Author Archives: Denise

April Display Ideas

It has been a while since I have posted a list of display ideas. I know preparing displays takes a lot of time and when our patrons were just pulling up to the curb, there was no reason to use … Continue reading

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Reader Zone Workshop

Build Readers Today Summer Reading 2021 Now is a great time to begin planning for summer reading success! The Nebraska Library Commission has contracted with Reader Zone to offer libraries throughout the state a web-based tool for managing reading programs. You are invited … Continue reading

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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead February

It’s here! 2-1-21 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead February. We are focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math programming for all ages, Preschool – Young Adults. In order to receive the activities in your Inbox, you need to belong to the … Continue reading

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Public Library Accreditation and Certification Extensions

In March of this year, we extended the Public Library Accreditation expiration dates for all public libraries by one year. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are again extending the expiration dates, by one more year. So, there will … Continue reading

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A Blizzard of Snowflakes

Do you need an activity to send home for a winter story time? How about snowflakes? Here is a link to twelve snowflake templates.

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State-Wide Reading Challenge

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December Social Media Programs

October is gone and November has started. That means, in this year of 2020, it is time to prepare some activities for December which may involve your patrons through social media websites such as Facebook and Instagram. Here are seven … Continue reading

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E-rate: What’s New for 2021?

These important workshops are now open for registration! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all workshops will be held online only via GoToWebinar. NOTE: This online workshop is being offered on multiple days and at varied times. The same information … Continue reading

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Friend Your Library

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Year-Long Access to Reader Zone

Great News! Many Nebraska libraries used the online record-keeping tool, Reader Zone, which is a user-friendly way to collect reading data for their Summer Reading Programs. We racked up nearly 1.7 million minutes of reading this summer. In light of … Continue reading

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