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Pivoting during the Pandemic: Ideas for Serving Your Community Anytime, Anywhere

Pivoting during the Pandemic: Ideas for Serving Your Community Anytime, Anywhere

$38.00

Sharing lessons learned and barriers overcome, this book will spur you towards new ways of serving your patrons during unprecedented times. When the pandemic suddenly forced many public libraries to close their doors or limit patron access, library staff redoubled their efforts to serve their communities in every way possible. Demonstrating thei...


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Learning Centers for School Libraries (AASL Standards–Based Learning Series)

Learning Centers for School Libraries (AASL Standards–Based Learning Series)

$69.00

Learning Centers for School Libraries presents innovative, engaging, and fun ideas to target the AASL National School Library Standards and content-area standards. It contains almost everything needed to set up learning centers in a school library. The ideas are flexible and can fit different grade levels and lesson lengths. Suggestions for coll...


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Library Next: Seven Action Steps for Reinvention

Library Next: Seven Action Steps for Reinvention

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A call to action that extends beyond administrators and managers to all library workers, Murray-Rust’s book will give readers a voice in creating a positive future for libraries. After a career of more than 40 years, Murray-Rust, former Dean of Libraries at Georgia Tech and a self-proclaimed library disrupter, sees our profession’s central chall...


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Launching Large-Scale Library Initiatives: Innovation and Collaboration

Launching Large-Scale Library Initiatives: Innovation and Collaboration

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By proudly owning the audaciousness of the Big Idea, libraries demonstrate both their resiliency and value to their communities. This resource shares the insights and practical knowledge to make it happen. The necessity for library leaders to demonstrate that libraries are innovative, collaborative, and can provide eye-catching, transformational...


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Librarian Tales: Funny, Strange, and Inspiring Dispatches from the Stacks

Librarian Tales: Funny, Strange, and Inspiring Dispatches from the Stacks

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Published in cooperation with Skyhorse Publishing Here is the good, the bad, and the ugly of librarian William Ottens’s experience working behind service desks and in the stacks of public libraries, most recently at the Lawrence Public Library in Kansas. In Librarian Tales, readers will learn about strange things librarians have found in book dr...


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Responding to Rapid Change in Libraries: A User Experience Approach

Responding to Rapid Change in Libraries: A User Experience Approach

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Library leaders can ensure their institutions stay ahead of rapid change and increasing service expectations with the strategies, tools, and holistic approach presented in this book. In the face of rapid change and an ever-widening constellation of challenges, it’s crucial for library leaders to pull back to the question of “why?” Plotting a sus...


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Well Said: The Library Lovers Coloring Book of Quotes

Well Said: The Library Lovers Coloring Book of Quotes

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Color away the stress of the day with this all-new collection of coloring pages—now with an inspiring twist! Fewer activities are more relaxing than taking crayons, pens, or colored pencils in hand to add a personalized splash of color to the pages in a coloring book.  Peppered throughout this enjoyable collection are inspiring quotes about lite...


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Going Virtual: Programs and Insights from a Time of Crisis

Going Virtual: Programs and Insights from a Time of Crisis

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This title will be available Spring 2021. You may place an order and the item will be shipped when it becomes available. Want to place an order visit us here: Pre-orders – The Library Marketplace The creative programs shared in this book vividly demonstrate the ways in which library programming can make communities stronger and more resilient by...


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Faculty-Librarian Collaborations: Integrating the Information Literacy Framework into Disciplinary Courses

Faculty-Librarian Collaborations: Integrating the Information Literacy Framework into Disciplinary Courses

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ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education is a valuable tool for librarians working with faculty in developing curriculum that integrates information literacy into the disciplines. Faculty-Librarian Collaborations collects chapters, case studies, and lesson plans detailing why these collaborations are important, how to develo...


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Ask, Listen, Empower: Grounding Your Library Work in Community Engagement

Ask, Listen, Empower: Grounding Your Library Work in Community Engagement

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Community engagement isn’t simply an important component of a successful library—it’s the foundation upon which every service, offering, and initiative rests. Working collaboratively with community members—be they library customers, residents, faculty, students or partner organizations— ensures that the library works, period. This important reso...


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Gather ‘Round the Table: Food Literacy Programs, Resources, and Ideas for Libraries

Gather ‘Round the Table: Food Literacy Programs, Resources, and Ideas for Libraries

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Food is more than just a basic human need—learning about it and enjoying it can be important social activities. With ties to information needs, social justice, and the maker movement, food literacy initiatives are a natural fit for libraries. And, as this book demonstrates, efforts can extend far beyond a hearty collection of cookbooks in the st...


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Student Wellness and Academic Libraries: Case Studies and Activities for Promoting Health and Success

Student Wellness and Academic Libraries: Case Studies and Activities for Promoting Health and Success

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Postsecondary institutions are high stress environments for many students: Undergraduates may be living on their own for the first time, coping with demanding academic requirements, and experimenting with drugs, alcohol, and new social relationships and identities. Advanced degree students tend to have a high level of job insecurity and are also...


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{"id":4789325758534,"title":"The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2020 Edition","handle":"the-newbery-and-caldecott-awards-a-guide-to-the-medal-and-honor-books-2020-edition","description":"\u003cp\u003e Author:  \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/association-library-service-children-alsc\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/association-library-service-children-alsc\"\u003eAssociation for Library Service to Children (ALSC)\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis annual favorite, newly updated to include the 2020 award and honor books, gathers the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes. A trusted guidebook for quick reference and collection development, it’s also a useful resource for curriculum links and readers' advisory. With an easy-to-use streamlined look and format, the 2020 guide features\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ea new interview with two-time Newbery medal winner Lois Lowry;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eexplanations of criteria used to select the winners;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003edetails regarding the media used to create the artwork in Caldecott-winning titles;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eand updated bibliographic citations and indexes for the award winners. \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis resource for locating information about the best in children's books is invaluable for children’s services librarians, educators, and everyone else who cherishes quality literature and illustration.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePublished: 2020\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePublisher: ALA Editions\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePages: 192\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWidth: 6\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eHeight: 9\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFormat: Softcover\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAP Categories: \u003cspan class=\"odd field-item first\"\u003eA,\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan class=\"even field-item\"\u003eC,\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan class=\"odd field-item last\"\u003eG\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e","published_at":"2020-12-16T14:13:48-05:00","created_at":"2020-12-16T14:13:47-05:00","vendor":"ALA Editions","type":"Book","tags":["Comingsoon_New titles","Publisher_ALA Editions"],"price":4600,"price_min":4600,"price_max":4600,"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":32240953491526,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2020 Edition","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":4600,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":1,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"9780838947456","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/Newbery2020_300_1.jpg?v=1608146029"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/Newbery2020_300_1.jpg?v=1608146029","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":6848961511494,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.667,"height":300,"width":200,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/Newbery2020_300_1.jpg?v=1608146029"},"aspect_ratio":0.667,"height":300,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/Newbery2020_300_1.jpg?v=1608146029","width":200}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp\u003e Author:  \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/association-library-service-children-alsc\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/association-library-service-children-alsc\"\u003eAssociation for Library Service to Children (ALSC)\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis annual favorite, newly updated to include the 2020 award and honor books, gathers the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes. 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The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2020 Edition

The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2020 Edition

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 Author:  Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) This annual favorite, newly updated to include the 2020 award and honor books, gathers the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes. A trusted guidebook for quick reference and collection development, ...


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{"id":4789323464774,"title":"Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library’s Future in an Uncertain World","handle":"sustainable-thinking-ensuring-your-library-s-future-in-an-uncertain-world","description":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor:  \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/rebekkah-smith-aldrich\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/rebekkah-smith-aldrich\"\u003eRebekkah Smith Aldrich\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHow\u003cspan\u003e we talk about what we do is just as important as \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003ewhat\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cspan\u003e we do, and in communicating the value of libraries to our society what our profession needs is confidence, determination, and the will to succeed. In this inspiring and pragmatic new book, Aldrich shows that the first step towards a sustainable library is sustainable thinking: a determined yet realistic attitude that will help your library spot opportunities for institutional advancement, advocate for and safeguard operating funds, and generate intense loyalty from the communities you serve.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThis book will show you how to harness sustainable thinking to move forward with confidence into the unknown.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePublished: 2018\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePublisher: ALA Editions\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePages: 216\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWidth: 6\"Height: 9\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFormat: Softcover\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAP Categories: \u003cspan class=\"odd field-item first\"\u003eA,\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan class=\"even field-item\"\u003eC,\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan class=\"odd field-item\"\u003eI,\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan class=\"even field-item last\"\u003eT\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e","published_at":"2020-12-16T14:09:49-05:00","created_at":"2020-12-16T14:09:48-05:00","vendor":"ALA Editions","type":"Book","tags":["Publisher_ALA Editions"],"price":6999,"price_min":6999,"price_max":6999,"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":32240952311878,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library’s Future in an Uncertain World","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":6999,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":2,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"9780838916889","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-24at2.32.42PM.png?v=1614195183"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-24at2.32.42PM.png?v=1614195183","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":20163673751622,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.662,"height":497,"width":329,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-24at2.32.42PM.png?v=1614195180"},"aspect_ratio":0.662,"height":497,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-24at2.32.42PM.png?v=1614195180","width":329}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor:  \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/rebekkah-smith-aldrich\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/rebekkah-smith-aldrich\"\u003eRebekkah Smith Aldrich\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHow\u003cspan\u003e we talk about what we do is just as important as \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003ewhat\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cspan\u003e we do, and in communicating the value of libraries to our society what our profession needs is confidence, determination, and the will to succeed. 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Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library’s Future in an Uncertain World

Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library’s Future in an Uncertain World

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Author:  Rebekkah Smith Aldrich How we talk about what we do is just as important as what we do, and in communicating the value of libraries to our society what our profession needs is confidence, determination, and the will to succeed. In this inspiring and pragmatic new book, Aldrich shows that the first step towards a sustainable library is s...


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{"id":4788710604870,"title":"Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Action: Planning, Leadership, and Programming","handle":"diversity-equity-and-inclusion-in-action-planning-leadership-and-programming","description":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor: \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/node\/17063\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/node\/17063\"\u003eChristine Bombaro\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAll too often, in a hurried attempt to “catch up,” diversity training can create division among staff or place undue burdens on a handful of employees. Instead, academic libraries need approaches to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) that position these priorities as ongoing institutional and professional goals. This book’s model programs will help academic libraries do exactly that, sharing a variety of initiatives that possess clear goals, demonstrable outcomes, and reproducible strategies. Librarians, administrators, and directors will all benefit from the programs detailed inside. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field field-name-field-book-isbn field-type-text field-label-inline clearfix\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-label\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eItem Number: 978083894759-3\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-label-inline\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-label\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"label-inline\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePublished: 2020\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field field-name-field-product-publisher field-type-entityreference field-label-inline clearfix\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-label\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePublisher: ALA Editions\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field field-name-field-book-pages field-type-number-integer field-label-inline clearfix\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-label\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePages: 208\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e","published_at":"2020-12-15T20:26:53-05:00","created_at":"2020-12-15T20:26:03-05:00","vendor":"ALA Editions","type":"Book","tags":["Comingsoon_New titles","Publisher_ALA Editions"],"price":7499,"price_min":7499,"price_max":7499,"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":32240246030406,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Action: Planning, Leadership, and Programming","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":7499,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":10,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":"9780838947593","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/Bombaro_300_1.jpg?v=1608081966"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/Bombaro_300_1.jpg?v=1608081966","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":6847362433094,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.667,"height":300,"width":200,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/Bombaro_300_1.jpg?v=1608081966"},"aspect_ratio":0.667,"height":300,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/Bombaro_300_1.jpg?v=1608081966","width":200}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor: \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/node\/17063\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/node\/17063\"\u003eChristine Bombaro\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAll too often, in a hurried attempt to “catch up,” diversity training can create division among staff or place undue burdens on a handful of employees. Instead, academic libraries need approaches to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) that position these priorities as ongoing institutional and professional goals. This book’s model programs will help academic libraries do exactly that, sharing a variety of initiatives that possess clear goals, demonstrable outcomes, and reproducible strategies. 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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Action: Planning, Leadership, and Programming

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Action: Planning, Leadership, and Programming

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Author: Christine Bombaro All too often, in a hurried attempt to “catch up,” diversity training can create division among staff or place undue burdens on a handful of employees. Instead, academic libraries need approaches to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) that position these priorities as ongoing institutional and professional goals. Thi...


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{"id":4788709032006,"title":"Young Activists and the Public Library: Facilitating Democracy","handle":"young-activists-and-the-public-library-facilitating-democracy","description":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor: \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/virginia-walter\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/virginia-walter\"\u003eVirginia A. Walter\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAssisted by social media and other digital tools, today’s children and teens are energetic and active participants in a host of social causes, from climate change and gun control to voting rights and racial equity. Public libraries can facilitate their activism by providing trustworthy information and creating opportunities for young people to develop leadership and participation skills. A past president of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), in this book Walter demonstrates how libraries can foster greater civic literacy and civic engagement in young patrons. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-group-easy-responsive-tabs-processed\" id=\"group-book-details-node-book-full\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"resp-tabs-container group-book-details field-group-htabs col-md-9\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv aria-labelledby=\"tab_item-0\" class=\"resp-tab-content resp-tab-content-active\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-items\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-item even\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis book shows how public libraries can facilitate democracy by empowering the passionate activism of today’s children and teens.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e","published_at":"2020-12-15T20:22:47-05:00","created_at":"2020-12-15T20:22:45-05:00","vendor":"ALA Editions","type":"Book","tags":["Comingsoon_New titles","Publisher_ALA Editions"],"price":6650,"price_min":6650,"price_max":6650,"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":32240244129862,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Young Activists and the Public Library: Facilitating Democracy","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":6650,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":4,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":"9780838947388","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.30.06PM.png?v=1613687443","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.30.12PM.png?v=1613687443"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.30.06PM.png?v=1613687443","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":6998667100230,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.668,"height":569,"width":380,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.30.06PM.png?v=1613687441"},"aspect_ratio":0.668,"height":569,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.30.06PM.png?v=1613687441","width":380},{"alt":null,"id":6998667132998,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.664,"height":568,"width":377,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.30.12PM.png?v=1613687440"},"aspect_ratio":0.664,"height":568,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.30.12PM.png?v=1613687440","width":377}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor: \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/virginia-walter\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/virginia-walter\"\u003eVirginia A. Walter\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAssisted by social media and other digital tools, today’s children and teens are energetic and active participants in a host of social causes, from climate change and gun control to voting rights and racial equity. Public libraries can facilitate their activism by providing trustworthy information and creating opportunities for young people to develop leadership and participation skills. 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Young Activists and the Public Library: Facilitating Democracy

Young Activists and the Public Library: Facilitating Democracy

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Author: Virginia A. Walter Assisted by social media and other digital tools, today’s children and teens are energetic and active participants in a host of social causes, from climate change and gun control to voting rights and racial equity. Public libraries can facilitate their activism by providing trustworthy information and creating opportun...


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Enhancing Teaching and Learning: A Leadership Guide for School Librarians, Fourth Edition

Enhancing Teaching and Learning: A Leadership Guide for School Librarians, Fourth Edition

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Author: Jean Donham Chelsea Sims Rapid change calls for informed leadership. The goal of Donham’s text has always been to help school library professionals make a difference in the educational experience and academic attainment of students in their schools. With the addition of new co-author Sims, a junior high school librarian, this newly revis...


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{"id":4788698218566,"title":"The Library Workplace Idea Book: Proactive Steps for Positive Change","handle":"the-library-workplace-idea-book-proactive-steps-for-positive-change-1","description":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor:  \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/heather-l%C2%A0seibert\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/heather-l%C2%A0seibert\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eHeather L. Seibert\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/amanda%C2%A0vinogradov\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/amanda%C2%A0vinogradov\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAmanda Vinogradov\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/amanda-h%C2%A0mclellan\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/amanda-h%C2%A0mclellan\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAmanda H. McLellan\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eEvery day you strive to ensure that the library is working for its users—but how is it working for you? 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The Library Workplace Idea Book: Proactive Steps for Positive Change

The Library Workplace Idea Book: Proactive Steps for Positive Change

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Author:  Heather L. Seibert Amanda Vinogradov Amanda H. McLellan Every day you strive to ensure that the library is working for its users—but how is it working for you? And what can we all do to make the library an inclusive and positive workplace? Offering both case studies and personal narratives, this idea book draws on contributions from lib...


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{"id":4788696285254,"title":"A Trauma-Informed Approach to Library Services","handle":"a-trauma-informed-approach-to-library-services","description":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor:  \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/node\/17098\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/node\/17098\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eRebecca Tolley\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWe are only now coming to terms with how common trauma really is; a landmark Kaiser study that surveyed patients receiving physicals found that almost two-thirds had experienced at least one form of abuse, neglect, or other trauma as a child. Though originating in the fields of health and social services, trauma-informed care is a framework that holds great promise for application to library work. Empathetic service, positive patron encounters, and a more trusting workplace are only a few of the benefits that this approach offers. In this important book Tolley, experienced in both academic and public libraries, puts these ideas into the library context.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLibrary administrators, directors, and reference and user services staff will all benefit from learning\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ethe six key principles of trauma-informed care; characteristics of a trusting and transparent library organization, plus discussion questions to promote a sense of psychological safety among library workers;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ehow certain language and labels can undermine mutuality, with suggested phrases that will help library staff demonstrate neutrality to patron ideas and views during information requests;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003edelivery models that empower patrons; advice on balancing free speech on campus with students’ need for safety;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ehow proper furniture arrangement can help people suffering from PTSD feel safe; guidance on creating safe zones for LGBTQIA+ children, teens, and adults;\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eself-assessment tools to support change toward trauma-responsive library services.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eUsing the trauma-informed approach outlined in this book, libraries can ensure they are empathetic community hubs where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and safe.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2020-12-15T20:01:23-05:00","created_at":"2020-12-15T20:01:22-05:00","vendor":"ALA Editions","type":"Book","tags":["ABC-Clio","Comingsoon_New titles","Publisher_ALA Editions","Publisher_ALA Graphics"],"price":8400,"price_min":8400,"price_max":8400,"available":false,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":32240229515334,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"A Trauma-Informed Approach to Library Services","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":8400,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":0,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"9780838919811","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/9780838919811_rgb_1.jpg?v=1608080528","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/Stock-Available-Soon-Tag_bce17f1d-80de-4c99-886e-d050d8cf8557.png?v=1612459366"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/9780838919811_rgb_1.jpg?v=1608080528","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":6847344508998,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.667,"height":2700,"width":1800,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/9780838919811_rgb_1.jpg?v=1608080528"},"aspect_ratio":0.667,"height":2700,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/9780838919811_rgb_1.jpg?v=1608080528","width":1800},{"alt":null,"id":6954013229126,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.886,"height":438,"width":388,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/Stock-Available-Soon-Tag_bce17f1d-80de-4c99-886e-d050d8cf8557.png?v=1612459366"},"aspect_ratio":0.886,"height":438,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/Stock-Available-Soon-Tag_bce17f1d-80de-4c99-886e-d050d8cf8557.png?v=1612459366","width":388}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor:  \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/node\/17098\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/node\/17098\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eRebecca Tolley\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWe are only now coming to terms with how common trauma really is; a landmark Kaiser study that surveyed patients receiving physicals found that almost two-thirds had experienced at least one form of abuse, neglect, or other trauma as a child. Though originating in the fields of health and social services, trauma-informed care is a framework that holds great promise for application to library work. Empathetic service, positive patron encounters, and a more trusting workplace are only a few of the benefits that this approach offers. 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A Trauma-Informed Approach to Library Services

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Library Services

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Author:  Rebecca Tolley We are only now coming to terms with how common trauma really is; a landmark Kaiser study that surveyed patients receiving physicals found that almost two-thirds had experienced at least one form of abuse, neglect, or other trauma as a child. Though originating in the fields of health and social services, trauma-informed ...


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{"id":4788691009606,"title":"Libraryland: It's All about the Story","handle":"libraryland-its-all-about-the-story","description":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor: \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/ben-bizzle\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/ben-bizzle\"\u003eBen Bizzle\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/sue-considine\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/sue-considine\"\u003eSue Considine\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLibraries are community connectors, places where people come together, think together, and learn together. Libraries support and nurture strong, resilient communities. Day in and day out, the library workers at these institutions are doing much more than ensuring equal and equitable access to information; and their impact stretches far beyond the books, programs, and services they facilitate. Featuring contributions from such library leaders as Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, the late Nicolette Sosulski, and Erica Freudenberger, this collection of inspiring first-hand stories from across libraryland spotlights the countless ways in which library staff are making a difference for their communities.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2020-12-15T19:53:25-05:00","created_at":"2020-12-15T19:53:24-05:00","vendor":"ALA Editions","type":"","tags":["Comingsoon_New titles","Publisher_ALA Editions"],"price":6999,"price_min":6999,"price_max":6999,"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":32240223256646,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Libraryland: It's All about the Story","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":6999,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":4,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"9780838947432","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.08.08PM.png?v=1613686117","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.08.15PM.png?v=1613686117"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.08.08PM.png?v=1613686117","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":6998487400518,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.668,"height":569,"width":380,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.08.08PM.png?v=1613686113"},"aspect_ratio":0.668,"height":569,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.08.08PM.png?v=1613686113","width":380},{"alt":null,"id":6998487433286,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.665,"height":568,"width":378,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.08.15PM.png?v=1613686112"},"aspect_ratio":0.665,"height":568,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/ScreenShot2021-02-18at5.08.15PM.png?v=1613686112","width":378}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor: \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/ben-bizzle\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/ben-bizzle\"\u003eBen Bizzle\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/sue-considine\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/sue-considine\"\u003eSue Considine\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLibraries are community connectors, places where people come together, think together, and learn together. Libraries support and nurture strong, resilient communities. Day in and day out, the library workers at these institutions are doing much more than ensuring equal and equitable access to information; and their impact stretches far beyond the books, programs, and services they facilitate. Featuring contributions from such library leaders as Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, the late Nicolette Sosulski, and Erica Freudenberger, this collection of inspiring first-hand stories from across libraryland spotlights the countless ways in which library staff are making a difference for their communities.\u003c\/p\u003e"}
Libraryland: It's All about the Story

Libraryland: It's All about the Story

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Author: Ben Bizzle Sue Considine Libraries are community connectors, places where people come together, think together, and learn together. Libraries support and nurture strong, resilient communities. Day in and day out, the library workers at these institutions are doing much more than ensuring equal and equitable access to information; and the...


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{"id":4788688814150,"title":"Proving Your Library’s Value: Persuasive, Organized, and Memorable Messaging","handle":"proving-your-library-s-value-persuasive-organized-and-memorable-messaging","description":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor:  \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/united-libraries\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/united-libraries\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eUnited for Libraries\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/node\/17117\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/node\/17117\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAlan Fishel\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/node\/17118\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/node\/17118\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eJillian Wentworth\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eYou know the value of your library, but elected officials, donors, community leaders, funders, and other important stakeholders may not. How can you make the library a priority for these groups, who may have preconceived notions about what the library does, as you compete with other important community organizations for funding? In this book from United for Libraries, you’ll learn how to use The E’s of Libraries® (Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Engagement, and Empowerment) to quickly demonstrate why your library is essential and worthy of funding, using messaging that is organized, persuasive, and memorable. 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Proving Your Library’s Value: Persuasive, Organized, and Memorable Messaging

Proving Your Library’s Value: Persuasive, Organized, and Memorable Messaging

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Author:  United for Libraries Alan Fishel Jillian Wentworth You know the value of your library, but elected officials, donors, community leaders, funders, and other important stakeholders may not. How can you make the library a priority for these groups, who may have preconceived notions about what the library does, as you compete with other imp...


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{"id":4788683964486,"title":"52 Ready-to-Use Gaming Programs for Libraries","handle":"52-ready-to-use-gaming-programs-for-libraries","description":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor: \u003ca data-mce-fragment=\"1\" href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/ellyssa-kroski\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/ellyssa-kroski\"\u003eEllyssa Kroski\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eGaming programs offer many benefits: they encourage interaction among patrons, strengthen community bonds with the library, and when done right they can be incredibly popular. Kroski, a bestselling author as well as an avid gamer herself, has gathered more than 50 creative programming ideas from public, school, and academic libraries nationwide. Most will hit your core gaming audience of teens, but you’ll also find plenty of options for adults, tweens, and younger children—the mix of tabletop, video, and live-action gaming programs includes something for everyone.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePublished: 2020\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePublisher: ALA Editions\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePages: 384\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWidth: 6\" Height: 9\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFormat: Softcover AP Categories: A, C\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e","published_at":"2020-12-15T19:42:20-05:00","created_at":"2020-12-15T19:42:19-05:00","vendor":"ALA Editions","type":"Book","tags":["ABC-Clio","Comingsoon_New titles","Publisher_ALA Editions","Publisher_ALA Graphics"],"price":9799,"price_min":9799,"price_max":9799,"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":32240214802502,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"52 Ready-to-Use Gaming Programs for Libraries","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":9799,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":3,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":"9780838947340","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/53ReadytoUseGamingPrograms.png?v=1613685613"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/53ReadytoUseGamingPrograms.png?v=1613685613","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":6998445424710,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.669,"height":496,"width":332,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/53ReadytoUseGamingPrograms.png?v=1613685611"},"aspect_ratio":0.669,"height":496,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/53ReadytoUseGamingPrograms.png?v=1613685611","width":332}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp\u003eAuthor: \u003ca data-mce-fragment=\"1\" href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/ellyssa-kroski\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.alastore.ala.org\/content\/ellyssa-kroski\"\u003eEllyssa Kroski\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eGaming programs offer many benefits: they encourage interaction among patrons, strengthen community bonds with the library, and when done right they can be incredibly popular. Kroski, a bestselling author as well as an avid gamer herself, has gathered more than 50 creative programming ideas from public, school, and academic libraries nationwide. Most will hit your core gaming audience of teens, but you’ll also find plenty of options for adults, tweens, and younger children—the mix of tabletop, video, and live-action gaming programs includes something for everyone.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePublished: 2020\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePublisher: ALA Editions\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePages: 384\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWidth: 6\" Height: 9\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFormat: Softcover AP Categories: A, C\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e"}
52 Ready-to-Use Gaming Programs for Libraries

52 Ready-to-Use Gaming Programs for Libraries

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Author: Ellyssa Kroski Gaming programs offer many benefits: they encourage interaction among patrons, strengthen community bonds with the library, and when done right they can be incredibly popular. Kroski, a bestselling author as well as an avid gamer herself, has gathered more than 50 creative programming ideas from public, school, and academi...


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Rainy Day Ready: Financial Literacy Programs and Tools

Rainy Day Ready: Financial Literacy Programs and Tools

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Author:  Melanie WelchPatrick HoganPublic Programs Office (PPO) "Libraries are perfectly positioned to carry out the work of empowering people to achieve their life goals. Building personal finance concepts into programs you’re already doing, such as storytimes, reach an audience you already have." Read an interview with Melanie Welch now! A sur...


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