Tag: childrenslibrary

Harnessing that Youthful Energy: How to Benefit from Youth Volunteers

Harnessing that Youthful Energy: How to Benefit from Youth Volunteers

There were very few things in my small hometown for any child of any age to do other than play sports (which I was not interested in because there was no swim team) or participate in cheerleading or dance (which we didn’t have the money for). […]

Kid Book Club Review 1

Kid Book Club Review 1

For several years I ran a Kid Book Club at a small town library, and together we found some real winners in the children’s fiction section.  For my first Friday Review, I wanted to point out a particularly fantastic little book by Holly Schinder: The […]

The Top 10 Children’s Programming Jobs for Fun and Fulfillment (According to Us)

The Top 10 Children’s Programming Jobs for Fun and Fulfillment (According to Us)

Children’s programming is not glamorous (unless glitter and/or stage lights are involved) and it can be dirty, frustrating, and stressful.  A career working with children is not likely to make you rich (sometimes you’re even expected to volunteer) and you basically live your work because […]