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Screenshot taken from virtual Boggle game with Altoona Public Library
Screenshot taken from virtual Boggle game with Altoona Public Library

Chelsea Price shares some tips from her new book "209 Big Programming Ideas for Small Budgets."

Photo of the inside of the Creativity Crate.
Photo of the inside of the Creativity Crate.
in Program Models

Bath County Memorial Library’s crates provide books, crafts and resources for two weeks of at-home reading.

Picture of person writing in a planner.
Picture of person writing in a planner.
in News

The ALA Public Programs Office announces three grant offerings coming in summer and fall 2020.

A child hanging a painting of a rainbow on the inside of a window
A child hanging a painting of a rainbow on the inside of a window

With most libraries closed and patrons stuck at home, it may take new strategies to reach your patrons.

Tray of fresh flowers
Tray of fresh flowers
in Program Models

Inspired by Jean Van't Hul's book "The Artful Parent," kids made colorful suncatchers using fresh flowers and paper plates.

Patrons holding up completed book wreaths
Patrons holding up completed book wreaths
in Program Models

For about $30 in supply costs, make 20 upcycled wreaths from books weeded from your library's collection.

A woman wearing a mask reading on a park bench
A woman wearing a mask reading on a park bench

People rarely call in the humanities experts during times of crisis — but libraries are doing exactly that.

Drawn image of a computer with three people shown on screen similar to what's seen when on video calls
Drawn image of a computer with three people shown on screen similar to what's seen when on video calls
in News

Are you taking your book club online? Here are a few points to consider before taking the plunge.