Category Archives: Programing

January 16, 2017: Youth Services Meeting

Escape Rooms There was a flurry of interest in escape rooms.  Here’s a cut and paste of what was shared. https://www.breakoutedu.com https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/07/the-rise-of-educational-escape–rooms/493316/ https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2016/09/01/escape-rooms-libraries-on-lockdown/ Brian Mayer is an expert on this, and based out of Genesee Valley School Library System.  He … Continue reading

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Common Core Specific Programming Example

Based on a January 2015 inquiry from a reporter regarding public library programming that supports the common core, the following libraries provided these examples:  (note resulting article will be linked when available): White Plains Public Library: Bag-A-Tales we assembled through … Continue reading

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2014 Performers Showcase Contact Info

Thank you to all of the performers who so generously donated a free or discounted show for our raffle!  Click here for a complete list of Performers.    

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Sept. 17th YS Meeting Minutes

Youth Services Meeting 9/17/13 (Below are the notes from the Youth Services Meeting. Please feel free to make corrections if needed.) Anne Quick hosted the Youth Services meeting on Tuesday, September 17th at WLS to discuss summer programs and to … Continue reading

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Making Books Sing’s touring programs

We are excited to tell you about Making Books Sing’s touring programs that are available to present right in your library this Spring or Summer! Each of our programs use theatre and original music to inspire learning, creativity and fun. We are … Continue reading

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Do you need a Wii or Playstation for a program?

Do you need a Wii or Playstation for a program? WLS has a Wii (Guitar Hero with Rockband, guitars and drum set) and a Playstation (Guitar Hero and a handful of games). If you’d like to borrow these for your … Continue reading

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2013 WLA/WLS Performer’s Showcase – performers

Complete information on the performers in attendance can be found here: Performers Showcase Contact Sheet (please note that if printing, you have to use LEGAL sized paper) Performers Listed on the Showcase Contact Sheet Jim Ryan Talks H.E.A.R.T. Pet Programs Najuma the … Continue reading

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Therapy Animal Programs

Have you thought about having a therapy animal program in your library?  Here is contact information for some of the organizations out there. Note: My own dog Too Tall is registered through Therapy Dogs Inc. as well as R.E.A.D. so … Continue reading

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Brazilian Drums

John Arrucci 845-225-0356 john@johnarrucci.com www.johnarruci.com John offers a variety of percussion workshops. He is an excellent programmer, very interesting and engaging. By the end of the workshop everyone will be playing. He is expensive, but worth it. He may come … Continue reading

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Sushi Making

Amalia Greco aggreco@optonline.net Amalia teaches at Chef Central, in Hartsdale. She did a great job teaching teens how to make Sushi in a short period of time. By the end of class they made two different rolls and one piece … Continue reading

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