Category Archives: Children

Read, Read, Read a Book

As I was packing for Girl Scout Camp, my father, a Boy Scout leader, found a Cub Scout book that helps plan den meetings. As I was looking through the book, I stumbled upon a song called Read, Read, Read … Continue reading

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What Do Your Patrons Want?

How do you interact with your patrons? Do you ask patrons for book suggestions? Do you ask them for maybe help with fundraisers? How about teens, how do you interact with them? Well here are a couple ideas to get … Continue reading

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Touch-a-Truck

Have you ever done a Touch-a-Truck at your town? Do you know someone who could help you with the Touch-a-Truck? Yesterday I put on the Second Annual Touch-a-Truck for my library, and it was great, so I’ll share some tips … Continue reading

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School Summer Reading

Does your local school hand out a summer reading list for the students to read? Well, do you take this list and designate a special shelf to these books? Do you even have the books? Well, at my library after … Continue reading

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Your Library the Extension of Your Patron’s Living Room

Have you ever walked into a library and felt like you were walking into your living room? Like you were walking into a coffee shop, or somewhere where you can relax? You want to make your library feel like the … Continue reading

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Local Business Are Your Friends

So you want to put on a community event right? But you also want to have the event a little bit more fun, so you want to hand out free ice cream or a slice of pizza. Well instead of … Continue reading

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Touch-a-Truck

So, you need an idea on how to get your name out in the community? Well first off, make sure it’s either cheap or it’s free. I did a Touch-a-Truck last summer with my library. It was free to the … Continue reading

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