Erinn Batykefer, MLIS

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We Own the Night: Program Ideas

The 2012 Summer Reading Program theme for Teens is “We Own The Night.  Check out my Cheap Program Ideas pinboard on Pinterest to find a bunch of cool craft ideas, … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tiny Tips for Library Fun: Programming Idea Sparklers

Tiny Tips for Library Fun is the blog brainchild of Marge Loch-Wouters, a Children’s  Librarian in LaCrosse Wisconsin.  Her site features a wonderful collection of programming ideas and resources that … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Teen Librarian’s Toolbox

Teen Librarian’s Toolbox: for teen librarians short on time, short on money but not short on passion Teen Librarian’s Toolbox was created by Karen Jensen, who has been a Teen/Youth … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Interactive Posters using Glogster

What is a Glog? Interactive poster loaded with text, graphics, music, videos, and more. Glogster is FREE. Glogs are are easy to make, and offer a unique social-media platform for … Continue reading

April 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Photoshop | Book Cover Design Contest

There are a few in each collection I work with that are wonderful reads, but they have terrible covers.  It always disappoints me when patrons (particularly teens) pass them up, … Continue reading

April 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Library Kit: Teaching Teens the Art of Light Photography | Library as Incubator Project

The “Teaching Teens the Art of Light Photography Kit” was contributed to the Library as Incubator Project by Michael Cherry, Teen Programming Specialist at the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library (Evansville, IN). … Continue reading

April 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Share Haiku at the library: Kukai poetry program

I just met Sari Grandstaff, a wonderful school librarian from New York state.  With her keen expertise on all things Haiku, I blogged about National Haiku Poetry day for the … Continue reading

April 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Floor Planner | Re-design the library contest

Floorplanner.com is a great tool for diagramming room layouts and spaces of all kinds.  I know from growing up in a family of three sisters in a house that only … Continue reading

April 15, 2012 · Leave a comment