Our Teen Street Team (teen advisory board) is coming at you on June 2 with a Bullet Journaling Basics class! During this workshop, you will learn how to organize your upcoming school year through bullet journaling. Bullet Journaling Basics meets Friday, June 2 at 3pm at Davis Library. This is a ticketed event, so get your free ticket in-person 30 minutes before the class begins. Bullet Journaling Basics to for teens in grades 8-12.
Want to explore Bullet Journaling and other creative methods of organizing yourself? Check out these library resources:
The 365 Bullet Guide: Organize Your Life Creatively, One Day at a Time by Zennor Compton Print
This 365 Bullet Guide contains an exercise for every day of the year, each taking 365 seconds or less to complete. The Bullet Guide user can incorporate the bullet method into their life as gradually or quickly as they like. Bulleting is both holistic and completely customizable to their own aesthetics and habits, allowing users to create their own journal from scratch and put into practice as many of the hundreds of ideas and techniques as they like such as habit trackers, sleep logs, handwriting exercises, and more.
The Bullet Journal for Beginners by Karen Lancaster Print
The digital age has many perks, yet there is still something enduring about putting pen to paper. Bullet journaling is becoming increasingly popular, but many beginners don’t know where to start: this book will help. There is information on suggested materials and instructions on how to get started, as well as a beginner’s jargon buster and some useful online resources. This book will fill you with ideas and inspiration to start your own bullet journal and become a part of the analog revolution for the digital age.
Journal Me Organized: the Complete Guide to Practical and Creative Planning by Rebecca Spooner Print
Author Rebecca Spooner covers everything, from choosing a notebook and the basics of cross-referencing to the intricacies of different types of journaling, planning, goal setting, and time management. The fun truly begins with Spooner’s inspirational pages, clever ideas, and easy-to-follow instructions. She provides tutorials, sample lettering to trace, and templates that range from minimalist daily spreads to exuberant designs.
The Bullet Journal Method: Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future by Ryder Carroll Print
For years Carroll tried countless organizing systems, online and off, but none of them fit the way his mind worked. He developed the Bullet Journal, and it helped him become consistently focused and effective. Now he shows readers how the Bullet Journal method can help you weed out distractions and focus your time and energy in pursuit of what’s truly meaningful, in both your work and your personal life.
Study with Me: Effective Bullet Journaling Techniques, Habits, and Hacks to be Successful, Productive, and Organized by Jasmine Shao Print
Study with Me includes everything you need to set and achieve your study goals using simple-to-master bullet journaling techniques: The basics of bullet journaling, and how to adapt them to your specific studying needs and goals. Methods for organizing your time and scheduling Ideas for page and spread layouts for specific topics and how to set them up. Plus: Dos and don’ts, hacks, and assorted tips for beginners.
When you search “journal” on Udemy, there are a couple of classes worth browsing, including “Journaling Mastery” and “Time Management & Productivity Best Practices.” The latter has sections on Bullet Journaling specifically. You will need your library card to access Udemy.
Like with Udemy, search “journal” on LinkedIn Learning and you’ll find a few clips about journaling. Some of these are part of larger courses about productivity and coping mechanisms. You will need a library card to access LinkedIn Learning.
We hosted a virtual workshop similar to this in 2021. Check out the recording on our YouTube channel:
Bullet Journaling Basics meets Friday, June 2 at 3pm at Davis Library. This is a ticketed event, so get your free ticket in-person 30 minutes before the class begins. Bullet Journaling Basics to for teens in grades 8-12.