Ideas & Inspiration
Health and safety are top priorities when planning for the fall 2020 school year. But what other parts of the school day should you be focusing on? Join educational design expert Dr. Bob Dillon as he discusses the 9 key concepts educators and administrators need to be thinking about for fall 2020.
WEBINARTips for Leading Library Staff Through a Pandemic
Leading a library staff through something as large and uncertain as a pandemic takes care and empathy. Get tips for how to boost morale, manage emotions, and practice self care.
BLOGReopening School: How to Reduce Your Community’s Fears
Parents, students, and staff are most likely nervous about returning to school in the fall of 2020. As you start making plans for creating a safe environment for reopening your school, consider how you can best reduce their fears.
BLOGHow Public Libraries Are Adapting for COVID-19
Read how public libraries are adapting for COVID-19 and modifying their procedures and their physical spaces to keep everyone safe during the pandemic.
BLOGAdvice from Public Libraries That Have Reopened
Working on your reopening plans? Get advice and planning tips from frontline staff who have already opened their public library doors back up to patrons.
BLOGSchool Libraries: Your Planning Guide for Reopening
From germ prevention to traffic flow to what to do with your makerspace, this planning guide will help you decide how to best serve your students in your library when they come back to school.
BLOGReopening School: 8 Considerations for Fall 2020
What will schools look like for the fall of 2020? Experts aren’t quite sure yet, but they have a lot of ideas for what reopening school looks like. Get tips and resources for creating a safe school environment when students return to classrooms.
BLOGPublic Libraries: Your Planning Guide for Reopening
From staff procedures to traffic flow to room layout, this planning guide will help you figure out what you need to think about when you open your doors back up to the public.
Use these idea-filled children’s, teen, and adult calendars to plan your monthly programming, and give parents and caregivers daily activity tips with early literacy calendar handouts.