Programming

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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Makerspace and Digital Media Lab Resources

 News / Last Modified: 22 February 2018

Looking for inspiration for a new or existing makerspace or digital media lab in your library? WebJunction has you covered! This collection includes planning resources, tools that go beyond the 3D printer, and how to implement a digital media lab. Yo...

A Spark of Inspiration Creates Community Engagement

 News / Last Modified: 22 February 2018

Ashe County Public Library's Involving Books launched in spring 2017 and for two months, the library ran a series of programs and events connected to the theme of supporting the local economy and healthy eating. The first book selected for the progra...

Adult Programs on a $0 Budget

 Webinar / Last Modified: 15 February 2018

Archive and related resources for a webinar presented on March 27, 2012 by Joey P. Holmes on adult programs on a shoestring budget.

Library Offers Training to Enhance Job-readiness in the Community

 News / Last Modified: 15 February 2018

In 2016, Berkeley County in South Carolina was seeing an increase in businesses opening or moving to the area, bringing new job opportunities for community members. The Berkeley County Library System, along with their partners with the local school d...

Lunch at the Library: Nourishing Bodies and Minds

 Webinar / Last Modified: 06 February 2018

In this webinar, learn the tools and tips for starting or expanding a USDA summer meals site and for incorporating lunches into your summer reading program.

Adult Coloring Explosion

 News / Last Modified: 05 February 2018

In case you haven't noticed, the adult coloring phenomenon is taking library programming by storm! In addition to news coverage and library calendar postings, we've seen some great discussions about best practices for libraries on Facebook groups, in...

2018 National Day of Racial Healing

 News / Last Modified: 11 January 2018

The National Day of Racial Healing (NDORH) is an opportunity for people, organizations, and communities to call for racial healing, bring people together in their shared humanity and take action together to create a more just and equitable world.
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Growing Library Garden Programs

 News / Last Modified: 08 January 2018

Upon hearing news of First Lady Michelle Obama's surprise visit to school and community gardens, we thought it would be a good time to collect together a list of related resources and examples of libraries who are creating gardens and hosting garden ...

Resources for STEM/STEAM Projects and Programs

 News / Last Modified: 28 December 2017

STEAM learning (that's science, technology, engineering, art and math) and programming are increasingly popular in public libraries. Check out this collection of inspiring resources that can help make the case for introducing or expanding STEAM in yo...