Youth Services

Youth Services staff from the member libraries gather together several times a year to share information, program ideas, and to discuss programs.  Here are the notes from the most recent meetings, in which we talked about planning for this year’s Summer Reading Program:
Summer Reading Program Overview Session (February 8)
Virtual, Self-Led, and Grab-and-Go Programs (February 18)
Idea Sharing – Children (February 22)
Idea Sharing – Tweens and Teens (March 3)

School Library Journal’s COVID-19 Publisher Information Directory

Resources available for loan to member libraries
List of Puppets
List of AccuCut Dies – updated October 2019
– Large Red Letters (for singing B-I-N-G-O)
List of 4CLS BIG BOOKS for use in member library programming – updated June 2021.
List of STEM Kits for use in member library programming – updated February 2020 (links fixed November 2020).
Storytime Kits
List of Multiple-Copy Book Sets
To reserve any of these materials, contact Ann at or Sarah at

Diverse books for children and teens

Organizing picture books by topic

Previous Youth Services meetings
– October 7, 2019 – Sherburne – Meeting Notes
– November 22, 2019 – Whitney Point – Meeting Notes
– March 2, 2020 – Sidney – Meeting Notes
– May 8, 2020 – Online Conversation – Meeting Notes
– September 14, 2020 – Online Meeting – Meeting Notes
– November 13, 2020 – Online Meeting – Meeting Notes