Student sessions

Join ALSC members across the country for our free, one-hour virtual workshops. Held quarterly, 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.

Upcoming student sessions

April
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 @ 3pm Eastern
Join ALSC Membership Chair Amanda Roberson and ALSC Membership Manager Dan Bostrom to talk about ways to get involved with ALSC. Attendees are invited to discuss these topics and their experiences with membership. Learn about what you can do to connect with other members and grow your career. 
 
May
 
Monday, May 19, 2014 @ 7pm Eastern
Instructors: Naphtali Faris is the Early Literacy Manager at the Kansas City (Mo.) Public Library and Cheryl Lee is the Senior Children's Librarian at the Palo Alto (Calif.) City Library.

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The following sessions have been archived and are available to any member or non-member with an interest in children's library services:

2014

Create a Personal Learning Network That Works For You
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 @ 6pm Central
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.

2013

November 20, 2013 
Instructors: Katrina Hartz Taylor is the Arlington Hills Library Manager for the Saint Paul Public Library in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Eileen Makoff is the Library Media Specialist at PS 90 Edna Cohen School, an elementary school in Brooklyn, NY
 
September 16, 2013
Instructor: Joella Peterson is a Youth Services Librarian at the South Jordan Library, part of the Salt Lake County (UT) Library System. She also serves on the SLCL Social Media Committee, the SLCL Kids Website Content Committee, the ALSC Quicklist Committee, the YALSA Teens’ Top Ten Committee, and the YALSA Book Wholesalers Grant Jury.

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.

Present a student session

Interested in presenting an ALSC student session? ALSC welcomes ideas that might be helpful to students. You can submit a proposal by filling out the ALSC Student Session Proposal form. 

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