Presentation on theme: "Terry Ehle Youth Services Coordinator Lester Public Library Two Rivers, WI (920)793-7118 Read. Discover."— Presentation transcript:
Terry Ehle Youth Services Coordinator Lester Public Library Two Rivers, WI (920) Read. Discover. Connect. Enrich.
ME Full time 40 (ahem) hours/week – Help Desk MY STAFF Part time 25 hours/week – Help Desk BUDGET Official Yearly Programming: $2337 Additional Summer: ~$ ~ 275 Programs $19 / Program
Two Rivers Population ~ 11,700 Service Population ~ 17,200 6 Full time staff 12 Part time staff Manitowoc Calumet Library System Manitowoc Public Library
My #1 volunteer is my husband.
I am not a scientist!
Programming Philosophy? OK Lets Try It
WHY DO WE PROGRAM? To bring patrons into the library. To show what our library has to offer. To connect patrons and community resources. To connect patrons with other patrons. To fill a need in the community. To encourage patrons to read. To encourage life-long learning. To keep patrons out of trouble. To keep funding and get more. To teach. To make our jobs easier. Because its fun?!
What is your librarys mission? Read. Discover new things. Connect people and ideas. Enrich your life and community. Does your program fit your librarys mission?
Forces & Motion Design and Test a Parachute Balloon Noise Maker Pencil Strength Blow Get Revved Up Hot Wheels Angry Birds Live Balloon Hovercraft Paper Airplanes Testing Strength Protect Your Peeps Gravity Art
Angry Birds Live
Protect Your Peeps
Light & Mirrors Flashlight Fun Prisms / Colored Lenses Light Classification Sky & Sunset Jar Shadow play Mirror Mirror
Measurements Does it fit? Which is heavier? Are you a square? Bungee Scale Measuring with objects
Our Senses Sound Cup Telephone The Cone Shaker Match Hex Nut Balloon Sound Waves Squawking Cup Sound Effects Touch Braille Whats in the Box/Bag? Touch Maze Sensitive Skin Slime/Oobleck Test Reaction Sight Spinning Colors Memory Game I Spy Optical Illusions Nose to Nose Smell Cotton Balls Smells Around Us Fruity Jars Scratch & Sniff Art Taste Candy Check Edible Fear Factor Ice Cream Inventors Ice Cream Inventors Cupcake Wars