Teen Readers’ Advisory Webinar Series: All the Best in Non-Fiction for Teens

April 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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.

Just the Facts, Ma’am: All the Best in Non-Fiction for Teens (Webinar 2)

Date: April 19, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m.

Presenters:  Gina Kromhout,  Young Adult Services Librarian, Avon Lake Public Library

Register @ my OLC | Deadline to register: 04/12/17

Building and maintaining a non-fiction collection for teens can pose a few questions. Do you interfile with adult, or keep it separate? Should you focus on just a few good titles, or try to have a well-rounded standalone range? What about research help? Gina Kromhout, Young Adult Services Librarian at the Avon Lake Public Library, will address these questions and more. She’ll also highlight the best of her Young Adult non-fiction collection.

Learning Objectives:  You’ll learn how to:

  • Build and maintain a non-fiction collection for teens
  • Help teens with research
  • Create a non-fiction collection teens will love.

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