Skip to main content

More Good News!!



I have more good news to share!! I have accepted a position at my library as the Youth Services Department Manager. This is a new direction for my library to have children and teen under one department umbrella and I'm super excited to be part of it. (So for those of you who have libraries that use this model, let me know-I'd love to ask you lots of questions!!)

What does this mean for my blog? Well, I'll still be serving tweens and teens, so no change there to what I'll be reading and reviewing. The biggest change I'm thinking about is adding picture book reviews and maybe including younger kids programs and tween programs when I post about program ideas. Yay or nay on those ideas?

Yep, it's been an exciting few days in GreenBeanTeenQueen-land!:)

Comments

  1. Congratulations!! That is how my library is organized too. Definitely share program ideas because I'm always looking for fun children's ideas.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Congrats!! I definitely think you should post ideas for younger children's programs and picture book reviews! I know I would enjoy it...but maybe I'm just looking for some fun ideas. ;-)

    ReplyDelete
  3. Dude, I'm just glad I won't have to grovel at your knees to beg you to stay at TLC. My pants would get dirty.

    ReplyDelete
  4. "Yay!" said the picture book author.

    Congratulations! What a big week for you.

    Shelley

    ReplyDelete
  5. Congrats on the more good news! And definitely a yay for program ideas and picture books.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Congratulations, how exciting!! I'd love to read about more programming and picture book reviews.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Wahoo! Congrats! That is how our library is organized as well, so I am totally for hearing all kinds of program ideas and picture book reviews!

    ReplyDelete
  8. At our small/medium library, I am Youth Services. That means I serve all kids, from age 0 to age 17 (or twelfth grade, take your pick). So, I would really appreciate reviews and program ideas for the younger set, too!

    ReplyDelete
  9. YAY! You know that I'm in the same boat as you now, where I serve all ages (0-18) -- so I would definitely appreciate seeing your programming ideas!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Congrats...that would be my dream job! (I teach 5th grade Lang. Arts in a public school.) I say "yay" to including pic books, etc. I use a lot of those for mentor texts for writing and really, my students love them!

    ReplyDelete
  11. Wonderful news, indeed! Congratulations!!!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Congratulations!

    My library functions this way as well. We have 1 teen librarian and her helper (ME!) mixed in with the YSers.

    And programming ideas are ALWAYS appreciated.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Congratulation! I am the librarian for children and teens at my library. It would definitely be cool if you posted about programs you do.

    ReplyDelete
  14. Sorry so late in commenting here, but congrats on this exciting new position! It sounds perfect for you. Will look forward to hearing how you enjoy it as you settle in!

    ReplyDelete
  15. Sorry to be so late in my congratulations, Sarah! This is fantastic news and so well-deserved!!!

    Picture books coming your way... 8-)

    ReplyDelete
  16. that's a great great news! but I have no doubt it will be a great adventure for y'all! We'll definitely miss you being a Florida girl though. It's absolutely going to be a crazy whirlwind the next few weeks and months. Thanks a lot for sharing this.
    all bangla news paper

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

I love hearing from other readers! Share your thoughts and chime in!

Popular posts from this blog

Bedtime Books for the Weary

Today I'm over at the ALSC Blog talking about some of my new favorite bedtime-themed books!

Suite Scarlett Giveaway!!!

How would you like to win a paperback copy of Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson ? I have FIVE copies up for grabs!! When Scarlett Martin turns fifteen she is put in charge of the Empire Suite, one of the rooms in her family’s hotel. Enter Mrs. Amberson, an aging C-list starlet who decides to employ Scarlett. Soon, she is taking dictation, running around New York City, and getting caught up in Mrs. Amberson’s crazy adventures. In the midst of it all, Scarlett falls in love–or so she thinks–and it takes Mrs. Amberson to help her see the light. Now in paperback from top-selling author Maureen Johnson! Here's the deal: -Contest ends July 20, 2009 -For U.S. Addresses only, sorry! -Comment on this post to enter. -Come back and comment again on this post for another entry-you may enter as many times as you want!! -Blog/Twitter/Facebook/E-mail this contest to others for +1 extra entries -Link me to your review of Suite Scarlett (or any other Maureen Johnson book) in the comments for +2

About Me

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