Youth Services Roundup 3/26/19



The archived recording of the READsquared webinar from March 7 is now available! (And don't miss the also-recorded Q&A session held after the webinar.) For more information about READsquared, or to sign up for your site, visit the NYSL's READsquared page.


YSS is offering a webinar on Tuesday, April 2, from 2-3pm called Enhancing your Summer Programming with Out of this World Family Programs. Here's the description: "From escape rooms to trivia nights, cooking competitions to outdoor movie nights, learn some tried and true family programming tips for any budget. Over a dozen different ideas will be discussed to hold events that both tie into the summer theme and add a jolt of excitement to the annual panic that is creating a summer programming lineup." Sign up the the NYLA YSS page today!


From Jbrary: "I love having my local elementary school classes come to the library for a visit, and I’ve built up a collection of go-to books I can grab when they drop in. Most of these books work best with grades K – 2, though I’ve had Grade 5 students sitting rapt with attention..."


From Programming Librarian: "Our DIY Squishies program allowed our teens to be producers as well as consumers as they made/designed their own toys. Using pieces of foam and basic craft supplies, teen participants created a variety of "squishies," in shapes like cookies and pizza, similar to toys sold in stores..."

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