Leadership in Youth Services, Part 3: Moving Beyond Youth Services

Thinking of the next step in your career? Learn how to translate the things you do everyday in your role as a Youth Services Librarian into desirable supervisory skills on your resume. Get advice from professionals in the field who have made the leap to management and hear what you should be doing right now to make yourself more marketable.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this webinar, attendees should be able to:

  • Apply aspects of their job responsibilities as Youth Services Librarians to resumes and cover letters for supervisory and managerial positions.
  • Identify next steps that can help a Youth Services Librarian prepare for a move into a management role.
  • Build a strong case for why a great Youth Services Librarian can make a great manager.

Who Should Attend

Youth Services Librarians who are interested in developing leadership skills and potentially moving into a management position someday.


Laura Koenig is the Team Leader for Children's Services at the Central Library of the Boston Public Library. She is the current chair of the ALSC Managing Children's Services Committee.

Maria (Pontillas) Shackles is a Branch Manager at the Tacoma Public Library in Tacoma, WA. She is a member of the ALSC Managing Children's Services Committee.

Krissy Wick is the Director of Public Services at the Madison Public Library in Madison, Wisconsin. She is currently a member of the ALSC Managing Children's Services Committee.



ALSC offers this archived webinar to all ALSC members free of charge. Non-members can purchase the webinar archive for $25 per individual, or $195 for groups.

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How to Register


If you are an ALSC member you will need your ALA login information to access the archived webinar; if you click on this link and receive a page error message, please ignore it and proceed to the login link in the top right corner of the page. If you are an ALSC member and you are having problems logging into the ALSC website please contact Kristen Figliulo.

If you are not an ALSC member, please use the links below to purchase the webinar archive through the ALA Store:

Individual Rate
Group Rate

Tech Requirements

computer, internet access


Kristen Figliulo
ALSC Program Officer for Continuing Education
(800) 545-2433 ext. 4026