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Children and Teen Services Forums

Registration is at CTS Forums. You only need to register once and you will automatically be signed up for all of the sessions.


April 2, 2021 - Wolfner Services

March 12, 2021 - Reading Challenge Software

March 5, 2021 - Financial Literacy Resources from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

February 5, 2021 - Reader Award Programs

January 8, 2021 - Reader Award Programs

December 4, 2020 - Adulting 101

November 6, 2020 - Holiday Programming Resources

October 2, 2020 - Helping Homeschoolers - Schooling From Home

September 4, 2020 - Teen Advisory Groups

August 8, 2020 - Out-Of-The-Box Outreach

July 10, 2020 - Virtual Book Clubs

June 26, 2020 - Recap

June 19, 2020 - Self Care Prevent Burnout

June 12, 2020 - Anti-Racism Resources

June 5, 2020 - Computational Thinking

May 29, 2020 - Connected Learning

May 22, 2020 - Transforming Teen Services National Initiative Introduction

May 15, 2020 - Creative Partnerships

May 1, 2020 - Safe Reopening

April 24, 2020 - Virtual Story Times

April 17, 2020 - Trauma Sensitive Libraries

April 10, 2020 - Summer Reading Program Alternatives

April 3, 2020 - Information Gathering


Resources for Youth Services Staff PDF file is a one page list of resources and services provided by the Missouri State Library that new and experienced youth services staff may find of benefit.

MOYAC (Missouri Youth and Children) is an un-moderated discussion list, sponsored by the Missouri State Library, for staff providing children's and young adult services in Missouri public and school libraries.

Every Child Ready to Read The Public Library Association and the Association for Library Service to Children, have incorporated the latest research into a series of parent and caregiver workshops to provide public libraries with vital tools to help prepare parents for their critical role as their child's first teacher.

Collaborative Summer Reading Program Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) is a grassroots consortium of states working together to provide high-quality summer reading program materials.

Libraries and Autism This link provides a customer service training video primarily for library staff to help them serve individuals with autism and their families more effectively.


Library Associations:

Missouri Library Association

Missouri School Library Association