Friday, December 17, 2010

Around the Interwebs

It's been a busy week for this librarian, but I do have a couple of things for you:

Have you seen this fan-made Hunger Games scene?  I won't lie: tears were streaming down my face.  They should let these people make the movie. :)

Thanks to Betsy at A Fuse #8 Production for the link.

Melina at Reading Vacation weighs in on ereaders.  Are they naughty or nice?  Check out one tween's take!  (Personally, I am hoping Santa has an ereader in his sack for me...!)

Over at Everday Reading, Kathi Appelt's got a guest post about the importance of reading aloud.  Here's a snippet:
Having experienced this magic, my huge longing is for every child to be read to every day. I have a deep-seated belief that if that were to happen, that if every child were read to every day, by a caring adult, the world as we know would make a shift.
Now, click over and read the rest.

At Youth Services Corner, Whitney's examining some great library teen websites.  If you're thinking about revamping, check out her post for some inspiration.

What are best practices for storytime?  And what are some things not to do in storytime?   Mel's asking these questions, so head on over to Mel's Desk and share your tips and tricks!

And on that note, I'm off.  Have a great weekend, everyone!