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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.

Picture of girl doing schoolwork on a computer.
Picture of girl doing schoolwork on a computer.

How can we utilize the online tools we might already know how to use for programming during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Photo of a young boy playing outside.
Photo of a young boy playing outside.
Blog by Noah Lenstra

Noah Lenstra explores multi-sectoral coalitions and how libraries can play an important part in the health of their communities.

A shadowy photo of a young girl looking out a window at some trees
A shadowy photo of a young girl looking out a window at some trees
in News

COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into springtime plans, but you can still help your patrons commemorate Earth Day safely.

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.

Picture of people participating in a video conference
Picture of people participating in a video conference
in News

Libraries are turning to videoconferencing during the pandemic, but there are risks — like Zoombombings.

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.

National Library Week graphic: Find the library at your place
National Library Week graphic: Find the library at your place
in News

It's still on -- and it's happening now. Grab some graphics and let's celebrate the great work you do.