An Infopeople online course, February 15, 2013 to March 4, 2013
Do you want to establish your library as a leader in early literacy? Build strong relationships with parents and caregivers of young children? And best of all, do you want to work with a storytime audience that is “simply irresistible”? Join experienced Infopeople Instructor and expert storytime presenter Colleen Willis to learn how to:
- Prepare and deliver a literacy-based storytime
- Use “parent patter” during the program
- Identify and equip an appropriate space
- Select age-appropriate resources and activities
Fee: $75 for those in the California library community and Infopeople Partners, $150 for all others.
For a complete course description and to register go to http://infopeople.org/training/simply-irresistible-storytimes-2-and-under
Betwixt and Be Tween –Tips on how to effectively serve your Tween population.
Thursday, May 10, 2012, 9:30 a.m. – Noon at the Castro Valley Library in the Chabot/Canyon meeting rooms.
Christie Inocencio –Owner of “Christie’s Creative Cupboard,” Home Schooler and mother of six.
Penny Peck –Librarian for 25 years, part-time Instructor at San José State University, and author of Reader’s Advisory for Children and Tweens (Libraries Unlimited, 2010).
Pete Villasenor –Children’s Librarian from Oakland Public Library, will speak on successful everyday dealings with tweens.
Contact: Sandy Silva, 925-931-3412 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Register online to hold your spot: http://host7.evanced.info/pls/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=475
Price: $15. Deadline is May 3, 2012. (And for $15, why not? What a bargain!).
Checks should be made payable to Pacific Library Partnership.
Surly tweens, coming to a library near you