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Break out of your program rooms to connect with families in your community! Idea Exchange has rethought their use of library space by making all the library a stage. Find out how program attendance increased by 36% in 5 years by transforming their space into a community living hub. By doubling the program space, STEM based programs, and unstructured play create a flexible learning environment that encourages early literacy through play based activities. This session: Re-resourcing your collection to include activity kits that inspire innovation, open-space programming pitfalls and lessons learned, and programming ideas for all budget levels.
Content Area: Transforming: Physical & Virtual Space
Interests: Children’s Services, Community Engagement, Public Programs
Type of Library: Elementary School, Library School, Nonprofit, Public, Regional System, Rural, School/Media Center
Cost: Included with full conference registration.