If you haven’t registered for the ARSL Conference planned for Oct. 27-29 in Fargo, you can do so on ARSL’s Website (arsl.info). Early bird discount applies through August, and most meals are included. Hotel Info.
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Really need to connect with younger patrons? Check out these outstanding workshops planned for #ARSL2016!
Teenagers Assemble! How we revitalized our teen program with a little help from the Avengers! Paul Daybell, Chelsey Hawkes & Adam Winger, North Logan Library, UTAH
The North Logan Library has taken an out-of- the-box approach to building a super teen program. Over the last two years attendance has increased 2500% with weekly activities with 30+ teens. We will discuss: creative after-hours programming, creating a Teen Advisory Board that works, and adopting a culminating events program model. Modifiable Music and Movement, Mary DeWalt
Heard about preschool “music and movement” programming but are not sure how it works? Interested in offering “music and movement” but fear it is too expensive, time intensive, or requires too much space? Learn about the concept, join an interactive demonstration of modified programming, and share ideas of your own.
Future Ready with the Library: Connecting with Communities for College & Career Readiness Services, Linda Braun Middle school is a crucial time for teens to begin planning for college and career next steps, frequently they have a hard time getting started. In this session you’ll get the chance to talk about how the library can play a role in supporting middle school youth in this area.