Recommended books that embody feminist principles and the fight for the freedom of self, body, mind, and spirit. Titles have been selected for readers from birth through age 18. Sponsored by the Feminist Task Force of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Library Association. Lists are available in PDF or HTML format.
A collection of thematic booklists in PDF format for children from preschool through high school.
Resources and recommended materials for planning "books and babies" programs in the public library.
A database of library program ideas. Search by topic, audience, program type, and cost. A project of the Mid-Hudson (New York) Library System.
A discussion list about the practical aspects of children's and young adult services in public libraries. Topics are focused on programming ideas, outreach, literacy, censorship and policy issues, collection development, administrative considerations, job openings, and professional development. Requires registration.
A global guide designed to help public libraries around the world develop services for children and young adults. Prepared by the Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section of the International Federation of Library Associations.
A list of recommended books and electronic resources for library professionals working with a young adult population. Prepared by faculty of the Queen College (NY) Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
An ERIC Digest article about the different ways that public libraries can serve home schooled students and their home schooling parents.
Answers to several "how" and "why" questions about setting up a summer reading program. Includes information about goals, themes, budget, incentives, staff involvement, and program evaluation. A student presentation of the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science LEEP Program.
Children's book reviews and collection development guidance for small- and medium-sized public libraries and school media centers serving children and youth from preschool to grade 12. Emphasis is on the geography, wildlife, folklore, industry, recreation, native and immigration populations, and authors of the Great Lakes region of the United States.