With Infobase’s Access Video On Demand streaming video service for public libraries, librarians and library staff can help kids make the transition from elementary into middle school, brush up on STEM subjects, and gain critical cyber literacy skills with the programming ideas listed below. And for patrons who are adult English language learners, Access Video On Demand has dozens of fun, easy-to-follow videos great for self-study.
Subscribers can also explore the new, complete calendar (accessible via the menu in the header, top left of any page in the platform) for the year’s milestones, holidays, and events—a great source for programming ideas throughout the year.
Explore STEM Subjects
The need for STEM-related jobs is on the rise; help prepare young patrons not only for the approaching school year but for their futures by introducing them to thousands of videos on STEM topics, including the Against All Odds: Inside Statistics and Cell Biology: Structure, Function, and Processes series.
Tackling the new school year requires a lot more than just taking notes and trying not to fall asleep. Help new middle school students survive the transition from elementary school with the Moving Up to Middle School series, and point budding researchers in the direction of Cyber Literacy: When Am I Ever Going to Use This? to teach them important strategies for staying safe and using the internet responsibly.
English as a Second Language
Adult English language learners will find much to learn from the Cutting Edge Communications Simple English Series and Cutting Edge Communications Basic English Series, both of which combine psychology, linguistics, and instructional design to engage learners of English.
September Is National Childhood Obesity Month
Educate your patrons about this deadly, growing problem and inspire young people to get moving and motivated about their health with engaging videos such as Obesity in America: A National Crisis and Get Wise to Portion Size, as well as the HBO® series The Weight of the Nation for Kids.
About Access Video On Demand:
Infobase’s Access Video On Demand streaming video service for public libraries offers an expansive collection of thousands of high-quality videos that complement the broad range of books in the library. Part of the On Demand platform, Access Video On Demand brings your patrons exceptional content from around the world, from award-winning documentaries to how-to programs, top-quality performances spanning the arts, biographies of historymakers past and present, and more from any location with Internet access, anytime they choose.