I recently had the opportunity to attend my first ASLC Institute, and it was amazing, and you'll hear all about it soon because I picked up a lot of good ideas and resources. I also picked up the very beautiful picture book All the Way to Havana, signed by both Maragrita Engle AND Mike Curato. Just e-mail me with the subject line "Cara Cara" by Thursday, October 11, for your chance to win this book for your collection!
STORYTIME AS IMPROV
From the Des Plaines Public Library: "The infamous Tina Fey often talks about how the rules of improv apply to things like life and business, but applying them to my library programming is truly what changed the way I work..." (Hat tip to Rebecca Donnelly for sending this my way.)
From the Ontarian Librarian: "Slime and libraries are actually a wonderful pairing. I think of libraries as educational playgrounds that should accurately reflect their community’s interests. When serving the part of your community between the ages of 7 and 13, a major interest is definitely slime..."
GRAPHIC NOVEL READING LISTS
Looking for a printable resource that will help you help young readers find their next favorite graphic novel? Look no further.