Children’s Round Table (CRT) The Texas Library Association round table whose purpose is to promote and improve library service to children and young people, to stimulate interest in the literature for this age group and to cooperate in the promotion of general and joint enterprises with the Texas Library Association.
Young Adult Round Table (YART)
The Texas Library Association round table whose purpose is to promote and to improve library services for young adults in Texas.
Texas Association of School Librarians (TASL)
The Texas Library Association round table whose purpose is to promote library services and librarianship in school libraries in Texas and to cooperate in the promotion of general and joint enterprises with the Texas Library Association.
Texas Library Journal
The official membership publication of the Texas Library Association, published four times annually.
Association for Library Service to Children (ASLC)
The American Library Association division dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children, from creative programming and best practices to continuing education and professional connections
Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
The American Library Association division whose mission is to advocate, promote and strengthen service to young adults as part of the continuum of total library service, and to support those who provide service to this population
Library Reference List (LibRef-L)
Discussion list for general reference services topics hosted by Kent State University
A moderated discussion group open to school library media specialists worldwide and to people involved with the school library media field; not intended for general librarians or educators
E-mail discussion list for difficult reference questions
Public Libraries, Young Adults and Children (PUBYAC)
An Internet discussion list concerned with the practical aspects of Children and Young Adult Services in Public Libraries, focusing on programming ideas, outreach and literacy programs for children and caregivers, censorship and policy issues, collection development, administrative considerations, puppetry, job openings, professional development and other pertinent services and issues
The official kids' portal for the U.S. government; links are all geared to the learning level and interest of kids, K-8; maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC), Pueblo, CO
Established under the Dot Kids Implementation and Efficiency Act of 2002 “to serve as a haven for material that promotes positive experiences for children and families using the Internet, provides a safe online environment for children and helps to prevent children from being exposed to harmful material on the Internet."
A web search engine for kids developed by librarians; project of the Ramapo Catskill Library System in New York; day-to-day operations maintained by the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose (CA) State University
Place for kids to find info about favorite books, series and authors; part of The Book Report Network, a group of websites founded in 1996 which share book reviews, features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests and more with readers every week
Talking Book Program in the Classroom A classroom guide for teachers and school librarians. The TBP provides free library services to Texans who are unable to read standard print material due to visual, physical or reading disabilities - whether permanent or temporary.
Info and features for teens about favorite authors, books, series and characters; part of The Book Report Network, a group of websites founded in 1996 which share book reviews, features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests and more with readers every week
Texas Kids Page
From the Office of the Attorney General of Texas; English or Spanish
Texas Reading Club
The Texas Reading Club is designed to encourage youth to read for pleasure and to promote library usage. Information about the reading club, the artwork, and promotion activities; with an audio file of the TRC theme song and links to other web resources.
Texas Teen Page
Teen resource center from the Office of the Attorney General of Texas