About Jennifer Beach

Jennifer is a Children's Programmer at the Kenton County (KY) Public Library. She is also a Certified Professional Environmental Educator and holds a KY Early Care and Education Training Credential (EE Specialty.) She has been enjoying science and the environment her whole life, and has been sharing it with kids and families for 25+ years through her job, the Girl Scouts, and her home garden which is open to the public.

It’s not WHAT you know, so much as WHO you know…

We have heard this adage many times. And this blog is a great example of that kind of networking. I have long resisted this fact and tried very hard to be all things to all people. While the learning is exhilarating, it can be very exhausting! :) I am currently involved in the Professional Environmental

It’s in the Stars! Astronomy at the Library

Space is a fascinating place, and most people never tire of looking at the stars. If you have never looked up and marveled at the stars, now is the time to start! Astronomy programs at the library can come in many forms. You don't have to be an astronomer, but it can help if you

Using Environmental Programs to Fulfill STEM Needs

With the emphasis on science-related programs, the natural sciences often get overlooked... overshadowed by the chemistry or the technology and engineering parts of the STEM puzzle. How can we use natural resources and the outdoors to engage our audiences and help to fulfill some of those STEM needs? If you are lucky enough to have wide

Putting Flowers on the STEM: Combining Language Arts and Science

Obviously in the library world, language arts is a big part of what we do. There is demand for more in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) realm as the schools are moving to new science standards. So how do we combine the two into fun, engaging programs that don't feel too much like school?

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