PCI Webinar with Jill Burket Ragase

Board Books 101: From Selection to Programming Use and Everything In Between

Competency: Children’s Services
Sub-Category: Builds a collection designed to meet the needs and interests of children: Evaluates and selects materials and resources in various formats for children

With over 30,000 titles published for children in 2015, it can be challenging to see the forest through the trees. Identifying new titles for use in programs, displays, teacher collections, and class visits can be challenging and time consuming.

In this interactive webinar program, Jill Burket Ragase will give you a variety of tools that you will be able to use to:

• Understand the role of Board Books in a well-balanced collection
• Ideas for housing, storage, and display
• An overview of recommended titles from the last 24 months

We will begin with a review of infant and toddler development focusing on the role of early literacy. This webinar will also feature a robust round up of must have board books including under the radar items, choices for programs, and un-reviewed titles. Program ideas and pairings and an extensive bibliography are also included.

Jill Burket Ragase ~ Biography

Jill Burket Ragase has worked as a Children’s Librarian and Collection Development Librarian in several states as an MLS Librarian and now is an independent library consultant and children’s services expert. She has made professional presentations at various professional conferences on children’s programming.

Price: $59.00
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