State and National Resources
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Library Services Team’s Youth Services Page includes information about subscribing to a state Youth Services email list, and information about both statewide subscriptions to CSLP and Beanstack
Cooperative Children’s Book Center is a terrific state resource, creating a yearly publication called CCBC Choices, offering various webinars and trainings throughout the year, and providing a robust Intellectual Freedom service to libraries facing a challenge to youth materials.
- The YSS Blog Youth Services Shout-Out has great tips and information from contributors from around the state
- Wisconsin Children’s Book Award Committee chooses the most distinguished books for youth published by Wisconsin authors each year
American Library Association has two sections that deal specifically with youth:
- Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) provides
- Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) provides