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Webinars: STEAM for Tots to Teens; Social Media

Free WebJunction Webinars for You
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 Course Catalog.

From Tots to Teens: STE(A)M-powered Ideas for Programming
Thursday, December 14, 2017 ♦ 3:00 pm Eastern♦ 60 minutes Registration
Whether you’re already full steam ahead with STE(A)M programming in your library or not sure how to get started or somewhere in between, there’s something for you in this webinar. Our presenters—”The Heathers”—are passionate about creating engaging and skill-building STE(A)M programs for kids from preschool age to teenage. Find out what to look for in a good program and hear their top picks for programs for each age range. Learn some tips, tricks and useful resources. Get inspired—you don’t need to be a scientist or engineer to have fun exploring and learning with the kids in your library.
Presented by: Heather Love Beverley, Cook Memorial Public Library District (IL); and Heather Thompson, Youth Services Programming Librarian, Kenosha Public Library (WI).

Going Deeper with Social Media
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 ♦ 2:00 pm Eastern ♦ 90 minutes Registration
Learn how to take the next steps toward amplifying your library’s social media program. During this third webinar in our social media series, we’ll discuss best practices in growing your library’s social media program and managing user engagement. You’ll learn tips on assessing your library’s audience based on their preferred platforms and ideas for converting your in-person library community into an online community.
Presented by: Lisa Bunker, Social Media Librarian, Pima County Public Library (AZ); and Cesar Garza, Reference Librarian, Chair Social Media Team, Austin Public Library (TX)

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