Youth librarians get together virtually on Storytime Underground

ExclamationLooking for a way to interact with your peers, other than attending conferences?  Storytime Underground might be worth a look!  In a post on American Libraries Magazine’s website, Abby Johnson of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library explains how Storytime Underground began: with a gathering of children’s librarians at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Chicago.  The librarians were “sharing ideas, brainstorming, and troubleshooting issues related to early childhood librarianship.”  Since that first meeting in 2013, Guerrilla Storytime has been held at conferences across North America.  Storytime Underground is the virtual version of Guerrilla Storytime, “an informal idea-sharing website where youth librarians can learn from each other,” as Johnson describes.  Now you can be a part of this group that is formed by librarians from all over the country.

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