I know many people may feel overwhelmed by the amount of things available to them online. One of the reasons I created the blog was you could choose categories you were interested in (by clicking on them on the left side bar) and not have to weed through things you weren't interested in. I just …
Month: April 2020
Seems like there's a lot of authors out there reading and speaking online. It's great how we can hear their words and see them to understand their writing better. I love hearing what they have to say. I hope you do too. A fellow librarian shared this with our department today 🙂 CLICK HERE for …
Free Kids Theater Course
Disney and The Lion King are offering a free kids online theater course. I know you may feel overwhelmed right now, but trying something new and fun might help sustain you. Here's more information on the course.
Food Assistance Locally
Coco my Kitten The University of Buffalo created a local map of places where one can access food assistance, as so many people have lost jobs or are food-insecure at this time. Here is the map of local places to access food. Click on the map itself to enlarge it and search.
Make a Pop-Up Book!
Just a fun little thing to do to pass the time. Make your own pop-up book. Find the instructions here.
I just saw this cool bookstore in Massachusetts has a few online webcasts you may be interested in. TONIGHT the author Jeff Kinney, who has written the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series of books, will be speaking with another author, Rebecca Stead. You can find the virtual event here at 7 PM tonight. https://www.anunlikelystory.com/event/rebecca-stead-jeff-kinney-virtual-event …
7 Digital Libraries to Visit
Right now we can't visit our public libraries but CNN has put together a list of 7 libraries you can visit virtually. Check out the list here.
Virtual Author Visits
MORE author visits! Isn't that great? The Junior Library Guild has joined in sharing virtual author visits via their website here. There are other online resources at their site as well. CLICK HERE for an original online serial story every Tuesday at 2 PM. CLICK HERE for more book and author related webcasts you can …
Author Angie Thomas
If you're a reader and you like YA fiction, you have probably heard of Angie Thomas and her best-selling book "The Hate U Give." Well, I happened to find an author talk/interview with her on the Library of Congress National Book Fest website. Check it out here.
Everywhere Book Fest
Something fun you might be interested in as a reader/writer, is the Everywhere Book Fest coming up on May 1st & 2nd. It's a two day online event that highlights various authors you might know (or not). If you like to read, it's a great opportunity to hear authors speak about their ideas, process, stories, …