The Apps are All Right! Exploring the Role of Apps in Children’s & Teen Services

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The Apps are All Right! Exploring the Role of Apps in Children’s & Teen Services

  1. 1. The  Apps  are  All  Right!   Exploring  the  Role  of  Apps  in   Children’s  &  Teen  Services                 Tess  Prendergast,  Cen  Campbell,     Carisa  Kluver  &  Barbara  Klipper       American  Library  Association  Annual  Conference,  June  28th,  2014,  Las  Vegas    
  2. 2. Waking  up  to  touch  screens…                       Picture:  iPad  Dream  #2/  Lance  Shields/Creative  Commons    
  3. 3. And  apps…                 Picture:  iPhone  Apps/Daniel  Go/Creative  Commons    
  4. 4. Giving  the  gift  that  keeps   on  clicking…                 Picture:Present/Jonathan_W@watie/Creative  Commons  
  5. 5. Parents,  their  kids  and   touch  screens…                   Picture:  I  am  an  iPad  Dad/Wayan  Vota/Creative  Commons    
  6. 6. But  what  about  this  stuff  in   children’s  libraries?                     Picture:Storytime  at  the  Library/Christchurch  City  Libraries/  Creative  Commons    
  7. 7. Digital  technology  in  the   children’s  library…                       Picture:  Families  enjoying  iPads  in  the  children’s  area/Harris  County  Public  Library/Creative  Commons  
  8. 8. With  librarians  doing  what   we  do  best,  we  think  the   apps  are  all  right!                   Picture:  Oct  23,  2013  Storytime/taylor  library/Creative  Commons  

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