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NEWI Youth Services Grassroots Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
Rebecca Scherer
25:34
I forgot to mention that our "to go" kits have been very successful, as well!
Rebecca Scherer
29:01
I also forgot to mention that our libraries reported having more interaction and circulation with library programming in comparison with performers/presenters.
Julia Davis
30:34
In Kiel we loved using the Beanstack badge books. Parents seemed to be tired of virtual programs and computers.
Joy Schwarz
32:36
From Collette Ross: "Pine River report: Paper tracking of reading was popular. All activities were outside next to library and went well. Only one cancelled due to weather, but overall average attendance was a success for us. StoryWalk is still popular also."
Kelly Schreiber
32:52
From Marion library - we did good this summer, all in person, 3 performers, we did National night out with the city. Our program was only 6 weeks.
Sue Abrahamson
35:03
I'm interested in hearing what those libraries who host in-house indoor programming are doing to keep kids safe (masking? social distancing?)
Kelly Schreiber
37:33
Marion has a big basement so we were spaced out.
Julia Davis
38:07
Kiel again: We had a weekly story time on the lawn from May thru August with 65-75 people in regular attendance. We offered a weekly craft or project in our meeting room which could be done Monday thru Friday from 9-6, avoiding any big crowds. For every visit to the library to get materials, kids could enter our weekly drawing for a free book and 5 winners were drawn each week. The Beanstack badge books were well received, providing a nice way to record daily reading and also try some of the activities in the book.
Julia Davis
38:21
My microphone is not working.
Kelly Schreiber
39:29
no mic today
Becky Pfile
40:00
Hi all, I'm the teen services librarian at Ripon. I don't have camera or microphone on my computer - but, one thing our children's librarian did this summer that was well received was an idea we got from Anne Horjus at Baraboo PL, to go out and interview local business owners at their business and video a bit of their day and have them read a short story. We posted the videos to our YouTube channel. Teen services held 2 anima/manga canvas painting events and both were well attended. It was face-to-face but limited seating because of covid restrictions. Teen take-and-makes were hugely popular. We will continue those into the fall and winter.
Anna Kersten
40:05
No mic as well. I'm also from Marion with Kelly
Becky Pfile
40:19
I just posted
Ann Reinke
40:26
no mic
Terry Ehle
46:02
Anyone willing to share some of their teen take and makes? Sue is there a way/place to create a google folder we can drop them in?
Becky Pfile
46:12
We did indoor programming all summer. We had limited capacity, spaced in family groups, and masks required until recently.
Terry Ehle
46:41
ZooZort I think it was...
Joy Schwarz
47:00
Becky - so glad the Anne Horjus webinar in February gave you some good ideas! Everyone can view the recording, slides, and tons of handouts at https://newilibraries.org/past-events
Alison Capoyianes
47:25
We only had one program inside because it was raining, we had Jackie from the Kettle Moraine forest come in and talk to us about tracking tails. She showed the children different animal prints and the children learned how to "read" the tails that they left. We just tried to keep children spaced out and had hand sanitizer readily available
Becky Pfile
48:07
We had a teen baking challenge take and make that was a blast. The teens loved it. We also had a scrabble coaster take and make that we will be doing again. I'll share, just let me know where to share it to.
Terry Ehle
49:16
Awesome! I have several I'm willing to share. I feel that typing instructions is all I've done this summer. I'd love to "borrow" some!
Terry Ehle
49:46
It would be great to put them in google drive?
Joy Schwarz
52:14
You can email me at schwarz@winnefox.org anything you'd like to share with everybody! I'll find a good place to give folks access to your ideas. :-)
Julia Davis
56:13
Kiel does an annual "fishery" with the local fish and game club. Families love it. The club provides bait and prizes.
Rebecca Scherer
56:48
They fish the river, which river is that?
Julia Davis
57:20
The fish and game club gives each child a rod and reel. It is awesome!
Julia Davis
58:43
The Sheboygan River runs through Kiel and the library overlooks the river.
Rebecca Scherer
59:12
It is gorgeous.
Lisa Zwickey
01:00:24
Freshwater for me!
Alison Capoyianes
01:00:55
I think fresh water would be a great idea, the kids can relate to it more than ocean life
Melissa Krause
01:01:14
YASS! Sandhills are our noisy neighbors.
Alison Capoyianes
01:06:25
Im new here, can you explain what it is and how to use it, how do I get it?
Joy Schwarz
01:06:32
CCBC Choices workshop, April 13, 2022: https://newilibraries.org/content/ccbc-choices-2022-workshop
Terry Ehle
01:07:15
And don't be afraid that older patrons won't want to use it. Even those who protested at our library AT FIRST love it now!
Melissa Krause
01:07:50
As far as freshwater ideas, Fremont is across the street from the river. I thought of using our plethora of glass jars and letting the kids fill them with river water. When the sediment settles we can start monitoring what small critters (hydra, planaria, etc) show up over the summer. But i'll have to streamline the idea.
Terry Ehle
01:08:40
Rebekah Garrety rebekah@zoobean.com
Beth Lokken
01:09:20
Rebekah Garrety <rebekah@zoobean.com>
Terry Ehle
01:09:24
AND premade challenges you offer.
Terry Ehle
01:09:43
*can offer...sorry
Alison Capoyianes
01:09:54
Thank you so much!
Terry Ehle
01:10:42
I would suggest starting with a Fall/Winter challenge first as usually there are less participants and you can try it out before Summer.
Anna Kersten
01:13:24
To my knowledge Discord is a lot like Whatsapp
Taylor Wilcox
01:13:24
I've worked with Discord!
Terry Ehle
01:16:15
We recently became a Monarch Waystation and set up an interactive trail through our gardens—similar to a story walk. Here is a link to photos if anyone is interested. Shoot me an email if you want the files. :) https://www.flickr.com/photos/lesterpubliclibrary/albums/72157715982203266
Rebecca Scherer
01:18:29
Thanks Joy & Katherine & all!
Terry Ehle
01:18:40
Thanks for sharing everyone!
Taylor Wilcox
01:18:50
Bye everyone!