Teen Readers’ Advisory Webinar Series: You Can Lead a Teen to Books

May 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sponsored by the Teen Services Division

Five topics, five webinars. We know both your budget and time are limited, so we’ll discuss all the books you need to know about during the OLC’s Teen Readers’ Advisory Webinar Series:

  1. A Booktalking Masterclass | April 12
  2. Just the Facts, Ma’am: All the Best in Non-Fiction for Teens | April 19
  3. From Right to Left: Demystifying Manga for Your Teens | April 26
  4. You Can Lead a Teen to Books and You CAN Make Them Read | May 3
  5. James Cook Book Award: Celebrating Diversity in Teen Literature | May 10

Select one or more webinars in which to participate or select the entire series. Registration limited to 98 attendees. Please register early.

SINGLE Webinar Fee:  Member: $20* | Non-member $40

ENTIRE SERIES (all 5 webinars):  Member: $50* | Non-member $100
*Individual members or staff of OLC Institutional member libraries.

You Can Lead a Teen to Books and You CAN Make Them Read (Webinar 4)

Date: May 3, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m.

Presenter:  Sarah Granville, Youth Services Librarian, Barberton Public Library

Register @ my OLC | Deadline to register: 04/26/17

If you have teen patrons who don’t like to read, we have books for you! Learn more about the top titles that appeal to a wide variety of teens with Sarah Granville, Teen Services Librarian with the Barberton Public Library and a member of the 2017 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers Committee. She will discuss YALSA’s Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list and the best titles for teens who say they don’t like reading.

Learning Objectives:  You’ll learn more about:

  • Irresistible non-fiction books
  • Intriguing whodunits
  • Gripping realistic stories
  • Graphic novels and more

Intended Audience:  Librarians and library staff who work in the Children and/or Teen area of the library.

What’s Included: Participation in the live webinar and/or access to the archived version at a later date, resources (if applicable) provided by the presenter.

Continuing Education Credits: For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, this webinar counts as (1) continuing education contact hour of credit.

Primary Ohio Public Library Core Competencies Addressed: Reading Advisory skills