Children

Know Kidding: The Best of the Best in Youth Services

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
NSLS and a team of 40 youth services librarians created a handbook for staff in public libraries. Published in June, 2003, this handbook provides a wealth of information still relevant for service to youth and young adults.

Mission Branch Builds Community Through Storytime

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
Children's Manager Rachel MacNeilly of the San Francisco Public Library's Mission Branch has developed innovative children's programming to develop loyal library users.

Project L.I.F.T. (Literacy Involves Families Together)

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
Links to fact sheets and program templates from Project L.I.F.T., a Pima Public Library (Tucson, AZ) family literacy outreach program for teen parents in Tucson and Pima County which aims bring reading and reading-related activities into the daily lives of teen parents, their babies and extended families.

Read About Summer Reading

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
Links to blogs, reports, briefs, handouts, and programmatic resources on the subject of reading initiatives and summer reading in particular