Workshops and training for patrons have become a cornerstone of library services. From culinary literacy to digital literacy, and from makerspaces to learning circles, these training materials and examples, developed by library staff from around the country, will support your work teaching patrons.
Self-paced courses and webinar recordings on this topic are freely available in the WebJunction Course Catalog.
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Media and Information Literacy: Resources that Address Misinformation
Publish Date: News / 15 May 2023
At a time when the concept of truth is frequently being challenged, media and information literacy enables people to question critically what they have read, heard, and learned.
Media and information literacy includes having the knowl.....
Join Us at ConnectedLibFEST 2023
Publish Date: News / 7 February 2023
Have you heard about connected learning, but wondered what it is and how it relates to libraries? Have you thought about how you might bring connected learning to small and rural libraries or your local community?
Science Literacy: It’s Not Just for Kids
Publish Date: Webinar / 24 January 2023
Join this webinar to learn about programs that make adult science learning fun and enticing.
Localizing the Misinformation Escape Room
Publish Date: News / 11 August 2022
Even before the official launch of Loki’s Loop in June 2022, the research team at the University of Washington Information School received numerous requests for collaboration from across the world. The first two organizations they agreed to support a...
New Orleans Information Literacy Collective and 2022 Forum
Publish Date: News / 25 July 2022
Last year, the New Orleans Information Literacy Collective (nolaILC) celebrated the tenth anniversary of its annual Information Literacy Forum. We are back with our 2022 Forum from August 1-4 featuring two keynote speakers and six sessions. The Infor...
Engaging Adults with Low Literacy Levels
Publish Date: Webinar / 7 July 2022
This webinar explores the characteristics of adults with low literacy levels and provides strategies for library staff to support reading literacy in adults.
Redefining Public Libraries in a Post-Pandemic World: Key Resources from Urban Libraries Council
Publish Date: News / 5 July 2022
While public libraries and their communities across North America continue to grapple with the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the collective strength of libraries continues to endure and grow. Public libraries have proven during these ch...
Break Free from Misinformation in an Escape Room
Publish Date: Webinar / 14 June 2022
How can you use an escape room to help inform library patrons about misinformation? Watch this webinar to learn about new programming resources for your library!
The Euphorigen Investigation: Backgrounder
Publish Date: News / 13 June 2022
Are there patrons at your library who seem to be influenced by misinformation? Have you tried to provide them with trustworthy information, or offered tips on how to better search? Have you provided digital or media literacy programs that teach criti...
Learn Free with the Goodwill Community Foundation
Publish Date: News / 7 June 2022
Next time you drop your yard sale rejects off at the local Goodwill, take a moment to think about what they do with the proceeds from their retail stores. You may be surprised to find out about the numerous programs they support that provide educatio...