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Teen programs

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book and movie covers display, with voting options

I heard from a reliable source (my own teen) that the interactive teen displays in Menomonie are the bomb. Abby Seymour, the teen librarian, shared some of her recent displays: The first display takes the intriguing first line of a YA book was on the front, with a tab to lift to see what the book it came from is. I recognized some, and found the others absolutely tantalizing! The next display allows people to vote on whether the book or movie cover is better: Paired with a display of book…

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So this is a summer program we’ve been hosting for 4 years now.  I’m extra proud of this one because it’s the first program I came up with that I didn’t first steal from Pin…

So this is a summer program we’ve been hosting for 5 years now. I’ve always saved this one for the week of 4th of July–the idea being I don’t put too much work into this on…

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Ten Passive Library Programs for Tweens <-- Good activity ideas for at home, too.

The Library Adventure uses affiliate links, see our policies for more information.Kids ages 8 to 12 are often too busy with scheduled activities of their own to make it to library programs in the afternoons or evenings. For librarians who wish to increase attendance at programs for this age group, this can be very frustrating, […]

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Where Do You Get Your Craft Ideas? Part II, by Teen Librarian Karen Jensen - Teen Librarian Toolbox

Teen librarian Karen Jensen also shares where she gets her tween and teen craft ideas for programming in part 2 of this discussion

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Teen Taste Test Challenge – Adventures of a Bookworm

It’s been a while since I have run a teen program, at my new job I will be hosting one a month. Food is always a great draw for teens so I decided to host a Teen Taste Test Challenge. Teens w…

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After seeing Pokemon terrariums advertised on Facebook and sold through Etsy, I decided to run this program for high school teens. The program itself

After seeing Pokemon terrariums advertised on Facebook and sold through Etsy, I decided to run this program for high school teens. The program itself

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Pop Culture-Inspired Programs for Tweens, Teens, and Adults

Let’s have a Pac-Man Party! Or perhaps you’d rather make your own lava lamp or love beads, or just chow down on some nifty ‘50s snacks? The newest book from this unbeatable team of best-selling authors trawls the decades for a super, fabulous, groovy, awesome, and totally rad assortment of programs for patrons of all ages. Complete with programming best practices, age ranges

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