Igniting the Spark: Library Programs That Inspire High School Patrons

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This latest collaboration in the Library Programs that Inspire series explores library media center events that target the high school age audience. Detailing particular methods to inspire high school students to appreciate and use the library media center, this guide provides compelling evidence of the potential for young adult programming as an effective teaching tool.

This practical guide provides everything you need to plan, execute, and evaluate events that will get the attention of even your least motivated high school students. Emphasizing the benefits of effective programs, the authors offer creative techniques to enhance the curriculum, improve school library media center use, broaden student interest, and inspire lifelong learning. Programming foundations and examples from across the nation, as well as practical advice and helpful resources, provide the necessary inspiration to help you team up with educators, parents, and student volunteers to create unique, effective, and memorable events that will motivate your teenagers to fully take advantage of all that the school library offers.

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ROGER LESLIE is an author, editor, teacher, and library media specialist with 15 years of experience in public education.

PATRICIA POTTER WILSON is Associate Professor Emerita of School Library and Information Sciences at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Prior to her university position, she was a school teacher and library media specialist. An author of numerous articles and five books, she has also been recipient of several teaching and service awards.

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"What makes this title stand out from the other library programming books is the authors' unique way of approaching the topic. ...the authors indisputably succeed"-Education Libraries

"The strength of the book is in the detail and practicality, with commonsense advice, checklists and suggestions for follow-up activities. It is lively and readable. The author's aim is to shatter the stereotypical image of the library and the teacher-librarian."-Orana

?What makes this title stand out from the other library programming books is the authors' unique way of approaching the topic. ...the authors indisputably succeed?-Education Libraries

?The strength of the book is in the detail and practicality, with commonsense advice, checklists and suggestions for follow-up activities. It is lively and readable. The author's aim is to shatter the stereotypical image of the library and the teacher-librarian.?-Orana

?School librarians and media specialists finally have a guide to answer an age-old question: "How do I get students who generally don't like to read who hold negative stereotypes about libraries to enter in the first place?.,.".Although the audience that the authors target is the school librarian, young adult and teen services librarians will learn a boatload of useful tips and methods to ignite the spark hidden in their library....All youth librarians will benefit from reading this guide filled with useful tips, helpful strategies, and insightful techniques....Overall this book is an excellent tool for the programmer's toolbox.?-VOYA

"School librarians and media specialists finally have a guide to answer an age-old question: "How do I get students who generally don't like to read who hold negative stereotypes about libraries to enter in the first place?.,.".Although the audience that the authors target is the school librarian, young adult and teen services librarians will learn a boatload of useful tips and methods to ignite the spark hidden in their library....All youth librarians will benefit from reading this guide filled with useful tips, helpful strategies, and insightful techniques....Overall this book is an excellent tool for the programmer's toolbox."-VOYA

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