Program Ideas

 

 

This site is packed with ideas contributed by the youth services librarians of the South Central Library System and includes hints for successful storytimes, programs for young adults, book lists, web lists and other ideas for enhancing library programs for youth and their families. Please contact Shawn Brommer if you have ideas and success stories to share.

 

 

Program Tips
Booklists
Book Discussion Groups
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Program Tips
  • SCLS Programming Wiki, Youth Programs
  • ALSC Kids @ Your Library program - tips and tools for promoting library services to children and their families from the Association for Library Service to Children.
  • Costume Specialists : Information about renting children's book character costumes
  • Free Kids Coloring Pages: Printable full-page coloring sheets
  • Kidz Club: flannel board templates and more
  • Making Learning Fun: flannel board patterns
  • Mel's Desk programming blog
  • Saroj Ghoting's Storytime Share blog a great resource that provides storytime program ideas that use the six early literacy steps introduced by Every Child Ready to Read.
  • SLP Cheers: Great library cheers for the Summer 2002 Summer Library Program
     
  • Accessible story times: These web sites provide information for teachers and librarians searching for program ideas, games, crafts, stories and simple ways to make services and programs inclusive for all children.
    • www.aacintervention.com Practical and easy ideas and instructions on making projects and program areas accessible.
    • www.ataccess.org The Alliance for Technology Access is a national network of assistive technology organizations, resource centers and vendors. This site includes lots of ideas and resources for parents and teachers; the links section is probably most valuable for librarians.

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Booklists
Book Discussion Groups
Helpful Links

 

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