Solve the Mystery of a Summer Reading Web Page

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Presentation by Dylan Baker for the Idaho Commission for Libraries' Read-to-Me seminar on Summer Reading 2007: Get a Clue.

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Solve the Mystery of a Summer Reading Web Page

  1. 1. Solve the Mystery of a Summer Reading Web Page Investigated by Dylan Baker Webmaster / Youth Services Paraprofessional at Ada Community Library [email_address]
  2. 2. Get the Prints! <ul><li>Printable registration forms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Convert your forms to PDF </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PDF Online ( https://www.pdfonline.com/convert_pdf.asp ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Zamzar ( http:// www.zamzar.com / ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Printable activity sheets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CDROM with Summer Reading binder includes several activity sheets already in PDF format </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Question the Suspects http:// www.ebr.lib.la.us/services/summerreadingfaq.htm
  4. 4. Thank Your Sponsors http:// www.sonomalibrary.org/chilprograms/SR.html
  5. 5. Give ‘em the Time of Day <ul><li>Use Web Calendars to display your event times </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Calendar ( http:// calendar.google.com ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSSCalendar ( http:// www.rsscalendar.com ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30 Boxes ( http://30boxes.com ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MySpace ( http:// www.myspace.com ) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Photograph the Crime Scene http:// www.flickr.com
  7. 7. Create a Flickr Account
  8. 8. More Flickr Fun <ul><li>Using Flickr </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr Badges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshows on your website </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Image Editing on the Web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Picnik: http:// www.picnik.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snipshot: http://snipshot.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PXN8: http://www.pxn8.com/ </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Trading Cards http:// bighugelabs.com/flickr /
  10. 10. Wanted Posters <ul><li>http:// www.glassgiant.com /wanted/ </li></ul>
  11. 11. Block Posters http:// www.blockposters.com /
  12. 12. RockYou! (Photo Montages) http:// www.rockyou.com /
  13. 13. Photo Contests http:// www.gcpl.lib.oh.us/src.asp#contest
  14. 14. Blog Book Reviews <ul><li>Use reviews from staff or patrons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use a form (paper or web-based) to get uniform reviews </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Link titles to your online catalog </li></ul><ul><li>If you’re not using the “e-Branch in a Box”, try Blogger or MySpace </li></ul>
  15. 15. Books-o-Meter <ul><li>If you have an overarching goal (reaching a certain number of participants or hours read), keep your patrons updated about how close they are to reaching it </li></ul>
  16. 16. Internet Scavenger Hunts <ul><li>Two different formulas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Just Your Site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hide content/graphics in various pages on your site </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easier to manage, since you control the playing field </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Whole Enchilada (Entire Internet) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A list of questions that are answered on other websites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can have a more educational/informative focus </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. The (Un)usual Haunt <ul><li>Promote on MySpace </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calendar (for events) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bulletin (for announcement) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Messages </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Questions?

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