Creating a Culture of Contribution: A Fresh Look at Participatory Learning in Libraries

Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077, Radmacher Room Join the Recharge Committee for a workshop on participatory culture in libraries. Participatory experiences put the user in charge of their learning and provide the opportunity for meaningful community connections. Learn strategies to facilitate and scale … More Creating a Culture of Contribution: A Fresh Look at Participatory Learning in Libraries

Equity in Making: A Framework for Embodied Learning and Educational Justice

Date: Thursday, March 15th Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Location: Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077 The maker movement has transformed learning in libraries, introducing maker education opportunities for underserved youth populations. But what are the best practices in facilitating making with youth and young adults? Dr. Shirin Vossoughi is an assistant professor of … More Equity in Making: A Framework for Embodied Learning and Educational Justice

Building Online Community with LocalWiki

Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Location: Morton Grove Public Library — 6140 Lincoln Ave., Morton Grove, IL 60053 Libraries are working harder than ever to discover new and exciting ways to work with the community. Virtual community engagement is one of those ways. Librarians nationwide have begun participating in the LocalWiki … More Building Online Community with LocalWiki