Charity Challenge in Eau Claire

Thanks to Alisha Green from the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library for this great report on how their Summer Library Program’s Charity Challenge turned out! I originally wanted to try an alternative to SLP prizes, but I also knew that not everyone would be in...

Sign Up for World Book Night!

World Book Night is on April 23–a super-cool night when people who love books get a bunch of books they love to give away to people who aren’t necessarily big readers.  It’s a way to share the book love, and a great outreach opportunity for...

Fine Motor Skills

Young kids need opportunities to develop their fine motor skills.  Many of you incorporate letting kids develop those skills at storytime with art project–kids practice cutting, drawing, painting, picking up small objects, etc.  I found a fun post at...

Money Smart Week Information

Thanks to Marge Loch-Wouters for passing on this information!  Sign up for this free webinar and learn how easy it is for your library to participate in Money Smart Week @ your library, April 5-12, 2014. a partnership between ALA and the Federal Reserve Bank of...

Cool STEAM Idea

Wisconsin’s own Library As Incubator blog has a new regular feature:  Science Meets Crafts program kits, with information, how-tos, detailed instructions, lists, costs, and imbedded instructional videos.  The kits come from a teen librarian and crafter...