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Transforming Your Library into a Learning Playground: A Practical Guide for Public Librarians (Paperback)
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Transforming Your Library into a Learning Playground: A Practical Guide for Public Librarians (Paperback)

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Paperback 112 Pages / Published: 01/12/2017
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Public libraries need to offer relevant, exciting, and stimulating learning centers that appeal to kids. This book is a step-by-step guide for creating affordable and effective educational programs for children and youth by focusing on one simple concept: play.


* Provides a step-by-step guide on how to write programming, from daily lesson plans to an overarching storyline

* Teaches readers how to uncover the educational content in everyday activities, seamlessly join the maker movement, and infuse STEM and literacy-based concepts into lesson plans

* Explains how to market, promote, and execute programming that is educational, engaging, and fun and will gain your public library repeat visitors as a result

* Identifies practical ways to use available resources and implement quality programming on a budget

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440857300
Number of pages: 112


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Full of practical advice and firsthand stories on everything from managing organized chaos to creating lesson plans, this would be a useful planning resource, especially for those new to the field of public programming for youth." - Booklist Online
"The book is well organized, tracking the progress of program creation and implementation through real-life examples. Featuring tables, charts, and templates, the appendix is a gem. VERDICT A quick, inspiring guide for public librarians looking to amp up their youth services." - School Library Journal

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