Programming

Children enjoying Taylor Public Library's summer program

Your library's programming brings to your community, rich opportunities for learning, entertainment, and building connections across all age groups. Find resources, templates and successful strategies for planning, marketing, implementing and evaluating your programming efforts. From reading incentive programs to gaming, local history events to festivals, explore innovative library programs sure to attract attendees and increase awareness about your library.

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Gamer's Advisory 101: Breaking the Monopoly

 News / Last Modified: 21 May 2015

The hobby board game market is booming. Everywhere news media outlets pronounce that board games are "making a comeback" or are "going through a golden age" or experiencing a "renaissance" or are "in full swing.&quo...

Making Connections: Libraries and Essential Human Services

 News / Last Modified: 21 May 2015

There are times when the needs of a patron goes beyond our immediate services or an individual's comfort zone. You can probably think of a recent example right now. Knowing where to refer a customer or who to call in your community can really help. W...

Financial Education Tools for Libraries from CFPB

 News / Last Modified: 18 May 2015

As you may know, we've been participating in an OpenIDEO challenge related to libraries and financial literacy. We've been learning about a variety of approaches to financial education, and also wanted to be sure libraries are aware of all the fantas...

More of the Award-Winning Craig Public Library Story

 News / Last Modified: 13 May 2015

With last week's announcement of the recipients of the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, many of us at OCLC let out a whoop for Amy Marshall and her team at the Craig Public Library on Prince of Wales Island in southeast Alaska...