Meet Emily Andrus, Youth Librarian

Emily Andrus

Each month, The Library Adventure interviews a library worker. Joining us this month is Emily Andrus, Youth Librarian at Queen Creek Branch Library, in Queen Creek, Arizona, which is part of the Maricopa County Library District. She blogs at LiteraryHoots.com. The Library Adventure: Please give a brief description of your current position. Emily: I’m the […]

10 Ways Middle Schoolers Can Have Fun with Writing

10 Ways Middler Schoolers Can Have Fun with Writing

Whether your middle schooler struggles with writing or aspires to be a novelist, these 10 activities will help him have fun with words while improving his composition skills. Fan Letters Middle school tends to be the time when many kids – especially girls – begin to develop an interest in and admiration for celebrities. Help […]

Meet Shelley Harris, Children’s Librarian

Meet Shelley Harris - Children's Librarian

Each month, The Library Adventure interviews a library worker. This month, the spotlight is on Shelley Harris, a children’s librarian at Oak Park Public Library in Oak Park, Illinois. The Library Adventure: Please give a brief description of your current position. Shelley: I’m a children’s librarian, and I coordinate our Family Learning initiatives. This includes […]

What Should I Read to My Baby?

What Should I Read to My Baby? - 8 Suggestions from LibraryAdventure.com

If you have or work with young children, you have undoubtedly heard about the importance of reading to them from birth. What might have you stumped, though, is exactly what you should read to a baby in his or her first year of life. Here are some specific examples of read-aloud material you can share […]

Meet Kim Alberts, Children’s/YA Librarian

An Interview with Children's/YA Librarian, Kim Alberts - LibraryAdventure.com

This month, The Library Adventure welcomes Kim Alberts, Children’s/YA Librarian at the Hudson Library & Historical Society in Hudson, Ohio. Here are Kim’s comments about her library, her career, and her favorite resources. The Library Adventure: Please give a brief description of your current position Kim: Children’s/YA Librarian – I get to do everything from lapsit story […]