Take Your Summer Reading Program from Yawn to Yay! with STEM

Are you looking for a way to refresh or amp up your library's summer reading program in order to reach a broader audience of tweens and teens?  This webinar will provide attendees with information, resources and tips for incorporating STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) activities and reading materials into your summer reading program.  Webinar facilitator Candice Mack will offer a little something for everyone, including:

  • Simple STEM programs for busy librarians and library workers
  • Using the summer camp model for teen STEM programs
  • Strategies for using YALSA's STEM wiki and booklists in your summer reading program

Who Should Attend

any library worker, librarian or library administrator who is involved with planning and implementing a summer reading program for and with teens and tweens.  Certificates of participation are available for webinar attendees who attend the entire 1 hour webinar.


Candice Mack is a Teen Services Librarian with the Los Angeles Public Library where she is responsible for teen reference, readers' advisory, collection development, programming, displays and outreach at the Central Library.  She is also currently serving a term on YALSA's Board of Directors.


How to Register

Register online today!

Registration is also available with a purchase order or by mail. Please download this form and submit with a purchase order or check. Faxed or mailed registrations must be received by the Monday prior to the Thursday webinar.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing up to one week prior to the event. No phone cancellations will be accepted. A $5 processing fee will be deducted from the registration amount. Please mail registration cancellations to American Library Association, ATTN: MACS, Online CE Registration, 50 E. Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611; fax to 312-280-1538; or email toregistration@ala.org. Refunds will be processed after the event. YALSA reserves the right to cancel a course or workshop for insufficient registration or other reasons.

Registration closes Feb. 18. 2013

Tech Requirements

This webinar will be presented using the Adobe Connect platform. Please ensure that you have Adobe Flash Player Version 10.1 or later on your computer. Audio for this webinar will be streamed over computer speakers, and you will be able to ask questions and interact with the presenter and other webinar participants via chat.

You can conduct a test to ensure your computer is set up with the appropriate tools to participate in YALSA’s webinar.

If you have never participated in a webinar before, you can watch an overview of a webinar.

Credits &/or CEUs Heading

A certificate of participation is available for free to attendees of this live webinar.


Please contact Nicole Munguia at nmunguia@ala.org or 312.280.5293 with any questions.