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 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.
News / Last Modified: 09 May 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...
Webinar / Last Modified: 04 April 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.
Webinar / Last Modified: 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.
Webinar / Last Modified: 19 February 2019
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.
Webinar / Last Modified: 18 February 2019
This webinar explores how and why intergenerational relationships are important and develops skills to foster intergenerational communication in libraries.
Webinar / Last Modified: 23 January 2019
This webinar will highlight how two Maryland libraries are building virtual and augmented reality programming.
News / Last Modified: 10 October 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...
Webinar / Last Modified: 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.
Document / Last Modified: 02 August 2018
Guiding Ohio Online is an AmeriCorps program that places members in rural Ohio libraries to deliver digital literacy training through computer classes, one-on-one computer assistance, outreach, and volunteer recruitment.