5-star programming and services for 55+ library customers
Mates, Barbara T.
50+ fandom programs : planning festivals and events for tweens, teens, and adults
Alessio, Amy J., author.
60 ready-to-use coding projects
This book provides 60 ready-to-use coding projects that can be implemented in libraries.
Adults just wanna have fun : programs for emerging adults
Barbakoff, Audrey, author
The author event primer : how to plan, execute and enjoy author events
A box full of tales : easy ways to share library resources through story boxes
MacMillan, Kathy, 1975-
Creating the one-shot library workshop : a step-by-step guide
Veldof, Jerilyn R.
Escape rooms and other immersive experiences in the library
Kroski, Ellyssa, author.
"Escape rooms are live, interactive, adventure games in which participants must team up to solve a series of riddles, puzzles, and challenges in order to win. "Immersive experiences" are a sort of Escape-Room Lite, more casual, no timers or lockdowns. Escape Rooms worldwide have quadrupled in the past three years, and libraries are getting in the act. Scavenger hunts have been a library orientation staple, puzzles, clues, and team competitions add to the fun. When it comes to STEM or curriculum support, what better way to learn chemistry than the immersive play of a wizardry potion class. Author Ellyssa Kroski, an escape room enthusiast and potions class graduate, shows a full range of options with how-to guidance, on such topics as: Hosting a pre-designed game from leading educational supplier, BreakoutEDU.com. Start-to-finish, replicable model Kroski developed for her library--Search for Alexander Hamilton and the Missing Librarian. How to design your own escape room from scratch. Descriptive listing of16 library projects with audience demographics, run-time, required staff, and budget. Resources for making crossword, soduku, or jigsaw puzzles. Escape room board games or a digital breakout with Google tools. Pop-up escape rooms to take on the road foroutreach. Bring LARP to your library, live-action role-playing, the most popular immersive experience. How to create an escape room flow-chart for planning. Designing a kid-friendly escape room. Vendor listings of the all the supplies you'll need. Planning template for an escape room project"-- Provided by publisher.
Get your community moving : physical literacy programs for all ages
Carson, Jenn, author
Movement-based programs bring new people into libraries, help promote community health, and stimulate literacy for children and adults alike. This is a guidebook for serving library patrons of all ages, both mind and the body together. It is essential reading for any programming librarian, administrator, or community coordinator.
Library services to homeschoolers : a guide
Giovannelli-Caputo, Christina, author.
"Library Services to Homeschoolers: A Guide will help librarians understand and serve their homeschooling community. Chapter 1 covers the early history of homeschooling and how compulsory education changed how our children were schooled. Chapter 2 explores the homeschool revolution, when parents began to take back the education of their children. Chapter 3 looks at homeschooling today and the way laws, advocacy groups, and COVID-19 all contributed to a surge in homeschooling families. Chapter 4 examines the various methods parents use to educate their children at home. From an at home classrooms to travelschooling, parents are creative in teaching their children. Chapter 5 is the how-to-do-it for libraries. Learn how public libraries can help parents and caregivers teach their children by providing a place, materials, programs, and more. Chapter 6, explores various ways of reaching the homeschooling community we want to serve. Chapter 7 looks at the growing diversity in home education. Finally, Chapter 8 peers into the future of homeschooling, helping us prepare for the needs of future homeschooling families"-- Provided by publisher.
Pop culture-inspired programs for tweens, teens, and adults
Alessio, Amy J., author.
Reading raps : a book club guide for librarians, kids, and families
Transforming summer programs at your library : outreach and outcomes in action
Cole, Natalie, 1971-, author