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Youth Services

Youth services resources for public libraries
  • Youth Services

    Resources for Youth Services

    *UPCOMING:  YOUTH SERVICES MEETING - via ZOOM

    Tuesday, March 12th, 2023, 9:30-10:30 am

    The Mid-Michigan Youth Services Committee will have their next virtual meeting on January 9th from 9:30-10:30 am. If there is anything you wish to chat about, please do so through the email list, MMLLyouth@googlegroups.com

    Join the Zoom meetings: 

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81579120789?pwd=SVRTbVBqdjlJS3FEYklwa25UNFVJdz09

    Meeting ID: 815 7912 0789

    Passcode: YOUTH

    Upcoming Meeting dates:

    Tuesday, March 12th

    Tuesday, April 9th

    MMLL Google Drive space 

    MMLL YouTube Channel 

    Join the MiYouth Listserv, created for Michigan public library staff to share and discuss children and teen programming and services.

    Youth Services Resources

    CSLP - Adventure Begins At Your Library 2024

     General Links for Youth Services Resources

    https://www.michigan.gov/libraryofmichigan/0,9327,7-381-88855_89743---,00.html

    http://www.ala.org/pla/resources/tools/youth-services

    http://www.ala.org/alsc/

    Child Development

    https://medlineplus.gov/childdevelopment.html

    http://www.pbs.org/parents/child-development/

    http://talkingisteaching.org/assets/public-files/CDC_LangSkills.PDF

    https://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-28753_74161-490688--,00.html

    Storytime

    http://www.earlylit.net/storytime-resources/

    http://www.earlylit.net/handouts-and-activities/

    https://kcls.org/content/

    https://jbrary.com/   AND https://www.youtube.com/user/Jbrary

    https://klmpeace.wordpress.com/rhymes-for-baby-and-toddler-storytimes/#20

    https://www.nurseryrhymes.org/nursery-rhymes.html

    http://www.child2000.org/lit-tips.htm

    Booklists

    http://www.nea.org/grants/886.htm

    https://www.cbcbooks.org/readers/reading-lists/

    http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/notalists

    https://nyti.ms/2yLLXXa

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdfhLYbS_8w

    www.libraryideas.com/vox-books

    Blogs

    http://blogs.slj.com/afuse8production/

    https://www.whatdowedoallday.com/books-for-kids

    http://100scopenotes.com/

    http://blogs.slj.com/goodcomicsforkids/

    Kid’s Websites

    http://gws.ala.org/

    https://www.commonsensemedia.org/website-lists

    https://thekidshouldseethis.com/

    Miscellaneous

    https://1000booksbeforekindergarten.org/

    https://everychildareader.net/

    http://readwritethink.org/

    https://lincs.ed.gov/publications/pdf/readingk-3.pdf

    https://literacyessentials.org/

    http://striveforfive.com/

    https://www.naeyc.org/resources/topics/literacy

    http://talkingisteaching.org/

    https://socialjusticebooks.org/guide-for-selecting-anti-bias-childrens-books/

    http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/face/pdf/research-compendium/early-literacy.pdf