National Email Lists for Youth Services Staff
ALSC hosts numerous national discussion forums; click on the link to the left to see the complete list.
PUBYAC (PUBlic libraries, Young Adults, and Children) is an Internet discussion list concerned with the practical aspects of Children and Young Adult Services in Public Libraries, focusing on programming ideas, outreach and literacy programs, censorship and policy issues, collection development, job openings, professional development and other pertinent services and issues.
YALSA sponsors a large array of useful email lists focusing on library service to young adults.
Discussion of graphic novels and comic literature, primarily of interest to public and school librarians.
Discussion group on sharing booktalks and improving booktalking skills.
CCBC-Net is an email list encouraging awareness and discussion of ideas and issues critical to literature for children and young adults.
Adbooks’s purpose is to discuss books written for adolescents and young adults (YA). In addition to informally swapping recommendations and discussing topics related to books, reading, and teaching, subscribers read and discuss selected books together, and sponsor an annual book award, the JHunt.
STORYTELL, sponsored by the National Storytelling Network is a forum for discussion about storytelling
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