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Programming for Tomorrow’s World ~ NMRLS Workshop October 18, 2004 Programming for Tomorrow’s World Video Game Camp – Austin Public Library, Austin TX http://www.wiredforyouth.org Public library hosts make your own computer game camp for teens; games online at http://www.datax.com/aquakid, http://www.datax.com/zombie Video Game Night – North Hunterdon High School, Annadale, NJ http://www.nvhweb.net/NHHS/MediaCenter High school library runs gaming night by projecting console & PC games on cafeteria walls. Online Author Chats AuthorChats – http://www.authorchats.com/ Regularly scheduled live chats with children’s authors YA Author’s Café - http://ourworld.cs.com/YAAuthorsCafe/default.html Regularly scheduled live chats with young adult authors Haverhill Public Library, Haverhill MA http://www.teencybercenter.org/lovesara.htm Public library uses America Online to host virtual author visits Library Blogging / Online Newsletters Parma Public Library - Hilton, NY http://pplkids.blogspot.com/ Blog with photos from programs, children’s room news and event announcements Galileo Academy of Science and Technology - San Francisco, CA http://www.galileoweb.org/galileoLibrary/stories/storyReader$63 First library blog! Links to news and assignments for school library media center Wayland Public Library: Flip Flop’s Blog - Wayland MA http://flipflop.blog-city.com/ Blog with children’s room news and event announcements Online Book Reviews / Book Discussion via form, email, library post Cleveland Public Library: Y Read? Youth Unite Through Books Cleveland, OH http://www.yread.org/ Web portal for Cleveland Public Library’s online book discussion University Laboratory Union High School – Urbana IL http://www.uni.uiuc.edu/library Click on “Book Chat” to see an online book discussion conducted with bulletin board technology. The Hip Librarian’s Book Blog http://hiplibrariansbookblog.blogspot.com/ Online reviews of young adult and children’s books from local librarians Blogger Book Club, Youth Services, Roselle Public Library. Roselle, IL http://www.roselle.lib.il.us/YouthServices/BookClub/Bloggerbookclub.htm Online book discussion uses blogging technology. Dear Reader. http://www.dearreader.com/ Formerly chapter-a-day, offers free excerpts/teasers from books. Online Summer Reading Programs Jervis Public Library Teen Services Summer Reading Program 2002 - Rome, NY http://www.quia.com/pages/srp2002.html An example of an online summer reading program generated using the Quia site. Online book reviews, suggested reading lists, and an online book club. Boston Public Library Online SRP - Boston, MA http://www.bpl.org/teens/rip.htm Registration forms and book review forms are available online, but must be turned in at the library for the prize drawings.
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