Add to Wishlist. USD Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase. Sign in to Purchase Instantly. Overview Learn the concept of passive programming and get started easily with plans for implementing a wide array of intergenerational programs in libraries with this professional primer. Product Details About the Author. About the Author Emily T. Average Review. Write a Review.
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Most of the programs are accompanied by a list of supplies and collection tie-in ideas. The book could have benefitted from some more consistency, but for the most part, it was clear and easy to follow. The programs were described briefly enough that they were not overwhelming but thorough enough that you understand how to use the program in your library. It als This is a pretty good idea book for any librarian and any library. It also inspired lots of other ideas and variations in our library.
We're excited to start up some of the programs mentioned! I would recommend that it be added to any professional library collection. Oct 01, Cathy rated it really liked it Shelves: nonfiction. Useful ideas for libraries with limited budgets which is just about all of us and patrons that don't attend regular on-site library programs. These are the kind of activities that can be completed at each patron's convenience. Oct 24, Andrew rated it really liked it Shelves: genre-non-fic-adult , library-services-kids-tweens-teens , october Emily does a great job of living up to the books' promise of Easy and Affordable Literally any academic, private or public library could use this.
The book is primarily catered towards teens and school age kids, though there are some that focus on adults.
Check this one out. It was very helpful and insightful, as passive programming seems to be the way things are headed. Jan 28, Ericka rated it liked it Shelves: library-list , nonfiction. Lots of fun ideas. Wish it was longer. Nov 13, Kristine rated it really liked it Shelves: books-for-librarians , nonfiction. This is a great resource for librarians looking to up their number of passive programs. It contains numerous examples and tries to spark your own creative side. Even though I'm the only employee at a small rural library, I wrote down over half the suggestions as possibilities for the future.
The organization by type of program was helpful. All of the programs even included sample promotional materials and photos of them being used in libraries..
Some suggestions found in the book incl This is a great resource for librarians looking to up their number of passive programs. Some suggestions found in the book include a laid-back book club, a guess-the-cover contest, a display of photos of patrons with their library books while on vacation, a guess-the-shredded-book contest, a cooperative writing project, and a holiday greeting card exchange. Jun 22, Kimberly rated it really liked it Shelves: i-m-a-librarian , non-fiction.
Lots of great ideas for passive programming. I ordered this for my library's professional collection. Jul 07, Kristin rated it really liked it Shelves: how-to , library-related. Actually didn't finish it but realized I should just buy it for the library. Lots of great ideas to use.
Oct 02, Cassie rated it really liked it Shelves: professional. Great programming ideas. I especially love guess the author, wacky library, and the month-long celebration of the s.
These ideas will be good for next year. Lisa Sassi rated it it was amazing May 06, Lindsay rated it liked it Jul 29, Lisa rated it liked it Sep 23, Lisa rated it really liked it Jul 05, Edna rated it it was ok Sep 02, Peter rated it liked it Dec 12, Rachael rated it liked it Dec 26, Gayle rated it really liked it Mar 20, Apr 07, Stephanie rated it really liked it. This is a very helpful professional resource, particularly for libraries with little budget.
I am using this book to help with some research for a professional development session I am presenting. I would love to see an updated version down the line. Laura rated it liked it Aug 17, Paige rated it really liked it Jun 10, Cat rated it liked it Apr 04, Alicia Adams rated it liked it Feb 13, Sarah rated it liked it Feb 10, Sarah rated it liked it Jun 12, Katie Stilp rated it really liked it Apr 19, Diana H. Megan rated it liked it Mar 11, Lisa Moss rated it really liked it Nov 07, Aileen rated it really liked it Oct 23, Mickslibrarian marked it as to-read Mar 01, Blaine marked it as to-read Jul 26, Jesse marked it as to-read Mar 15, Heather Lander marked it as to-read Mar 17,