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  1. ALSC Core Competencies: Serving Children with Distinction and Commitment

    Children deserve the best in everything, and library service is no different. But what does superior library service to children look like? The ALSC Core Competencies identify the skills, orientations and understandings that children can expect of the ded ...

    JNAJDUCH - 01/25/2013 - 16:39 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  2. PLA Service Response Workbook: Succeed in School: Homework Help

    Students will have the resources they need to succeed in school. Is helping students in your community to Succeed in School a service priority in your library now? Do you think it may become a service priority in the future? What types of services and pro ...

    admin - 08/28/2014 - 10:04 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  3. PLA Service Response Workbook: Create Young Readers: Early Literacy

    Children from birth to age five will have programs and services designed to ensure that they will enter school ready to learn to read, write, and listen.  Is helping parents and caregivers in your community to Create Young Readers a service priority in yo ...

    admin - 08/28/2014 - 09:55 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  4. 10 Social Tools to Connect with Teens at Your Library

    The world of social learning and digital outreach is quickly changing. In this webinar, Joe Murphy will discuss top social technologies that libraries can use to foster discovery and sharing in library programs as well as use to market library events. Tec ...

    SKUENN - 05/08/2012 - 15:54 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  5. Reading Instruction and Children's Books

    Although children’s librarians think learning to read is about books, teachers use buzz-words such as lexile, phonics and word walls.  Parents and students are often seeking grade appropriate reading materials.  Several methods are used to determine grade ...

    admin - 03/04/2014 - 16:18 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  6. Out of this World Youth Programming

    Youth Service Librarians want to provide programs that fit all age levels but often don’t know where to start, what types of crafts to do with each age level or how to determine what is age-appropriate. Some children’s librarians feel burned out and want ...

    admin - 09/12/2013 - 14:11 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  7. Series Programming for the Elementary School Age

    Children love series books. Lots of libraries have one-shot series parties or events. This course expands on the one-shot idea and provides the tools necessary to establish series clubs at the library so that more children will read and use the library mo ...

    admin - 05/17/2013 - 15:02 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  8. Connecting with Tween Readers

    Marketers and publishers define tweens as children who range in age from 8 to 14. For the purposes of this course, tweens are 10-12 year olds, children who are in the double-digit club but not yet teens. This course will examine the characteristics that m ...

    admin - 05/17/2013 - 14:57 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  9. Storytelling 2.0

    Bridging the digital divide is very prominent in education as more and more schools turn to e-books and web 2.0 technologies. This expands far beyond the classroom, spilling over into library services as well. This webinar explores how digital resources a ...

    admin - 07/05/2012 - 14:21 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  10. Family Programs on a Shoestring @your library

    Public libraries continue to lose funding and many never had much to start with.  Learn how to create memorable family programs using everyday recyclable products, scrap paper, donations from patrons, freebies from local businesses, etc.  Learn how networ ...

    admin - 07/05/2012 - 13:54 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)