Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . F. C. Lee

Timothy Horan F. C. Yee grew up in New Jersey and lived in San Francisco for the last ten years, before moving to Boulder two months ago. He ruins games for a living by figuring out how to charge the... (Continue reading)

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New Student VOYA Advisory Board Members Announced

VOYA Magazine’s program for LIS students welcomes two new students to the VOYA Advisory Board.  The students will get a look behind the scenes in the publishing industry by working with and interviewing the VOYA staff, attending virtual board meetings, and taking... (Continue reading)

Tag Team Tech December 2017

Making the Case for the Portable Makerspace Janice Scurio Perhaps you’ve got a fully loaded makerspace at your library. Perhaps you don’t, but you’re interested in the maker movement and providing access to maker tools in your community. You’ve been... (Continue reading)

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Teen ServicesVocate 4.0 December 2017

Mentoring . . . What’s Mentoring? Jessica Snow Who has had the benefit of being mentored as a new teen librarian? Was the mentoring opportunity something that your library set up or did the mentoring happen organically? Mentoring can help... (Continue reading)

Teen Pop-Culture Quiz Update #53

Erin Helmrich BUZZ 1.While they haven’t all been confirmed, strong rumors indicate that all but which Kardashian/Jenner sisters won’t be having a baby in 2018? Kim  b. Khloe  c. Kylie  d. Kourtney  e. Kendall 2. Mattel announced that they will... (Continue reading)

Electronic Eye December 2017

World News Digest Kathleen Meulen We all agree that young adults need consistent access to quality news reporting and that this is crucial to help them make sense of their world. We also know that libraries have long had a... (Continue reading)

YA Strike Zone December 2017

The “Secret Sauce” of a YA Professional: The Job Description Anthony Bernier Are you curious if there’s a “secret sauce” for becoming a successful YA professional? Shouldn’t you be? If there is a secret, it lies in the instrument called... (Continue reading)

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Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . e. lockhart

Born in NYC, but growing up in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and then Seattle, Washington, e. lockhart is the only child raised by her loving playwright dad and preschool teacher mom.  Our current author has long had reason to see storytelling as... (Continue reading)