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.
Listservs and Wikis
- 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 Wiki - Find current Youth Services information like bibliographies, Summer Reading Program information, and to find out about the latest State Library Statewide Youth Services initiatives.
- Youth Services Advisory Committee (YSAC) - Visit the wiki for more information, previous meeting minutes and more.
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. Register for Summer Reading Program workshops on the Youth Services wiki.
- American Association of School Librarians (ALA Division)
- Association for Library Services to Children (ALA Division)
- Chapbook (NCLA Youth Services Section Newsletter)
- Copyright & Fair Use (Stanford University Libraries)
- NC School Library Media Association (AASL Affiliate)
- Young Adult Library Services Association (ALA Division)