Library programs and Event Management B Parsons 2011. Quick and Dirty Library Pormotions that really work. Australian Library and Information Association. Starting a Book Club. “A book discussion group is a forum where readers can come together and talk about books and the reading experience … There are adult groups, student-led groups, mother-daughter groups, father-son groups, and parent-child groups, to name just a few.
"“Giving Readers a Voice: Book Discussion Groups,” by Anna Healy. Book Links: February/March 2002 (v.11, no.4) If you're looking for a book club to join, check with your library. Libraries often provide meeting space for book clubs and many administer their own book discussion groups. A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources. "There were more than 135 million adult makers, more than half of the total adult population in America, in 2015.
" What is a makerspace? You’ve no doubt been hearing that word more than a few times over the past several years. Makerspaces Australia - Home. CoderDojo. Kids learning to Code. Event Planning Toolkit - Teen Tech Week. Need some help planning Teen Tech Week beyond activities?
Then you've come to the right place! Start planning by: Timeline This timeline for Teen Tech Week should help you plan an amazing celebration; we've separated suggestions for school and public libraries to aid in planning. 5 Minute Librarian: How to Throw an Epic Library Party. Having a "party" program at the library is one of the new trends I've been hearing about lately, and, as an event-loving librarian, I am completely on board.
I've held many parties of different types and for varying age groups, and they almost always go over well. Everyone loves a party - it's a scientific fact. Library parties are fun to plan, fun to hold, and fun to attend; there is very little downside. They often are low-cost and appeal to fans of a specific genre or series, and can be tailored to fit seasonal or timely events, such as a movie release or the arrival of a new book in a series.
OK, I'm sold.