You know that saying â€œEverything is bigger in Texasâ€? It’s true and when we talk about literary events for young readers and book lovers the saying couldn’t be more fitting. Devoted fans travel across the country, and teachers and kids pack in school buses at too-dern-early o’clock to spend the day with their favorite and soon-to-be favorite authors in Texas. There are more than just a few opportunities to discover new authors and series. Texas hosts a multitude of events throughout the year. Some are YA focused while others bring a mix of YA, middle grade, and picture books that are loved at every age. Continue reading
YALSA put out an extensive report on the future of library services (both public and school) for library teens as well as a summary report.’ After reading it, I knew this would make a perfect infographic to print and share or even send as a link to others who’d like this information.’ It’s important to know where library services should be going in the 21st century as teens and their culture, lifestyle and habits continue to change.
The link to the infographic is: https://magic.piktochart.com/output/1326505-yalsa-teen-and-library-report.
Submitted by Naomi Bates, Northwest High School Library, Justin, TX