Engaging Families with Nature Based Library Programming

Sponsored by Youth Services Section (YSS)

Tuesday, January 28
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn about ways to engage children and their families in nature based library programs as we discuss programs and partnerships that get library patrons outside of traditional library based programs and into the community. Discover how programs like snowshoeing owl prowls and frog watches connect families with nature and how these programs are collaborations with outside organizations. Also learn how to get your library patrons to enjoy the great outdoors with lending items like bird watching backpacks, family outdoor game lending libraries and more.

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Presenters:
Jen Ogrodowski: Head of Youth Services - Saratoga Springs (NY) Public Library
Laura Clark: Youth Services Librarian - Saratoga Springs (NY) Public Library
Carol Anne Geary: Youth/Teen Services Librarian - Saratoga Springs (NY) Public Library