STEAM Family Fun with Snow!

Are you tired of me blogging about snowy-themed storytimes and programs yet? I hope not! Spring in Colorado means snow one day and sun the next (or sometimes both on the same day), so I've still got snow on the brain! I love having different stations during programs because then kids can choose what they… Continue reading STEAM Family Fun with Snow!

STEAM Family Fun with Cardboard!

For the past several years, I've been doing a Box Storytime/Play Party in January. I've been wondering what I could do with cardboard now that I primarily work with ages 5-12. When I saw another librarian post about MakeDo cardboard construction kits on social media, I had my answer! I took this program to two… Continue reading STEAM Family Fun with Cardboard!

That’s a Wrap: 2022 Summer Reading School Visits

Phew! In the month of May, our small but mighty youth and teen services team put in 160 hours visiting more than 10,000 students. While we do provide some programs and services at the branches, our main focus is outreach and educator support. As a former teacher turned librarian, I'm absolutely loving my new job!… Continue reading That’s a Wrap: 2022 Summer Reading School Visits