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Youth Services Notes 2015

December 28, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20151228#232
Santa Visits the Library (NPL), STEM Hub Activity (FCPL) Ready, Set, Code! (MFRL) and Dates to Remember

December 21, 2015 Youth Services Notes December 21, 2015
From Enid’s Desk – Winter Reading Program, A Visit from Saint Nicholas in the Ernest Hemingway Manner, Warm Up with Pete the Cat (GCPL), Quarterly Report of Children’s and Youth Services, Some Literary Thoughts about Christmas, Favorite Preschool Christmas Read-Alouds, and Dates to Remember

December 7, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20151207#230
Make a Musical Instrument Program (AL), Earth and Space Science Newsletter (Lunar and Planetary Institute), Children’s Literature Symposium (BCPL), Holidy Displays (MFRL), Science Saturday (HCPL), and Dates to Remember

Enid’s Desk – Projects for December and January, Sesame Street for Military Families Website (4-H Military Club Program), Summer Learning Grants, Teen Tech Week Grant, 2015 Teen’s Top Ten, Teen Read Week 2016, Coaching: Training Report, Unbeatable Beaks (MRL), Science of Sound (DPL), Leaves and Legends (RRLS), Sinking and Floating (PCPL), and Dates to Remember.

November 16, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20151116#228
Start Wars Celebration (PRL), Outstanding African American Information Professional Award (PPL), Career Opportunities, Building STEAM with Dia Mini Grants, ALSC Scholarship, Grant to Attend ALA, Strategies for Giving Teens the Lead in Developing High-Appeals Services, Facebook in the Library, and Dates to Remember

November 9, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20151109#227
Reading “Not Norman” (CCPL), YALSA News and Upcoming Events, Overdrive Directions for Four Devices (PPL), and Dates to Remember

November 2, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20151102#226
Spooky Tales at the Library (NPL), Take Your Child to the Library Day, All about Apps (WCPL), Innovative Library Classroom (RU), 2015 Teens’ Top Ten Titles, ALSC Curiosity Creates Grant (AL and ESPL), ALSC Competencies for Librarians Serving Children in Public Library, and Dates to Remember

October 26, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20151026#225
Study on the Impact of the Summer Reading Program – Final Report – shared via Webinar, (PCPL)  – Science Resource Hub, (PoCPL) Position open for a Youth Services Coordinator, (NNPL) Hispanic Heritage Program, (LPL) Fall Break Week, (HPL) Babygarten Costume Parade and Dates to remember

October 19, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20151019#224
rom Enid Desk – (Summer Reading Program Order, Winter Reading Program Order, iPad Air, Nature Backpacks, and Summer Starts in September) Fall Decorations (HPL), Librarians Expanded Roles (ALA), Library Support Staff Resource Center, and Dates to Remember

From Enid’s Desk – (Summer Learning, Winter Reading Program, Nature Backpacks and iPads)  National AfterSchool Association virtual Convention, YAVA Books and Author Celebration (RPL), Star Wars Read Day (MFRL), Update from Richland Library-SC, Teen Programming HQ Website, Fire Safety Awareness Month, Virginia ASQ:SE-2 and Dates to Remember.

Banned Book Display (RRLS), Finding a STEM Guest Presenter, Mind in the Making Mini Grant, Influenza Prevention and Control, Great Stories Club Programming Grants for At-Risk Youth (NNPL), Teen Science Cafe’, and Dates to Remember

September 14, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150914#221
ibri Foundation, Bill Strawbridge and Meg Wallhagen (RCPL), Summer Reading Grant, From Enid’s Desk – (Nature-Themed Backpacks, Community Approach to Summer Reading Program, Coaching Project, Health and Nutritional Choices, iPads and Library Programming, Promoting STEM, National Leadership Grants for Libraries and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian, Moo is Coming, and Dates to Remember.

September 7, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150907#220
Display (PPL), Rock Star Teen (NPL), Child Passenger and Bicycle Safety Awareness (VDH), Babies need Words,


August 24, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150824#218
Enid’s Desk – (Moo!), First Lady of Virginia Celebrates Summer Food Program in Virginia’s Libraries, Math-tastic Summer Reading (CPL), Science Kit Program (NPL), New Books for Loan (LDND), Teen Summer Reading Programs (PPL), Best Sign Up Strategy for Read to a Dog Program, Send Your Name to Mars, For Kid NOT Going Back to School, Author Visit (HC-SBPL) and Dates to Remember.

August 17, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150817#217
Thank you SoHo Center (LCPL), Library Card Sign up Month, ALSC online courses, 10 Questions to Ask about Your Teen Services, and Dates to Remember

August 10, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150810#216
Read to the Dogs (NPL), Comic-Con (CCPL), Virginia Shakespeare Initiative, Document Bank at Virginia, Items of Interest (YALSA), Earth and Space News (LPI), Young Readers Grant, and Dates to Remember.

August 3, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150803#215
Science Maters (MML), Library Programs Logging Hours of Summer Fun (Powhatan Today), Outreach Opportunities (CL), Lego Build (NPL), Movers and Shakers, Notable Summer (ALSC), Safeguard Suggestions for Home Computers and SmartPhones (Jane Williamson), Charging No Shows at Programs and Dates to Remember.

July 27, 2015  YouthServicesNotes20150727#214
Pungo ComicCon (VBPL), Provide Leadership on Kid’s Tech, Dates to Remember, Instrumental Petting Zoo (MFRL), Summer Library Programs (HPL), James Partridge Award,  Apply for $10K Literacy Award, Performer Recommendation (SCL), NASA Events and Opportunities, Advice for Newbie Teen Librarian, New resource on FindItVA:  a LVA WOW* resource

July 20, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150720#213
Coaching – workshop, Online course: Importance of Play taught by Dr. Besty Diamant-Cohen, Dates to Remember, STEM Training, Tumblebooks Library Update, ALSC blog – Babies need words every day, ALSC – mentoring program, Call for Nominations: National Medal for Museum and Library Service and Recap of activities July 2014 to June 2015

July 13, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150713#212
Glasgow Public Library – Summer Reading Program Displays, Northumberland Public Library – Petting Zoo, Dates to Remember, Request for information – Mother Goose on the Loose, Back to School Safety Awareness, Roanoke Public Library – Kadir Nelson, Story Time Book Review and Activities, VPOST – If you have STEM afterschool programs – VPOST would like to include your program in their directory, Additional Science Hubs – for  5 Virginia Public Libraries, Waynesboro Public Library  – included in one of the 24 libraries to host Space, Earth Science, Technology Exhibitions, Apply to host Science Exhibit, Library Card – Sign-Up campaign, and Job opening – Henrico County Public Library and Suffolk Public Library

July 6, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150706#211
Washington County Public Library – Shark Week, Tazewell County Public Library – Comic Con on a Shoestring, Dates to Remember, ALA Conference Report and NASA Traveling Exhibition

June 29, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150629#210
Coaching Workshop, Why the youth services notes were not publish for the past two weeks, Hampton Public Library – Summer Reading program display, Dates to Remember – Youth Service workshop in September, Chocolate Tournament and ALSC Award acceptance speeches

June 8, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150608#209
Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library – display, Portsmouth Public Library – display, Virginia Department of Health – Fireworks Safety resources. Dates to Remember, ALSC Blog – Art of Collaboration and Online courses, PubYAC – Bubble Machine and Lunar and Planetary Institute – It’s Pluto Time!

June 1, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150601#208
Summer Reading Self-Care, Library Sign up Month features Snoopy, Dates to Remember – Note Youth Services Fall Conference, Resources for Youth Services Staff, Newport News STEM, YALSA – Useful Information, ParentFurther, New StoryBlocks, Employment Opportunities – Roanoke Public Library and Suffolk Public Library, Factual Magazines, Data from Colorado about Summer Reading

May 25, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150525#207
Storytime at Northumberland Public Library, Free Comic book day – Chesapeake Public Library, Dates to remember – the Fall workshop registration will open up June 2, ToshoCon Convention – Newport News Public Library, Summer Food – USDA article about Bassett Library – also see attachment, 7 cities 1 book – Norfolk Public Library, ALA conference programs – suggestions, Virginia Children’s Book Festival and Study on the Impact of the summer reading  program.

May 18, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150518#206
Caroline Library, Inc – Earth Day celebration, Norfolk Public Library – Literacy display, Blue Ridge Regional Library – STEM, Dates to remember – September 9 -10 fall youth services workshop and exchange, Virginia Shakespeare Initiative – see also attachment, Virginia Department of Health – Home Safety Awareness Month  – see links to free resources, Pluto – Events, and List of Libraries participating in the USDA summer food program  – this is also my list of libraries who will receive books from the SoHo Foundation.

May 11, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150511#205
Summer Food Program – list of libraries participating, Norfolk Public Library – Library Display, Virginia Reader’s Choice Winners, Dates to Remember, Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library – Maker Space and Geek Week, ALA Elections – congratulations are in order to several Virginia library staff, Passive Programming, and  YALSA 2015 YA services Symposium

May 4, 2015 – YouthServicesNotes20150504#204
Dates for Fall Youth Services Workshop, President Obama Announced Open eBooks and ConnectED Library Challenge. ALA response to President Obama’s announcement, Dates to remember, Study on the impact of the summer reading program in Virginia – Webinar, ALA news, 10 ways to make your summer reading program more inclusive, Include your public library summer meal site on the Lunch at the Library Map  (CLA), Read 15  – May-August Read Aloud is sponsoring free online picture book in multiple language – they ask that the link be shared, and STEM bag activities (BRRL)

April 27, 2015 – YouthServicesNotes20150427#203A  continued YouthServicesNotes20150427#203B
Virginia Library STEM Project (SPL, BPL, and BRLS), Superhero Day 2015 (HPL), Dates to Remember, Earth and Space Science News, Prom Dress Extravaganza Program (MFRL), Information for Drowning Prevention Month (VDH), 4-H Military Partnership Information (VCE), Engaging Libraries in Summer Food Program (No Kid Hungry), 210 Summer Reading List (ALSC)

April 13, 2015 – YouthServicesNotes20150413#202
Young Adult Library Services Association update, Lunch at the Library ALA preconference, dates to remember, World Through Picture Books, Maker Camp, Robotics at the Library (PWLS), and Storytime Share-n-Tell.

April 6, 2015 –YouthServicesNotes20150406#201
Grandparents and Friends Storytime (NPL), Pura Belpre Award Committee (NNPL), STEM and Early Literacy Activity Center Exchange, Dates to Remember, HistoryConnects, End Summer Hunger, Regional Meeting and Early Literacy Center Exchanges, Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth, National Afterschool Association, and April is Playground Awareness Month.

March 16, 2015 – YouthServicesNotes20150316#200
For the 200th issue of the Youth Services Notes, Roanoke County Public Library – Winter Reading Program, Northumberland Public Library – Summer Teen Intern Grant, Dates to Remember- Note April 10 STEM training in Danville, April 17 STEM Training in Lebanon with ELAC exchange, National Poison Prevention Week – article by K.L. Wenger – Blue Ridge Poison Center, Chesterfield County Public Library – Mini-Maker Fest, Camps for Military Kids, STEM – Survey – would you take a few minutes to complete it?, Library Info Table Ideas, and Read Aloud 15 minutes – promotional materials

March 9, 2015 YouthServicesNotes20150309#199
Summer Reading Resources (NNLS), Spring Display (NPL), K-12 and Library Grants, Dates to Remember, Legos (PCL), Caroline Reads (CLInc), Book Awards, and NASA activities.

March 2, 2015 – YouthServicesNotes20150302#198
STEM Training, Early Literacy Activity Centers, Coaching Project, Scavenger Hunt, Diane Cary (SCL), Website, SRP Study, SRP 2015, Great Reading Adventure, National Poison Prevention Week, Summer Food Program, and Dates to Remember.

February 23, 2015 – YouthServicesNotes20150223#197
Smokey Bear (MCPL), Mini-Maker Festival (PCPL), Dates to Remember, First Experiment with Science Bags (WCPL), Winter Reading Program (MFRL), Project Enable, Experiments with Sound (WPL), Lunch Lady (CCPL), Beacon of Freedom Award (WRL), and  Sheepish Storytime (WRL)

February 9, 2015 – YouthServicesNotes20150209#196
STEM backpacks (BRRL), Pete the Cat (WRL), Caroline Reads (CL,Inc), Dates to Remember, Music and Movement Workshop (PRL), Earth and Space Science News, Public Libraries Survey Report Issued, 2015 VLA awards, and Summer 2015 Celestial/NASA Mission Events

February 2, 2015 – YouthServicesNotes20150202#195
Newbery Medal Contenders Display (RPL), Reading is Magic, Slover Library (NPL), Dates to Remember, 2015 Youth Media Award Winners, STAR_Net STEM Exhibitions, and President Obama Budget Increased Library Funding.

January 26, 2015 – YouthServicesNotes20150126#194
Teen Space (SRL), Summer Food Program, Dates to Remember, How to Have a Successful Author Visit, and Passive Programs

January 19, 2015 – YouthServicesNotes20150119#193
Itty-Bitty Book Club (BCPL), Kids Run Trains (HPL), Database Promotion Ideas, and Dates to Remember

January 12, 2015 – YouthServicesNotes20150112#192
Charlie Hebdo Attack (ALA), Building STEM with Dia Book Lists, Dates to Remember, Reach Out and Read, Talk Stories, Grants for Rural Libraries, Science for Kids,

January 5, 2015 – YouthServicesNotes20141215#190
Stem training, Holiday Display (MFRL), Dates to Remember, Gingerbread House Decoration Program (HPL), Youth Services Goals for 2015, Power of Play, VLA scholarships, Skype/Zoom with Iditarod Musher, and Winter Reading Program


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