MyON returns this summer, and there will be an informational webinar and overview on Monday, April 29 from 1:30 – 2:30pm. Learn about roles, timelines, and resources to help support and promote this Summer Reading partnership, which is designed to provide increased access to more books for children, students and families throughout the state all summer long. Plus a live walk-through of the new myON digital books interface and SIMPLIFIED, shared login process for 2019. The webinar will be recorded for those unable to attend. Sign up today!
Over on the ALSC blog, one librarian talks about creating partnerships with WIC centers through programming, early learning spaces, and free books to take home. Check it out!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HUNGRY CATERPILLAR!
From Jbrary: "2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar. When a classic book reaches a milestone, it’s always cause for celebration at the library! Not only is it a fun and easy draw for patrons, but we’re reiterating that books are important; they have value, they’ve been around a long time and they’re not going anywhere. The event was planned with the target age group of the book in mind. In an effort to present different activities that were both fun and educational while still celebrating The Very Hungry Caterpillar, we had six different activity stations..."
The Programming Librarian blog shares 6 Places to Look for Programming Ideas - and one of them is to keep up with unusual holidays! If you haven't already signed up for my holiday e-mail blasts, it's not too late. Just send me an e-mail with the subject line "National Picnic Day" (which is today) and you'll get a monthly e-mail giving you a sneak preview of which fun and most literary holidays are coming up.