DROP-IN PROGRAMS IN THE COMMUNITY
Did you know that Northland Children’s/Teen Librarians visit preschools, daycare centers, conduct school visits, and provide assemblies and interactive storytelling programs for students in classrooms from Kindergarten through High School? Every week our librarians take stories, fingerplays, action rhymes, songs, science experiments and other STEM activities, book talks and games out into the community to add a little library zip to early literacy programs in our service area.
In 2016 our outreach included:
In the library: 395 programs to 12,444 patrons
Outreach = 415 visits to 14,689 patrons
Teens = 99 programs to 694 teens
Total patrons = 27, 827
In 2017 our outreach included:
In the library: 415 Programs to 15,850
Outreach = 336 visits to 11,985 patrons
Teens = 92 programs to 1086 teens
Total patrons = 28,921
If you know of a preschool, daycare center or grade school in Bradford Woods, Franklin Park, Marshall, McCandless or Ross that would like a visit please call the Children’s/Young Adult Services Department at 412-366-8100 ext. 123.
***Outreach is based on staff availability.