February 18, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

For National Poetry Month: A Social Justice Poetry Project for Teens, a guest post by Laura Shovan

Well. Here we are, educators and librarians. The teens we work with are consuming the same polarizing news media, current events stories, and government spin that we adults struggle to cope with every day.   How can we help teens interact with the news in a way that gives them some control over the language […]

New Year, New Ideas: Knockout Programming for 2017

From astronomy and salsa storytime to family literacy and more, these programming ideas for the year ahead hit it out of the park.

This article was published in School Library Journal's January 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Libraries Invite Dogs to Storytime

Three libraries are leveraging kids’ natural love of pooches to make reading come to life. The result? Little patrons clamoring to sign up for programs such as Book Barkers.