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Workshop: Engaging the Bookend Generations
May 6, 2015 @ 8:15 am - 9:30 amSee conference website
Workshop at the Massachusetts Library Association Annual Conference
“Engaging the Bookend Generations: Programs that Reach the Youngest and Oldest Patrons”
More and more librarians are creating intergenerational opportunities specifically for seasoned adults and children to engage with each other in meaningful ways. Andrea Weaver, founder and executive director of Bridges Together Inc., a not-for-profit dedicated to intergenerational programming, will explain why these programs are beneficial and will lay out the key components of strong programs. Intergenerational programs from multiple libraries will be showcased.
- Andrea Weaver, Intergenerational Specialist, Founder & Executive Director of Bridges Together Inc.
- Nori Morganstein, Assistant Director & Youth Services Librarian, Brewster Ladies Library, Brewster, MA
- Monica Romig, Bridges Together Intern Volunteering at Chelmsford Public Library
To register, visit www.masslib.org.