Friday Finds – August 30, 2013
This week at TLT:
Our Sunday Reflection was an ode to Twitter (and what it can do for you professionally.)
Read Karen’s defense of electronic gaming in the library – it’s important!
And Christie’s follow-up on the benefits of low-tech gaming.
We have book reviews:
We posted our 1000th post this week – on Sex in the Library, Things I Never Learned in Library School.
This week’s Take 5 gathers together a list of books on a difficult topic, sexual violence in the lives of teens.
Previously at TLT:
For more on gaming, read our post on International Games Day.
Around the web:
We got a look at more of the movie based on Divergent by Veronica Roth. And then the official trailer came out !
Make Magazine posted an interesting guide for librarians on boosting the maker movement.
The Lizzie Bennet Diaries won a Creative Arts Emmy for digital media programming. Don’t know what I’m talking about? Start here. And never wonder again if the classics can be relevant to today’s teens.
VOYA Magazine announced it was the winner of the 2014 St. Katherine Drexel Award from the Catholic Library Association. Also, we learned that there is a Catholic Library Association.
Ypulse discusses the truth about teen exhaustion with the supernatural movie market. What does the future hold for YA novel adaptations? Despite lagging box office receipts, the sequel to the City of Bones, City of Ashes, is still being developed into a movie and Sigourney Weaver has joined the cast.
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About Karen Jensen, MLS
Karen Jensen has been a Teen Services Librarian for almost 30 years. She created TLT in 2011 and is the co-editor of The Whole Library Handbook: Teen Services with Heather Booth (ALA Editions, 2014).
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