Author Archive | Robert Drake

Growing Summer Meals with Innovative Community Partnerships

Tuesday March 5, 2019 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST Register Here! Learn how schools and organizations in low-income communities may be eligible to offer free, nutritious meals and/or snacks through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), and how sponsors across New York State are growing participation through community partnerships. More than 1.1 million New York […]

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Planning a Night Sky Viewing at Your Library

February 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. MT – REGISTER HERE: A Night Sky Viewing is a great way to bring local science enthusiasts and library patrons together for an astronomy-based community event. Before your library launches a Night Sky Viewing or Star Party this year, there are a few things to know that can help […]

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Resource Overview for “A Universe of Stories”

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. (EDT), 3:00 p.m. (CDT), 2:00 p.m. (MDT), 1:00 p.m. (PDT) Looking for activities, websites, how-to videos, training, and more for the 2019 Summer Reading Theme? Join the STAR Library Network for an overview of vetted, free resources available through NASA, the STAR Library Network, and the STEM Activity […]

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Beyond Bilingual: Making Storytimes ELL-Friendly Webinar

There are over 200 languages spoken in New York State and libraries are seeing a growing number of immigrant families at their programs. What do you do when storytime leaders and storytime families don’t speak the same language? Learn how Brooklyn Public Library has developed simple strategies and techniques to make storytimes for young children […]

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