Thanks to the New Hampshire Library Association for inviting me to speak at their business meeting in November 2010 on the topic of Teen Behavior! Slides, links and handouts follow after the break.
Continue reading “Beasts in the Fair Garden: Cultivating Lifelong Library Users”
Thanks to the J.V. Fletcher Library in Westford MA for hosting me to do a workshop on social networking and teens using Facebook for parents and teen caregivers! Slides, links, and handouts follow after the break.
Continue reading “Taking the Mystery Out of Facebook”
Thanks to the Newburyport (MA) Public Library for hosting me at their staff development day to address gaming at the library! Slides, handouts & links follow after the break.Continue reading “Get Your Game On”
In the wrap up session for Reader’s Advisory, for the Boxford (MA) Town Library, we covered development assets, and practiced applying titles from previous sessions.
Continue reading “Final Reader’s Advisory session”
I’m heading out to Indianapolis to do a keynote on gaming at the library, on Monday August 30, 2010 at CYPD! Slides will be unveiled after the event, but handouts for attendees, and a sneak preview of gaming related links, are available now.
UPDATE: thanks to Indiana Library Federation for hosting me at their conference as the Monday Keynote Speaker! Slides, links and handouts follow after the break.
Continue reading “Get Your Game On: Gaming At the Library”
I only have a few professional development gigs this summer, and the rest of my time has been spent delivering patron end programs – gaming sessions, video game design workshops, creative writing and altered book programs. Since the summer was slated to be so slow, when I heard that the public library I used to work for was really short-staffed, I offered to temp two days a week. In between working on the busy reference desk, I’ve been given a number of small projects. Here’s the run-down — my Library Day in the Life — from Wednesday July 28, the most recent day I worked.
Continue reading “Library Day in the Life, Round 5”
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 http://www.simmons.edu/gslis/careers/continuing-education/workshops.
Continue reading “Secrets of Successful Youth Book Discussion”
Thanks to the Boxford (MA) Town Library for hosting me in June as part of their IMLS grant for Reader’s Advisory to Children! Resources follow after the break.
Continue reading “Reader’s Advisory: RA: Contemporary Realistic Fiction for Middle Grade Readers”
Thanks to those who participated in the 2 half day sessions at the Southeastern MA Regional Library System office in Lakeville last week! Resources from the sessions follow after the break. Continue reading “SEMLS workshops on Facebook and Twitter”
Thanks so much to MCLD for inviting me to deliver a keynote address at their staff day on Friday. Slides & links follow after the break. For those who attended the Thursday workshops, your slides are posted, too.
Continue reading “Maricopa County Library District Staff Day”