Matchmaker Tales and Strategies: Ways to Engage Children

Many children are often introduced to books from a very early age. As children grow older, develop other interests and academic demands increase, their time or desire for reading diminishes. The links below are suggested resources for readers advisory.

Wandoo Reader: ​Wandoo Reader 2016 is more than just an easy-to-implement and use summer and year-round reading program management tool, it increases participation and engagement with a game-like experience.

Beanstack: Beanstack is a specialized service for libraries and their patrons that offers personalized book recommendations and specific tools for learning.

BiblionasiumBiblioNasium is a free, protected social network for children ages 6-13 designed to engage, encourage and excite young people about reading.

These two articles we discussed at the meeting:

 

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