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Youth Services Notes 2017


Youth Services Notes July 17 2017 #281

STEM and Libraries Conference, YALSA Summer Learning Program Contest, Teens’ Top Ten, Hampton Public Library – Dollhouse Furniture Program, Radford Public Library – Summer Food, Dates to Remember and STEM and School Readiness

Youth Services Notes July 10 2017 #280

Get Ready to Code, Youth Services Forum – Virginia Library Association, Travels with Elliot – Washington County Public Library and Campbell County Public Library, Lauchpads – Nattoway County Public Library, Teen Tie Dye Program – Hampton Public Library, Using Hashtags – PubYac, Kids and Family Reading Report, Dates to Remember, Afterschool meals – CACFP

We will be opening registration for the Virginia STEM and Library Conference on July 19.  Cost to attend this conference is $30.00. Registration is limited to 150 people

We have made arrangements for a conference rate at Hilton Downtown Richmond,  if you would like to use the conference rate please reserve a room through the link below.

We are also offering a pre-conference STEM Resource Hub Training on September 12 and/or September 14 The cost for the STEM Resource Hub Training will be $10.00


Youth Services Notes June 19 2017 #279

Powhatan County Earns National Achievement Award for Passport to Summer Reading Program – Powhatan County Public Library, STEM Program: Geocaching at Abingdon – Washington County Public Library, Goal 12,000 books read – Northumberland Public Library, Survey from the National Summer Learning Association, Elliot wants to visit YOUR library, Eclipse Across America – resources, Dates to Remember


Youth Services Notes May 29 2017 #278

Andministrations FY 2018 Budget – IMLS, Summer Food Program -USDA, Outdoor Children’s Festival – Eastern Shore Public Library, Hobbit Immersion Camp – Segnum University, Circle Games for K and 1st Grade – PubYac, Dates to Remember

Youth Services Notes May 22 2017 #277

Trump Adminstration’s Budget Using Wrong Math When it Comes to Libraries – ALA, Children’s Literature Conference -Shenandoah University, Using iPads and Magnet Board at Montclair Community Library – Prince William Public Library System, Eating the Alphabet, Children’s Garden and Outdoor Classroom – Halifax County South Boston Public Library, STEM activitiy at Forest Library – Bedford Public Library, Stuffed Animal Sleepover at Hanover – Pamunkey Regional Library, and Dates to Remember.


Youth Services Notes April 24 2017 #276

Take Action for Libraries -ALA, Community Partners, Teen Read Week, Travel Grants and More -YALSA, Superhero Day – Hampton Public Library, Sisters Read 1000 books before kindergarten – Northumberland Public Library, A Bavarion Moment – Mathews Memorial Library, Teen Photo Contest for Environmental Awareness Month – Radford Public Library, Dates to Remember.

Youth Services Notes April 17 2017 #275

Children’s and Youth Services Report to the Virginia Public Library Directors Associatin Spring 2017 Meeting, Nominations for the 2017 People’s Choice Awards – LVA, Beauty and the Beast – Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library, Teen Event that wasn’t – Nottoway County Public Library System, Eggstravaganze – Hampton Public Library, and Dates to Remember


Youth Services Notes March 27 2017 #274

Library Services and Technology Act -2016 Children’s and Youth Services Report, and Dates to Remember

Youth Services Notes March 20 2017 #273

IMLS Issue Statement on the Presendent’s proposed FY 2018 Budget – IMLS, President’s budget proposal to eliminate federal library funds counterproductive and short-sighted – ALA, 3rd Mini-Maker Fest- Powhatan County Public Library, How you can save federal funding for Libraties and help teens – YALSA Blog, Be Ready to Make your case – ALSC Blog, Snapshot Virginia – VLA, and Dates to Remember

Youth Services Notes March 13 2017 #272

Workshop: Libraries at the center of Summer Learning and Fun, Eat Your Words – LVA, Evaluation of the Summer Food Program in Virginia’s Public Library – VDH, I’m on a Roll: Bread and Butter Day at the Library – Staunton Public Library, Read Across American Day- Samuels Public Library, Draft Interpretations of the Library Bill of Rights – PubYac, Crisis Text Line Info – PubYAC, and dates to remember


Youth Services Notes February 27 2017#271

Summer Reading Program, BookPoints2, Summer Food Service Program and More, Harry Potter Book Night a the Montvale Library – Bedford Public Library, Little Scientist Porgram – Appomattox Regional Library System, Library Celebrate All-School Read – Northumberland Public Library, Time for Two – Hampton Public Library, Fake News – ALA, and Dates to Remember

Youth Services Notes February 13 2017 #270

Webinar about Starting the Summer Food Service Program – VA No Kid Hungry, Blind Date with a Book at Greene County Library – Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, Learning as They Grow Video – PubYAC, Baldacci Named the Library of Virginia 2017 Literary Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree – LVA, CLEL Bell Picture Book Award – PubYAC, Mad Hatter Tea Party at Lafayette Branch – Norfolk Public Library, and Dates to Remember


Youth Services Notes January 30 2017 #269

Library Hosts Sphero Codo Club at Green Run High School – Virginia Beach Public Library, How we organized the Picture Book collection – Tazewell County Public Library, Nature Backpacks Update, Nature Backpacks -Wythe-Grayson Regional Library, Importance of Play, 2016 PLA’s Year in Review, Dates to Rembember and Great Books Foundation

Youth Services Notes January 23 2017 #268

2107 Youth Nedia Award Winner- ALA, High School Teen Programs and Activities – PubYAC, Youth Services Manager – Alexandria Library, STEM for Pre-School – PubYAC, Touch a Truck Program -Ohio Public Libraries, and Dates to Remember.

Youth Services Notes January 9 2017 #267

Teenage Mutant Ninja Party at Phoebus- Hampton Public Library, Escape Room @ the Library – Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library, STEM Fashion Club – Bedford Public LIbrary System, Gingerbread Photos – Nottoway County Public Library, Discover NASA – Norfolk Public Library, December  Decorations – Hampton Public Library, and dates to Remember.



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