February 21, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Halloween Roundup: Spooky Reads and Mysterious Apps

pumpkinsCheck out SLJ’s latest recommendations for Halloween reads, apps, and fun for all ages.

Seasonal Tricks and Treats | Halloween Roundup

Put a Little Spook On Your iPad | Apps for the Halloween Season

Monstrously Funny Cartoons | Good Comics for Kids

Neil Gaiman Chats with SLJ About His Reimagined “Hansel and Gretel” | Up Close

Review: Neil Gaiman’s Hansel and Gretel | Good Comics for Kids

Halloween Reading | Adult Books 4 Teens

Video: Christopher Hart Draws a Funny Vampire | Good Comics for Kids

‘Tis the Season: Holiday Stories for Young Readers │ JLG’s Booktalks to Go

Spine-Tingling Stories for Older Readers

Preview: Costume Quest | Good Comics for Kids

Bewitching Tales | Great Books for Halloween

Review: Through the Woods by Emily Carroll

Review: Waiting for the Great Pumpkin

Diversity and Cultural Competency Training: Collections & RA

Do you want to ensure that your library’s collections are diverse, equitable, inclusive, and well-read?

Do you want to become a more culturally literate librarian and a more effective advocate for your community?

We've developed a foundational online course—with live sessions on February 28 & March 14—that will explore key concepts essential to cultivating and promoting inclusive and equitable collections.
Building Literacy-Rich Communities
Hosted by Library Journal and School Library JournalStronger Together is a national gathering of thought leaders and innovators from across the country who will share where and how partnerships between school districts and public libraries are having success. Join us May 10–12 at the University of Nebraska Omaha, as we explore the impact these collaborations are having on the institutions, communities, and kids they serve.