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Youth Services ShoutOut YSS Blog Passive Program Power

Youth Services ShoutOut YSS Blog Passive Program Power

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... but these programs could easily be replicated in a library with fewer staff. Best of all, it gives kids and caregivers more opportunities to interact ...

I love low-key teen programming. Easy, but longer projects give teens a chance to socialize during the entire program, with less stress about a completed ...

Youth Services Shout-Out: YSS Blog

Craft Cart: This is also a monthly activity, and very simple! All materials are included in the cart, so it's a completely librarian-free activity.

Thanks to the outstanding design work of Terry Ehle who made amazing handouts and posters, our booth is a popular stop. Here are a few pictures of the fun!

Thanks to the outstanding design work of Terry Ehle who made amazing handouts and posters, our booth is a popular stop. Here are a few pictures of the fun!

You may also opt to include glue sticks or other materials with your kit, or to instead choose to provide them with the necessary pieces specific to the ...

Happy 10th birthday to the blog. It's always a surprise to think it's been around, albeit vaguely lately, for such a long time. It has connected me to you, ...

Youth Services Shout-Out -YSS! Who's your favorite cat? Passive Display

Passive Program Palooza

Thanks to the outstanding design work of Terry Ehle who made amazing handouts and posters, our booth is a popular stop. Here are a few pictures of the fun!

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The Show Me Librarian: passive programs. Take Home Story Time Kits. Good for teen moms and babysitters.

Over at Demco's Ideas and Inspiration Blog, Emily Ellis, Head of Reference and Teen Services at Greenwood Public Library, shares awesome calendars filled to ...

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The first day that we had the alphabet up, and a toddler was walking up to the desk with his mother and exclaimed, “Mama, sing my abc's!”

Craft Cart: This is also a monthly activity, and very simple! All materials are included in the cart, so it's a completely librarian-free activity.

Craft Cart: This is also a monthly activity, and very simple! All materials are included in the cart, so it's a completely librarian-free activity.

YSS brings down the curtain on 2016 with our last month of activities for preschoolers for 2016. This month, calendar co-coordinator Katherine Elchert of ...

Ok, here's the run-down of youth -focused programs but of course there are mounds more (keynote; exhibits; WLA membership meeting; SLIS/SOIS reunions; ...

Consider updating your wall or door display that charts kids' progress. Make it bright and interactive like Knutson (Coon Valley WI) Memorial Library.

Librarians are amazing people and it is a joy to get to spend time with them and to share ideas with our colleagues. YSS Members and other youth services ...

The emotions idea came from here, and it has had a good response. One kid only wanted to name the “positive” emotions (happy, excited, sleepy) and wouldn't ...

Brought to you by the Wisconsin Library Association Youth Services Section, 52 Weeks of YA Programming is a collection of teen programs submitted by YSS ...

Passive Programs for School Age Kids - ALSC BlogALSC Blog | Passive Programming | Pinterest | Programming and School

Read On Wisconsin Titles for March. The Youth Services ...

You may also opt to include glue sticks or other materials with your kit, or to instead choose to provide them with the necessary pieces specific to the ...

Youth Services Shout-Out -YSS!: Adding Zip to Lego Programs - great

Youth Services Shout-Out -YSS!: It's a Pigeon Party!

Youth Services Shout-Out: YSS Blog: A Stylin' Community Partnership

... Wisconsin Reads has developed a kit that librarians and patrons can use to carry out youth programming for Erdrich's novel The Birchbark House.

Passive Program: Scavenger Hunt

Note: For more information on 1000 Books programs , research to use, how to set them up, where they started, etc, stop here.

I thought it would be easy. I had been seeing between 15 and 20 teens at Teen Crafternoon in the early weeks of summer reading, so I figured why not do ...

Tiny Tips for Library Fun

If you are not already obsessed with all things the HUB (YALSA's Teen Collections Blog), check out this awesome post by Danielle Jones, teen and youth ...

Thanks to the outstanding design work of Terry Ehle who made amazing handouts and posters, our booth is a popular stop. Here are a few pictures of the fun!

Engineering Projects to Celebrate Girl Day

Tiny Tips for Library Fun: Passive Program Power | Library - Passives | Pinterest | Youth services and Programming

This project was funded in part with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which administers the Library Services and Technology Act ...

The Best STEAM Program Ever | Youth Services Shout-out

A number of WI library systems have joined together to sponsor a series of webinars on collection management issues for both adults and youth.

Top Ten Gaming Trends of 2017

Thanks to the outstanding design work of Terry Ehle who made amazing handouts and posters, our booth is a popular stop. Here are a few pictures of the fun!

Have you ever wanted to talk more about the YSS luncheon speakers presentation or delve a bit more into her or his books?

Mark your calendars for March 28-29, 2019 and join us at the beautiful Pyle Conference Center right on the UW-Madison campus for all things youth library ...

Bryce Don't Play: Spring Break at the Library: Stealth Programming For Days

The benefits of play time for children has been long researched, observed, and promoted by educators, doctors, teachers, and librarians.

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Snowflake Studio | Self-Directed Teen Library Programming | Pinterest | Programming, Teen library and Activities

Snowflake Studio | Self-Directed Teen Library Programming | Pinterest | Programming, Teen library and Activities

Art/Early Literacy program for ages 3-6 plus caregivers.Growing Wisconsin Readers

Have teens write short book recommendations you can post in your teen section

Thanks to the outstanding design work of Terry Ehle who made amazing handouts and posters, our booth is a popular stop. Here are a few pictures of the fun!

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A bunch of my 772 students spoofing the prof ("We want a pix with you!")

Kids Library Program Mojo: You Say Passive, I Say Fantastic

good list of passive programs

Youth Services Shout-Out -YSS!: Meet Your YSS Board: Amanda Struckmeyer | Library Ideas- Blogs & Articles | Pinterest | Youth services

Two passive programs for spring break from Fat Girl Reading blog!

A picture puzzle that doubles as name cards. The kids had a blast solving the puzzle, which reads: "Knowledge not shared remains unknown.

Loved this post on the ALSC blog this week about getting specific with your kid-friendly outreach swag. We've recently been considering this as well as our ...

Looking for great online courses you can take to freshen up your programming, selection or work life in general?

Youth Services Shout-Out -YSS!: Seuss-tastic Reading Challenge for March

Just this morning I did a program called Easy Art! I'd been wanting

Youth Services Shout-Out: YSS Blog: Ready to Booktalk?

Tiny Tips for Library Fun: Passive Program Power | Library - Passives | Pinterest | Youth services and Programming

Join the YSS "Talk About It!" Book Discussion at WLA

One of my favorite was inspired by chameleon and camouflage facts. Crafty participants chose a habit background and a white die-cut chameleon.

Youth Services Shout-Out -YSS!: Surprise! Book Bundle!

Inclusive Summer Library Programs follow-up

Happy Birthday passive program for elementary school children. Can be funded with grant money or Friends money. Nice idea that's easy to maintain!

Part of it has to do with life size games that I want to attempt as programs. I hosted a liv.

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Others were more complicated, like the germ station, where young scientists tested how many drops of plain and soapy water a penny could hold to learn about ...

Change out your poster and handout designs often. When people see the same thing repeatedly, they stop "seeing" it.

Snowflake Studio | Self-Directed Teen Library Programming | Pinterest | Programming, Teen library and Activities

book jackets of books being made into movies, "Because Hollywood is running out of. Posted by IFLS Youth Services ...

The Show Me Librarian: 9 Weeks of Pop-Up Programming for Summer

Brittney Ash wants to dispel the stereotype of libraries as drab places where you're

For Director's Ears Only:10 Secret Tips to Support Youth Services

Audio Book Conference in Beloit!

Passive Programming Ideas

Cute idea to get kids used to the idea - eventually they wouldn't need prompts. :)

I was quickly overwhelmed with more than 30 attendees attempting to make slime in our very confined programming space.

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Libraryland...children's librarian stuff, with some good school-age ideas

With the parent's permission, it also gave me an opportunity to take adorable pictures of their little ones to use in our program promotion on Facebook, ...

Thanks to the outstanding design work of Terry Ehle who made amazing handouts and posters, our booth is a popular stop. Here are a few pictures of the fun!

How to Talk to Children to Discourage Stereotypes

We are super excited about our candidates for YSS board. When you receive your ballot please don't wait to cast your vote for the leaders of YSS for the ...

As a new youth services hire at my library, and as a person who will be doing a lot of selection and management for the youth collections,.

ALSC Blog: Coding Club

Bryce Don't Play: YA Reading Bingo: A Passive Program Guest Post by