Successful Programs for Youth, This Summer & Year-Round

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Successful Programs for Youth, This Summer & Year-Round
Date: Friday, February 5, 2021
Time: 9 – 10:30am

photo of Anne HorjusWith years of experience as a program coordinator at the Baraboo Public Library and a contributor to the Collaborative Summer Library Program Manual, Anne Horjus will share his tips for successful library programs and events for school-age children.

During this 90-minute webinar, he will …

  • Provide ideas to expand your library’s online presence with virtual activities
  • Share examples of adapting outdoor activities for safe social distancing
  • Show ways to create custom professional-looking "print at home" or "take & make" crafts
  • Discuss ways to connect with your local community for “Tails & Tales” outdoor activities

There will be ample time for discussion and Q&A.

Takeaways: after attending this webinar, you’ll have …

  • Access to Anne’s online folder full of resources and handouts
  • Seen how to use Microsoft Word as a drawing tool and learned about Open Broadcaster software
  • Inspiration and idea for programs and events to offer, this summer and year-round

About the presenter: The multi-talented Dutch artist Anne Horjus was raised in a small village in the Northern province of the Netherlands known as Friesland. He (yes, Anne, pronounced Ann-uh, is an old-fashioned Friesian boy’s name) is a free-lance visual artist, children’s picture book illustrator, and part-time library program coordinator at the Baraboo (WI) Public Library. He has written for the Collaborative Summer Library Program Manual for the past 4 years.

The webinar recording will be close-captioned and available soon afterwards at the NEWI website.

Continuing education contact hours: 1.5

This webinar is sponsored by NEWI, a continuing education partnership of four library systems located in northeastern Wisconsin: Manitowoc‐Calumet Library System, Nicolet Federated Library System, Outagamie Waupaca Library System, and Winnefox Library System.

Friday, February 5, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:30am
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