Friday, April 24, 2020

Friday FAQs for April 24, 2020

Here is the third one of Tessa's "fireside chats" for all of us serving youth in WI. Don't forget to fill in the form Tessa shares with your questions, solutions, ideas and concerns!

Dear Library Staff Serving Youth,

Happy Friday! Here is the third installment of  Friday FAQs for Youth Services. The slides used in the recording are attached as a PDF. Also, the FAQ Friday form is open for your input on next week’s episode.

Resources related to this week’s topics:
Tuesday, May 5, 1-2 PM
No registration required for this free webinar hosted by DPI on Tuesday, May 5 from 1-2pm. The session will be recorded and captioned for later viewing. 

For the full news release, visit this link
DPI is pleased to support a statewide contract for Beanstack, an online reading challenge platform and mobile app, for all Wisconsin libraries. 

This blog post provides crucial context for the Guidelines documents

This links to the living Google guidance document

See “Circulation for School Libraries” (the fifth topic from the top )

Virtual Programming Tips from Millersville Public Library, Tennessee (Google slides) 
Created by the director and youth services staff at a small rural library, these slides are chock-full of tips and links

Take good care,

Tessa Michaelson Schmidt
Public Library Consultant – Youth and Inclusive Services
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Division for Libraries and Technology
(608) 267-5077

Links to YSS COVID-19 series:
Online Storytimes
SLP & Programming Resources
Re-Opening and Safety Issues
Permissions (Books, Authors and Music)
      Music Permissions? Look No Further  3/27/20; updated 3/31/20
Professional Development
Kids Resources
WI Online Program Data
Friday FAQs with Tessa Michaelson Schmidt
4/10/20 recording       4/17/20 recording          4/24/20 recording        5/1/20 recording               5/8/20 recording
Taking Care of You

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