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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SEAL: Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries

Publish Date: News / 16 August 2022

Library staff – let’s get ready! Two Solar Eclipses Coming to North America! An Annular Eclipse in 2023 and a Total Eclipse in 2024. STAR Net will support your eclipse efforts by providing eclipse glasses AND training. The STAR Net team, through a ge...

Localizing the Misinformation Escape Room

Publish Date: News / 11 August 2022

Even before the official launch of Loki’s Loop in June 2022, the research team at the University of Washington Information School received numerous requests for collaboration from across the world. The first two organizations they agreed to support a...

Break Free from Misinformation in an Escape Room

Publish Date: Webinar / 14 June 2022

How can you use an escape room to help inform library patrons about misinformation? Watch this webinar to learn about new programming resources for your library!

The Euphorigen Investigation: Backgrounder

Publish Date: News / 13 June 2022

Are there patrons at your library who seem to be influenced by misinformation? Have you tried to provide them with trustworthy information, or offered tips on how to better search? Have you provided digital or media literacy programs that teach criti...

Workforce Development: A Library Partnership Success Story

Publish Date: News / 31 May 2022

OCLC’s headquarters are in Dublin, Ohio, a neighbor to the award-winning Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML). Not only is CML frequented by OCLC employees because it’s their local system, but many of us visit (I work out of Pittsburgh, PA) from time ...

Listen. Partner. Follow Through: Community Engagement Principles

Publish Date: News / 4 April 2022

The best part of my job at OCLC is getting to hear about the impactful programs and activities that libraries create to solve community problems and help transform lives. I recently got the chance to talk to Nancy Pacheco and Elizabeth Gray from the ...

Host Your Own Cardboard Carnival

Publish Date: News / 28 March 2022

It started as part of a Saturday program with underrepresented students in STEM, paired with mentors from Northwestern University to work on monthly engineering design projects. After several years of one-off projects that were, frankly, a bit stale,...

Taking Care of Self, Staff, and Community

Publish Date: Webinar / 10 March 2022

In this webinar, we explore ideas for expanding core self-care practices to encompass connections with work colleagues and more broadly with community members.

Join a Misinformation Escape Room at PLA

Publish Date: News / 2 March 2022

Do you like escape rooms? Do you want to understand how an escape room can be used to help inform library patrons about misinformation? If you plan to attend the upcoming PLA conference, we invite you to learn more by participating in The Euphori...