Doctor Who Central at TLT
The Doctor has been running through time and space for 50 years this year. We’re celebrating all things Doctor Who related with a series of posts, book lists, events and more. You can find it all here at Doctor Who Central
Doctor Who Week Posts
This is a joint event with Maria Selke at Maria’s Melange, be sure to visit her page for tons more posts and giveaways. Also, because she is awesome.
Doctor Who and the Importance of Naming
The Best of Series One from Maria and Sherry’s POV
The King of the Happy/Sad Ending, a guest post by author Leah Rae Miller
However Hard You Try, You Can’t Run Forever, a guest post by author Myra McEntire
Making Doctor Who Minimalist Shadow Art
The Best of Series Two from Maria and Sherry’s POV
5 Reasons and Some Quotes Explain Why I Think Book Lovers and Librarians Love Doctor Who
How I Learned to Love Sci Fi with Doctor Who, a guest post by author Annie Cardi
Making a Tardis T-Shirt for Dummies
Dress Like the Doctor by Maria Selke
Doctor Who: The Best of Series Three (according to Maria and Sherry, at least!)
Christie’s Who Week: Christie’s Favorite, Tumblr style
Doctor Who Library Programs, a guest post by Julia Hutchins
Doctor Who: The Best of Series Four (according to Maria & Sherry, at least!)
Who Knows? A guest post by Kristen Williams
Travels in Space and Time (Without Leaving the Sofa): Reflections on a Life Lived in the Company of Doctor Who, a guest post by author Mike A. Lancaster
More YA Lit for Doctor Who Fans
Doctor Who, Literary Time Traveler, a guest post by author Annie Cardi
The Greatest Love Story Ever Told
Christie’s Favorite Companion
A Tween Top 10: Favorite Things from Doctor Who
Favorite Doctor Who Quotes from a Tween
YA Lit for Fans of Rose Tyler
Sunday Reflections: Librarians are to Libraries as Companions are to Their Doctors
Because Doctor Who covers such a wide variety of time periods, elements and styles, there are a TON of books out there that Doctor Who fans would love. Don’t limit yourself to time travel books. Doctor Who can be funny or frightening. It can be classic sci fi and occur in space or it can be techy sci fi and occur right here on Earth.
|You can download this Doctor Who RA poster I created for free to use at your library here|
There are more book recommendations at our previous post. See also, More YA Lit for Doctor Who Fans
By the way, the circles on the poster say READ in Gallifreyan. You can download a Gallifreyan font for free here.
Here are a variety of decorating, game, craft and food ideas for a Doctor Who party. There are a lot of great things out there on the Internet ranging from skills and prices, so be sure and look around. At our recent party we did the Duct Tape Bowties (which were a huge hit), Cybermen and Weeping Angel masks (which were fun), and played Doctor Who Monopoly.
Christie also recently did a variation of Humans VS. Zombies that had a Weeping Angels twist that I highly recommend.
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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