Passive programming is catching on at many libraries. Passive programming means activities which do not require staff direction: you just leave the instructions and supplies at a table in the children’s room, for parent and [continue reading]
Tired of the same old programs? Here are some great ideas for something new.
Dorothy Helfeld Fellowships Available for ACL Membership: Are you a Bay Area children’s librarian or library school student who might be interested in joining the Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California? If so, check [continue reading]
“Hands-on Science for Kids” is a good program for any library at any time of year, and it goes with the 2014 Summer Reading Theme “Fizz, Boom, Read!” With more emphasis on STEAM (Science, Technology, [continue reading]
Take Your Child to the Library Day The 3rd annual Take Your Child to the Library Day, scheduled for February 1, 2014 (or any day in February) is a relatively new chance to promote public [continue reading]
The “Fancy Nancy” series of books by Jane O’Connor, with sparkly pink and purple illustrations by Robin Preiss Glasser is very popular, and empowering for a lot of little girls. You can hold a Fancy [continue reading]
History programs are appropriate for Founders’ Day, your library’s anniversary, or other related holiday (or anytime!). Just like museums that create living history programs, libraries can have fun history programs with great games and arts [continue reading]
BAYA Craft Workshop: Tuesday October 15th, 2013, 3:30pm to 5:30pm. $25 pre-registration, $30 at the door and for e-mail RSVP. San Leandro Public Library, 300 Estudillo Ave., San Leandro, CA 94577. BAYA, the Bay Area [continue reading]