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 July:
At The Neighborhood Librarian, Brytani examines Culture and Bias in Library Policy (Part One?). Definitely worth a look and some reflection about policies in your library.
If you have a 3D printer in your library or have access to one, consider 3D Printing Signs for the Library Collection as described at Library as Makerspace by Jessica Lamarre.
Love these concrete tips! 5 Ways to Advocate for Your School Library This Year by Ashley Cooksey at AASL’s Knowledgequest
Karissa Fast at Ontarian Librarian shares how she injects interactivity into school visits in Interactive School Outreach: aka Class Visit Magic.
Escape rooms are all the rage these days. Michelle Biwer at Teen Librarian’s Toolbox talks about how to Build an Escape Room and Michelle Ross at another library blog talks about Using a DIY Escape Room Kit.
And finally, some programming inspiration for the month:
What have you read this month that’s been insightful, inspirational, or just plain interesting? Share in the comments!