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Basic Library Skills Training: Youth Services--Building the Foundation

Event Type: Continuing Education
Date: 12/7/2018
Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
 Are you new to interacting with young patrons? Are you looking for an overview of services and programs specifically designed for infants to 18 year-olds in a public or school library setting? Then this training is for you! Join Robin Hargrave, Youth and School Services Consultant, as she covers basic information about developing young readers as well as age-specific programming, collection development, physical space management, and customer service techniques that create a positive learning environment and promote literacy.

In this comprehensive session, you’ll learn how to:

• Compare and contrast the purpose of youth services in public and school libraries as well as generate ideas about how public libraries and school libraries may support and complement mutual objectives through collaboration
• Access age-appropriate, quality resources to create an annual programming calendar
• Use state educational and ALA standards to drive instruction and planning
• Understand how space management can promote an environment of mutual respect and enjoyment in your library

Whether you’re new to library youth services or just need a refresher, you are sure to increase your library knowledge base by attending this Basic Library Skills Training (BLaST) program. An optional complimentary lunch is included with your registration.

Location: Large Meeting Room
Registration Ends: 11/26/2018 at 12:00 AM
Other Information:
 Registration is open only to SCKLS member libraries staff and board members.
Contact: Robin Hargrave, SCKLS Youth and School Consultant
Contact Number: 800-234-0529, x. 144
Presenter: Robin Hargrave, SCKLS Youth and School Consultant
Status: Closed

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