Tuesday, March 12, 2013

YouTube Channels Worth Subscribing To

The most recent issue of Library Media Connection compiled a list of YouTube channels you might want to consider subscribing to...

American Library Association: For all things libraries, this channel is a wealth of information.

The American Poet Academy: Features videos of poets and poetry for those that have an appreciation of contemporary poetry.

BookTV: Find out about the latest in nonfiction books - history, biography, politics, current events, the media, and more.  Author interviews, readings, parties, panels, and book festivals from across the country are included.

Discovery Network: Learn more about the world of science, natural history, anthropology, survival, geography, and engineering.

The FDR Library and Museum: Features a vast collection of historical videos, many featuring Franklin D. Roosevelt himself.

HarperTeen: Book trailers and author interviews of popular teen authors and books.  Authors include Melissa Marr, Michael Grant, Veronica Roth, Lauren Oliver, and more.

The Library of Congress: Pretty much all you can imagine, divided into categories such as Music and Concerts, Journeys and Crossings, America at Work, America at Leisure, National Book Festival Highlights, and more.

Nurdrage's: Over 100 videos of science experiments with a description of scientific processes and safety hazards in each experiment.

Penguin Young Readers Books: Features book trailers and author interviews from many of the books published by Penguin including Incarceron, Sky is Everywhere, Ranger's Apprentice, Sarah Dessen, John Green, If I Stay, Alex Rider, Thirteen Reasons Why, Hold Still, Wintergirls, and more.

Poetry Out Loud: Features Poetry Out Loud information and excerpts from winners.

School Library Journal: Everything school library related!

Simon & Schuster: Book trailers and author interviews of Simon & Schuster's top authors including Stephen King, Jennifer Weiner, Paula Deen, Jodi Picoult, and more.

Smithsonian Libraries: Educational content produced by the Smithsonian Institution Libraries.