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Transforming your library into a learning playground : a practical guide for public librarians / Brittany R. Jacobs.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library ACQ14618 (Text) NWBRG14618 J Fiction On order -

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  • ISBN: 9781440857300
  • ISBN: 144085730X
  • Physical Description: xvii, 112 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]

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Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why play? -- A perfect location for learning -- Getting to know your audience -- Story programming -- Planning your program -- Full steam ahead! -- Grabbing and holding participants' attention -- How to get repeat visitors.
Summary, etc.:
Public libraries need to offer relevant, exciting, and stimulating learning centers that appeal to kids. This book is a step-by-step guide for creating affordable and effective educational programs for children and youth by focusing on one simple concept: play. Brittany Jacobs explains how to write programming, from daily lesson plans to an overarching storyline; teaches how to uncover the educational content in everyday activities, seamlessly join the maker movement, and infuse STEM and literacy-based concepts into lesson plans; explains how to market, promote, and execute programming that is educational, engaging, and fun; and identifies practical ways to use available resources and to implement quality programming on a budget.
Subject: Children's libraries > Activity programs.
Activity programs in education.
Play > Psychological aspects.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES > Library & Information Science > Archives & Special Libraries.

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