Youth Services FLASH (7/7/2015)

Programs that POP!

The latest in Library Journal’s regular column, Programs that POP, has a grand idea for teens. Combines ingenuity, STEM, along with FUN-oh, and did I mention FOOD?! Make S’mores with the sun and pizza boxes! The summary of this program, “They learned, they worked together, and they had fun!” What could be better?

The Art of Weeding

This article from Library Journal is short, succinct and, suggests some creative option (besides the dumpster) for discarded titles.  Can you say Upcycled?

Toddler Time: All about Families

Storytime Katie has a program plan aimed at toddlers with the topic of families. As always with Storytime Katie…she gives a wonderful overview of how she ‘changes it up” based on the dynamics of her group.

Ninja Night/Family Night

With a title like this…bound to be a success! Sunflower Storytime shares their SO fun program featuring Candy Sushi, several stories and lots of family fun activities. [Don’t forget to look at the right-hand sidebar for a summary of Sunflower Storytimes’ collection of HERO programs and activities.


All my best…





Lorie Brown

Youth Services/Interlibrary Loan