Join ALSC members across the country for our free, one-hour virtual workshops. These are free webinars are hosted by the ALSC Membership Committee and directed specifically at students, but open to all members and non-members with an interest in children's library services.
Beginning in 2015, student sessions will be held bi-yearly instead of quarterly. One session will be held in spring and another in fall. Please check back for dates and topics.
Upcoming student sessions
Monday, March 16, 2015 @ 4pm Eastern/3pm Central
Instructors: Amanda Roberson is the Coordinator for Children and Teen Services at the Harford County Public Library. Emily Bredberg is a school librarian at Lakeside Elementary in Coppell, TX.
Archived student sessions
The following sessions have been archived and are available to any member or non-member with an interest in children's library services:
Livin' the Dream: Life as a Collection Development Librarian
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 @ 6pm Eastern
Instructors: Christine Scheper is the Children's Materials Specialist at Queens (NY) Library and Mary Schreiber is the Youth Collection Development Specialist at Cuyahoga (OH) Country Public Library.
Create a Personal Learning Network That Works For You
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Instructors: Cory Eckert is a Librarian III with the Houston (TX) Public Library. Kendra Jones is a Children’s Librarian at the Vancouver Community Library, part of the Fort Vancouver (WA) Regional Library District. Amy Koester is the Children’s Librarian at the Corporate Parkway Branch Library of the St. Charles (MO) City-County Library District.
Internships/Practicums: How to Turn Them Into a Job!
May 29, 2013
Instructors: Naphtali Faris is the Early Literacy Manager at the Kansas City (Mo.) Public Library. Cheryl Lee is the Senior Children's Librarian at the Palo Alto (Calif.) City Library.
City Librarian, Country Librarian: Successful Practices in Children’s Librarianship in Urban and Rural Settings
February 26, 2013
Instructors: Amy Sears is the Head of Youth Services at the Teaneck (N.J.) Public Library. Angie Manfredi is the Head of Youth Services, Los Alamos County Library System in Los Alamos, NM.
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