2013 PLA Virtual Spring Symposium On-Demand

Practical Readers’ Advisory for Children and Teens

PLA On-Demand Webinars logoHelp your young readers find happily ever after with a book. A panel of youth librarians share tips and tricks to enhance readers’ advisory for children and teens at your library. Learn effective ways to improve your skills, troubleshoot RA challenges, keep up with what’s being published, and more.

Originally presented March 20, 2013, as part of the 2013 PLA Virtual Spring Symposium.

Running time: 1 hour, 1 minutes

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this on-demand session, participants will:

  • Know the right resources to answer readers’ advisory questions
  • Be able to keep up with new titles for children and teens
  • Know how to speak to kids and teens comfortably

Presenters

Lupine Bybee MillerLupine Bybee Miller has been a children’s librarian for the Seattle (Wash.) Public Library since 2005. She has worked both in branches and at the Central Library Children’s Department. Lupine loves reading historical fiction and mysteries, as well as books with strong characters.


Jane López-SantillanaJane López-Santillana is a children’s librarian at the Oak Harbor Library branch of Sno-Isle Libraries in Washington as well as a bookseller and consultant for Edmonds Bookshop. She has written book reviews for Horn Book and School Library Journal, recorded book review programs for public radio, implemented countless community and library readers’ advisory programs, and presented at Washington Library Association conferences on the topics of readers’ advisory for children and teens and services for Spanish speaking patrons. She has an undying passion for connecting each person with the perfect book—the one that will spark their imagination and lead to a lifelong, inevitably addictive love of reading.


Cass MabbottCass Mabbott is a supervising and teen librarian at the Indianapolis (Ind.) Public Library. Previously, she worked at the Seattle (Wash.) Public Library for 10 years. She has written reviews for School Library Journal and has taught classes at the University of Washington’s iSchool as an adjunct professor for the past five years. She is passionate about children’s literature and hopes to become a scholar in the near future.


Dates & Times

Available 24/7

Continuing Education Credits

PLA does not award credit hours, or CEUs, for its on-demand sessions and cannot verify participation.

Fee

Individual

  • $19 each (less 10% discount for ALA/PLA members)

Group

  • $79 each (less 10% discount for ALA/PLA members)

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