Saturday Night Live: Improv at the Library

Saturday Night Live: Improv at your Library was one of our most active and entertaining programs at the May Adult Services Symposium. Melissa Maglio, Librarian formerly of Los Gatos and currently of San Jose Public Library, and Syeda Huq, community improv volunteer, created dynamic slides packed with ideas, now available on our Learning Commons. Thank you…

Wilderness Hiking: Think Globally, Hike Locally

Jody Thomas of Santa Barbara Public Library will inspire you to get outside with her Wilderness Hiking: Think Globally, Hike Locally program. Just in time for summer, she wowed those of us at the Adult Services Symposium with this innovative and successful adult programming opportunity, partnership ideas, and her beautiful slides with tons of potential topics.…

Spanish Language Computer Classes for Senior Citizens

Librarian Yago Cura, of LAPL’s Vernon Branch gave us some great tips and resources for creating successful, audience-driven computer classes at your library. Spanish Computer Classes for Senior Citizens: Enticing Spanish-Dominant Senior Citizens to Greater Proficiency on “La Compu” slides can be found in our Learning Commons. Thank you, Yago!

Coffee Talk: Older Adult Programming

Jessica Young of Yorba Linda Public Library shared her excellent ideas for Older Adult Programming at our recent Adult Services Symposium. She spoke about the power of partnerships and focused on lifelong learning under the umbrella topics of health, wealth, and self. View her Coffee Talk presentation slides on our Learning Commons. Thank you Jessica!

Free, Almost Free, and Woohoo I Found Some Money Under the Couch: Programs for Adults

Thanks to Jamie Daisey (left) and Sonia Bautista (right) from City of Commerce Public Library for presenting this valuable and well-received program at the 2017 Adult Services Symposium. Their presentation has been updated to include embedded video of their Tailgate Challenge and Movie Night programs. You can view their slide presentation on the California Center for the Book Learning Commons…