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]
Tired of the same old programs? Here are some great ideas for something new.
Recently, “Vivian the Librarian,” author of the “As I See It” blog (vivianthelibrarian.blogspot.com/) posted some ideas for a “Narnia” themed library program on the PUBYAC Listserv. I have taken her ideas and added a few [continue reading]
Do-It-Yourself Program Ideas: Star Wars Party Holding a “Star Wars” program at your library can be a great way to draw in Tween boys, as well as the whole family! Start with a display of [continue reading]
Infopeople recently held a free webinar on Early Literacy Programming in the Digital Age, presented by Cen Campbell and Genesis Hansen. Covering both research on interactive screen use by preschoolers with practical ideas for library [continue reading]
This year is the 75th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal, awarded to the illustrator for the best artwork in a children’s book: www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecottmedal . This is a perfect opportunity to have a fun Caldecott Celebration [continue reading]
Summer reading program themes can be used in developing Do-It-Yourself programs. In California, the 2013 summer reading program materials from the California Library Association celebrate “Reading is So Delicious!” Here are some ideas for programs [continue reading]
Dr. Seuss’s Birthday (March 2) coincides with Read Across America Day and is a popular program at many elementary schools; it is held in early March. If you would like to extend the idea to [continue reading]