Good Comics for Kids
Young people need to learn how to navigate the rapidly-evolving information landscape. Here are some ideas to implement, because #FactsMatter.
My biennial roundup of key findings from GLSEN's National School Climate Survey, which documents the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth in schools from across the country.
While libraries are talking about doing anti-racist work, maybe we should talk about why we should be paying our staff to read.
As I write this my library is closed to the public, my kids are home from school, and the world feels very, very strange. This is all happening, of course, because of the recent Covid-19 pandemic, and I am very thankful that my place of employment is doing their part to help flatten the curve […]
1 of the most frequently asked questions I receive is: How do I get started doing teen services? Here's an outline of what I think are the basic building blocks of a successful teen services program in a public library.
This look at the school experiences of LGBTQ youth in schools, the challenges they face, and the support they need should be required reading for anyone who works with students of any age.
I am a big advocate of being engaged in ongoing professional development, which is why I try and stay engaged on social media with my professional peers. Lately, I have seen a lot of librarians talk about “decolonizing your library”, a phrase that is very new to me. So I have been starting to do […]
“I think now, looking back, we did not fight the enemy; we fought ourselves. And the enemy was in us.” – Platoon When I was a teen, I was obsessed with the movie Platoon, in large part because Charlie Sheen was one of my James Deans. Yes, I know it turns out that he was […]
GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, released its biennial National School Climate Survey, which documents the experiences of LGBTQ students from across the country, in mid December 2016. The good news is that things have improved slightly from their 2013 survey. The bad news is that it’s still really ugly out there. 174 page […]
Internet privacy is under attack with the current administration. This means that the things you say and do online can no longer be considered private in the same ways we thought of them a few weeks ago. Congress has ruled that Internet providers can sale your information in an effort to make more money. You, […]
Good Comics for Kids
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