Designing My Harry Potter Escape Room: Best Practices
Luisa Munoz, head of teen services at the Merrick (NY) Library, shares vital tips and lessons learned while building her popular Potter-themed room
Behind the Read Woke Movement
What is Read Woke? School librarian Cicely Lewis and students at Meadowcreek High School in Norcross, GA, explore the idea that led to a reading revolution at their school—and internationally.
Craft Hacks: Layered Slime Jars
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about creating layered slime jars from Karissa Fast, children's and teen librarian at Fort Erie Public Library in Ontario, Canada.
Janet Damon & Julia Torres talk The Hate U Give | Banned Books Week
Damon, library support specialist at Denver Public Schools (DPS), and Torres, teacher librarian at DPS’s Montbello Campus, on Angie Thomas’s blockbuster.
Matthew Winner Talks Picture Books | Banned Books Week 2018
Winner, an LJ Mover & Shaker and elementary school librarian at Swansfield Elementary in Columbia, MD, embraces these challenged picture books with LGBTQ themes.
K.C. Boyd Talks Street Lit | Banned Books Week 2018
Boyd, an LJ Mover & Shaker and library media specialist at DC Public Schools, speaks to the connection between banned books and street lit.
Angie Thomas Keynote | SLJ Day of Dialog 2018
The author of The Hate U Give delivered a keynote at SLJ's annual event. Her next novel, On the Come Up, will be published by Balzer + Bray in 2019.
John Green Keynote | SLJ Summit 2017
Author John Green opened School Library Journal‘s 2017 Leadership Summit in Nashville, TN, with an emotional keynote on October 7, just prior to the release of his novel Turtles All the Way Down (Penguin Random House).
Congressman John Lewis at the SLJ Summit.
Teens Tackle Race, Aided by a Graphic Novel
Move over, John Green. This group of teens from Jesuit High School in Portland, OR, stole the show at SLJ’s Summit in Nashville, TN.