Author Rebecca Behrens discusses her middle grade books and how adults can help create resilient kids
Wearing masks helps prevent the spread of Covid-19. Here are some ways that libraries can help normalize tweens and teens wearing face masks.
Tweens and teens learned all about creating graphic novels at the North Texas Teen Book Festival.
This summer my library diving into self-directed teen programming in a bigger way than we have in the past. Each Monday a new project will be prepped and ready to go for tweens to work on during our six week Movies & Makers movie series, and any remaining kits will be placed in the teen lounge, […]
I am always looking for a fun new photo app. I take and use a lot of pictures in my library and online here at TLT. With the right app you can turn a simple photo into a fun work of art. In this recent round of new photo apps I tried Font Killer, Space […]
Summer budget running low? Need some quick and easy drop-in programs? Here are five ideas that you can pull off in an afternoon for pennies or less because you most likely already have the supplies. And if YOU don’t, chances are the kids’ department does and will be happy to let you take them off […]
1950’s not your style? If you want to flip back in time for Valentines (or any time for a teen program) try the 1960’s. Instead of bobby socks and poodle skirts think of the mod and miniskirts, flipped hair, and the beginning of the hippies. Jacqueline Kennedy, Twiggy, Austin Powers, and the Beatles. Gilligan’s […]
After the success – and fun – of my Doctor Who program, I decided to have a Sherlock themed program. Pop culture is a great programming tie-in. For Sherlock, I am doing some hands on forensic science projects as well as some crafting projects. The forensic science themed projects can be found here at my […]
All the month of March, which is National Craft Month, we are joining forces with The Library as Incubator Project (@iartlibraries on Twitter) to bring you a new craft activity each Friday that you can do with your tweens and teens. As part of our National Craft Month collaboration, this post originally appeared at The […]
March is a big month for picture books, as many elementary schools celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with Cat in the Hat costumes, green food-coloring and Read Across America. Why not remind your teens of the fun of picture books by recommending some they might have missed? This is the perfect time to display those […]
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