Two Librarians & A Microphone
Libraries Supporting Communities
Inspiring Communities. Aiding patrons after disasters. Providing overlooked resources. As true assets to the community, librarians do so much more than refer patrons to great literature. Listen in to discover all the ways in which librarians are guiding, inspiring, and helping patrons reach their goals by existing as community hubs of information and action.
Innovative Library Programs & Collections
Librarians have been creating innovate programming for their communities with amazing success. From catching on to crazes such as Pokémon Go to partnerships with AARP, programming can run the gamut for resourceful librarians. Tune in to hear inspiring stories about creative library programming and pick up a few ideas of your own.
Escapism: Reading to Relax and Recharge
Who wouldn’t want to wave a magic wand and fix life’s problems? For many, escapist fiction is a way to put aside daily stresses and take a break from reality. Literature can help you explore the broader world, refresh your mind and provide time to regroup. Help your patrons escape with a good book and put a little distance between themselves and what’s causing them stress. Discover More: https://www.ingramcontent.com/blog/two-librarians-and-a-microphone-escapism
The Gig Economy: Supporting Patrons Seeking Nontraditional Work
Gigs are no longer reserved solely for comedians and musicians. Bloggers, vloggers, ridesharing drivers and a host of other nontraditional career opportunities now occupy the space of independent and temporary work. Listen in as we explore the on demand career path and how you can provide resources to your patrons who are already involved or interested in picking up a gig.
Social and Emotional Learning
Join us for the fourth installment of our Spring podcast series where we highlight specialists, organizations, and books that offer guidance for developing constructive social and emotional behaviors in kids.
Windows and Mirrors
Why is diversity in publishing for kids important? During the 3rd episode of our Developing Sweet and Savvy Kids series we will dive into the importance of cultural diversity and inclusion in books for young readers while highlighting an array of diversity programs that focus on underrepresented ethnicities and cultures in kids’ books.
Empowered Kids: Young Activist Authors
Empowered Kids is our second episode in the four-part series on Developing Sweet and Savvy Kids. Today’s kids know that they can change the world with just a smartphone and they are out to prove themselves. They can become content creators, information managers and distributors, and collaborators. We want to help them succeed.
Media and Information Literacy for Young People
Media and Information Literacy for Young People is the first episode in our four-part series on Developing Sweet and Savvy Kids. Fake news is more than just an accusation tossed back and forth between political parties. In an era with a deluge of information and a myriad of ways to share it, it’s an all too real problem. We all need to understand the issues surrounding the topic, but none of us more so than today’s kids who are actively forming their perspectives and opinions about the world.