November 2017 Roundup


Cody from the TechLab in Billings, Dan from Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, and Rene from CareerConnected in Springfield, Ohio discuss the resources they created at the Estes Park Resource Creation Retreat. Listen to the podcast



Beth Yoke from YALSA highlighted a few resources from, including educator grants and teaching tools for digital literacy. Check them out here

Beth also shared YALSA’s Teen Services Competencies for Library Staff. You can download the full text and the Competencies at a Glance for free! 


Cathy Cormier from The Mix @ SFPL asked for some advice about separate servers and IT structures in our learning labs/makerspaces. Work in a public library? Feel free to weigh in. 

Have a good system for archiving projects and documents for later use? Jump into the conversation with Julie in Chicago and Cathy in San Francisco to share your magical ways of organizing! 


RFP: The American Honda Foundation is again accepting applications for funding to support programs focused on youth and scientific education. $20 - 75k Deadline to submit is Feb 1, 2018.

Participate in a study aimed at understanding STEM readiness in public libraries. Your input is critical and the survey should only take about 15 minutes. Find out more here