Libraries have an opportunity to reach out to their families and give them a behind-the-scenes look at how we create dynamic and enjoyable programs for children, giving parents tools to adapt library crafts and activities to use with their children.
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) has always been an important part of education and human development. With the ongoing pandemic and shocking headlines (including a mass shooting in my hometown) now, more than ever, we are prompted to help caregivers and young children learn how to express and understand their emotions. With the overwhelming amount of […]
According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, One in eight people in the United States (13 percent, or 30 million) aged 12 years or older has hearing loss in both ears. In this interactive program, you’ll learn tips for communicating with deaf and hard of hearing patrons, information about American Sign […]
In this interactive overview, you’ll learn tips for communicating with deaf and hard of hearing patrons, information about American Sign Language and Deaf Culture, and even some basic ASL vocabulary to introduce yourself and help patrons navigate the library.
PCI Webinar with Mitchell Friedman, EdD, APR Many people lament time spent in meetings, regardless of whether they are held face-to-face or online. But meetings don’t have to be a waste of time. In fact, with a little effort, both online and face-to-face meetings can be productive, educational, and even entertaining. What’s critical is that […]
Nearly half of all Americans are listening to podcasts on a regular basis because they provide a flexible way to learn information or to be entertained while driving, working out, or doing chores around the house. Your library can reach these patrons, and build a deep and meaningful relationship with them, by launching your own […]