January 11, 2017
A new year of RA inspiration
A new year is upon us, and no matter how you feel about 2016, I think we can all agree that 2017 is… Well, I think we can all agree that it’s here. No one can disagree with that, right? Just like how no one can disagree that readers still come to the library to find something great to read.
May 10, 2016
On your mark, get set…read!
Ah, yes, it's the beginning of May, and we know that summer reading is on your mind. It's the busiest time of the year, and soon, patrons will be coming in wanting books for road trips, summer vacations on the beach, and the loooong stretch when many kids are out of school.
April 22, 2016
Seven fabulous RA ideas (that anyone can do)
I had a blast listening in and live tweeting at our recent webcast: Yes you can! Readers’ advisory for everyone, and if you attended, I hope you did too. One of the highlights for me was the interactive idea exchange happening in the chat. Attendees were swapping ideas left and right, and I couldn’t resist compiling some of these ideas to share.
March 10, 2016
Steal this idea: Read and share a poem on the poet-tree
National Poetry Month presents a unique challenge for youth librarians everywhere. How do you share a love for words, poetry, and expression with children and teens who may think of poetry as boring?