Workshops and Conversations

2022

Upcoming

2022 Lunch at the Library Informational Webinar
March 1st, 2022, Tuesday | 1pm-2:30pm

This Lunch at the Library webinar is designed to give California library staff the information they need to launch a successful summer meal program in 2022. It is designed for libraries interested in starting a summer meal program for the first time, for libraries looking to enhance an already established summer meal program, or for libraries interested in taking pop-up library programming out to a community meal site.

Topics include:

  • Summer 2021 summer meal programming recap and highlights
  • Programming ideas from libraries that presented successful library-based meal distribution programs and/or pop-up library programming at community meal distribution locations
  • Ideas on how to support nutrition education and youth development as part of your summer meal programs
  • The logistics of getting started, finding, and working with meal sponsors, and engaging community partners
  • Information on Summer 2022 Lunch at the Library funding opportunities from the California State Library

This webinar is free. We hope you will join us!

Questions? Please don’t hesitate to reach out: summeratyourlibrary@cla-net.org

For information on the CA State Library’s summer meal funding opportunity for library summer meal programming please visit: https://www.library.ca.gov/services/to-libraries/development-programs-projects/lunch/grants/ (deadline to apply: March 10, 2022)

All the best,

Trish, Kari, and Holly
The Summer @ Your Library team


2021


Previous

Thursday, April 29th, from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m
Lunch at The Library/Summer at Your Library Networking Conversation


Thursday, April 15th, from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m
Building Equity Based Summers Through CA Libraries and Communities

Click here to view webinar and other materials provided


March 25th, 2021 | 10:00am-11:30am
Summer at Your Library/Lunch at The Library Networking Conversation


March 4th, 2021 | 10:30am-12:00pm
Workshop 1 | 2021 Lunch at the Library Summer Meal Program Informational Webinar

Click here to view webinar and other materials provided

This Lunch at the Library webinar is designed to give California library staff the information they need to help launch a successful summer meal program in 2021. It is designed for libraries interested in starting a summer meal program for the first time, or for libraries with an already established summer meal program. It is relevant for libraries interested in taking pop-up library programming out to a community meal site and/or for libraries wanting to distribute meals at the library. Topics included:

  • California’s Summer 2020 library summer meal program recap and highlights
  • Presentations from libraries that presented successful library-based and pop-up library programming at community summer meal distribution locations during Summer 2020, when COVID restrictions were in place; a presentation on how to support nutrition education, physical activity and learning with your summer meal programming
  • The logistics of getting started, finding and working with meal sponsors, and engaging community partners
  • Programming ideas to complement the meal service at library-based meal sites and at pop-up library programs at non-library community meal sites
  • Information on Lunch at the Library funding opportunities available to California libraries in Summer 2021

Past L@TL Webinar’s, Training’s and Conversations