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Planning Ahead: 9 Ways To Drive Teen Turnout at Your Library—and 4 Ways To Lose their Attention. Home - Augmented Libraries. Podcast Like a Pro! Amazing Advice from a Library Podcast Expert. Readers, you are in for a treat.

Podcast Like a Pro! Amazing Advice from a Library Podcast Expert

I attended a session hosted by Jeff Laser at the Ohio Library Council Conference in Cincinnati. His tips on creating a great library podcast were clear, concise, and actionable. I thought I knew everything there was to know about library podcasts, having helped launch and promote Inside the Writer’s Head, now in its fifth season. Instagram Tips & Tricks for your Library. The Princh Library blog provides library stories and insights from around the globe.

Instagram Tips & Tricks for your Library

The blog is brought to you by Princh, the only printing solution designed specifically for – and with – libraries! Our user-friendly printing solution makes it easy for library users to print and pay from their own device. Try out our solution risk free for 30 days or watch a short video to understand how we can help your library here! Planning a Library Con or Pop Culture Festival. We Increased Summer Reading Participation by a Whopping 97 Percent! Here Are the Four Easy Changes that Worked. – Super Library Marketing: All kinds of marketing ideas for all kinds of libraries. A summer reading program is the cornerstone event of the year for most public libraries.

We Increased Summer Reading Participation by a Whopping 97 Percent! Here Are the Four Easy Changes that Worked. – Super Library Marketing: All kinds of marketing ideas for all kinds of libraries.

20 Incredibly Creative Ways Librarians Spread the Magic of Reading. School Library Journal. February Social Media Content for Libraries. Is leveling up your library's social media game one of your New Year's resolutions?

February Social Media Content for Libraries

One of the best ways to engage followers to is to provide a consistent stream of fun/useful content. 12 Insta Easy Instagram Library & Literacy Promotion Ideas. What’s the point of Instagram and why should you spend your precious time and money on it? Well, don’t worry about the cost, because it’s FREE! So, all you really need is creativity and a few minutes a day to make meaningful, fun, and lasting connections with your community.

How to use Twitter to promote your Library. – Glen Hannah. Library Book Display Ideas. Library users are often overwhelmed trying to choose from the huge selection of books filling the shelves.

Library Book Display Ideas

Libraries that feature books in displays help overcome that problem. The potential reader has a manageable selection to browse through. I spent fifteen years of my library career in Baltimore County Public Library. The events manager. Whoever thought being a teacher librarian would encompass being an events manager?

the events manager

Staid, middle-aged women guarding and counting the books in the the twilight of their careers having such a glamorous title goes right against the stereotype! But in fact, it’s one of the most important roles we can have if we are to get out students to be readers. We all know the competition that we have from other media for occupying children’s leisure time and while, in the past, the “passive” activity of reading only had to compete with the more passive activity of television viewing, especially after dark when outside play and sport was no longer an option, now there is the interactivity of computer games and other screen-based activities to compete with. A List of Book-Related Special Days for Kids. A List of Book-Related Special Days for Kids by Susan Stephenson, I know my Teacher Librarian friends look for one list of special days worthy of celebration in the library, or indeed across the school.

A List of Book-Related Special Days for Kids

I know many parents who love to celebrate book-related days as a way of constantly keeping the family focus on books. Sale of book-themed benches raises £250,000 for reading charity. A sale of “book benches”, designed to illustrate classics of London literature, has raised more than £250,000 for a reading charity.

Sale of book-themed benches raises £250,000 for reading charity

The 50 brightly coloured benches have been scattered around the capital over the summer in the Books about Town project, a collaboration between public art impresarios Wild in Art and the National Literacy Trust, to celebrate London’s literary history while raising money for the NLT’s work to improve literacy in the UK. At Tuesday’s auction, conducted by Sotheby’s at the Purcell Room on London’s South Bank, the top price of £9,500 was commanded by a Jeeves and Wooster bench, featuring the legs of a presumably legless Bertie stretched out on the croquet lawn at Blandings castle, beside his upturned cocktail glass.

It was painted by Gordon Allum. A James Bond bench, painted by Freyja Dean, and a War Horse bench, painted by Gerard Strong from illustrations by the National Theatre stage designer Rae Smith, took £9,000 each. Finding Library Futures, 4: Delivering the Literacy Smackdown – Big Box Battle. Big Box Battle monsters pose in their cardboard city.

Finding Library Futures, 4: Delivering the Literacy Smackdown – Big Box Battle

About — The Book to Art Club. The goal of the Book to Art Club is to find hands-on, creative ways to engage with literature – where the process of art-making is more important than the product!

About — The Book to Art Club

How the Book to Art Club works: Comic Con Program Series at the Main Library. Whether you’re into anime or zombies, Superman or Star Wars, comic book fans won’t want to miss the Main Library’s first Comic Con on Sunday, May 5 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Comic Con This four-hour program will feature a panel discussion with writers and illustrators working in the field, free comic books (in celebration of Free Comic Book Day), a comic book swap, artist and writer’s booths, the opportunity to take pictures with your favorite comic book/movie characters (Stormtroopers, Mandalorian Mercs, X-Men characters and more!)

, and the Comic Con Drawing Contest award ceremony. When: 1:00-5:00 p.m., May 5 Where: Atrium, Main Library This program is for all ages. Panel Participants Image copyright Hasbro Moderator Jeff Seuss (Local author: Animaniacs (no. 46), winner of the Strange New Worlds writing competition, short stories in Strange New Worlds IV, Mon Coeur Mort, and Torn Realities) David Michael Beck (Local illustrator: Star Wars, Jonah Hex, Justice League of America, etc.)

Thanks to… Awesome Ideas to Boost Book Appeal. ABB2561 Literary Festival Interactive PDF. List Challenges.

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Bookweek-for-beginners - home. Bullying. No Way! INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2014 Theme: Inspiring Change. International Women's Day 2014 Theme: INSPIRING CHANGE Women's equality has made positive gains but the world is still unequal. International Women's Day celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing world attention on areas requiring further action. Inspiring Change is the 2014 theme for our global hub and encourages advocacy for women's advancement everywhere in every way. It calls for challenging the status quo for women's equality and vigilance inspiring positive change. The vast array of communication channels, supportive spokespeople, equality research, campaigns and corporate responsibility initiatives means everyone can be an advocate inspiring change for women's advancement.

Each year International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Some groups select their own International Women's Day theme, specific to their local context. The United Nations declares an annual theme: