Free Online Learning Opportunities for Children’s Librarians


Infopeople is committed to providing high quality, practical library training. Each month we host free one-hour webinars, covering a wide range of topics. You can either attend a “live” online webinar as it is being delivered or you can view a recording later.

In this post, we highlight a sextet of recent webinar recordings for children’s librarians.

I. Successful Programming for Babies and Toddlers

Presenters: Kendra Jones, Children’s Librarian & Brooke Newberry, Early Literacy Librarian

II. Promoting Creativity in Childhood – Moving from Why? to How? An ELF 2.0 Webinar

Presenter: Erica Fortescue, Associate Director, Innovative Learning, Center for Childhood Creativity

III. Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age

Presenter: Jason Boog, author of Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age

IV. Pop-Up Storytimes

Presenter: Cheryl Lee, Library Branch Manager

V. Sensory-Enhanced Storytimes

Presenters: Laura Baldassari-Hackstaff, Youth Librarian, & Laura Olson, Youth Services Librarian

VI. Creating Baby Spaces in Public Libraries: Designing for Success

Presenter: Bridget Alexander, founder of Art Beast Children’s Studio and director of Tubman House