May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which pays tribute to generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are vital to its future. Celebrate at your library with programs and displays featuring books by and about Asian and Pacific Islanders. Click for More Books for Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Our friends at Unshelved created this adorable comic to remind readers about National Readathon Day on Saturday, May 21st. As a reminder, National Readathon Day celebrates the joy of reading and giving with a day of reading. Funds raised during Readathon will benefit the Every Child Ready to Read initiative. Follow along on social media with #Readathon2016. Click […]
Love arts and crafts, but haven’t picked up a crayon since elementary school? We’ve got just the thing for you. Adult Coloring Books is the craze that is sweeping the book world. Whether you’re spending an afternoon by yourself coloring in the park or hosting a program for patrons, coloring books are no longer just […]
International Games Day @ your library is an initiative run by volunteers from around the world and auspiced by the American Library Association, to reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games. Listen to a new episode of Beaks and Geeks with Jane McGonigal, author of […]
There’s always a new craze, and right now it is all about Adult Coloring Books. These are great for patrons and also as a programming opportunity. From coloring books for series fans like Game of Thrones and Outlander to books featuring magical journeys and coloring adventures into the wild, there is something to keep adults […]
Craft to your heart’s content without making a trip to a specialty store. Once you’ve glimpsed the inspired creations in Paper Goods Projects, you’ll never look at your pantry shelves, or recycling bins the same way. Here are 60 fun and simple crafts that transform everyday items: paper towel tubes turn into safari animals, coffee filters […]