Secrets of Successful Youth Book Discussion

Congratulations to the participants in the Simmons GSLIS online continuing education course, Secrets of Successful Youth Book Discussion, who completed a discussion guide for a book for youth! Guides follow. The session will run again. Register for this course, and other Simmons GSLIS CE courses, at

GSLIS Online Course: They’re Googling You: Online Identity for LIS Professionals

I’m so excited to be co-teaching this 4-week Simmons GSLIS Continuing Education Online Course in May 2010 with my dear friend & colleague, Jason Puckett. Register now at   They’re Googling You: Online Identity for LIS Professionals   Description: Should you separate your professional online identity from the personal, and if so, how?  

OLA #1318: Beasts in the Fair Garden

Thanks to those of you who attended the session on Teen Behavior strategies and preventative measures at the Ontario Library Association Superconference in Toronto on February 26, 2010! Slides, audio, handouts and links from the session follow. Slides: Audio: Part I (slides 1-20) Part II (slides 21-36) Links: Handouts: Search Institute’s 40Continue reading “OLA #1318: Beasts in the Fair Garden”

Mystery Reader’s Advisory to Youth

Thanks to the Boxford (MA) Village Library for inviting me to do a staff training on Reader’s Advisory: Mystery Genre for Youth. This is part of an ongoing series with grant funding provided through an IMLS/LSTA grant administered by the MA Board of Library Commissioners; additional funding is provided by the Friends of the BoxfordContinue reading “Mystery Reader’s Advisory to Youth”