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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Webinar / Last Modified: 18 June 2018
During this webinar, learn from libraries who have reimagined and reconfigured "smart spaces" for active learning, using a combination of placemaking and design thinking principles and strategies.
Webinar / Last Modified: 17 June 2018
This webinar will explore free financial literacy resources for older adults, provided by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, and share library programming ideas for patrons related to financial planning and fraud protection.
News / Last Modified: 15 June 2018
Developing digital literacy skills for both patrons and staff has been part of the services of the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library (OH) for some time. When Collections & Virtual Services Manager, Melanie Wilson, was invited to participate in a...
Webinar / Last Modified: 29 March 2018
This webinar explores how and why intergenerational relationships are important and develops skills to foster intergenerational communication in libraries.
Webinar / Last Modified: 12 March 2018
A webinar exploring LibraryYOU, a project encouraging community members to share their knowledge and learn how to communicate through digital media formats.
Webinar / Last Modified: 09 March 2018
This webinar, presented in collaboration with the Association for Rural & Small Libraries, explores strategies for building the digital literacy skills of your library trustees.
News / Last Modified: 08 March 2018
In 2016, Berkeley County in South Carolina was seeing an increase in businesses opening or moving to the area, bringing new job opportunities for community members. The Berkeley County Library System, along with their partners with the local school d...
Webinar / Last Modified: 22 February 2018
This webinar shares practical guidance on how libraries can help patrons with a variety of mobile devices whether through formal training or one-on-one assistance.
News / Last Modified: 22 February 2018
Looking for inspiration for a new or existing makerspace or digital media lab in your library? WebJunction has you covered! This collection includes planning resources, tools that go beyond the 3D printer, and how to implement a digital media lab. Yo...
Webinar / Last Modified: 07 February 2018
In this webinar, hear how to facilitate study groups, or Learning Circles, for people who want to take online courses together, in-person.