Resources and services for youth services librarians in North Carolina.
Lori Special, Youth Services Consultant
Book Awards and Lists
- ALA Children and Young Adult Awards
- Battle of the Books
- North Carolina Children's Book Award
- NCSLMA YA Book Award
- NC Kids Books wiki—a place to add your favorite book about NC for youth.
Listserv and LibGuide
- NCKids Listserv - NC public library youth services staff can collaborate and receive real-time communication from the State Library via NCKids list serve. Also,view past posts via the list's archive.
- Youth Services LibGuide - Find current Youth Services information like bibliographies, Summer Reading Program information, and to find out about the latest State Library Statewide Youth Services initiatives.
Web sites and e-mail addresses for individuals or groups who do children's programming
North Carolina is a member of the Collaborative Summer Library Program. The State Library of North Carolina sponsors four regional Summer Reading Program workshops to help prepare youth services professionals across the state for an action-filled summer.
- American Association of School Librarians (ALA Division)
- Association for Library Services to Children (ALA Division)
- Copyright & Fair Use (Stanford University Libraries)
- NC School Library Media Association (AASL Affiliate)
- Young Adult Library Services Association (ALA Division)