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Creating and Maintaining a Summer Reading Database
Children and Records Management
In this workshop, library staff will get a peek at the Kent Free Library's Summer Reading Database, used for the first time in 2019. Completely customizable to your needs, a summer reading database can help your library streamline registration and stats keeping-all without having to pay for an online program subscription. See how Kent Free Library's system works for their library, and how it might work for yours!
How Microsoft Access can be used to mimic an online registration program,
How Access can be used to streamline summer reading record keeping and statistics, and
How an Access database can be customized to suit your summer reading program.
Caylee Heiremans has been a Youth Services Librarian at Kent Free Library for 5 years. In addition to her work with databases, she performs music story time and leads diverse programming for children and teens of all ages. Before earning her MLIS at Kent State University, she received an MA in linguistics from Ohio University and taught English as a Second Language and adult basic literacy.