Teen or Youth Selectors Networking Group

Abbreviation: 
TOYS

T.O.Y.S. (Teen or Youth Selectors) connects Youth/Teen Collection Librarians and library staff with each other to share and develop ideas related to collection development. Anyone who participates in collection development for ages 0-18 in welcome to attend.

Meetings: 

All virtual Zoom meetings will be on the second Tuesday of the month from 9:30-11am. Here's the outline for the 2021 year (subject to change):

  • MARCH 16 Publisher Spotlight presentation: Fall preview and spring titles you might have missed, member discussion included at the end of the meeting
  • MAY 11 Member discussion around EDI collection development like, collection reviews or audits
  • AUGUST 10 Touch base meeting with topics to be submitted starting after May meeting, possible vendor presentation
  • OCTOBER 12 Tentative Publisher Spotlight Presentation, member discussion included at the end of the meeting

Please join the TOYS email list for the meeting agendas and Zoom meeting information.

Email/Communications: 

For additional information, dates of future meetings, or to be added to the contact list, send an email to: toys-join@list.railslibraries.info

Library Types: 
Public
School
Category: 
Collection Development
Member Networking Group
Young Adult Services
Youth Services
Geographical Area: 
Aurora
Burr Ridge
Joliet
Northbrook
Sycamore