Client Spotlight Webinars

We regularly co-host webinars with Beanstack clients during which they share best practices.

 
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Atlanta Public Schools

Atlanta Public Schools dream team, Patrice Laird-Walker (Media Services Coordinator), Jennifer Saunders (Media Specialist At-Large), Rosalyn Washington (Digital Learning Specialist of Literacy), and Aleigha Henderson-Rosser (Executive Director, Department of Instructional Technology) share how they created, promoted, and gained overwhelming buy-in for a district reading challenge, Race2Read. We learned what went into their secret sauce that had students, teachers, and administrators abuzz about reading and establishing cultures of reading in their school buildings and beyond!

 
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Broward County Public Schools

Innovative leaders at Broward County Public Schools, Lourdes Meyer (Instructional Facilitator), Neena Grosvenor (Curriculum Supervisor), and Lynne Oakvick (former Curriculum Supervisor) shared their vision (and secret sauce) for taking “Reading Across Broward”, an existing, paper-based reading challenge, to an online and mobile tool for thousands of students across the district. The team built enthusiasm with staff and students and empowered everyone to build on their school’s culture of reading!

 
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Dallas Public Library

Dallas Public Library’s very own dynamic duo, Melissa Dease, Communications & Youth Services Administrator (and 2017 LJ Mover & Shaker) and Amy Priour, Out-of-School Time Manager shared their summer reading challenge must haves since 2016!

 
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Gail Borden Public Library

Join Margaret Peebles & Tabatha Anderson from Gail Borden Public Library in Illinois as they share learnings from their first summer with Beanstack in 2018 and NEW ideas for summer 2019!

 
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Harris County Public Library

Join Anjela Martinez, Programs & Outreach Specialist at Harris County Public Library in Texas as she and her team share ideas and engagement with their Makerspace challenge. You won't want to miss this innovative way HCPL used Beanstack to help them manage this challenge.

 
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Puyallup Public Library

Bonnie Svitavsky, Young Adult Librarian at Puyallup Public Library in Washington, shares ideas with other Beanstack clients around using points challenges.

 
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San Jose Public Library

Lizzie Nolan, Senior Librarian & Youth Services at San Jose Public Library and her team share experiences of their very first summer with Beanstack in 2018. The team shares their secrets to the large growth in signups and program completions, as well as overall improvement in staff morale around this legacy program.

 
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Lincoln City Libraries

Vicki Wood & Kathryn Kelley from Lincoln City Libraries share ideas around their great success with the #WinterRead18 challenge.

 
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Sanibel Public Library

Deanna Evans, Youth Services Librarian at Sanibel Public Library shares how their community partnership with a local children's hospital established 3 times as much reading as in previous summers and so much more around their summer reading programs.

 
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Christian County Library

Dana Roberts, Youth Services Manager at Christian County Library in Missouri, shares her library's Beanstack experiences with their first summer in 2017 as well as the success she had with outreach programming, and how they plan to adapt this summer according to changes in the library community.

 
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Saratoga Springs Public Library (SALS) & Schenectady County Public Library (MVLS)

Jen Ogrodowski, Head of Youth Services at Saratoga Springs Public Library (SALS), and Leah LaFera, Adult Services Librarian at Schenectady County Public Library (MVLS), showcase their best practices and tips for their programs facilitated through Beanstack. In addition, each library presentation focuses on staff training and preparation to get staff excited and engaged prior to summer.

 
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Santa Clara County Library District

Jennifer Weeks, Library Service Manager for Santa Clara County Library District, showcases ways she engages library staff from around the county prior to and during summer reading, as well as a glimpse into their community-wide reading program.

 
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York County Libraries

Rebekah Anderson, Digital Services Librarian, discusses her library’s approach to training and onboarding staff and patrons.

 
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Wauconda Area Library

Ashley Johnson (Program Coordinator, Wauconda Area Library) describes how her library combines the online and offline reading program experiences to drive greater engagement.

 
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Virginia Beach Public Library & Carnegie Public Library

Toby Greenwalt, Director of Digital Strategy and Technology Integration at Carnegie Public Library, compares CLP's 2016 and 2017 summer reading programs and also discusses the library's Battle of the Books program. Lennis Sullivan (Digital Services Librarian at Virginia Beach Public Library) and Katie Cerqua (Youth Services Manager) share their library’s experience with staff training and community outreach.

 
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Sacramento Public Library

Amanda Foulk, K-12 Specialist at Sacramento Public Library, shares 3 years of experience around best practices for reading program design and staff training.

Reports

Our team has the unique opportunity to work closely with librarians, educators, and readers across the world. This gives us the opportunity to engage in an ongoing dialogue with each of these groups and to analyze a wealth of data.