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Wee Build is for libraries that do not have the space or storage necessary to be eligible for the Block Party program and for libraries with the Block Party materials who would like the Wee Build materials to use for outreach and use by infants and toddlers.  It consists of 20...

RAISING LITERATE CHILDREN BEGINS AT BIRTH Books and Literacy Experiences for Infants and Toddlers Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Registration: 9 – 9:30 a.m. |  Workshop: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Register below) Do toddlers come to your library for storytime?...

If you missed any of the webinars below, the recordings can be found in the WebJunction Course Catalog.   Enter the catalog to receive a certificate! Here are the titles and links to the event listings on WebJunction.  Included are the PowerPoints, recordings, related resources...

These upcoming webinars are open for registration. If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for FREE in the WebJunction catalog. Help Teens Build Financial Wellbeing at Your Library Tuesday, February 26, 2019 ♦ 3:00 pm Eastern ...

Announcing two new opportunities for library staff to supercharge  storytime practice! Read below and Join an October 9 WebJunction webinar to learn more! In early October, WebJunction is launching an updated and expanded Supercharged Storytimes course. Whether you are new to storytimes...

The Boyertwon Community Library‘s Storytime in the Orchard is featured in ALA’s Programming Librarian. ...

Somerset County Library is having a celebration of the Harry Potter series: Exhibition: Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic and Medicine This traveling exhibition was developed and produced by the Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine and will be...

Six webinars were offered this quarter by WebJunction.  If you missed any of the events, the recordings of these sessions can be found in the WebJunction Course Catalog. Here are the titles and links to the descriptions on WebJunction: Bilingual Storytimes: Reaching Through the...

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Reading stories

  WebJunction is offering a FREE self-paced course:  Supercharged Storytimes! The course is developed with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services This is a self-directed learning experience–there are five modules within this course, each with a 1-hour...