Erinn Batykefer, MLIS

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The M Word: Marketing Libraries

The ‘M’ Word – Marketing Libraries is a collaborative blog by Nancy Dowd and Kathy Dempsey, of Libraries are Essential.  The M Word’s goal is to help librarians learn about … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tiny Tips for Library Fun: Programming Idea Sparklers

Tiny Tips for Library Fun is the blog brainchild of Marge Loch-Wouters, a Children’s  Librarian in LaCrosse Wisconsin.  Her site features a wonderful collection of programming ideas and resources that … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rainbow Book List: LGBTQ books for teens

From the Rainbow Books about page: The Rainbow Project is a joint project of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Round Table and the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

CCBC’s Books for Middle and High School Age

The Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a wonderful source of vetted booklists on a variety of topics for children, tweens, and teens. Click HERE … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Teen Librarian’s Toolbox

Teen Librarian’s Toolbox: for teen librarians short on time, short on money but not short on passion Teen Librarian’s Toolbox was created by Karen Jensen, who has been a Teen/Youth … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

YALSA Booklists & Book Awards | Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  Look no further for fantastic book recommendations, book lists, and award nominees and winners– the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has a plethora of collection development and readers’ … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Authors: E. Lockhart

Like the Ruby Oliver series by E. Lockhart? More Fun Links + Ways to Connect E. Lockhart’s Website Includes a FAQ, plus unpublished excerpts from the Ruby Quartet. Click on … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

5 Teen Book Review Sites

A few of my favorite sites for Teen Book Reviews: Flamingnet Book Reviews  Flamingnet was created by Seth Cassell, who is now in college, when he was in 5th grade.  … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

YA Poetry Resources

There are questions every librarian dreads at the Help Desk.  They’re different for everyone, but they come from the same place: feeling like you don’t have the know-how or resources … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Common Sense Media: An online media ratings tool

Common Sense Media is a non-profit organization that publishes reviews and ratings for movies, video games, TV shows, books, music, and other media. From the website: Mission: Common Sense Media … Continue reading

April 29, 2012 · Leave a comment