Every month we’ll be rounding up some can’t miss online resources from the wide world of teen services and beyond. Here’s what we’ve been reading in April:
Ever feel overwhelmed professionally? Virginia Alexander Cononie at Letters to a Young Librarian lays out some great tips for managing your own time: You Do You: On Escaping the Fear of Missing Out.
Also at Letters to a Young Librarian, Jessica Olin writes about the importance of stories in advocating for change in Telling the Story.
Especially for school librarians, Evan St. Lifer shares The 7 Habits of Highly Impactful Librarians at [email protected]
Deborah Takahashi writes about Completing the Puzzle Between Teens with ASD and Public Libraries at the YALSAblog.
Get ideas for working with tweens in this interview between Amy Diegelman and Ally Watkins on the ALSC Blog: On Tween Programming.
At Two Book Geeks, Jennifer McCulley explores The Importance of Teen Advisory.
Jenni Frencham at From the Biblio Files writes about collection management in Librarian Toolbox: Weeding.
Get some middle school book talk ideas from Allison McLean at Allison’s Library in Booktalked Favorites.
At AASL’s Knowledge Quest, Kathryn Roots Lewis shares tips for crafting annual reports: Annual Reports – It’s That Time of Year.
Check out these programming posts for inspiration: