Our teens are not the only ones going back to school, colleges and graduate programs for future librarians are also starting up again this month!

Are you a student interested in Young Adult Library Services?’ ‘  The YALSA Student Interest Group is back in action and ready for all of your discussion and resource needs.’  What are you reading? What are you researching?’  What are your questions? Or your plans and ideas for working with teens? Join the conversation: check out’ our ALA Connect page.

Co-conveners Rob Bittner and myself, want to know how we can make this group great.’  Feel free to email us: r.bittner@rocketmail.com‘ or erin_m_daly@yahoo.com.

If you know any’ library school’ students or interested undergraduates, please spread the word!

Join the Gaming Discussion Group on Saturday, June 23, 1:30p-3:30p at the JW Marriott/Commerce Room. We’ll be talking about the Library Game Lab at Syracuse with Scott Nicholson and at the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County with Matt Gullett. We’ll also be electing a convener and co-convener of the group and firming up plans for ALA in Annaheim. Bring your ideas and success stories regarding game design in libraries to share.
Please add your suggestions to the YALSA Gaming Discussion Group wiki for the top 50 recommended games. Check out our ALA online communities page as well. Chair: Beth Gallaway (informationgoddess29 at gmail dot com) and co-chair: Kelly Czarnecki (kczarnecki at plcmc dot org).

Hope to see you there!

Posted by Kelly Czarnecki