It Gets Better Project

Thanks to Becky from Prescott for suggesting this excellent and important Youtube Channel:”I just came across the It Gets Better project on Youtube last night. A must see for librarians who serve teens. Every community has gay teens, and with bullying and...

B-I-NGO!

Carol Hardin sent a note about a site that allows you to create and customize Bingo cards. She says: “I recently used it for my afterschool read aloud. I used the vocabulary option and put character names and other relevant words for the book we are reading. You...

Peek at the Professional Collection

Feinberg, Sandra, et. al. The Family-Centered Library Handbook. Neal-Schuman, 2007.Imagine a library where all families with small children feel welcome, are excited to go to, and parents and children are learning skills that will help both children and families...

Best Books Mashup

Do you still have some money to spend, or wondering how to start once the new year begins? You might want to check the Best Books of the Year Mashup created by Nora Rawlinson at the Early Word Blog. She has created a spreadsheet of books that have made various Best of...

Local Scholarship Help

I read an interesting article in American Libraries a few weeks ago about a great niche for libraries to fill–researching and collecting information about local scholarships. Odds are much better for receiving a scholarship from the local Kiwanis club than with...