Youth Services Roundup 2/12/21

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NEXT YS MEETUP

The votes are in! The next Youth Services meetup will be held on Friday, March 12 at 9am. Sign up today!

VIDEO: QUIRKY TEEN PROGRAMS

From NYLA YSS: "To embrace our communities' adolescents, programming must celebrate their eccentricities!  Grace Frenzel of Livonia Public LIbrary will discuss how to develop fresh teen programs (on a shoestring budget) that will attract and retain this tricky population."

RA TOOLS

From the ALSC blog: "In the Before Times, my favorite method of reader’s advisory was to walk up and down the aisles with a patron, chatting with them about what books they like, and which ones they don’t, while I quickly scan the shelves for a title that will reboot my library brain. Thanks to COVID, however, my library has been shut down to the public for almost a year now. I most often perform my reader’s advisory duties from home, over email or live chat. I’m more dependent on reader’s advisory tools than ever before, but keeping my knowledge organized and up-to-date is a challenge..."

EARLY LITERACY WEBINAR

Just a reminder that DLD is hosting a webinar on March 2 on programming for infants, led by Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen, creator of Mother Goose on the Loose. Sign up today!