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National Email Lists for Youth Services Staff

  • ALSC
    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 Listservs
    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.
  • booktalking
    Discussion group on sharing booktalks and improving booktalking skills.
  • Adbooks
    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
    STORYTELL, sponsored by the National Storytelling Network is a forum for discussion about storytelling

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