WebJunction’s Top Ten Articles of 2016



In their latest Crossroads newsletter, WebJunction reported that in 2016 they hosted two dozen new webinars, published more than 125 articles, and offered many courses and resources — all free and all library relevant. Here were the 10 most-read articles of the year:

  1. Library Heroes Make Health Happen
    WebJunction and ZeroDivide debut a poster infographic for free download to help you start conversations about supporting community health.
  2. Growing Library Garden Programs
    An amazing compilation of library garden programs around the U.S. (Including two from Wyoming!)
  3. Racial Equity in the Library, Part One: Where to Start?
    The first in a two-part series focused on the complex and broad issue of racial equity in the library.
  4. Reading Conversations: RA for All Library Staff
    Feature of Whatcom County Library System’s (WA) fun readers’ advisory initiative to boost staff knowledge of books and authors.
  5. Library Kitchens and Cooking Programs
    An extensive collection of library kitchen, cooking and culinary literacy programs and ideas.
  6. Program Idea: Golden Girls Trivia
    Judith R. Wright of Homewood Public Library (AL) shares step-by-step instructions for this fun trivia program.
  7. 15 Libraries Chosen for Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces Project
    Announcement of the 15 libraries selected to participate in WebJunction’s latest grant-funded project.
  8. Updated Course: Dealing with Angry Patrons
    News that WebJunction refreshed the LibraryU course, Dealing with Angry Patrons; a perennial favorite course now in an updated format.
  9. Library Spotlight: Senior Programs at Westerville Public Library
    A look at the great work being done for older adults at Westerville Public Library in Ohio.
  10. How to Create a Robust STEM Library Program
    Write-up of a popular WebJunction webinar on building a robust STEM focus at your library.

WebJunction is a great, free resource for your library — take some time to explore the rest of the site!

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