May YouthShare: News You Can Use by Katelyn Patterson Save the Date for Showcase! Please save the date for our annual Central Texas Performer Showcase to be held at the Georgetown Public Library on Friday, November 3rd. Registration to attend will be sent out closer to the event, but mark your calendars so you can see… Continue reading May #YouthNews
Source: #publibchat: April #publibchat: Privacy, moderated by Alison Macrina I am very excited to announce that our April #publibchat will be all about privacy, just ahead of ALA’s Choose Privacy Week in early May. Even more exciting is that Alison Macrina (@flexlibris) of the Library Freedom Project will be moderating our chat! Alison is a librarian,… Continue reading April #publibchat: Privacy, moderated by Alison Macrina
I have always loved Laurie Berkner’s song Moon Moon Moon and when I recently started helping out a pajama storytime, I knew it was time to figure out the chords on my ukulele. I recorded a quick video and have posted the lyrics with chords for either guitar or ukulele below. This is posted with… Continue reading Moon Moon Moon by Laurie Berkner with Chords
Shared from the CTLS monthly newsletter. YouthShare: News You Can Use by Katelyn Patterson Summer Reading Program Tracking Survey Libraries that are considering using software to track their summer reading programs frequently ask what systems/vendors other libraries are using and why. We have created a short survey that will allow us to collect this information.… Continue reading April Youth Services News
Reprinted from the CTLS monthly newsletter. YouthShare: News You Can Use by Katelyn Patterson SRP Manual Highlight Chapter 9 of the Teen Manual is called Beyond the Library Walls and has many good suggestions for easy projects for patrons to make and then donate to a good cause. This immediately reminded me of the… Continue reading March YouthShare News
Have any plans to celebrate the eclipse in your community? Here are some resources that might be helpful! Though here in Texas we will only see a partial eclipse, timeanddate.com can tell you based on your location when you can expect to see the maximum eclipse possible. For instance, the maximum we will see here… Continue reading Eclipse 2017 Resources for Public Libraries
YouthShare: News You Can Use by Katelyn Patterson Summer Reading Program Updates What better time to plan your summer than in the dead of winter! You are probably aware that theme of the 2017 Collaborative Summer Library Program manual is “Build A Better World.” I am quite excited about this theme as I think… Continue reading November/December Youth News
This week I got to make some great bookart holiday decorations that I wanted to share. First I made this totally secular (hmmm….) tree. Very simple, though a little monotonous and time consuming. This tree took me about 45 minutes. But it is the perfect activity for when you need to turn your brain off.… Continue reading It is snowing in the library!