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A group of women lined up in the library

A small programming budget doesn't need to hold you back. Here are more tips for programming on a shoestring.

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Open laptop and person writing in notebook

Use these resources to teach students to be thoughtful researchers and critical consumers of information.

A program participant holds up their finished tile art project
A program participant holds up their finished tile art project
Blog by Jenn Carson

This easy, low-budget and intergenerational program uses ceramic tiles and markers to make freeform pieces of art.

Sign that reads "teamwork is the ability to work together towards a common vision. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results."
Sign that reads "teamwork is the ability to work together towards a common vision. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results."

Staff from the Free Library of Philadelphia explored team roles and dynamics to learn what strengths they bring to a team. 

Slip that reads "Congratulations! You have been caught reading by the mystery reader! Please stop by Power Library to pick up your reward."
Slip that reads "Congratulations! You have been caught reading by the mystery reader! Please stop by Power Library to pick up your reward."
Blog by Annie Ruefle

Shh! The Mystery Reader is on the loose, hunting for students who are reading for pleasure.

Group of senior citizen women do chair yoga.
Group of senior citizen women do chair yoga.

When the Palos Verdes Library District embarked on a major initiative to serve older adults, they knew the first step: a needs assessment.

Older adults touching palms
Older adults touching palms
Blog by Noah Lenstra

Reach older adults in your community with by partnering with local aging councils and agencies. 

Person holding magnifying glass and taking notes in a book
Person holding magnifying glass and taking notes in a book

Young people are inundated with inaccurate stories. These youth-friendly resources can show them the light.