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{"id":8141453318,"title":"Creating Makers: How to Start a Learning Revolution at Your Library","handle":"creating-makers","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMegan Egbert\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eISBN-13:\u003c\/strong\u003e 9781440843860 \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e125 pages • 6 x 9¼ \u003cbr\u003e 2016\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis book shows you how, even with a tight budget and limited space, you can foster \"maker mentality\" in your library and help patrons reap the learning benefits of making—with or without a makerspace.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJust because your library is small or limited on funds doesn't mean you can't be part of the maker movement. This book explains that what is really important about the movement is not the space, but the creativity, innovation, and resilience that go along with a successful maker program. All it takes is making some important changes to a library's programs, services, and collections to facilitate the maker mentality in their patrons, and this book shows you how.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe author explains what a maker is, why this movement is important, and how making fits in with educational initiatives such as STEM and STEAM as well as with library service. Her book supplies practical advice for incorporating the principles of the maker movement into library services—how to use small spaces or mobile spaces to accommodate maker programs, creating passive maker programs, providing access to making through circulating maker tools, partnering with other organizations, hosting maker faires, and more. 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Creating Makers: How to Start a Learning Revolution at Your Library

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Megan Egbert ISBN-13: 9781440843860 125 pages • 6 x 9¼  2016 This book shows you how, even with a tight budget and limited space, you can foster "maker mentality" in your library and help patrons reap the learning benefits of making—with or without a makerspace. Just because your library is small or limited on funds doesn't mean you can't be pa...


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Raising the Tech Bar at Your Library: Improving Services to Meet User Needs-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Raising the Tech Bar at Your Library: Improving Services to Meet User Needs

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Nick D. Taylor ISBN-13: 9781440844966 117 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼Year Published: 2017 This book explains how librarians can capitalize on the growing interest and need of patrons for help with technology by expanding their library's tech services to build community engagement and support.Keeping up with technology is more critical and difficult than ev...


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Library Programs and Services: The Fundamentals, 8/e <em>(Library and Information Science Text)</em>-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Library Programs and Services: The Fundamentals, 8/e <em>(Library and Information Science Text)</em>

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G. Edward Evans, Margaret Zarnosky Saponaro, Holland Christie, and Carol Sinwell ISBN-13: 9781610696371 496 pages • 7 x 10  2015 Covering every essential topic ranging from circulation and literacy instruction to reference and security, this benchmark text provides an up-to-date, broadly based view of library public service and its functions. Su...


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Fostering Family History Services: A Guide for Librarians, Archivists, and Volunteers-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Fostering Family History Services: A Guide for Librarians, Archivists, and Volunteers

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Rhonda L. Clark and Nicole Wedemeyer Miller ISBN-13: 9781610695411 215 pages • 7 x 10  2016 Here is everything you need to promote your library as a center for genealogical study by leveraging your collection to help patrons conduct research on ancestors, document family stories, and archive family heirlooms. Websites, social media, and the Inte...


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Nicole A. Cooke ISBN-13: 9781440834608 224 pages • 7 x 10  2016 Filling a gap in the existing library and information science literature, this book consolidates recent research and best practices to address the need for diversity and social justice in the training and education of LIS professionals. The development of cultural competency skill...


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Digitizing Your Community's History: The Innovative Librarian's Guide (Innovative Librarian)

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Alex Hoffman ISBN-13: 9781440842405 164 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼  2016 Follow the blueprint in this book to launch a library DIY community history digitization program—one that provides the access and fosters engagement with patrons to sustain the program over time. Internet technologies have enabled anyone to tell their story—and to find out their own...


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Shelley E. Mosley, Dennis C. Tucker, and Sandra Van Winkle ISBN-13: 9781610692830 173 pages • 8½ x 11  2013 Are you prepared to deal with thieves, inebriated patrons, mentally ill individuals, or problem parents? Libraries are public places—open to anyone and everyone. This book contains invaluable, practical tips for library staff who sometim...


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Community Library Programs That Work: Building Youth and Family Literacy

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Beth Maddigan and Susan Bloos ISBN-13: 9781610692632 215 pages • 8½ x 11  2013 Engaging community programs are the basis of great libraries. A collection of engaging best practices for promoting literacy development by utilizing local community connections in school and public libraries. In a world where the Internet offers educational opportu...


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Audio Recorders to Zucchini Seeds: Building a Library of Things

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edited by Mark Robison and Lindley Shedd ISBN-13: 9781440850196 271 pages • 7 x 10Year Published: 2017 This inspiring exploration of the range of options for a "library of things" collection demonstrates what has been implemented successfully and offers practical insights regarding these nontraditional projects, from the development of concepts ...


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What Happens Next?: Contemporary Urban Legends and Popular Culture

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Gail de Vos ISBN-13: 9781598846331 242 pages • 7 x 10  2012 This fascinating book uncovers the history behind urban legends and explains how the contemporary iterations of familiar fictional tales provide a window into the modern concerns —and digital advancements—of our society. Popular culture continues to be infused with references to urban l...


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Supporting Local Businesses and Entrpreneurs in the Digital Age: The Public Librarian's Toolkit

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by Salvatore DiVincenzo and Elizabeth Malafi 9781440851520 117 pages 6 1/8" x 9 1/4" Small business owners and entrepreneurs are an important part of every public library's patron base. This guide explains how to provide business services at all sizes of libraries. A timely reference for all public librarians who serve the business community...


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NextGen Genealogy: The DNA Connection

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David R. Dowell ISBN-13: 9781610697279   173 pages • 7 x 10  2014 Covering all three major categories of DNA testing for genealogical purposes, this book gives genealogists and other readers expert guidance on how to use this powerful and evolving tool. DNA testing can serve as a powerful tool that unlocks the hidden information within our bodi...


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Library Services for Adults in the 21st Century

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Elsie A. Rogers Halliday Okobi ISBN-13: 9781591587057 242 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼ Year Published: 2013 "Lifelong learning" isn't just a pleasant catch phrase used in community college advertisements; it's a reality that we all need to continue our education and acquire new skills well past our formative years. For the economically disadvantaged members...


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by Kyla Hunt 9781440854170 146 pages 7" x 10" What is a "new adult" and an ''emerging adult," and how are these groups different from your other patrons? This helpful guide answers this question and explains how to meet the needs of this group in your library. Addressing the needs of new adults—those aged 18–29—in the library is a relatively ...


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Librarian's Guide to Passive Programming: Easy and Affordable Activities for All Ages

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Emily T. Wichman ISBN-13: 9781598848953 152 pages • 8½ x 11  2012 This professional primer introduces librarians to the concept of passive programming, and provides plans for implementing a wide array of intergenerational programs in libraries. As library budgets continue to tighten, librarians are seeking new ways to stretch their programming...


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Dragons in the Stacks: A Teen Librarian's Guide to Tabletop Role-Playing <em>(Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians Series)</em>

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Steven A. Torres-Roman and Cason E. Snow ISBN-13: 9781610692618 212 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼  2014 A one-stop, complete guide to tabletop role-playing games for novice librarians as well as seasoned players. Tabletop role-playing games (RPGs) are a perfect fit for library teen services. They not only hold great appeal for teen patrons, but also help bu...


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Designing Adult Services: Strategies for Better Serving Your Community

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by Ann Roberts 9781440852541 177 pages 6 1/8" x 9 1/4" The American Library Association reports that more than 30 percent of adults rank the library at the top of their list of tax-supported services. This book shows how to increase the value of library services to adult patrons of all ages. Focusing on adult patrons ages 19 through senior ...


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Cooking Up Library Programs Teens and 'Tweens Will Love: Recipes for Success-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Cooking Up Library Programs Teens and 'Tweens Will Love: Recipes for Success

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Megan Emery Schadlich ISBN-13: 9781610699617 179 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼  2015 Engage teens and tweens with library programs that nurture developmental and social needs—and keep young patrons entertained. Want to get students tuned in, learning, and having fun? Covering programs ranging from DIY Modern Crafts to CSI Science, these simple plans will gi...


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Transmedia Storytelling: The Librarian's Guide

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Sarah E. Sheehan ISBN-13: 9781598843866 193 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼ Year Published: 2010 Romance is the Rodney Dangerfield of popular fiction genres. Neither the readers nor the writers receive much respect, yet the genre remains astoundingly popular. Romance Authors: A Research Guide provides a starting place for librarians, student researchers, and ...


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David Carr ISBN-13: 9781591587712 175 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼ Year Published: 2011 This book offers a way for staff members of cultural institutions to reimagine their roles as provocative educators and community advocates, address the public need for conversations in safe and fair places, and renew their essential place in democratic society. In prev...


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Dianne de Las Casas; illustrated by Stefan Jolet ISBN-13: 9781598849738 104 pages • 8½ x 11  2013 Children love seeing ordinary objects such as paper and string transformed into extraordinary things. This book provides a collection of fun make-and-take tales that enable educators and librarians to take storytelling to a higher level. Can somet...


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