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New Common Core Connections

Thursday, 6 March 2014 2:00pm


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.

Reaching Your Patrons in the Digital Age

Tuesday, 4 March 2014 2:00pm


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.

YA Announcements: Need-to-Know Titles for Teens

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 2:00pm


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.

Developing Library Collections for Today's Young Adults

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 2:00pm


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.