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: Webinar / 10 November 2021
Learn strategies to plan, design and host live online meetings or presentations that will energize, inform, and encourage your audience.
Publish Date: News / 25 October 2021
Is your public library looking for a fun way to teach community members about spotting misinformation in social media? Do you know people in your community who like to solve puzzles, play live-action adventure games, or who are craving some structure...
Publish Date: News / 3 May 2021
Learning groups can enrich a self-paced course experience, creating opportunities for idea sharing, community building, and accountability as participants progress through course material together. This learning group facilitation guide provides a fr...
March 17, What's Format Got to Do with It? The Role Information Formats Play in Evaluating Search Results
Publish Date: News / 17 March 2021
This webinar presents research on the role information formats play in student evaluation of search results and identifies practical applications for libraries of all types.
Publish Date: News / 2 February 2021
This article is part of 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 various forms of onlin...
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.