Category Archives: Summer reading

NYS Summer Reading – YA Books Widget

One of the many fun projects that I have the privilege of working on is the New York State Summer Reading program website. We’ve been working on some redesigning, which is always a work in progress, and also lots of … Continue reading

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New York State Performers and Programs Database

An email query about how the New York State Performers and Programs project was built sent my memory banks into overdrive today trying to remember what tools we used to create the project back in 2004. Taking a look at … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Museum Day Live, Summer Reading, Science, NYLA

What do they all have in common? The Smithsonian Museum Day Live event is Saturday September 28. The NYLA annual conference in Niagara Falls ends that day. There’s a small science museum in Niagara Falls. And the 2014 summer reading … Continue reading

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New York State Summer Reading

Summer reading programs are well underway at this point. For me, that  means most of the work that I do for the NYS 2013 summer reading site is done. This year I took advantage of embedding content from Pinterest and … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Glogster Poster

Jan Tunison, who is the Head of Library Services at the Scotia-Glenville (NY) High School forwarded this wonderful summer reading poster that she created with Glogster. Additionally, she’s in the process of creating ones for chapter books and nonfiction. I’m … Continue reading

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Kids Create Library Promo Videos

A couple of great videos created by the kids at the Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton, NY. In the first one the kids tell why they like the library: books, computers, hanging out with friends, lemonade! And the … Continue reading

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