Library Journal Webcast

The Digital Shift: Libraries Connecting Communities


Join Library Journal and School Library Journal for the 6th annual Digital Shift virtual conference to focus on the challenges and opportunities presented by the digital transition’s impact on libraries and their communities.

Engaging Reluctant Middle Grade Readers


Getting a struggling and/or reluctant reader excited about books is a challenge for many librarians. Very often, a voracious reader is hidden within these kids—they just need to find the right books to help spark their interests.

Behind the Scenes: SLJ In Conversation with Top Children’s Book Editors


Join Kiera Parrott, SLJ’s review editor, for a conversation with three storied children’s book editors, Neal Porter of Roaring Brook Press, Sheila Barry of Groundwood Books, and Kathy Dawson of Penguin.

Fresh Titles for Book Clubs


Do you struggle to find titles that your book clubs will devour and jumpstart lively discussions?

Discovery Services and the User Experience


Libraries have invested a great deal of time and effort into choosing and implementing discovery systems, often to mixed responses from students and faculty.

Join this webcast to learn how libraries have marketed these services to their users and assessed users’ experience with discovery tools.

Love Is In The Air


According to LJ’s Materials Survey 2015, romance ranks consistently among the top three genre circulators in public libraries, in both print and ebook formats (it’s actually tied with general fiction at No. 2 in ebooks). And by locale, after mystery, romance is tops in suburban and urban libraries.

Brave New World of Tech – An Exploration of Space, Drones, AI & Other Cool Stuff


During this presentation Dr. Chris Marker will discuss hot topics in science, engineering and technology, specifically:

Beyond Book Displays: Helping Readers Help Themselves


Are you concerned when readers say they don’t know about your readers’ services and collections? Frustrated because they are resistant to talking with you? Tired of hearing how people don’t know you have audiobooks, ebooks or even large print books? Are you looking for new ways to engage readers who visit your library?


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