June 12, 2022 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Teen Librarian Karen Jensen discusses why the idea that librarians should pre-read every book before purchasing is an unsustainable answer to address the concerns of book banners
June 8, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Our library, for our school of about 800 students, had 36,323 books checked out this school year. Here are the top titles!
May 3, 2022 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Teen Librarian Karen Jensen shares some of the online resources she's reading and talking about for the month of May
August 22, 2021 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Teen librarian Karen Jensen walks you through Fort Worth Public Library's new all youth library, Reby Cary
October 26, 2020 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Karen Jensen answers some of the most frequently asked questions she receives about doing Collection Diversity Audits.
July 20, 2020 by Karen Jensen, MLS
A massive list of collection development resources
January 22, 2019 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Reflection Press has put together a well made infographic to regarding representation and own voices in children's publishing. Add this tool to your collection of tools to discuss representation and collection development.
November 19, 2018 by Karen Jensen, MLS
One of the reasons that I do this blog is that it allows me to create and curate a resource for myself. That’s right, I use this blog as a resource just as much as I hope others might. It works as sort of a journal, a manual if you will, to help me be […]
September 19, 2018 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Here are some great September comics your teens and tweens will enjoy! SLAM! The Next Jam by Pamela Ribon and illustrated by Marina Julia with Brittany Peer and Veronica Fish (BOOM! Box, September 11). Knockout and Can Can have broken one of the biggest rules in roller derby…not to mention some actual bones. When they […]
by Travis Jonker
Good Comics for Kids
by J. Caleb Mozzocco
by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
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