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Tween Services & Programming Titles
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Create, Relate and Pop @ the Library by
Publication Date: 2011-02-01
Here, two innovative YA librarians show librarians how to capitalize on the latest trends - from TV, movies, and music to indie and niche interests - by incorporating them into compelling, creative programs.
Serving Boys Through Readers' Advisory by
Publication Date: 2009-12-01
Based on more than twenty years experience working to get boys interested in reading, Michael Sullivan now offers his first readers advisory volume. With an emphasis on nonfiction and the boy-friendly categories of genre fiction, the work offers a wealth of material.
Library Services for Children and Young People by
Publication Date: 2012
Children's library services: policy, people and partnerships : Library services for children and young people: an overview of current provision, future trends and challenges / 21st-century school libraries: visionary spaces for learning / The changing shape of reading: the 21st-century challenge / Engaging and influencing policy and the curriculum: the Scottish Information Literacy Outlining a vision for children’s and young adult library services in the next decade, this book carves out a strategy for engaging with the challenges and opportunities for children’s and YA librarians and policymakers in the Google environment. Editors Rankin and Brock, alongside a host of internationally known practitioners and academics, offer a wide perspective on all aspects of library services for 6–18 year olds.
After-School Clubs for Kids by
Publication Date: 2013-11-01
Learning which takes place "after hours," in a club setting, is often an undersupported component of children's education. After-school clubs built around books encourage independent, recreational reading, which in turn has a positive impact on the rest of a child's day. In this book, Shaia offers a year's worth of ready-to-implement program ideas for librarians and educators.
iPads® in the Library by
Publication Date: 2013-06-13
Looking for a programming guide for computer tablet use in the library setting? This book provides detailed plans and instructions with specific literacy goals for child, teen, and adult audiences-exactly what librarians seeking to integrate iPad and other tablet use into their programs need.
Gamers ... in the Library?! by
Publication Date: 2007-07-01
Imagine: Teen and pre-teen boys, twenty-somethings, parents, and even younger kids streaming into the library. It's your library's monthly videogame tournament Step boldly into a new arena of library programming with lifetime gamer and Ann Arbor's library technology manager, Eli Neiburger.As a leading expert on producing videogame tournaments and events, Neiburger explains why videogame programming holds huge potential for libraries. He offers the complete toolkit.
Once upon a Cuento by
Publication Date: 2016-05-01
It is imperative that library programs reflect the rich diversity of the entire community. That includes Spanish-speaking children, who need opportunities to hear their home and school languages spoken, and to see their lives validated through engaging cuentos (stories) that reflect their cultural experiences. Additionally, when combined with other forms of targeted outreach, offering bilingual storytimes in English and Spanish is an effective strategy to attract Latino and Spanish-speaking families to your library. This all-in-one resource, written by two experienced specialists who understand the nuances of library services, collections, and outreach to this population, shows you how.
Moving Diversity Forward by
Publication Date: 2012-04-16
"If you believe that your organization has done everything it can to enhance its diversity, and if you are still frustrated at how little progress you have made, Moving Diversity Forward is for you. It is an instructive read for all of those who wish to live and work in a multi-cultural world where everyone has a fair chance to succeed and contribute."-- Frank P. Barron, Chief Legal Officer, Morgan Stanley
What If I Say the Wrong Thing? by
Publication Date: 2014-04-07
In this compelling new tip book you'll find innovative and surprising ways to keep your personal diversity journey moving and the diversity commitment of your organization. Written to make this information bite-size and accessible, you'll find quick answers to typical What should I do? questions, like: What if I say the wrong thing, what should I do? What if I am work and someone makes a sexist joke, what should I say? Purchase copies for everyone at your organization to make sure everyone knows the culturally effective way to approach diversity situations. With this book they can be prepared and practiced at moving diversity forward.
Autism & Special Services
Programming for Children and Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder by
Publication Date: 2014-02-01
Those who understand the unique sensitivities of young people with autism spectrum disorder, now the second most commonly diagnosed serious developmental disability, know that ordinary library programming guides are not up to the task of effectively serving these library users. Klipper has presented at conferences and trained librarians from around the country in autism awareness, and the grant-funded Sensory Storytime programming she developed at The Ferguson Library in Stamford, Connecticut is a model for
Library Services for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder by
Publication Date: 2013-02-01
Autism is now the second most commonly diagnosed serious developmental disability, and the number of children identified as autistic continues to grow. Introducing what autism spectrum disorder is, and identifying the great need to build and manage programs for autistic youth, Farmer offers librarians in or outside a school environment all the information they need to build a library literacy program geared towards these children. Designed to both awaken sensitivities of library staff and address the questions of those who are already aware of the issue, this book *Shows how autistic children are increasingly mainstreamed into traditional library and school programs and identifies the special needs and issues they face in a library setting *Equips readers to meet the needs of young autistic library users with practical tools for training library staff, teachers, and volunteers *Incldes a glossary of terms and bibliography of additional resources
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