From DLD: Find out how to make the most of READsquared all year long during this free webinar on November 6 from 1:30-2:30pm. READsquared is an online reading program solution offered by the New York State Library at no cost to public libraries statewide. Current users will learn how to maximize the use of the READsquared product for other seasonal reading programs and discover useful reports. Participants who are new to READsquared will be able to get more information on the features and flexibility of the tool to help them decide about before Summer Reading 2020. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the webinar. The webinar will be recorded and archived for later viewing. Sign up today!
INTERACTIVE HOCUS POCUS
From Youth Services Shout-Out: "A few weeks ago, we held a Hex-a-Long: Interactive Hocus Pocus program at our library! The program itself was relatively low-cost and low-maintenance. The most labor-intensive part was deciding on the interactive elements and choosing my bewitching snacks..."
FALL STEM FUN
From the ALSC blog: "Which liquids will dissolve candy corn and peeps—water, hot water, seltzer, vegetable oil, or vinegar? You’ll have to try yourself to see, but I’ll say that peeps may survive the apocalypse!"
FOR YOUR SEASONAL RADAR
Brightly is here with 13 not-so-scary Halloween books for your youngest patrons.