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National Library Week Guest Post

I wrote a guest post for National Library Week at Bookworming in the 21st Century. I hope you stop by and let me know what you think!

And don't forget to support your local library!

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  1. I enjoyed reading your post! I was (and am still) a shy person too so I never asked the librarian for help unless I absolutely had to. I also used books to hide behind when I was scared to talk to people.

    I am glad that you overcame your shyness and that you go out of your way to make teens feel welcome and comfortable coming to you with questions or for book advice. It is a great feeling to be able to match people with books successfully or to be able to share about books you love.

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  2. Thanks Christina! I remember what it was like to be that shy reader, so I think it's important to talk to every teen that comes in the library-even if it's just to say hi and let them know I'm there.

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Hello! My name is Sarah and I am a Youth Services Manager who works with kids, tweens and teens. I love being asked about great books to read! I started my blog in 2008 as a way to keep track of what I've been reading and to use a reference tool for reader's advisory and it's grown into much more than I could have ever anticipated. In addition to book reviews, I also enjoy posting audiobook reviews, booklists and my adventures in being a librarian. 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker Committees: 2021 Newbery Committee 2018 Odyssey Committee 2016 Caldecott Award 2013 Michael L. Printz Committee- Fabulous Films Committee I have also served on the Cybils, Missouri State Library Association Readers Selection Lists, and as an Audies judge. Presentations :  I have offered various presentations at local, state and national libraries and conferences. Topics have included:  What's New in Children's & Teen Literature Engaging Teens in Reader's Advisory Gee