Teen Ideas

Teens at the Normal Public Library learn how to cook Southwest staples, from flickrLast week I attended the webinar Teaming Up with Teens @ Your Library, presented by Diane Tuccillo and Kelly Johnson. The webinar was sponsored by Web Junction and YALSA, and Diane and...

Gaming for Good

Teens in Park Falls raised $375 for St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Marshfield by doing what they love best. On October 15, they played video games for 24 hours in the library, and raised pledges for the Children’s Miracle Network as part of...

The Wakanheza Project

Well, fresh on the heels of 3 staff inservice presentations about The Wakanheza Project, and I think the IFLS Wakanheza Project Team is ready for anything! If you have been seeing the notices from around the state about The Wakanheza Project training and felt jealous,...

4-H, Pumpkin Carving, Collaboration

All three go together! In Durand, the Pepin County 4-H held a pumpkin-decorating program at the library. The library provided the venue, and 4-H provided everything else. The event was open to the public, free for the library, promoted 4-H to the community, and...

Costumes

*Image from the Field Museum Library: http://www.flickr.com/photos/field_museum_library/3405449824/ Just want to draw your attention to a new feature to our website–a list of costumes that librarians in the IFLS area are willing to lend to each other for use for...

Inspiration!

Who wouldn’t want a circulation desk that is this much fun?? Ridgedale Branch in MinnetonkaAs many of you know, there is nothing quite like a visit to another library to get your thinking cap activated! I participated in the field trip sponsored by the Youth...

Keeping Up with New Richmond!

If you know Georgia and Cynthia, you know that Keeping Up with New Richmond can be tricky–they are a busy, creative bunch over there. So busy and creative, that sometimes they have a hard time keeping up with themselves! (The happy teen hanging out in the...