Blog posts in Mid-Life Adults

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Programming Ideas for Boomers!

Looking for ideas to engage the mid-life adults in your community?

The Montana State Library has a program called What's Your Story? On their website you can find sample programs geared toward Boomers. Here are a few to wet your whistle!

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Extraordinary Volunteer Program Resources

heartAre you ready to add volunteers to your library or jumpstart an existing program? Here are some incredible ideas to help you move forward!

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Experienced Volunteers as Mentors

Recently a librarian asked the following question via another volunteer-focused listserv I monitor.

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Program planning challenges

Twylla Rehder, Community Library Network

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Court Ordered Volunteers: Good or Bad Idea?

A useful blog summarizing the pros and cons (no pun intended) of using court ordered volunteers to participate in community service.  A couple points that stood out to me:

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LifeLong Learning

Encouraging lifelong learning is a common goal for most libraries. For the East Bonner County Library District, it has become a whole department. There are a lot of elements that can be included under the umbrella of lifelong learning. A few of them are tutoring, test proctoring, preparing for GEDs, English as a second language and U.S.

Mid-Life Adult Programming Ideas

Looking for ideas on programming for that tricky mid-life adult demographic?  They are most definitely NOT seniors, but not Gen X'ers either. Here are some resources we compiled that are sure to get your creative juices flowing:

ILA Preconference on Utilizing Volunteers Announced

The Idaho Commission for Libraries is hosting a free half-day pre-conference at the Idaho Library Association's annual conference this October. The conference will be held at the Nampa Civic Center October 3-4, 2013. The preconference is scheduled for Wednesday,  October 2nd from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Volunteers in My Library?!

National Volunteer Week 2013, April 21-27, is an opportunity to recognize and thank the almost 100 volunteers at ICfL that complete many important tasks everyday.  Many of the programs and services provided by the Commission would not be  successful without volunteer support.  Below is a partial list of the tasks they perform:

Financial Literacy Month

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April is Financial Literacy Month, and Idaho's libraries are supporting the initiative with programs for all age groups.