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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Publish Date: News / 27 August 2020
Courses that are designed to be self-paced often pose challenges for the learner, especially around feelings of isolation and lack of motivation. This guide provides a framework for organizing, structuring and leading a group of learners through self...
Publish Date: News / 13 August 2020
This article is the first installment in the Delivering Engaging Online Learning series on strategies for cultivating dynamic, engaging online virtual learning experiences. Libraries of all types—K-12, public, university, and more—are exploring vario...
Publish Date: Webinar / 12 September 2019
Join us to learn about connected learning programs and services for youth, and how the ConnectedLib Toolkit can help you build the skills you need to successfully implement them.
Publish Date: Webinar / 22 May 2019
In this webinar with the News Literacy Project, learn about tools and skills needed to verify the authenticity of user-generated content, and explore ways to share this information with teen and adult patrons.
Publish Date: News / 16 April 2019
Libraries are a place for finding answers, but first come the questions. Whether working at the reference desk or teaching a class, you've likely had more than a handful of patrons approach you to say, "I have a stupid question." My respons...
Publish Date: Webinar / 26 February 2019
This webinar, in collaboration with CFPB, provides resource and programming ideas for libraries to help teen patrons become empowered to navigate their financial futures.
Publish Date: Webinar / 13 February 2019
In this webinar, learn how to help your patrons save money on electronic, mechanical or sewing repairs and divert waste from the landfill with repair events.
Publish Date: Webinar / 23 January 2019
This webinar will highlight how two Maryland libraries are building virtual and augmented reality programming.
Publish Date: Webinar / 27 September 2018
In this webinar, learn about Next Chapter Book Club and how to grow inclusive outreach to and engagement with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Publish Date: News / 1 August 2018
Through the Next Chapter Book Club, adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities are finding a unique opportunity to engage in literacy, socialize and hang out in a community setting - all through the power of books and reading. Program fa...