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Youth Services Notes 2014


December 15, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20141215#190
Planning Storytime themes, Toy Safety, Dates to Remember, Explore Marvel Moon, Read Aloud bookmarks, Dream Starts@ Your Library, Encouraging Play through Early Learning Space, and Rob Reid’s Animal Shenanigans,


November 24, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20141124#189
Children’s books on helping others, Native American Heritage Month (CL), Dates to Remember, PLA Grant for Development of Performance Measures for Libraries, Early Childhood Symposium, Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums, National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards, Grant for National Library Week, ALA Youth Media Awards Webinar, and Book List of titles written or illustrated by Native American.

November 3, 2014 –YouthServicesNotes20141103#188
Young children, new media and library survey, America after 3PM, Dates to remember, ALA award for library program excellence, YALSA 2014 Teen top ten titles, iREAD, Summer Reading Program,  and LDND response to Rising to the Challenge – presented at VLPD meeting.


October 27, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20141027#187.compressed (1)
Minecraft STEAM program (VBPL), Science Saturday and Star Wars Reads Program (BRL), Dates to Remember, Roanoke Public Library grand opening, Teens Create Comics (NNPLS), Holiday Displays (MFRL), Lunar and Planetary Institute Update, and 1,000 Books B 4 K: R U Kidding (PPL).

October 13, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20141013#186
Hispanic Heritage Mouth (NNPLS), Send your name to Mars, Early Learning Intervention Model, Dates to Remember, YALSA and grant for 3D printers, ALSC Blog – Summer Reading Program,

October 6, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20141006#185
Summer Food Program, Call for Proposals for Head Start Conference, Dates to Remember, Read Aloud 15 Minutes Campaign, Lunar and Planetary Institute, VLA webinar on reviewing books, EarthKAM, YALSA news, and Library CE training Institute.


September 29, 2014 –YouthServicesNotes20140929#184.compressed
Banned book display (OCPL and NNPLS), Building STEAM with Dia program, Dates to Remember, End of Summer Tweet -Up, Bilingual Storytime and Library Outreach, Teen 14 Books and Author celebration (RPL) and VSRA Conference.

September 22, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140922#183
Big Yellow Bus (HPL), Banned Books Display (SRRL), Dates to Remember, Kids and Computers, Daycare Outreach,

September 15, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140915#182
Summer Reading Challenge (VBPL), Webinars on STEM/STEAM programming, Dates to Remember, iPads and VBPL Storytime (VBPL), and Using ECRR toolkit with Spanish Speaking Communities.

September 8, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140908#181.compressed

VLA Banned book week display award, Resource to help Libraries Engage Community, Lead Change, Dates to Remember, Virginia Department of Health -Child Passenger Safety Week,  YALSA news, ALA midwinter, 2015 Money Smart Week, Fractured Fairytales, Storytime with Teen Mothers, Children’s and Youth Services Conference, and VPOST Summit.

September 1, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140901#180.compressed
Martha Cole (CPL), Science Shorts (HCPL), Summer Reading Program Deadline, Dates to Remember, Teens Learn about Asian Culture (NNPL), Our Wonderful SRP (CL), Literati Training, Library Sign up Month Tool Kit, Teen Read Week Programs, YALSA News and Updates, Military One, 1-2-3 Read training,


August 18, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140818#179.compressed
Summer Reading Program (NNPL and RPL), Dates to Remember, ALA International Game Day, STEM or STEAM, Bibliostat Changes for Children’s/Teen Services, Think Thing Through – Fred Rogers, Earth and Space Science News, and Science and Literacy event (RPL).

August 11, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140811#178
Teen Glow Party (HPL), Rocket Helps Out (BRL), Dates to Remember, T.C. Boyle (VPLC), Makerspaces in Library Resources, and Moon Night.

August 4, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140804#177.compressed
For Enid’s Desk: Early Literacy Activity Centers, Winter Reading Program, Summer Reading Program, Training (Importance of Play and Mother Goose on the Loose, More Training), Science at Chinn Park (PWPLS), Young Children, New Media and Libraries Survey, Read Aloud 15 Minutes, and Puppets Classifieds.


July 28, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140728#176
STEM Storytimes at Dumbarton (HCPL), Rocket (BRL), Dates to Remember, Summer Reading Program – A Community Approach, ALA Annual Conference Report,

July 21, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140721#175.compressed
Wiener Dog Walk (BCPL), Dates to Remember, Rocket (PPL), Digital Shift, Summer Lunch, Summer Reading at R.T. Arnold Library (SSRL), Summer Reading (RPL) and Jefferson Cup Committee.

July 14, 2014 –
Lego Play Monday (WCPL), Junior Maker Spaces, Dates to Remember, Summer Reading Program (FCPL), Focusing on Science (HCPL), Animal Sleepover (MFRL), Crazy Cat and Reading (CPL), 4th of July and Fizz Boom Read School Age Programs, Summer Reading Program (PCPL), Babymouse and Squish Author Visit (CCPL), Consumer Health Survey, Pew Research 7 Surprises about Libraries, and Puppets Classifieds

July 7, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140707#173.compressed
Comic Con (BPLS), YALSA News, Dates to Remember, Rocket (MFRL), Summer Reading/Feeding Kickoff (BRRL), Bubble Fun Ideas, Rocket (BRLS and EPL), Summer Reading Program Decorations (HPL),


June 30, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140630#172
Discover Space at the Library (AL), Patricia Muller (HCPL), Rocket (MRLS), Dates to Remember, Summer Reading Display (MFRL), ALA Emerging Leader Application, and Stan Lee National Library Card Sign-Up Month.

June 23, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140623#171.compressed
Summer Reading Program Display (SCLS), Rocket and Daisy (SSRL), New Kids InfoBits, Dates to Remember, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Graphic and App, Libraries and Learning, Award-Winning Books for Tweens and Teens, and Homeschool Program Ideals.

June 9, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140609#170.compressed
Rocket (GCPL), Enid’s Desk (VALIB Listserve, Summer Food Program, Early Literacy Activity Centers, Impact on the Summer Reading Program Study, Summer Reading Program PSA, Winter Reading Program, Coaching Program, Fall Conference, Online Training, Measuring Impact of Preschool Storytime), Adolescent Literacy, Dates to Remember, Whole Library Handbook for Teen Services, Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy, Supporting Parents in Early Literacy, Summer Food Program,

June 2, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140602#169
Rocket (BCPL), Gloucester Summer Reading Program Carnival (GCPL), Dates to Remember, Pearl Bailey Library Earns Community Service Award (NNPLS), STEP Into Storytimes for Newborns to 5 year old. ALA Conference, Informational about Library Cards for Virtual Access, and ALSC online courses.


May 26, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140526#168
Form Enid’s Desk (Summer Food Program, Winter Reading Program, Fall Workshop, Coaching and Summer Reading Program), Library Display (NPL), Beyond Cold Hard Cash: What Motivates Us?, Jefferson Cup Committee,

May 19, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140519#167.compressed
Noreen Bernstein Retires (WRL), ALSC Institute Scholarship Application, Dates to Remember, Summer Reading Program (WGRL and HCPL), Making Kids Count, Summer Reading Program, Dr. Who Teen Program, ALSC Summer Reading, National Summer of Learning Association Infographic.

May 12, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140512#166.compressed
Smart Beginnings Reading Program, ALA Library Facts, Dates to Remember, Programs and Displays (NNPL, SSRL, MFRL, PPL, and NPL)


April 21, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140421#165
Library Display (MFRL), VPOST, Mandatory Reporting, Children who visit museums have higher achievements in reading, math and science, Dates to Remember, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Virginia Pye (EPL) and What Public Libraries Do For Teens Infographic.

April 14, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140414#164
Summer Food Program, Guide to Biographies to Read Aloud to Kids, ALA Facts, Dates to Remember, Teen Week, Dollar General Grants, Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff, How to Respond to Security Incidents in your library, and Fizz Boom Read Webinar.

April 7, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140407#163.compressed
Prom Dress Extravaganza (MFRL), Library Display (NPL) Dates to Remember, Library Mini-convention (NNPLS), Library Program Checklist (BRL), Podgie the Therapy Dog (HCSPPLS), and Virtual Scavenger Hunt.


March 24, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140324#162.compressed
Travel in Virginia and True Grits – by Rocket, 10 Reasons Why Buchanan County Public Library Would Make a Nice Home for Rocket, Dates to Remember, Virtual Scavenger Hunt, Summer Reading Program Banners, All About Adolescent Literacy, April – Month of the Military Child, Book-A-Day Program/1000 Books Before Kindergarten, Every Child Ready to Read for Spanish Speaking Communities, Dia Family Book Club Curriculum, On Being a New Manager, Public Library Program/Planning Process, ALSC National Institute,

March 10, 2014 –
From Enid’s Desk (Summer Reading Program, Early Literacy Activity Center Exchange, and Evanced Summer Reading Training), VLA Paraprofessional Forum, Dates to Remember, Winter Reading Program (CCPL), Book in a Jar (MFRL), Great Sources for Inexpensive Prizes, Book that Shaped Me, Paper Roller Coasters, Virginia Reader Choice Poster,

March 3, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140303#160
Black History Month (HPL) E-Books What Librarian Need to Know Now and for the Future, YALSA 100 days till Summer Reading Program Count Down, Dates to Remember, Book as an iPad App, iPads, Tablets and Gadgets in the Library,


February 24, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140224#159.compressed
STEM Exploration and Engagement for Librarians, Is Youth Services [still] the Stepchild if the Library, Dates to Remember, Winter Reading Program (CCPL), Dia Program Registry, New Program Blog, Free Music for Storytime, Young Hero, and Storyteller Linda Hartman.

February 17, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140217#158
Valentines Make and Take (PRL), Lego Mindstorms, Winter Reading Program (CCPL), Dates to Remember, LC Literacy Awards, All Ages Storytime, Favorite Class Visits Books, and Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adults Readers.

February 10, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140210#157.compressed
Winter Reading Programs (CCPL, and SPL), Request for Favorite Books, Dates to Remember, STEM Resources, YALSA Resources for Summer Reading, Judy Blume – National Library Week, David Baldacci – library budget cuts, Behinds the Scenes at ALA Youth Media Awards, Celebrating All Babies and Tots,

February 3, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140203#156
Winter Reading Program (MFRL) Ninjago Night (HCPL), Hedgie’s Valentines, Dates to Remember, Facing Facebook, and Virginia Reader’s Choice.


January 27, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140127#155
From Enid’s Desk (Impact of the Summer Reading Program, Summer Reading Program, Winter Reading Program, in Spanish, Tumblebooks, Online Courses, Training, and Coaching), 2014 Youth Media Award Winners, Budget for 2014, Dates to Remember, Early Literacy and Books, Family Place Library Symposium, and More Under Where.

January 20, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140120#154
William E. Johnson (YL), Chesterfield County Library Awarded 2013 Baker and Taylor Summer Reading Grant, National Library Legislative Day, Dates to Remember, Under Where? WrestleMania Reading Challenge, School Age Programming, Libraries Transforming Communities, Virtual Seats for ALA Youth Media Awards, Every Child Ready to Read – Finalist for Opening Minds Innovations Award, and Helpful New Resources for Administrators.

January 13, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140113#153
Mind Full or Mindful?, Winter Reading Program (WCPL), Webinar for National Arts and Humanities Youth Program, Free Homework Help, The Future of Library Services for and with Teens, Lunar and Planetary Institute,

January 6, 2014 – YouthServicesNotes20140106#152
ALA Celebrations and Promotional Events, VECF School Readiness Map Tool, YA Lit Symposium, Dates to Remember, STEM Workshop, Books for Summer Reading Prizes, Celebrating Christmas (CCPL),


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