Archive for May, 2013


Check out James Patterson’s website for recommended titles for summer reading and all year round! Terry RoperTerry Roper, Library Consultant for Region 10 ESC. has been an educator/librarian in the North Texas area for 22 years. She has worked on elementary and high school campuses as well as central administration. Ms. Roper has experience […]

SLJ FREE Online Event, SummerTeen – Hot Books for Young Adults-July 24

It’s back! School Library Journal‘s SummerTeen, an online event featuring the best books for teens under the sun! July 24, 2013 11:00 am – 5:00 pm EST This year’s lineup features hot YA authors talking about their cool new books. Panels will cover the latest trends in teen lit including mystery/thriller, historical fantasy, technology, diversity […]

Texas State Library—Use it!

Don’t forget!  You can request titles in the state Library Science Collection (LSC), a professional collection which exists to serve librarians across Texas for no cost, other than the responsibility of return postage. To request a loan, just e-mail the titles (or a topic for recommendations) to me at and I’ll send them to […]

FREE! Highland Park Centennial Literary Festival

Want to do something special for Mother’s Day weekend? On Saturday, May 11, bring the whole family to the Highland Park Centennial Literary Festival at the Highland Park United Methodist Church (3300 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas 75205). Adult author sessions begin at 10:00 a.m. and Children’s sessions begin at 10:30 a.m. All morning sessions are […]