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in Program Models

Ranging from music, the human body, and engineering, these backpacks are educational and fun.

Photograph of hands counting cash.
Photograph of hands counting cash.
in News

Librarian Nick Demske explains his approach to the stipend model as an opportunity to change the world.

Photograph of the book bike at the Farmers Market
Photograph of the book bike at the Farmers Market
in News

Book bikes can start conversations and bring books and programs outside of the library's walls. 

Photograph shows the five winning canvases of the contest.
Photograph shows the five winning canvases of the contest.
in Program Models

A Utah library invited adult patrons to create mini artworks based on the Tails and Tales summer reading theme.

Photograph of a variety of houseplants sitting on a table.
Photograph of a variety of houseplants sitting on a table.
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Host a "plant swap," where people can get new plants, share cuttings, or drop off plants.

Illustration of an open book with a calculator, pink piggy bank, charts and gold coins.
Illustration of an open book with a calculator, pink piggy bank, charts and gold coins.

As COVID-19 continues to loom, keep your program plans flexible in case of any last-minute pivots back to virtual.

Photograph of librarian reading a story during a StoryWalk to a group of children.
Photograph of librarian reading a story during a StoryWalk to a group of children.
in News

November 2021 will celebrate StoryWalks® in libraries across the nation. Here are some creative StoryWalk tips.

Photo of cash with a yellow question mark on top.
Photo of cash with a yellow question mark on top.

As library workers, we often feel a sense of urgency to help, but when it comes to issues like money, take your time and keep your calm.