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Pinterest Boards for Libraries

It seems as if social media is quickly taking over our lives. MySpace to Facebook to Twitter, and beyond. It’s often difficult to remember which sites you’re using and which ones are even useful. One of the fairly new social media sites is Pinterest, for which I signed up for an account about a year … Continue reading

Libraries Around Town

A colleague recently pointed me to a blog post about the Paradero Para Libros Para Parques (PPP), which is a program that allows for┬ávery small libraries to be inserted into community hot-spots. In this case, it’s a partnership with the city parks. I think this is amazing because not everyone can always make it to … Continue reading

Book Review: The Pox Party

The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson My rating: 5 of 5 stars If I could give this book more stars, I would. The writing is a little heavier and more complex than your average YA book, but it’s worth it. You truly feel like you get to know this boy and share his disbeliefs as … Continue reading

Joel Stein and YA Lit

First off, I apologize for letting this lag for a bit! I just finished an absolute killer semester, but I have a couple weeks off and a fairly relaxing summer semester ahead of me (as relaxing as grad school allows, right?). A colleague of mine recently shared this blog post from Teen Librarian’s Toolbox, which … Continue reading

Books + Trees = Community

I recently came across a Tumblr titled Let’s Read Books, and if you love Harry Potter, Shel Silverstein, The Hunger Games, or books in general, this is just for you! However, the reason I stumbled across this site wasn’t because of Harry Potter, Shel Silverstein, or The Hunger Games–it was because of this image, in … Continue reading