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  1. Building STEAM with Día: The Whys and Hows to Getting Started

    On-Demand Once Free! Did you know that minorities are underrepresented in STEAM education and professional fields, and that children of color routinely score below their white peers in math and science? The library can help bridge this STEAM gap with prog ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 05/01/2015 - 10:57 - 4o91gy

  2. Managing Age Diversity in the Workplace On-Demand Webinar

    For the first time in American history, we have four different generations working and volunteering side by side. Discover the key characteristics of these four generations and explore new strategies for making the most out of age diversity. What motivate ...

    SHOFMANN - 04/23/2015 - 12:16 - rb0cnm

  3. Using the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library® Toolkit with Spanish-Speaking Communities

    On-Demand Once Join us for an introduction to the 2nd edition of the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library Toolkit for Spanish-speaking Communities.   This kit was developed by ALSC and PLA to assist and empower public library staff to serve Spanish-sp ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 05/01/2015 - 11:39 - 4o91gy

  4. Online Day of Diversity Forum

    To continue the conversation started at the Day of Diversity: Dialogue and Action in Children’s Literature and Library Programming event at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the ALSC Board of Directors and ALSC President Ellen Riordan hosted an online Day o ...

    DBOSTROM - 02/27/2015 - 11:02 - 4o91gy

  5. Racial and LGBT Microaggressions-An Introduction for Library Leaders

    Microaggressions are subtle, denigrating messages delivered to members of marginalized groups, and they can negatively affect an organization's culture. Experiences of microaggressions can lead individuals to feel increasingly dissatisfied with their ...

    WPRELLWITZ - 02/23/2015 - 09:55 - ab5w32

  6. What's After Storytime: Programming for Children and Tweens With Autism

    On-Demand Once Many libraries are now offering preschool storytimes adapted to meet the needs of young children with autism, but fewer libraries have programs for elementary and middle school age children with this disability. With the autism incidence pr ...

    DRUDE - 05/01/2015 - 11:03 - 4o91gy

  7. Beyond Booklists

    In this YALSA online course, find out how to go Beyond Booklists to serve today's teens, the most diverse generation ever. Participants will learn about available tools to help them identify the diverse teen populations in their service area and expl ...

    admin - 03/12/2015 - 12:38 - gm5mii

  8. Children with Disabilities in the Library

    On-Demand Once CEUs Imagine that Joey Pigza came into your library.  Would he feel welcome?  How would you provide library service for him? A child with a disability may need an individual service plan.  But many books or articles provide generalizations ...

    admin - 05/01/2015 - 11:19 - 4o91gy

  9. Sensory Storytime: Preschool Programming That Makes Sense for Kids with Autism

    On-Demand Once Sensory Storytime incorporates theory and practices from Sensory Integration Occupational Therapy into a regular library preschool story hour that is fun for all kids and appropriate for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  In th ...

    admin - 05/01/2015 - 11:08 - 4o91gy

  10. Speaking Up

    Starting a dialogue on sexual harassment in libraries By Lisa Rabey In some ways, it is the subtlety of the act of harassment that allows it to be so often overlooked: When I worked in IT, sexism and misogyny were the unspoken accepted practice. I learned ...

    MPERA - 06/10/2014 - 11:14 - American Libraries Magazine

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