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Check out this list of monthly events and celebrations to help with your program planning.

Ad for Teen Donut Diorama Day
Ad for Teen Donut Diorama Day
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Teens and police officers team up to create three-dimensional doughnut structures in a chaotic competition.

Soccer balls
Soccer balls
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Pinckney Community Public Library hosted an outdoor launch event to promote its new sports equipment lending library.

Halloween themed trophies
Halloween themed trophies

Through community partnerships, a Philadelphia branch library put on a Halloween celebration attended by thousands. 

Nina Coffin and her Cohort 6 colleagues discuss community engagement
Nina Coffin and her Cohort 6 colleagues discuss community engagement

Through Skills for Community-Centered Libraries, staff at the Free Library of Philadelphia explore how they can better serve veterans.

Ben Franklin Circle @ Central Library
Ben Franklin Circle @ Central Library
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Based on Franklin’s “club for mutual improvement,” these meetings help participants improve themselves and their communities.

Libraries Transforming Communities: Facilitation Skills for Small and Rural Libraries
Libraries Transforming Communities: Facilitation Skills for Small and Rural Libraries
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An ALA initiative helps small and rural library staff develop the communication skills they need to thrive.

Many arms, with hands touching in the center
Many arms, with hands touching in the center

Students should feel welcome in their library. Luckily, programming is a great way to build community.