Between storytime and the prom: Tween programming fills the gap
Would you like to establish or enhance tween programming at your library? In this webinar, we’ll discuss key elements of successful tween events and how to promote your programs and manage registration, group size, and materials. We’ll look at tried and true tween events in detail, including planning checklists, handouts, and specific activity outlines. You’ll finish this webinar ready to put some of our ideas into practice for tweens in your community as well as develop new tween programming ideas on your own!
- Learners will gain understanding of key qualities and features of high-quality ‘tween programs
- Learners will receive detailed information on ‘tween programs that have been successful
- Learners will receive information on programming elements such as registration and group size
- Learners will gain understanding of a variety of methods of program promotion
Who Should Attend
Children's librarians and library paraprofessional and support staff in public and school libraries who work with tweens.
Course Level & Prerequisites
This webinar is open to library staff of all experience levels; no prerequisites are required.
Amanda Moss Struckmeyer is the Head of Youth Services at the Middleton Public Library in Middleton, Wisconsin, where she has developed an ever-evolving buffet of programs for tweens. A member of the 2009 Newbery Committee and a former school librarian and teacher, Amanda enjoys knitting, playing the banjo, and (of course!) reading.
Date(s) & Time(s)
Credits &/or CEUs Heading
College credit nor CEU's are available at this time. An electronic certificate of completion can be sent to participants upon request.
Webinar is limited to 95 students.
How to Register
Registration is now open! Visit the ALA Registration page to register online, or fill out the registration form and mail it in. You can also register by calling ALA Member and Customer Service at 800-545-2433 ext. 5. Webinar space is limited. Archived version can not be purchased until all live sessions have taken place.
Interested in sponsoring this webinar? Contact Dan Rude, ALSC Marketing/Membership Specialist.