Why Should Kids Have All the Fun? | Programs That Pop. Article on Play-based active programs for adults.

Audrey Barbakoff. 2016. Adults Just Wanna Have Fun: Programs for Emerging Adults. Includes chapter on Book Bikes and Nerf Capture the Flag programming ideas. Adults-Fun-Nerf.pdf

Emily T. Wichman. Chapter on Scavenger Hunts (including Letterboxing and other movement-based programs). Librarian’s Guide to Passive Programs: Easy and Affordable Activities for All AgesScavengerHunts.pdf

Joiner, Sara K., and Geri Swanzy. Teen Services Today: A Practical Guide for Librarians. Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. [Chapter on play and active teen programs.] Teen-Services-Today.pdf

Lunch at the Library. Programming. Resource on creating fun, active programs in public libraries that host summer lunch programs.

Kacper Jarecki. 2016. Ping pong at the library.

Association for Library Service to Children. 2010. Letterboxing at Your Library.

ALSC. 2016. Curiosity Creates INNOVATIVE LIBRARY PROGRAMMING FOR CHILDREN. Written for the Association for Library Service to Children by Paula Holmes. Report highlights in part programs that focus on “Action and Movement: Boost creative potential through physical activity.

2015. Toddler Obstacle Course. Library Lalaland: Exuberant Engagement in Library Fun.

Kathleen Crouse. 2016. Hungry Hungry Hippos. Programming Librarian [Program is life-sized version of this game]

Jenn Carson. 2016. Prevent Bullying through Exercise. Programming Librarian

Jenn Carson. 2016. Kinetic Literacy. Programming Librarian

Jenn Carson. 2016. Library Mini-Golf. Programming Librarian

Kathleen Larson. 2016. Superhero Training Academy. Programming Librarian

Blog post on life-sized candyland:

Kaplan, Allison. 2014. Get up and move! Why movement is part of early literacy skills development. and

Payne, Rachel G. 2013. “Read, Play, Grow!: Enhancing early literacy at Brooklyn Public Library,” School Library Journal.

San Diego County Library. Rockin’ Recess Program.

Dance! Dance! Dance! Youth Services Shout Out Blog.

Program Idea: Parachute Playtime.

AnjiPlay at Madison Public Library and

Katherine Hand. 2016. Laser Tag at the Library. Programming Librarian

Priscilla Lewis. 2017. Afterhours: Extreme Hide-and-Seek. Programming Librarian