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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Library Kitchens and Cooking Programs

 News / Last Modified: 13 September 2019

Frequently we spot posts on Facebook groups, like ALA Think Tank or the Programming Librarian Interest Group, that get us really excited. Today was one of those days, when we saw a question posted by someone who's library has just opened a renovated ...

Programs for Culinary Literacy at the Gwinnett County Public Library

 News / Last Modified: 11 September 2019

The number of libraries offering garden and culinary-focused programming have been "growing" and we love to highlight the ways libraries are innovating in this area. We recently had the opportunity to speak with staff at the Gwinnett County...

Gamer's Advisory 101: Breaking the Monopoly

 News / Last Modified: 09 September 2019

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...

Find Free Resources from the STAR Library Network (STAR Net)

 News / Last Modified: 09 September 2019

Explore new ways to bring science, technology, and fun into your programs and services with the STAR Library Network (STAR Net). Help us build on the successes (and challenges) of the 2017 solar eclipse by joining this vibrant – FREE! – network for l...

Read About Summer Reading

 Document / Last Modified: 09 September 2019

Links to blogs, reports, briefs, handouts, and programmatic resources on the subject of reading initiatives and summer reading in particular

Summer Reading Camps

 Document / Last Modified: 04 September 2019

Laramie County's adaptation of Salt Lake County Library's successful Camp Fun-to-Read program.

DEV DEV: A Summer of Code

 News / Last Modified: 04 September 2019

In July 2013, the Chattanooga Public Library hosted fifty teens ages 12-18 for DEV DEV: Summer of Code. Made possible through a partnership between the library, Engage 3D, AIGA Chattanooga, and by funding from the Benwood Foundation, the DEV DEV prog...