Category: Arts

Craft Buffets

I originally learned about the concept of craft buffets when I started my current job. The children’s part of my department had previously used them extensively as a
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Mobile Makerspaces

Libraries and “makerspaces” have gone hand-in-hand since libraries have had programming. “Crafternoons,” DIY programs, DYI programs, “deconstruction” programs, crafts, STEM, art:  any type of “creation” program that a library
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Teen Paint Night

If you are signed up for Groupon, Living Social, or any other sort of discount-offering website’s email, you’ve probably been inundated with “Paint Nite” tickets.  Generally, the idea
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Draw Your Own Adventure!

   Collaborative projects are great for teen library programs. They provide opportunities for creativity, cooperation, and experimentation, an environment where teens are engaged and just having a blast without realizing how much
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