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February 6th, 2014 12:00 PM
1:00 PM

Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM

Presenters: by Patrick Remer and Heidi Dolamore

Storytime is the most vital early learning program in your community. This series of three webinars (People, Place, Package) will introduce techniques to achieve bigger outcomes for more of your community through storytime. The ideas presented will move beyond the nuts and bolts of storytime delivery to look at big picture concepts that influence strategic decision-making about storytimes.

At the end of the first in this series of one-hour webinars, participants will:

Learn at least 3 conversation prompts to facilitate planning discussions between children’s librarians and their supervisors

  • Learn at least 2 strategies to help supervisors without a background in children's services
  • Identify techniques to support mentoring and professional development

This series will be of interest to children’s librarians and supervisors interested in working together to make strategic decisions that improve our customers’ experience and enable the library to connect with more families.

Series Infomation

Part 1: The Staff Feb 6, 2014
Part 2: The Place Feb 11, 2014
Part 3: The Package Feb 20, 2014

Sponsored by the Early Learning with Families @ Your Library 2.0

Funded by the Library Services and Technology Act/California State Library

Webinars are free of charge, you can pre-register by clicking on the Register Now button (at the top and bottom of this page). If registering with less than 30 MINUTES from the start of the webinar you can join directly from the thank you page by clicking the Join Now button. If you pre-registered you will receive an email with login link and a reminder email the day before the event.

Presentation Material

Speaker's slides
ppt [9.4mb]
pdf (Full slide) [4.6mb]
pdf (3 slides per page) [715kb]
Beyond the Rhymes Handout: doc [23kb] - pdf [79kb]
Chat: pdf [180kb]