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Create, innovate, and serve : a radical approach to children's and youth programming

Create, innovate, and serve : a radical approach to children's and youth programming

Author: Kathleen Campana; Susan Hildreth; J Elizabeth Mills
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Neal-Schuman, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book is intended to give a broad overview of this radical landscape for public libraries in which librarians are creating innovative, interactive, participatory programming for children and youth by examining seven critical domains that occur across programming as a whole in part I and by taking an in-depth look at the different types of programs that are offered to children and youth that exemplify one of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Campana; Susan Hildreth; J Elizabeth Mills
ISBN: 0838917208 9780838917206
OCLC Number: 1111812992
Description: xvii, 291 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part I Foundations and Transformations --
All Types of Diversity / Dr. Jamie Naidoo --
The Power of Storytelling to Transform the World / Dr. Annette Y. Goldsmith and Dr. Michelle H. Martin --
Playing to Learn, Learning to Play: The Significance of Play and Production-Centered Programs in the Library / Dr. Sarah Ward and Dr. Sarah Evans --
Librarians as Media Mentors: Building Media Literacy with Programming, Advisory, and Access / Amy Koester and Claudia Haines --
How to Assess Children's and Young Adult Programs: A Five-Step Research-Based Model / by Dr. Melissa Gross --
Taking the Library to Unexpected Places: Outreach and Partnerships / Beth Crist --
The Ever-Changing Library: Advocating for Impact, Value, and Purpose / by Judy T. Nelson --
Part II Program Profiles Young Children (Ages birth to five) --
Early Childhood Decoded: An Introduction to Development, Sociocultural Theory, and Early Learning / J. Elizabeth Mills, Kathleen Campana, Emily Romeijn-Stout, and Saroj Ghoting --
Prioritizing Community, Literacy, and Equity in Programming for Children Birth to Age Five at the Pierce County Library System / Susan Anderson Newham --
Early Literacy All Around at the Arapahoe Libraries / Melissa Depper and Lori Romero --
The Free Library of Philadelphia: Serving Our Youngest Patrons with a Community-Minded Approach / Sarah Stippich and Christine Caputo --
Cultivating Knowing and Growing at the Scottsdale Public Library / Mariko Whelan --
A Research-Practice Partnership in Early Childhood Programming at Public Libraries: An Annotated Bibliography / Kathleen Campana and Dr. Betsy Diamant Cohen --
Middle Childhood (Ages six to twelve) --
Connecting Programs to the Learning and Development of Children, Ages 6-12 / R. Lynn Baker --
Middle Childhood Is Not Middle of the Road: Developing Exemplary Services and Practices for the 6-10 year old at the Chicago Public Library / Liz McChesney --
A Collaborative Approach to Equitable STEM programming at San Francisco Public Library / Cristina Mitra --
Middle Childhood Matters at Toronto Public Library / Diane Banks and Peggy Thomas --
The Dream Team: The Library as a Partner in Literacy and Learning for Children Ages 6-12, Related Research / Dr. John Marino --
Teens (Ages thirteen and up) --
Why Teens Need the Library and the Library Needs Teens / Dr. Sarah Evans --
Empowering Teens to Build Their Own Futures at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh / Corey Wittig and Kelly Rottmund --
Teens at the Helm: Teen-Driven Programming at the Olympia Timberland Library / Sara White --
A Vision for an Innovative New Teen Space at the Boston Public Library: Teen Central / Jess Snow, Ally Dowds, and Catherine Halpin --
Co-constructing Leadership: The (R)evolution of Discussion-based Programming at Hartford Public Library / Gabbie Barnes --
Teens and Public Libraries: An Annotated Bibliography of the Research / Dr. Denise Agosto --
Conclusion: Putting This All Together.
Responsibility: edited by Kathleen Campana and J. Elizabeth Mills ; foreword by Susan Hildreth.


Library services are transforming to emphasize interactive, innovative, participatory, and production-centered programming. This text brings together a range of perspectives to survey this new  Read more...


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