New York Public Library has revamped one of their spaces with teens in mind. Inspiring! http://www.theatlanticcities.com/design/2013/06/designing-libraries-encourage-teens-loiter/5735/
This year's theme is Evaluation and Assessment, and QSLiN's own Gigi Nadeau and Julian Taylor will be giving workshops. Go here for registration and conference details: http://www.abqla.qc.ca/81st-abqla-annual-conference-2013
The E-Reader Revolution: Over Just as It Has Begun? https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424127887323874204578219834160573010
Click on the link for some really interesting stats on ebooks, readers, publishing, and access. http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/2012/6-great-new-ebooks-infographics/
The Ontario Library Association is opening up their Forest of Reading program to other provinces. http://www.accessola.org/OLAWEB/Forest_of_Reading/Welcome/OLAWEB/Forest_of_Reading/Welcome.aspx
The Art of the Picture Book Exhibition
Benefit evening for the Canadian Children's Book Centre being held at the Musée des Beaux Arts in Montreal
http://m.commonsensemedia.org/new/how-raise-reader?utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=08.21.12_standalone Thanks to Sandra Bebbington for this link. Practical suggestions to engage young readers!
The Treasure Mountain conference provided much food for thought. We all come from different circumstances, but we all share the same objectives: to ensure that school libraries are relevant and serve our school communities. The papers presented were interesting, you might be surprised to see how similar others' activities are [...]
A link to the MELS description of the role of school librarian Métier : Bibliothécaire scolaire.