VAPL’s 50,000 square foot building is full of excellent resources found in most libraries. But, Heather just brought in an exciting, new tool that is showing her patrons the true power of words.

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Interview with YA Fiction Author Christina June

June divides her time between writing young adult contemporary fiction and working as a school counselor in Washington, DC, where she lives with her husband and daughter.

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Penguin Young Readers: Summer 2017 Preview

Recently, Penguin Young Readers Group hosted a group of librarians to give them an advance peek at what’s new for the summer of 2017.

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Take Your Book Budget Further: Shared Collections

The Hawaii State Department of Education was looking for an ebook and audiobook solution to maximize purchasing power and expand reading opportunities. Here is the answer they found.

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Credo’s SKILL Modules Help Educators Cover More Ground

Faced with a budgetary torpedo, this library director looked for ways to supplement her information literacy curriculum to cover the same number of classes with fewer librarians.

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Getting Through to Kids with Graphic Novels

Featured in Scholastic’s upcoming Teach Graphix Week, Kazu Kibuishi is the artist/writer behind Amulet, The New York Times bestselling graphic novel fantasy series, published by Scholastic Inc.

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Helping the Reluctant Reader

Students in the age of digital screens often face significant reading challenges. A library’s large print collection can be instrumental in helping them change their habits for the better.

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SPONSORED: Rainbow Rowell’s Epic Love Story, “Carry On,” Is Finally Here

Carry On is a ghost story, a love story, and a mystery. It has just as much kissing and talking as you’d expect from a Rainbow Rowell story— but far, far more monsters.