Infobase’s Access Video On Demand streaming video service for public libraries provides countless ideas for engaging community programming, such as the ones listed below. 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.
July Is National Parks & Recreation Month
More than 900 titles—including popular and highly visual programs such as The National Parks: America’s Best Idea by Ken Burns and Globe Trekker’s Best American Treks—provide inspiration for travel and historical background around our nation’s natural treasures.
Delicious Summer Cooking
Serve up tasty ideas for summer with Lidia’s Family Table: Lazy Summer Afternoons and Meat: Cooking Techniques. Pair cooking shows/segments with our important food safety videos for a complete guide to summer food fun.
Programs for Parents’ Day, July 24
Help parents help their families with titles such as Building Strong Families, Parenting 101: Basic Skills for Raising Confident Children, and Navigating Relationships at Home: The Adolescent World—American Academy of Pediatrics: Reaching Teens.
Enjoy Summer Safely
Titles such as Summer Safety, which includes segments on hydration, poison ivy, and bites and stings, and Teens and Tanning: Sun Safety Update, will appeal to young adult patrons, while Sun Effects on Skin and How to Treat a Sunburn are perfect for the general population.
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.