Links of the Month – January 2017

Links of the Month

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 January:

‘Tis the season for an abundance of ALA awards and booklists! Check out the books selected by fellow librarians for all of your collection development and reader’s advisory needs:

More resources this month to teach information literacy to students: The Smell Test: Educators can counter fake news with information literacy. Here’s how. by Linda Jacobson at School Library Journal and Teaching Students To Understand Bias by Jackie Whiting at Mackin TYSL.

At AASL’s KnowledgeQuest, Sedley Abercrombie writes about Why you should get to know your public librarian….

Pamela Groseclose shares Five Lessons in Tween Programming at the ALSC Blog.

Jennifer McCulley shares her teen incentive program Rewarding Teens for the Win! at Two Book Geeks.

Over at from the Biblio Files, Jenni Frencham writes about Running a TAB Meeting at the Library.

Leigh Collazo at Mrs. ReaderPants gives ideas to Jazz Up Your Booktalks: 31 Practical Tips Part 1 and Part 2.

At YALSA’s The Hub, read these tips for Promoting Reading and Reading Diversely in High School Libraries by Kristin McKeown and Hollie Hawkins.

Check out these ideas as you plan your programming:

What have you read this month that’s been insightful, inspirational, or just plain interesting? Share in the comments!

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *