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:


Charlotte’s Library: Apply to be a Cybils Panelist starting Thursday, or, Why 150 isn’t a scary number of books

The Complete Listing of All Public Children’s Literature Statues in the United States — @fuseeight

Fall 2013 Preview: The Season’s Big Books – includes YA and kids books #kidlit #yalit

Five questions for Mitali Perkins – The Horn Book #kidlit

Indigenous protagonists and people of color – The Horn Book #kidlit #yalit

Must-have Board Books for Early Childhood Collections | School Library Journal #kidlit

New England writers at work: Jeff Kinney #kidlit #authors

Rebecca Stead’s top 10 American children’s classics you may have missed | Children’s books #kidlit

The Top Ten Laughing Books | Nerdy Book Club #kidlit


Seth’s Blog: An end of books #ebooks #libraries


At Libraries Across America, It’s Game On : NPR #libraries

City Schools Are Quietly Using Fewer Librarians #libraries #schools

The digital age is forcing libraries to change. Here’s what that looks like. #libraries

From libraries to laundromats: Innovative community partnerships promote literacy #libraries

New director, young guns guiding Chattanooga’s library system through a renaissance #libraries

Why writers should stand up for libraries – Boing Boing #libraries #ebooks #authors


If You Use Gmail, You Should Have ‘No Legitimate Expectation Of Privacy’ – Business Insider


Your Brain on Books: 10 Things That Happen to Our Minds When We Read #reading


21-year-old novelist Samantha Shannon set to emulate JK Rowling’s success – Telegraph #yalit

I’m Here. I’m Queer. What the Hell do I read?: Our Intern Aaron’s LGBTQ Teen Manga Review Wrap-Up #yalit

Laurie Halse Anderson tackles alcoholism, PTSD in book #yalit

Manga Publishers Look To Cross Borders With Digital Distribution #manga