[OYAN] New Books at State Lib => Cultivating Strong Girls & Connected Learning

Jennifer Maurer jennifer.maurer at state.or.us
Wed Jan 8 09:46:14 PST 2020

Please pardon the cross-posting.


These books are available via interlibrary loan. Scroll to the end of this email for instructions about how to borrow books from the State Library.

[cid:image002.jpg at 01D5C608.92ABD370]Cultivating Connected Learning: Library Programs for Youth by Megan E. Barrett & Rebecca J. Ranallo (2018)
Publisher’s Description<https://www.abc-clio.com/LibrariesUnlimited/product.aspx?pc=A5392P>: If you want to boost your library's relevancy and support youth learning, consider incorporating connected learning at your library. This book helps you to realize the potential of this exciting and dynamic trend. Learning doesn't just happen in the classroom: it happens everywhere. The connected learning model supports this principle, asserting that young people learn best when their experiences are interest-driven, peer-supported, and rooted in solid academics. Libraries are the perfect environment for this type of learning, providing a place where teens can connect with each other and with adult mentors to engage with learning material and thrive. This book shows you how to cultivate connected learning in your library. You'll discover …
"This is a well-researched and helpful guide for public and school librarians looking to add or supplement programming for young adults, regardless of budget or staff."—Booklist Online
FYI, a recording<https://www.nicheacademy.com/blog/cultivating-connected-learning> of a webinar about the book and an online resource guide<https://my.nicheacademy.com/librariesunlimited/course/5863> are available through Niche Academy.

[cid:image003.jpg at 01D5C608.92ABD370]Cultivating Strong Girls: Library Programming That Builds Self-Esteem and Challenges Inequality by Nancy Evans (2018)

Publisher’s Description<https://www.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOCorporate/product.aspx?pc=A5450P>: An essential "how-to" book for youth services librarians who are interested in effecting social change and offering a dynamic, relevant program for girls. [This book] gives youth services librarians practical guidance on how to offer programming that will support the engagement, growth, and achievement of girls. The program plans are simple enough to be applied by everyone who works with girls. Presenting this type of programming allows librarians to build meaningful relationships, have a positive impact on patrons and in the community, and follow programming guidelines outlined in the Young Adult Library Services Association's report, "The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to Action." With gender bias, inequality, and low self-esteem issues still at the forefront for women and girls, public library programming that addresses these topics fills a genuine need. This step-by-step guide…
"Remarkably persuasive. . . . An exceptionally executed, culturally responsive, and timely work that demonstrates great sensitivity to the needs, interests, and experiences of teenage girls."—School Library Journal, Starred Review
FYI, a recording<https://www.nicheacademy.com/blog/cultivating-strong-girls> of a webinar about the book is available through Niche Academy.

If you would like to request these or other materials<https://ccrls.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/oslpublic/> from the State Library, please use your library's established interlibrary loan process (e.g. OCLC or ALA request form). If you do not have access to ILL or are not currently affiliated with a library, please contact me to discuss alternative options for borrowing the material.

Be sure to check out the State Library’s catalog<https://ccrls.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/oslpublic> to discover titles that are in the LIS collection<https://ccrls.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/oslpublic/search/results?qf=SUBJECT%09Subject%09LIBRARY+AND+INFORMATION+SCIENCE+COLLECTION%09LIBRARY+AND+INFORMATION+SCIENCE+COLLECTION&qf=-FORMAT%09Format%09CR%09Periodicals&te=ILS&st=PD>. The Library and Information Science (LIS) Collection is meant to support the entire Oregon library community, and the Library Support division welcomes your suggestions for acquisitions.

This collection is supported in whole by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the State Library of Oregon.

Jen Maurer, MLS
School Library Consultant
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