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  • 02.09.2016

    PPP: Children are Just Premature Adults: Serving Youth in the Library

    Today I led a webcast for mostly public librarians in Jacksonville, Florida. We talked about 4 ways to serve youth in the library: developmental changes, librarian competency skills, customer service tips, and social media strategies. From improving our circulation procedures to polishing our technology skills, we could all (school libraries included) use some reminders about how we can best serve our youth. What about you? What's on your improvement plan? How can we best serve our youth? Read on for resources to take you in the right direction.

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  • 02.05.2016

    The Spring 2016 Print-Your-Own Posters Are Now Available to Download

    Make sure you're logged into your account and go here (http://www.juniorlibraryguild.com/services/downloadable-materials) to download the Spring 2016 posters. These are the individual posters for each category.
    Click on the arrow in the lower right corner for the clickable link.

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  • 02.01.2016

    Ask the Librarian: Library Impact on Achievement

    Dear Deborah, I would like to do a presentation on how school libraries impact student learning. What is the name of the district that saved their jobs? What other resources can I use--Michelle Miles of Salt Lake City, Utah

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  • 01.27.2016

    Today is Multicultural Children's Book Day

    It's Multicultural Children's Book Day (MCCBD), and we are thrilled to help sponsor the efforts behind it. The mission of MCCBD is to not only raise awareness for the kid's books that celebrate diversity, but to get more of these of books into classrooms and libraries. Since JLG is all about getting the best books into the hands of readers and inspiring and enabling lifelong reading and learning, it's a perfect match. This year we are sponsoring the Classroom Reading Challenge. Teachers and students around the country will be involved in this initiative to include more diverse books into their classroom libraries and to encourage kids to broaden their worlds through these stories. To learn more about the Challenge and MCCBD visit http://multiculturalchildrensbookday.com or participate in the conversation on social media. #ReadYourWorld

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Latest JLG Activity

  • 4 hours ago

    A High School in Midland, LA purchased 1 book.

  • 4 hours ago

    A High School in Midland, LA purchased 4 categories.

  • 4 hours ago

    A Library in Sandy Spring, MD purchased 9 books.