Let the Wild Rumpus Start: Play Webinar

Child-led play in HawkinsAs a huge proponent of play and the MANY benefits of it, I’m really excited to watch this webinar with Carissa Christner (who many of you will remember as a popular workshop presenter a few years ago).  The webinar is sponsored by...

Inclusive Services Statement

Photo from PixabayThe Wisconsin Division for Libraries and Technology just released a new statement on Inclusive Services:  What Does It Mean to Be Inclusive? It’s a great explanation of what we mean when we talk about making library services more...

Resilience, Harry Potter Style

photo from PixabayI just listened to a webinar with Dr. Sara Langworthy through Early Childhood Investigations, about Adverse Childhood Experiences, and how to act as a factor to help with resilience for kids who are experiencing toxic stress and trauma. In the...

Fidget Spinners

Not sure if you are seeing Fidget Spinners in your libraries (I’ve yet to lay eyes on one in person but I live a sheltered life).  Thanks to a Facebook post by Jenna at Chippewa Falls, I read a thought-provoking blog post about them. Not about their...

A Call to Action

Public Libraries:  A Vital Space for Family Engagement , a report from the Public Library Association and the Harvard Family Research Project, is a call to action for libraries to learn about and reach for more effective family engagement.  Libraries, the...