In student evaluations, I often read that students wish they had one place to go back to for links and resources that I share in my course.

This is that place for SLIS 754: Library Programming for Children and Young Adults! It is a work in progress...

Updated May 15, 2021

Week 1 - Introduction to Course

Read aloud - Nabeel’s New Pants: An Eid Tale retold by Fawzia Gilani-Williams; illustrated by Proiti Roy https://amzn.to/2Q6bKoS

Programming ideas -

Week 2 - Community Partnerships/Outreach


Mister Rogers Programming ideas:


Week 3 - Programming for little ones

https://atlantablackstar.com/2015/08/20/12-childhood-nursery-rhymes-you-didnt-realize-were-racist/



Week 4 - Programming for tweens and teens

Read aloud - First Chapter Friday idea using Kent State by Wiles

How to run a virtual first chapter friday https://nowsparkcreativity.com/2020/08/how-to-run-virtual-first-chapter-friday.html

First Chapter Fridays - what you need to know https://www.follettcommunity.com/s/article/First-Chapter-Fridays-What-You-Need-to-Know


Author’s website https://deborahwiles.com/kent-state-by-deborah-wiles/

Ohio - Crosby, Still, and Nash https://youtu.be/l1PrUU2S_iw

President Richard Nixon Address to the Nation on the Situation in Southeast Asia, April 30, 1970 https://youtu.be/IkcqpGo97NI


South Carolina Book Award Program https://www.scasl.net/book-awards


Other state’s book award programs https://www.mackin.com/hq/browse-titles/state-book-awards/


Facebook groups for programming ideas

Programming Librarian Interest Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/ProgrammingLibrarianInterestGroup/

Storytime Underground https://www.facebook.com/groups/storytimeunderground/

Teen Services Underground https://www.facebook.com/groups/407834692712782/


Week 5 - School/Public Library Partnerships/Diverse Programming

Week 6 -