Summer Library Program 2012 Workshop registration form

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ImageSummer Library Program 2012 Workshop
Date: December 6, 2011
Location: Ripon Public Library, 120 Jefferson Street, Ripon (map & driving directions)
Presenter: Marge Loch-Wouters
Special guest: Renee Miller, Winnefox Graphic Arts Specialist
   9am — coffee & conversation
   9:30am-12:30pm — workshop
   12:30pm — brown bag discussion & idea-sharing

Looking for ways to put the fun back in your summer and a spring into your programming step for the rest of the year? Join Marge Loch-Wouters, storyteller, children’s librarian and blogger ( as she takes you on an eye-opening journey into ways to make the most of scarce time, scarce money and scarce staffing to create summer wonder and fun for kids - and you - at your library.

You’ll get ideas and stories for the upcoming summer library program, as well as explore fun ways to enhance your program mojo year-round.

Be ready to share a favorite program for kids or teens (in-house, outreach, or collaborative) that has been easy , fun and can be easily duplicated by colleagues!

Marge Loch-Wouters has been Youth Services Coordinator at La Crosse Public Library since 2008, and the 23 years before that she was Head of Youth Services at Menasha Public Library.  She has been awarded as 2010 Wisconsin Library Association Librarian of the Year and 2009 Wisconsin Lucy Beck Storytelling Award Winner, and has served on both the Newbery Committee and the Caldecott Committee.

Special guest: Renee Miller (Winnefox Graphic Arts Specialist) will explain how Winnefox’s new Printing Services Guidelines’ quantity limitations will affect your library’s requests for SLP activity sheets, flyers, brochures, reading records, etc.

After the workshop, join Mark Arend for a youth services Brown Bag Discussion and Idea-Sharing at 12:30pm.  Bring your lunch (there's a fridge in the meeting room,, and we'll provide bottled water & sodas), and bring up any topics or issues you want to discuss.

This workshop is sponsored by the Winnefox Library System. Directors, staff, and trustees are welcome to attend.

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