Workshop – Dig Into Science! Easy and Fun Science Programming for your Library

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Place: Guilderland Public Library
Cost: Free (open to MVLS and UHLS member libraries only)

Find out how you can transform your summer reading program and attract a broader elementary and family audience! This hands-on workshop features activities that are specifically designed for the theme “Dig Into Reading” and have the 4-H flair for science learning that is informal and fun. Participants will receive a “Partnering with 4-H” manual as well as tips and tools that will make putting together and promoting programs a snap! Presenters Donna Cooke, of Cornell’s Garden-Based Learning Program, and Kelly Ann Radzik, NYS Library Partnership Coordinator and Resource Extension Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties, will cover two topics – ancient creatures/dinosaurs, and gardening.

Register with Sue Rokos at 518-355-2010 ext 226 or srokos@mvls.info; the registration deadline is April 15. Each MVLS library that sends participants who return follow-up evaluations of this workshop will receive $25 from the LSTA Summer Reading Program mini-grant.

This workshop is supported in part by Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds, awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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