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2015 Fall Youth Services Workshops

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Slides from the 4 2015 regional youth services workshops

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2015 Fall Youth Services Workshops

  1. 1. 2015 Colorado Fall Youth Services Workshops
  2. 2. Objectives • Network & exchange ideas with colleagues • Explore national general and library trends • Discuss the hows and whys of summer programs • Delve into health, wellness, & fitness • Learn about statewide opportunities • Engage in storytime fun and learning • Get outside, & have fun!
  3. 3. • 46 states + US territories • Grassroots • Collaborative • Manuals, artwork, Upstart products • Manual content & artwork are proprietary
  4. 4. 2016 Artists: Early Literacy and Kids Matt Tavares
  5. 5. 2015 Art: Teens
  6. 6. 2016 Artists: Adults Larry Jones
  7. 7. 2016 Children’s kits  1 small early literacy poster  1 small age-generic poster  3 small kids’ posters  1 pack bookmarks (200)  1 pack stickers (250)  1 rubber stamp
  8. 8. 2016 Teen kits  4 small posters  1 pack bookmarks (200)  1 rubber stamp
  9. 9. 2016 Summer Resources Your choice of: Maker kit Health kit
  10. 10. Teen Video Challenge
  11. 11. Thinking Ahead? 2017 Theme AND slogan for all ages: Build a Better World 2018 Theme: Music
  12. 12. TRENDS
  13. 13. Focus on outdoors
  14. 14. Outreach OR
  15. 15. Summer Learning is a trend! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjfWycXggq8
  16. 16. Trends in summer programs • Outreach & partnering • Family engagement • Outcomes-based programs • Early literacy component • Community-wide programs • Gamification
  17. 17. • Volunteer & service learning projects • STEAM & maker programming • Holistic summer learning programs • Experiential & self-directed learning
  18. 18. Badge Quest Program
  19. 19. Trends in incentives • Simpler process, fewer prizes • Intrinsic motivation • Books only • Social event • Donating to cause • Intangible • None!
  20. 20. Health, wellness, & fitness What’s great about this topic in libraries? Include possibilities and opportunities! What’s challenging about this topic? How might you overcome the challenges?
  21. 21. #1. Get Outside! https://vimeo.com/123148137
  22. 22. StoryWalks OR
  23. 23. Outdoor learning OR
  24. 24. Nature crafts
  25. 25. Citizen ScienceOR
  26. 26. Bring the outside inside
  27. 27. And now it’s time for a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! OR
  28. 28. Partnership possibilities • Nature/science/environmental education centers • Roots and Shoots • Local, state, and national parks • Community centers • 4-H • Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts • Citizen Science programs OR
  29. 29. #2. Fitness & sports OR
  30. 30. StoryBlocks Can You Stretch? www.storyblocks.org/project/can-you-stretch/
  31. 31. DIY thermos cozy
  32. 32. Fitness equipment repair
  33. 33. What can you circulate?
  34. 34. Celebrate fun fitness July 30, 2016 OR
  35. 35. Partnership possibilities • Ride for Reading • YMCA/YWCA • Community centers • Community colleges & universities • Local sports clubs and teams • School sports teams
  36. 36. #3. Overall health & wellness OR
  37. 37. Stuffed animal repair clinics
  38. 38. Supporting teen health
  39. 39. Adults & health OR
  40. 40. Partnership possibilities • Reach Out and Read • Health clinics • Hospitals • Medical/health libraries • Community colleges & universities • Home health care agencies • Nursing homes & adult day care facilities OR
  41. 41. #4. Food, gardening, cooking
  42. 42. DIY gardening
  43. 43. Cooking with kids
  44. 44. StoryBlocks Mix the Batter: http://www.storyblocks.org/project/mix-the-batter/
  45. 45. #4a. Food security OR
  46. 46. Food for Fines
  47. 47. Canstruction OR
  48. 48. Partnership possibilities • Extension service • SFSP • Canstruction • Master gardeners • 4-H • Local farmers • Groceries • WIC • Food banks • Cooking Matters • Meals on Wheels • SNAP-Ed • Local chefs/ restaurants OR
  49. 49. Events and opportunities 2016
  50. 50. April 11-25, 2016 OR
  51. 51. February 6, 2016
  52. 52. Storytime Kits • Baby kits: –Intro kit –Talking & reading kit –Singing, music & movement kit • Toddler kits: –Intro kit –Playing kit –Writing kit OR
  53. 53. Colorado Association of Libraries 2015 Conference October 22-24, Loveland
  54. 54. Save the Dates! CATS Winter Workshop: January 25, Colorado Springs Spring Meeting: April 29, Delta
  55. 55. 2016 Spring Workshops: March 14-15: Grand Junction April 1: Fort Morgan April 25-26: Pueblo
  56. 56. 2016 Colorado Teen Lit Conference: April 2, Denver Registration opens February 1! Keynote authors: Eliot Schrefer and Kekla Magoon
  57. 57. PLA Annual Conference: April 5-9, DENVER!
  58. 58. • It’s FREE! • Lots of great resources, networking, & professional development • Annual conference each September http://www.storyblocks.org/ OR
  59. 59. Thank you and good health!

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