If you’re searching for new resources for the Common Core—or just want a look at new fiction and informational books for youth—tune in for this spring preview of titles for children and teens that will help teachers and librarians implement the standards across subjects and grade levels.
The role of the public library has changed dramatically as society shifts into the digital age, providing challenges for libraries as they adapt.
Luckily, technology has provided ample opportunities for librarians to reach out to patrons of all ages in new and exciting ways.
Join representatives from Britannica as they discuss new resources that will help your library connect with patrons and the community.
Don’t miss out on the latest and greatest books from Bloomsbury, Disney Book Group, Lerner, Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, and Tor Teen! Representatives will share new fantasy, adventure, romance and other teen-grabbing titles in this free, hour-long webinar moderated by Booklist Book's For Youth senior editor Ilene Cooper.
Young adults form a constantly changing population in today’s libraries, and what was hot can turn ice-cold fast. Whether your current collection needs refreshing or you’re working to create a new separate collection for teens, Simmons College associate professor Amy Pattee will have some useful tips for you. Join us for this free, hour-long webinar based on Pattee’s book Developing Library Collections for Today's Young Adults for Scarecrow Press’s new library science line. Moderated by Rebecca Vnuk, Reference and Collection Management Editor at Booklist.
A new year deserves a new list of listens! Join us for this free, hour-long webinar where representatives from Harper Audio, HighBridge Audio, and LA Theatre Works will discuss their new and upcoming audiobooks sure to start your year off right. Moderated by Booklist columnist and audiobook expert Mary Burkey.
In the sea of resources about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), it can be easy to miss what’s most essential: a basic explanation of what the standards are, how they are structured, and the themes that run throughout.
Presented with the elementary school librarian in mind, this free, hour-long webinar sponsored by Capstone offers attendees a chance to develop a practical understanding of the standards and how librarians are uniquely positioned to support them, as well as a sneak peek at Capstone’s Top 10 resources for K-5 Common Core support. Moderated by Booklist’s Books for Youth Editorial Director Gillian Engberg.
It may be cooling down but these YA publishers are heating up! Join us for this free, hour-long webinar where representatives from Blink, Lerner Publishing Group, and Open Road Media will share their new teen titles perfect for hibernating with this winter and on into next year. Booklist’s Books for Youth associate editor Ann Kelley moderates.
In recent years, most of the e-book buzz has centered around public libraries. Now it's time for school libraries to move forward with the technology, prompting questions that range from funding to implementation to actual usage. In this free, hour-long webinar sponsored by OverDrive, a panel of school librarians will discuss their successes with implementing an e-book platform and using e-books in the classroom and school library. Moderated by Rebecca Vnuk, Booklist’s Reference and Collection Management Editor.
Join Booklist and Random House Library Marketing for a free, hour-long webinar where you’ll meet four hot new names in adult fiction sure to be popular at your library Spring of 2014! Hear directly from Pierce Brown (RED RISING), Ariel Lawhon (THE WIFE, THE MAID, AND THE MISTRESS), Susan Rieger (THE DIVORCE PAPERS), and Amy Talkington (LIV FOREVER) about their novels, the writing process, and the inspiration behind their works. Booklist Reference and Collection Management editor Rebecca Vnuk will host the panel, interviewing each author and moderating an attendee Q&A at the end.
Some of today’s most incredible innovations are coming from the global community of makers--thinkers, inventors, and programmers sharing information and using technology to push new ideas forward. Through programming and community partnerships, your library can help drive this powerful new movement forward by becoming a makerspace. In this hour-long, free webinar hosted by University of Michigan School of Information professor Kristin Fontichiaro, authors from Cherry Lake Publishing's Makers as Innovators series will share their lessons learned from creating a makerspace culture. Tune into this exciting webinar to learn tips and secrets to unlocking creative energy, innovation, and action in your library, staff, and patrons!