How to Run a Virtual Fortnite Program for Tweens

Fortnite: the unstoppable tween phenomenon that libraries can’t ignore. From the never ending conversations with kids about llamas and boogie bombs, to the piles of Unofficial Fortnite Guide books, and over 350 million players… Fortnite is here and it is here to stay. Most public libraries learned to embrace Fortnite in some way before the… Read More How to Run a Virtual Fortnite Program for Tweens

Tips for Recording Virtual Storytimes due to COVID-19

Virtual Storytimes are hugely popular right now, and for good reason. But a lot of librarians are new to video creation and don’t know where to start. Through trial and error, and some research, I’ve put together this list of best practices. Please leave your ideas and resources in the comments! The greatest challenge of… Read More Tips for Recording Virtual Storytimes due to COVID-19

Galaxy Jar Workshop in the Library – Program Outline

  Cool craft alert! Out of all the many many summer programs I’m running this year, the Galaxy Jars registration filled the fastest by far. I personally love the craft – it’s imaginative, beautiful, fun, and just the right amount of messy. When I brought my galaxy jar examples during my class visit blitz, they… Read More Galaxy Jar Workshop in the Library – Program Outline