Programming

STEM-ing Out

 

There is a growing emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, in schools, businesses, and public discussion these days.  Schools are struggling to find qualified teachers in STEM subjects, and businesses are having trouble finding skilled STEM graduates for jobs.  Meanwhile many graduates are missing out on some of the best paying jobs today. Libraries can play a key role in addressing these shortfalls.

Explore and Discover: Nature-Based Spaces and Activities at your Library

 

A webinar on library programming that encourages children to explore, discover and connect with nature.

One Book, One School, One Community - Experiences with all-school reads

 

Learn about how Schoo Middle School in Lincoln, NE, spreads a love of reading, a sense of community and the idea of helping others through an annual all-school reading program.

Discussion will center on Schoo’s experiences with funding, book selection, promotion, staff buy-in, resources, and community service.

Tech Tuesdays: Taking Time to Teach Technology to Technophobes

 

Do you find it difficult to spend sufficient time with patrons and their technology questions?

STEM-pendous: STEM Programming @ Your Library

 

Want to incorporate more STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) activities in your library but don't know where to start? Learn practical tips, program ideas and resources to make your library programs STEM-pendous!

Partners for STEAM in Libraries: Joining Forces to STEAM Ahead Further and Faster

 

Do you wish to expand your STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, Math) programming but not sure how to move forward?

Do you seek to collaborate with STEAM-oriented individuals and organizations in your community?

Are you looking to take your STEAM programs from good to engaging hands-on-fun awesomeness?

Reinventing the Library

 

The modern library should be the heart of the school emphasizing student voice and providing opportunities for young people to tinker, create and explore. Transforming the library into an innovative area is easier than you might think. All you need is a space, a positive attitude and a community of learners to invite!

On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!

 

Encourage your young patrons to flex their reading muscles! In this hour-long webinar, Amanda will explore sports, games, and movement through books, activities, science experiments, art projects, and more. These highlights from the manual will inspire kids to get moving and learning!

Register HERE!

On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!

 

Encourage your young patrons to flex their reading muscles! In this hour-long webinar, Amanda will explore sports, games, and movement through books, activities, science experiments, art projects, and more. These highlights from the manual will inspire kids to get moving and learning!

Register HERE!

Engaging Reluctant Middle Grade Readers

 

Getting a struggling and/or reluctant reader excited about books is a challenge for many librarians. Very often, a voracious reader is hidden within these kids—they just need to find the right books to help spark their interests.

BookLove

 

Join Cathy Jo Nelson and Tiffany Whitehead as they share ideas for programs, displays, and other projects to get students excited about reading!

Register HERE!

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