Spoilers! Game

I found out about this game, Spoilers!, from an ALSC listserv.  It was developed by Kendra Wright, formerly at the Sno-Isle Library System in the state of Washington.  Though this game requires library staff to commit to reading a lot of middle-grade books,...

Laundromat Storytimes and Services

Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay Do you advertise your library programs and services in the laundromat?  It’s a place where people, often families, spend a fair amount of time waiting.  If you aren’t already advertising your...

The Cardigan Newsletter

Image by emmabeyjd from Pixabay The Cardigan Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter for children’s librarians, written by Allie Barton and Katherine Hickey, two youth services librarians from Oklahoma.  Each issue has sections...

Diversity Audits

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay I’ve been hearing a lot about Diversity Audits as a way of critically examining a collection to determine how well it represents typically under-represented groups.  Karen Jensen at the Teen Librarian’s Toolbox has some...