Summer Planning & Beyond
Thursday, February 2; 9 am - 3 pm
Green Bay Botanical Garden, 1700 Larsen Rd. Green Bay
In conjunction with the Manitowoc-Calumet Library System, get some ideas for summer reading and for the whole year at our annual workshop.
9 am - 12 pm: Creating Welcoming and Accessible Libraries for Children with Disabilities
Renee Grassi, Youth Services Manager at Dakota County Library System (MN)
Big or small, rural or urban--all public libraries serve children with disabilities in their communities. Librarian and advocate Renee Grassi will show how your library can develop an awareness and sensitivity to children with disabilities and their unique needs for library service. In this workshop, attendees will learn how to perform a community needs assessment and advocate for families, forge new partnerships with other agencies and organizations, find new and innovative programming ideas, and learn about accessible customer service and different approaches to re-evaluate existing youth programs to attract a more inclusive audience. 5 CE Credits
12 - 12:45 pm: Pizza Buffet ($5 at the door)
12:45 - 1:15 pm: Coding Projects and Workshops with Lara Lakari, Marinette Consolidated Library Service
1:15 - 1:45 pm: House Building Craft with Barb Husch, Door County Library
1:45 - 2:15 pm: Incorporating Board Games in Programming with Rebbecca Barry, Chilton Public Library
2:30 - 3 pm: Small Group Discussion on Summer Theme Ideas
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