This session will give an overview of core teen services that libraries should provide as well as offer strategies for garnering support for the resources you need to serve teens effectively. Topics addressed will include: More than ever, people in our communities need guidance in talking to each other about difficult issues. During this session, Barbara O' Hara and Robert Gieszl will discuss specific programs that have been held at their libraries.
Included will be details of the program structures, challenges encountered, lessons learned, and recommendations.
Additionally, library patrons who have participated in these programs will hold a panel in which they will discuss their interests and motivations, while Dan Miller, a facilitator and Library Board of Trustees member, will give his point of view about leading issues-oriented programs. Topics addressed in this hand- on, minds-on session will include higher order thinking, inclusive education experiences for diverse learners, growth mindset, and connections to recent brain research.
Now is your chance! Join us as we discuss the burning issues in our libraries. We will facilitate discussions on advocacy, HR intricacies, security options, management styles and legal issues. The five educational modules will include training on board organization, trustee and director roles, policy develop.
Thursday, April 20th 7: There have been — and still are — many challenges as well as many successes. Her latest book is The Republic of Imagination — an impassioned, beguiling, and utterly original tribute to the vital importance of fiction in a democratic society.
Unconference Salon C In the Unconference, the schedule is not determined beforehand; instead, attendees arrive ready to participate and facilitate topics of discussion that most interest them. Potential topics could include youth services, eBooks, open source software, mobile devices, social media, local history, programming languages, and many more! Yoga in the Library: From staff wellness activities to programming for kids to seniors, yoga and the library make great partners. Presenters share yoga programs from the Madison County Public Library and some basic yoga techniques to reduce tech fatigue at work.
Discussion topics will include basic rules of thumb for a ordability, market climate for municipal borrowers, expected project timelines, tax rate implications, various borrowing options bonds vs.
Learn how to find talent, secure vendors and artists, layout your event space, and build excitement in the community. We'll also give tips on having a great costume contest, staffing the event, and building your promotional web page. Plus, we'll give you ideas that will help ensure that your library con pleases crowds of all ages and experiences, whether they are newcomers to geek culture or expert cos-players.
Kentucky Bluegrass Award Program: Come join us for information about KBA, how to participate and vote, and how to partner with nearby schools.
There will also be book talks about some of the nominees. This session is for people unfamiliar with KBA as well as veteran KBA participants who will be encouraged to share their strategies and successes. Mapping Your Family's Past: Maps can provide exceptional detail about the neighborhoods, farms, and communities in which our ancestors worked and lived. Among the most valuable maps for genealogists were produced in the 19th and 20th Centuries by the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company.
Many of these insurance maps are now available online through local public and university libraries. It seeks to organize, create, capture or distribute knowledge and ensure its availability for future users.
This session will provide a general overview of current Knowledge Transfer practices and trends that may help you in your current work environment.
Each topic will be briefly addressed with plenty of time for questions. Our program was centered on Regards to the Man in Moon. Children used their imaginations to painted puppets, space rocks, spaceships and created bookmarks and star necklaces to give to others. This grant gave the library the chance to encourage the love of reading and creative thinking in our children.
This presentation will focus on easy and inexpensive ways to duplicate this for your library with handouts etc. This is particularly true in Teen Programs. As much as we hate to admit it, occasionally a program just fails. So what went wrong?
There are always going to be any number of reasons why a program just doesn't work. But the key is to figure out what went wrong and how to fix it for next time. Impacting the Community Linda Stith Calumet and Darby Dan Library friends play a key role in educating our communities about why libraries and librarians are essential in this information society. A panel discussion will focus on the many ways that friends offer support and another "voice" for our libraries.
What goes where, where do I find this information, how do I tabulate the stats and any other questions to the puzzlement. This presentation outlines ways that public libraries can help GED takers prepare for the digital version of the exam. Learn how to apply the principles of digital inclusion to help exam takers overcome technological barriers to earning the GED.
He is also a music journalist, environmental activist and columnist. House was born and grew up in rural Lily, Laurel County, Kentucky, but he also spent much of his childhood in nearby Leslie County, Kentucky, which he has cited as the basis for the fictional Crow County, which serves as the setting for his first three novels. In , House was chosen, along with since-published authors Pamela Duncan, Jeanne Braselton and Jack Riggs, as one of the ten emerging talents in the south by the Millennial Gathering of Writers at Vanderbilt University.
Stine says he has a great job: He was born in Columbus, Ohio in His mother, Anne Stine, was a homemaker and his father, Lewis Stine, was a shipping clerk. He has a younger brother and sister— Bill and Pam.
No one in his family ever called him R. Everyone calls him Bob. See how we transformed a car dealership into a library featuring a Creative Makerspace, Drive- rough, Gallery and more!
Tours will begin at the Information Center and will last approximately 30 minutes. A new partnership between KDLA and other agencies offers your library the tools to nurture career development for people in your community. Come learn how your library can create positive local change!
Discussions led to opening a branch in each of the four schools in the Allen County School District. Each student's unique state I. Upon the school administration's request, cards were also issued to all school employees. Programming can show your patrons how to make various items on a limited budget, how to demonstrate ways to cook homemade meals worthy of a restaurant, and ways to be frugal in the ever fluctuating economy; this will be a guide for you and your library.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. The Nelson County Public Library will discuss how they partnered with a game shop to host a Pokemon program, with Fantastic Sams to hold a Daddy Daughter Hair Class, and with the extension office to create a Monarch Butterfly Waystation at the library.
Makers in the Community: With the rise of the Makerspace movement, more community groups and local schools rely on the library's knowledge and resources.
Retain all the control of your system you're used to while eliminating high server costs every years and the daily stress of server administration tasks. Public Library, larger collections, and easier sharing of resources. To Be Irish and American: Learn about the conditions that drove many Irish from their homeland and explore what their lives were like in mid-century America.
Help us create a sustainability plan that will make our public libraries leaders in creating school ready communities. Our program includes local experts in the field of gardening and heirloom seeds, as well as door prizes, refreshments, and more. Come to this session to learn about how your library can host a seed swap program, engage local businesses as partners, and encourage gardeners of all ages to experience the library.
Numbers are Your Friends: Describe library services to multiple populations? Plan new programs and decide what program series to expand? Create exciting, popular displays? Reach out to community organizations for collaboration? This presentation will not only showcase a number of fun, educational, and enriching library programs that we offer to our community, but will also tell the story of team-building and collaboration as each new program is created and reaches its fruition!
It's all in your head. Data isn't the only things the bad guys are after, and I'll show you why they're interested, what all they want, and why they want it. Why Are These Books Backwards? This presentation will introduce you to the wide world of manga and its benefits, from wooing reluctant readers to inspiring artistry to sparking interest in diverse cultures and their histories. Come see the presentation three teen manga fans called "good enough.
People can come just to play leaving their library persona at home or can learn about incorporating games in their programs. All kinds of interestng and fun games will be available. An opportunity to participate in an RPG may also make itself available if enough people are interested.
People can come just to play leaving their library persona at home or can learn about incorporatng games in their programs. Friday, April 21st 8: We wanted to hook patrons in with recommendations from their favorite genres and favorite library employees! We put a face with the staff picks, created colorful marketing content, and utilized multiple social media platforms. A library podcast is easy, cheap, and allows you to create content your library customers can enjoy at their convenience.
We'll tell you how to start your own podcast with little or no money, how to get your podcast online, and how to create fun and entertaining content your customers will enjoy.
Find out where the weak links are with your community partners and educate them about Library resources that can fill their voids.
Help educate job seekers and career changers about resources available to them. Beyond the Back Roads: