Some publishers have extended their deadlines for libraries to read stores aloud online - check out the latest guidelines on the NCLS Staff Guide!
DIGITAL ESCAPE ROOM
From Teen Services Underground: "Escape Rooms have been a popular in-person program for many libraries. Now, Digital or Virtual Escape Rooms have taken over. You may have seen some being shared on various Facebook pages. Some of you may be even tried to create one yourself. For those of you who have or haven’t seen, but haven’t had luck with making one I am going to give you the basics on how..."
ONE MORE STORY
From DLD: "One More Story, which is part of the statewide DayByDayNY resource, now has TWO new books of the day for parents and caregivers to read with young children as they help instill and promote the values of early literacy and reading. Check out the new daily books and fun early literacy activities on DayByDayNY. The Family Literacy Calendar resource is a great way to read and explore new books with children or preview books that they might want to borrow from their local public library."
FOR YOUR RADAR: 2020 PICTURE BOOKS
From the New York Public Library: "Although 2020 looks different from how we had all imagined it, one thing that hasn’t changed is that there is no shortage of new books to get excited about. We have committees of librarians who are reviewing the new releases of the year, for consideration on our Best of 2020 lists and to recommend for our patrons in the library branches eventually. Here are just a few of the picture books that our librarians are loving so far..."