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YA Clicks October 2012

Elections and Advocacy for Teens Rebecca Purdy and the Web Surfers from the Central Rappahannock Regional Library October 2012 Rating Chart The teens we serve may not be able to vote in this year’s elections, but that doesn’t make them powerless.  Teen... (Continue reading)

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Wild & Crazy Librarians: A Fabulous ALAN Panel . . .

At the ALAN workshop in Las Vegas—Monday  November  19   1:55 – 2:30 pm! English teachers and YA librarians—a natural partnership!  Hear librarians Walter Mayes of The Girls’ Middle School, California; Christina Getrost of the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, Ohio; Don... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech August 2012

Keeping it All Straight: Using Evernote to Stay Organized Sarah Ludwig August 2012 Sometimes it feels like we’ve got too much information coming our way, and even finding the methods for keeping track of technology trends and news can be... (Continue reading)

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Electronic Eye August 2012

Catalist Digital Kathleen Muelen August 2012 Every year I host an all-school Read based on the “One Book One School” and “One Book One Community” models.  Even though my school has only two grades, I feel that is not possible... (Continue reading)

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Teen Pop Culture Quiz August 2012

Update #37 Erin Helmrich HOT PRESS 1. After two years of deliberation what prominent boys recreational organization decided that gay scouts and leaders were still banned? 2.Giving more hope that it does get better which hip-hop crooner recently came out... (Continue reading)

Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Myra McEntire

by Stacey Hayman Growing up in Northeast Tennessee and living in Nashville, you might assume Myra McEntire must love NASCAR and country music, but her readers know the truth. This author isn’t so predictable; singing R&B in the family car... (Continue reading)

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Can the Summer Reading List Be Saved?

Can the Summer Reading List Be Saved? An Annotated Booklist Erin Lavery and Terry Ain June 2012 [Editor’s Note: The following summer reading list is an addition to Can the Summer Reading List Be Saved? Five Tips to Create a... (Continue reading)

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How to Use Pinterest for Your Library

Jennifer Rummel June 2012 Have you heard about the newest social media craze Pinterest? Not only is the site super addicting, but it’s an excellent resource for librarians. While it’s a way to connect with your favorite authors, publishers, libraries,... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech June 2012

The Marriage of Words and Pictures Sarah Ludwig June 2012 I am not a very good artist (truthfully, I’m awful; my “style” hasn’t changed since I was twelve). But I love to write and since I write a lot, I know first-hand... (Continue reading)

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YA Clicks June 2012

STEM Fun Rebecca Purdy and the Web Surfers from the Central Rappahannock Regional Library June 2012 The acronym STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is everywhere.  Schools are focusing on it, more grant applications are requiring it and public libraries... (Continue reading)

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