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Blog Posts by erica.compton
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:
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.
I had the priviledge of attending ALA's Midwinter meeting in Seattle January 25-29. I had an amazing time and enjoyed every minute of every meeting, presentation, and discussion.
Are you using VolunteerMatch?
Are you posting volunteer opportunities at your library but getting no takers?
Did you know there is an incredible tool available for every publicly funded library in Idaho that gives them direct access to the volunteers in their community? Well there is!
Teen Read Week 2012 was a huge hit and 31 public and school libraries submitted winning "Creature Creations" and are eligible for voting. Take a moment to review the incredibly creative teen creations HERE.
I was inspired by our speakers at the ILA Pre Conference, Dr. Paul Nussbaum and Stephen Ristau. Stephen highlighted some libraries doing innovative programming for that would appeal to mid-life adults and I have compiled a few of those ideas in the hopes that you could find something that might resonate for your patrons.
Now that you have read all about the Library As a Brain Health Center, you know how important it is to exercise your brain. So how about some brain health exercises to keep you young.
SuperBetter helps you achieve your health goals — or recover from an illness or injury — by increasing your personal resilience. Resilience means staying curious,