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: 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...
News / Last Modified: 15 February 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: 08 February 2018
This webinar explores how and why intergenerational relationships are important and develops skills to foster intergenerational communication in libraries.
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.
News / Last Modified: 28 December 2017
STEAM learning (that's science, technology, engineering, art and math) and programming are increasingly popular in public libraries. Check out this collection of inspiring resources that can help make the case for introducing or expanding STEAM in yo...
Webinar / Last Modified: 21 December 2017
In this webinar, learn how to create engaging and skill-building STE(A)M programs for kids from preschool age to teenage.
Webinar / Last Modified: 14 December 2017
Join this webinar to learn how to grow a maker space or creation space in your library.
News / Last Modified: 14 December 2017
Scientific discovery and technological innovation play a major role in meeting the challenges of the 21st century. By expanding participation in STEM education, libraries are helping to prepare the next generations to meet these challenges.
Webinar / Last Modified: 22 November 2017
In this webinar, learn how Cazenovia Public Library operates learning-focused programs for the whole family at a local food pantry.