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{"id":99159113753,"title":"The Librarian's Guide to Homelessness: An Empathy-Driven Approach to Solving Problems, Preventing Conflict, and Serving Everyone","handle":"the-librarians-guide-to-homelessness-an-empathy-driven-approach-to-solving-problems-preventing-conflict-and-serving-everyone","description":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRyan J. Dowd\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e208 pages\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003e7\" x 10\"\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHomelessness is a perennial topic of concern at libraries. In fact, staff at public libraries interact with almost as many homeless individuals as staff at shelters do. Empathy and understanding, along with specific actionable advice that’s drawn from experience, makes all the difference in working with this group. In this book Dowd, executive director of a homeless shelter, spotlights best practices drawn from his own shelter’s policies and training materials. Filled with to-the-point guidance that will help front line public library staff and managers understand and serve this population better, this resource\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eincludes facts about homelessness every librarian should know;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003edebunks widespread myths about these individuals, explaining how they see themselves, what issues they struggle with, and how libraries can shift towards supporting them;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eshares de-escalation techniques like showing respect, ways to avoid making things personal, and using proper body language;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ewalks readers through dealing with common issues like a sleeping patron, questionable hygiene, offensive behavior, and asking a patron to leave; and\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eadvises on how to provide backup to a colleague and when to call the police.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eFilled with real life stories that illustrate the effectiveness of Dowd’s approach, this one-of-a-kind guide will empower library staff to treat homeless individuals with dignity.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2017-10-16T10:52:26-04:00","created_at":"2017-10-16T11:34:31-04:00","vendor":"ALA Editions","type":"Book","tags":["Publisher_ALA Editions","Subject_Adult Programs \u0026 Services"],"price":7400,"price_min":7400,"price_max":7400,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":904992587801,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"9780838916261","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"The Librarian's Guide to Homelessness: An Empathy-Driven Approach to Solving Problems, Preventing Conflict, and Serving Everyone","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":7400,"weight":300,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":-97,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/Dowd_Ryan_300.jpg?v=1533237986"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/Dowd_Ryan_300.jpg?v=1533237986","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRyan J. Dowd\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e208 pages\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003e7\" x 10\"\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHomelessness is a perennial topic of concern at libraries. In fact, staff at public libraries interact with almost as many homeless individuals as staff at shelters do. Empathy and understanding, along with specific actionable advice that’s drawn from experience, makes all the difference in working with this group. In this book Dowd, executive director of a homeless shelter, spotlights best practices drawn from his own shelter’s policies and training materials. Filled with to-the-point guidance that will help front line public library staff and managers understand and serve this population better, this resource\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eincludes facts about homelessness every librarian should know;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003edebunks widespread myths about these individuals, explaining how they see themselves, what issues they struggle with, and how libraries can shift towards supporting them;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eshares de-escalation techniques like showing respect, ways to avoid making things personal, and using proper body language;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ewalks readers through dealing with common issues like a sleeping patron, questionable hygiene, offensive behavior, and asking a patron to leave; and\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eadvises on how to provide backup to a colleague and when to call the police.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eFilled with real life stories that illustrate the effectiveness of Dowd’s approach, this one-of-a-kind guide will empower library staff to treat homeless individuals with dignity.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}
The Librarian's Guide to Homelessness: An Empathy-Driven Approach to Solving Problems, Preventing Conflict, and Serving Everyone-Paperback-ALA Editions-The Library Marketplace

The Librarian's Guide to Homelessness: An Empathy-Driven Approach to Solving Problems, Preventing Conflict, and Serving Everyone

$74.00

Ryan J. Dowd 208 pages7" x 10" Homelessness is a perennial topic of concern at libraries. In fact, staff at public libraries interact with almost as many homeless individuals as staff at shelters do. Empathy and understanding, along with specific actionable advice that’s drawn from experience, makes all the difference in working with this gro...


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{"id":10519721484,"title":"50+ Fandom Programs: Planning Festivals and Events for Tweens, Teens, and Adults","handle":"50fppfetta-alae","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAmy J. Alessio, Katie LaMantia, and Emily Vinci\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eISBN-13: 9780838915523 \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e160 pages • 8½ x 11\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eYear Published: 2017\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis book of ready-to-go programs and events will help public libraries give fans who are passionate about genres, characters, games, and book series plenty of reasons to return to the library again and again. Fandom programming can require planning across departments, tie-ins to collections and community partnerships, and targeted marketing. But the fun content cooked up by the three best-selling authors in this guide makes it easy to stay organized every step of way, with events broken down into components that streamline planning and facilitates coordination. 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Alessio, Katie LaMantia, and Emily Vinci\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eISBN-13: 9780838915523 \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e160 pages • 8½ x 11\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eYear Published: 2017\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis book of ready-to-go programs and events will help public libraries give fans who are passionate about genres, characters, games, and book series plenty of reasons to return to the library again and again. Fandom programming can require planning across departments, tie-ins to collections and community partnerships, and targeted marketing. But the fun content cooked up by the three best-selling authors in this guide makes it easy to stay organized every step of way, with events broken down into components that streamline planning and facilitates coordination. 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50+ Fandom Programs: Planning Festivals and Events for Tweens, Teens, and Adults-Paperback-ALA Editions-The Library Marketplace

50+ Fandom Programs: Planning Festivals and Events for Tweens, Teens, and Adults

$68.50

Amy J. Alessio, Katie LaMantia, and Emily Vinci ISBN-13: 9780838915523  160 pages • 8½ x 11Year Published: 2017 This book of ready-to-go programs and events will help public libraries give fans who are passionate about genres, characters, games, and book series plenty of reasons to return to the library again and again. Fandom programming can re...


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{"id":9766166668,"title":"Stories, Songs, and Stretches!: Creating Playful Storytimes with Yoga and Movement","handle":"stories-songs-and-stretches-creating-playful-storytimes-with-yoga-and-movement","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Headings\"\u003eKatie Scherrer\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e112 pages • 8½ x 11 \u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eYear Published:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2017\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eYoung children love to move—and that’s a great thing! Because in addition to supporting early learning, storytime can provide young children with opportunities to explore physical movement. The centuries-old contemplative movement practice known as yoga is more than just a passing trend; it can offer physical, emotional, and mental benefits to practitioners of all ages, including young children. And getting started with yoga storytime doesn’t require any previous yoga experience. This new book from accomplished library trainer Scherrer shows how to use yoga and movement to create playful, active storytimes. A complete guide for library staff and others serving young children, this resource draws on Scherrer’s experience as a children’s librarian and a yoga teacher, as well as research from the health and education fields, to\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eintroduce yoga, exploring its history while dispelling myths about the practice;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003edemonstrate how yoga and movement can support children’s early learning and social-emotional development;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eexplain the differences between children’s yoga classes and yoga storytimes;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003elay out step-by-step directions on how to design and launch a yoga storytime program, including guidance on materials selection, the logistical arrangements of physical space, props, and marketing;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eprovide descriptions of more than 35 basic, child-friendly yoga poses suitable for anyone to use with children;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eoffer 12 ready-to-use yoga storytime plans; and\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003einclude an extensive bibliography of helpful print and online resources for future program planning.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eReaders will find the complete guidance they need to immediately begin incorporating yoga and movement into their storytime programs.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2017-02-23T10:25:00-05:00","created_at":"2017-02-23T10:28:37-05:00","vendor":"ALA Editions","type":"Book","tags":["Publisher_ALA Editions","Subject_Children's Programs \u0026 Services","Subject_Public Libraries"],"price":6700,"price_min":6700,"price_max":6700,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":34790077900,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"9780838915448","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Stories, Songs, and Stretches!: Creating Playful Storytimes with Yoga and Movement","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":6700,"weight":272,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":-3,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":"9780838915448"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/9780838915448.jpeg?v=1533237490"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/9780838915448.jpeg?v=1533237490","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Headings\"\u003eKatie Scherrer\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e112 pages • 8½ x 11 \u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eYear Published:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2017\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eYoung children love to move—and that’s a great thing! 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Stories, Songs, and Stretches!: Creating Playful Storytimes with Yoga and Movement-Paperback-ALA Editions-The Library Marketplace

Stories, Songs, and Stretches!: Creating Playful Storytimes with Yoga and Movement

$67.00

Katie Scherrer 112 pages • 8½ x 11 Year Published: 2017 Young children love to move—and that’s a great thing! Because in addition to supporting early learning, storytime can provide young children with opportunities to explore physical movement. The centuries-old contemplative movement practice known as yoga is more than just a passing trend; it...


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{"id":40693301273,"title":"Putting Teens First in Library Services: A Road Map","handle":"putting-teens-first-in-library-services-a-road-map","description":"\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 14px; color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Headings\"\u003eEdited by Linda W. Braun and Shannon Peterson for YALSA\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 14px; color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Headings\"\u003e190 pages\u003cbr\u003e6\" x 9\"\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Headings\"\u003eYear Published: 2017\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Headings\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 14px; color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Headings\"\u003eImplementing innovative teen services in libraries requires that library staff learn and adapt with their communities. Using core concepts outlined in YALSA’s The Future of Library Services for and With Teens: A Call to Action report as a spring-board, this publication takes a deep dive into the theory and practice behind meaningful, cutting-edge teen programs and services with contributions from diverse leaders in the field including front-line practitioners, managers, and researchers. From novice to expert, readers will explore the knowledge and information that they need in order to design a relevant and sustainable strategy, which will improve the lives of the teens that they serve.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e","published_at":"2017-08-17T14:43:16-04:00","created_at":"2017-08-17T14:48:03-04:00","vendor":"YALSA","type":"Book","tags":["Subject_Young Adult Programs \u0026 Services"],"price":5200,"price_min":5200,"price_max":5200,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":277395439641,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"9780838989616","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Putting Teens First in Library Services: A Road Map","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":5200,"weight":500,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":-3,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/YALSA_PuttingTeensFirst_Cover_200x300_e278b264-2915-42d9-94ce-b0f518b967e5.jpg?v=1533237898"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/YALSA_PuttingTeensFirst_Cover_200x300_e278b264-2915-42d9-94ce-b0f518b967e5.jpg?v=1533237898","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 14px; color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Headings\"\u003eEdited by Linda W. Braun and Shannon Peterson for YALSA\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 14px; color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Headings\"\u003e190 pages\u003cbr\u003e6\" x 9\"\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Headings\"\u003eYear Published: 2017\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Headings\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 14px; color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Headings\"\u003eImplementing innovative teen services in libraries requires that library staff learn and adapt with their communities. Using core concepts outlined in YALSA’s The Future of Library Services for and With Teens: A Call to Action report as a spring-board, this publication takes a deep dive into the theory and practice behind meaningful, cutting-edge teen programs and services with contributions from diverse leaders in the field including front-line practitioners, managers, and researchers. From novice to expert, readers will explore the knowledge and information that they need in order to design a relevant and sustainable strategy, which will improve the lives of the teens that they serve.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e"}
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Putting Teens First in Library Services: A Road Map

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Edited by Linda W. Braun and Shannon Peterson for YALSA 190 pages6" x 9"Year Published: 2017 Implementing innovative teen services in libraries requires that library staff learn and adapt with their communities. Using core concepts outlined in YALSA’s The Future of Library Services for and With Teens: A Call to Action report as a spring-board, ...


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Megan Egbert ISBN-13: 9781440843860 125 pages • 6 x 9¼  2016 This book shows you how, even with a tight budget and limited space, you can foster "maker mentality" in your library and help patrons reap the learning benefits of making—with or without a makerspace. Just because your library is small or limited on funds doesn't mean you can't be pa...


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Engaging Babies in the Library: Putting Theory into Practice

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Debra J. Knoll ISBN-13: 9780838914342 144 pages  6 x 9  2016 Public libraries across the nation continue to transform themselves into learning centers for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. There are many resources available to help librarians create baby-friendly play spaces and enhanced storytimes, but until now there has been gap in the li...


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Supercharged Storytimes: An Early Literacy Planning and Assessment Guide-Paperback-ALA Editions-Default-The Library Marketplace

Supercharged Storytimes: An Early Literacy Planning and Assessment Guide

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Kathleen Campana, J. Elizabeth Mills, and Saroj Nadkarni Ghoting ISBN-13: 9780838913802 184 pages  8½ x 11  2015 Based on the groundbreaking research of VIEWS2—the first systematic study of storytimes done to date—this book recommends simple interactive ways to emphasize early literacy techniques and encourage children to use and practice their...


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Club Programs for Teens: 100 Activities for the Entire Year

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Amy J. Alessio and Heather Booth ISBN-13: 9780838913345 192 pages  8½ x 11  2015 Want to keep the momentum going after a successful teen event? That “one off” can easily be turned into a popular monthly club that will keep young adults coming back. Alessio, co-author of the bestsellers A Year of Programs for Teens and A Year of Programs for Te...


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Nonfiction in Motion: Connecting Preschoolers with Nonfiction Books through Movement

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Julie Dietzel-Glair ISBN-13: 9780838914687 136 pages • 6 x 9 Year Published: 2017 An underutilized source for storytime programs, quality nonfiction books can help bridge the reading gap between preschool boys and girls; boys enjoy facts and “true stuff,” and including these books in storytime helps boys see that reading can be fun.  Here, Dietz...


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The Librarian's Guide to Book Programs and Author Events

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Brad Hooper ISBN-13: 9780838913840 176 pages  6 x 9  2016 From hosting authors to planning and coordinating book activities such as book signings and book clubs, libraries are perfect venues for readers to interact directly with authors and their books. And mounting literary programming can be easier than you might think. In this guide Booklist...


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The Handbook for Storytime Programs

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Judy Freeman and Caroline Feller Bauer ISBN-13: 9780838912652 616 pages  7 x 10  2015 Librarians, teachers, parents, and caregivers can energize storytimes and curricula with this informative and entertaining resource filled with engaging and creative ways to integrate storytelling and story-related materials into programs for children, ages b...


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Summer Matters: Making All Learning Count

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Elizabeth M. McChesney and Bryan W. Wunar; illustrated by Steve MusgraveISBN-13: 9780838915615 128 pages • 8½ x 11Year Published: 2017 Summer reading for children is a long standing and cherished tradition in public libraries across America, but today’s kids need to master new skills and competencies. Today’s summer programming needs to move bey...


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Programming for Children and Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Barbara Klipper ISBN-13: 9780838912065 168 pages • 8½ x 11 Year Published: 2014 Those who understand the unique sensitivities of young people with autism spectrum disorder, now the second most commonly diagnosed serious developmental disability, know that ordinary library programming guides are not up to the task of effectively serving these l...


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Pop Culture-Inspired Programs for Tweens, Teens, and Adults

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Amy J. Alessio, Katie LaMantia, and Emily Vinci Let’s have a Pac-Man Party! Or perhaps you’d rather make your own lava lamp or love beads, or just chow down on some nifty ‘50s snacks? The newest book from this unbeatable team of best-selling authors trawls the decades for a super, fabulous, groovy, awesome, and totally rad assortment of program...


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The Pirates of Plagiarism

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Kathleen Fox and Lisa Downey ISBN-13: 9781602130531 32 pages • 8½ x 11 Year Published: 2010 These books and bingo game teach students the right way to cite their sources Trouble is lurking outside the Clearview Elementary School. The blundering Captain Bumbo and his goofy pirate crew have spied what just may be a chest full of treasure sitting ...


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Maker Literacy: A New Approach to Literacy Programming for Libraries

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Lynn Pawloski and Cindy Wall ISBN-13: 9781440843808 150 pages • 7 x 10  2016 This book takes the creativity and inventiveness of the maker movement and applies that energy in a new way to help children learn across all subject areas as well as broaden their world view. Traditional library literacy programs have helped many children foster a lo...


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Becoming a Media Mentor: A Guide for Working with Children and Families

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Claudia Haines, Cen Campbell, and the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) ISBN-13: 9780838914632 144 pages  6 x 9  2016 In a time of rapidly changing technologies, the role of the youth services librarian has expanded to include the realm of digital media. Supporting children’s literacy now means serving as a media mentor. This ...


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Baby Storytime Magic: Active Early Literacy Through Bounces, Rhymes, Tickles and More-Paperback-ALA Editions-Default-The Library Marketplace

Baby Storytime Magic: Active Early Literacy Through Bounces, Rhymes, Tickles and More

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Kathy MacMillan and Christine Kirker ISBN-13: 9780838912164 120 pages  8½ x 11  2014 Whether you’ve been presenting baby storytimes for fifteen years or fifteen minutes, you probably already know that the first five years of life are key for brain development and early literacy. Many public libraries have instituted baby and toddler programs, ...


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Storytime Magic: 400 Fingerplays, Flannelboards, and Other Activities

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Kathy MacMillan and Christine Kirker 9780838909775 152 pages8.5" x 11" Enriching and supplementing storytelling programs with fingerplays, flannelboards, and other props will be a cinch thanks to this generous sampling of art and craft ideas, songs, and action rhymes. This time-saving resource includes Thematic organization to make program p...


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A Year of Programs for Millennials and More

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Amy J. Alessio, Katie LaMantia, and Emily Vinci ISBN-13: 9780838913321 216 pages  8½ x 11  2015 Needless to say, programming for teens can be a dubious fit for library users in their 20s; and what appeals to Baby Boomers isn't necessarily ideal for those in their 30s and 40s. Millennials deserve their own programs. This handy guide specificall...


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Raising the Tech Bar at Your Library: Improving Services to Meet User Needs

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Nick D. Taylor ISBN-13: 9781440844966 117 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼Year Published: 2017 This book explains how librarians can capitalize on the growing interest and need of patrons for help with technology by expanding their library's tech services to build community engagement and support.Keeping up with technology is more critical and difficult than ev...


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The Library Pages

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Carlene Morton; illustrated by Valeria Docampo ISBN-13: 9781602130456 32 pages • 8½ x 11  2010 Things get chaotic when the new student library helpers take their responsibilities a bit to far. Change is afoot at the Happyland Elementary School Library. Mrs. Heath, the librarian, is away. Her substiture, Mrs. Grier, falls asleep and snores in the...


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LGBTQAI+ Books for Children and Teens: Providing a Window for All

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Christina Dorr & Liz Deskins 9780838916490 Published: 2018 Pages: 168 6" x 9" There is a rich and varied body of literature for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, asexual/allied and intersexed young people, which can function as a mirror for LGBTQAI+ individuals and as a window for others. This ...


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Counting Down to Kindergarten: A Complete Guide to Creating a School Readiness Program for Your Community

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R. Lynn Baker ISBN-13: 9780838913338 144 pages  8½ x 11  2015 The public library is in the perfect position as a community resource to help bridge the gap between preschool and kindergarten; however, starting from scratch can feel daunting. In this guide, Baker combines her background in early childhood education with her experience as a youth ...


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