Librarian and youth in makerspace programming

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.

Self-paced courses and webinar recordings on this topic are freely available in the WebJunction Course Catalog.

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Data Can Help You Tell Your Storytime Success

 News / Last Modified: 15 March 2019

Assessment can be time consuming, intimidating, stress inducing, and just overwhelming. Where do you even begin? What do you do with the data? In the recent webinar,

Fortnite "In Real Life" at the Emporia Public Library

 News / Last Modified: 12 March 2019

More and more libraries are hosting programs that bring people of all ages together for "in real life" or IRL interaction. Building on the popularity of online gaming, these events can help get people off the couch and their screens, provid...

Tapping Your Team Talents

 News / Last Modified: 05 March 2019

Elizabeth Koenig and the team at Everett Public Library are passionate about bringing fun, creative programming to their community. Many of their best ideas come from tapping into their own team's special talents and hobbies. We asked Elizabeth and h...

Growing Library Garden Programs

 News / Last Modified: 28 February 2019

We're collecting together a list of related resources and examples of libraries who are creating gardens and hosting garden programming. Many public libraries are connecting to community partners and transforming spaces to engage patrons of all ages ...

Return to the Real: The Library as Social Connector

 News / Last Modified: 21 February 2019

Slides and related resources for a session presented at the 2019 ALA Midwinter conference in Seattle, by Betha Gutsche and Jennifer Peterson.

Studies show an increase in loneliness and depression because of too much time spent online. Communit...

Money on Our Minds: How to Help Patrons Make Financial Choices

 News / Last Modified: 19 February 2019

If you're like most people, you want to take control of your financial life. Everywhere you look - on television, on the Internet and around the community - you're exposed to services, products and advice about your money. It's getting harder and har...