This Week’s Tweets and Pins

Here are the links I shared on my Twitter and Pinterest accounts this week that you might find interesting:


100 Chapter Books You MUST Read to Your Children!! | Chasing Supermom

ALA 2013 Youth Media Awards will be announced on January 28th at 8 am PST! Yippee!

BBC Enlists Famous Children’s Authors To Pen Doctor Who | The Mary Sue

CJ Daugherty’s top 10 secret society books | Children’s books –

Interview with children’s book author Ame Dyckman about BOY + BOT, picture books & writing process – Inkygir

Jo Knowles – Live Your Life: A Theme and a Challenge for 2013

‘Polar Bear Morning,’ by Lauren Thompson, and More in the NY Times – #kidlit

TED Blog | 10 great children’s books that will become classics


Douglas County Acquires 10,000 E-Book Titles from Smashwords | ALA TechSource

Why Amazon Won’t Give You Free Digital Copies of Your Movies and Books


Helsinki Central Library

As Use of Libraries Grows, Government Support Has Eroded –

Book Forest Library in Berlin – GalleyCat

Check These Out at the Library: Blacksmithing, Bowling, Butchering –

DAFUQ You Say to Me?: CNBC Calls Librarian one of the 10 Least Stressful Jobs for 2013 « The Magpie Librarian

Douglas County, Smashwords Refine Selection Tools for Bulk Ebook Purchases – The Digital Shift #ebooks

Emerald Fennell’s top 10 villainesses | Children’s books #kidlit

Kids Rule In The Land Of ‘Hokey Pokey’ : NPR – an interview with Jerry Spinelli

New 10 States Sticking Up for Public Libraries – Stephen's Lighthouse

River Falls Public Library’s motorcycle exhibit woos bikers and bookish … quietly

School Library Thrives After Ditching Print Collection – The Digital Shift

Screwy Decimal: 5 Reasons Being a Librarian Is Stressful – A sane, funny response to the idiotic CNBC article

Stacked: On being busy and being stressed

Turning a new page: Libraries hoping to attract new ‘customers’ » Naples Daily News


How Generation Y really feels about online privacy | CES 2013|CNET Blogs


Penguin Random House merger begins a new chapter for publishing | Books


Gorgeous books

The Best Books of 2012 | GeekDad

The Psychology of Books: Why We Read What We Read | Beyond The Margins

A Very Merry Christmas for Children’s Booksellers


New Myspace: an early review of the good, bad and overwhelming – Forbes

Plus-One This: Proof That Google Plus Will Prevail | Fast Company


First Look at Catching Fire

Fifty Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels to Look Forward to in 2013 | The Ranting Dragon

UK teenagers without the internet are ‘educationally disadvantaged’ – University of Oxford

Y.A. to Watch for: The Winter 2013 Preview – Entertainment-The Atlantic Wire #yalit