Programming

Make, Do, Share: Build a STEM Learning Community

 

A webinar presenting a ready-to-use system that empowers libraries of all sizes to become community STEM leaders.

Incubate Creativity at Your Library

 

In this webinar, Library as Incubator Project shares program and project ideas, resources and case studies to turn your library into a creativity incubator.

Libraries & Museums Serving Free Summer Meals

 

USDA's Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides free, nutritious meals to kids & teens 18 years old and younger in low-income communities during summer break.  The program depends on community organizations like libraries and museums to serve the meals in a safe, convenient, and fun environment. 

'Tween Programming

 

Your professional shelves are likely lined with story time resources and books full of ideas for cutting-edge teen programs. But what about the kids in between? In this webinar, we'll discuss the nuts and bolts of programming for 'tweens: selecting topics, structuring programs, and getting the most mileage possible out of your planning and preparation time.

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Children, Children, What Do You See? Using the Whole Book Approach at Storytime

 

In a world of rapid digital change, the picture book is a powerful reminder of why traditional bookmaking matters. There’s something important in a book’s very physicality and the way it brings together adults and children in a shared reading experience.

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!

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