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1 HEALTHY EATING AND FEEDING THE HUNGRY 2012 Summer Reading Training Workshop

2 HEALTHY EATING AND FEEDING THE HUNGRY Children and Families

3 Early Literacy Ideas  Playtimes  Guest Resources  Play food

4 Pre-School Programs & Crafts  Die-Cut Shapes  Stuffed Animal Tea Party  Movie Night or Day  Veggie Prints w/ veggies or sponge shapes  Spaghetti Painting  Popcorn Craft  Contact paper placemats

5 School Age Programs & Crafts  Wild Things Inc.  Make food with Legos  Decorate a lunchbox contest  Bug Food  Treat boxes or picnic baskets  Ice Cream Cones

6 Adult Program Ideas  Movements in your Community  Healthy Living Challenge  Movie Screenings  Nutritionist Guest Speakers  Nutrition Trivia Night  Best Centerpiece Contest  Host a Date Night for Parents  Healthy Recipes & Snacks Community Cookbook  Serving Tray Craft

7 Resources eHow Craft ideas for teaching preschoolers about healthy eating Littlepageturners.blogspot.com / Pirate food & Edible Insects Kaboose / Corn Collage Picnic Basket Ideas: Treat Boxes: Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead Movie Information Serving Tray celebritycrafts-dannyseo&start=4

8 Presenter Information Susie Serrano Butte County Library, Paradise Branch Pinterest:

9 HEALTHY EATING AND FEEDING THE HUNGRY Programming for Tweens and Teens

10 DIY Healthy Recipe Box

11 Make a Healthy Cookbook

12 Make a Healthy Cookbook

13 Healthy Cooking Demo

14 Book to Action Program

15 Healthy & Affordable Cooking Show Video Contest

16 Youth Run Supper Club

17 Questions? Jill Harris Youth Services Librarian San Rafael Public pinterest.com/piquantlibrary

18 HEALTHY EATING AND FEEDING THE HUNGRY Partnerships for the Body and Mind

19 Alameda County Library Food 4 Fines

20 Prep Time $1 subtracted from overdue fines—up to a maximum of $10. Only non- perishable, unexpired, store-sealed items accepted. All food donated goes to the Alameda County Community Food Bank Set parameters – flyers, FAQs, web Talk it up with line staff beforehand Use your best judgment, be kind Quality control – check expiration dates! Promote on Facebook and other social media sites Think globally but promote locally too Involve ITU Gather statistics

21 The Community Gives Back Dec , 2011 Alameda County Library Collected 2597 Food Items From 468 Library Users!

22 Food 4 Fines in the Media

23 Lunch at the Oakland Library In California last summer, 84% of children who received free or subsidized meals during the school year did not participate in a summer lunch program, in part due to the lack of summer school sites. --California Food Policy Advocates “School’s Out Who Ate” Annual Report. Children eating free lunch at Cesar Chavez Branch Library, OPL

24 Let’s Do Lunch! Staffing (clerical, custodial, and programmatic) Facility (in the library, or in the meeting room? Either works) Outreach (target community? Other nearby sites?) Program (Tie it in to summer reading with lunch-hour staffing levels in mind) Nearly 8,500 meals were served over 9 weeks during OPL’s Lunch at the Library, 2012.

25 For More Information The California Summer Reading Program is a project of the California Library Association, supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, a federal grant program administered in California by the State Librarian. Library Services and Technology Act Celeste Steward, Collection Development Librarian Nina Lindsay, Supervising Librarian for Children’s Services Oakland Public Library


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