Government Documents and National History Day projects: Pursuing Primary Sources
October 7, 2:00pm EDT
Students need primary sources for their National History Day projects, and many of our FDLP collections include such treasures. Attend this webinar to learn more about the national History Day program. Webinar attendees will: Become familiar with the National History Day program; Learn tips for collaborating with existing partners in your state; Consider ways to partner with existing National History Day groups; Learn how to connect students and teachers with the collections; Learn how to create engaged citizens who are aware of these resources in their communities. Register
Engaging Reluctant Readers 
October 13 
3:00pm EDT
Getting a struggling and/or reluctant reader excited about books is a challenge for many librarians. Very often, a voracious reader is hidden within these kids—they just need to find the right books to help spark their interest. This highly informative webcast will feature a panel of authors and market experts providing a sneak peek at intriguing new books.
Creating a Welcoming Library Environment for & with Teens
Starts October 5 
fee up to $215
Using the YALSA Teen Space Guidelines as a foundation for this four-week course, participants will learn how to leverage existing resources to create a welcoming library environment for teens, regardless of library size or budget. Funding options and staffing models for creating a welcoming library environment will also be discussed. Register
Pinterest for Libraries: Building Community Through Social Media
October 14
11:00am PST
Come to this free webinar to learn how your library can benefit from establishing an online sharing community with Pinterest.


Adults Just Wanna Have Fun: Innovative Adult Programming Ideas for your Library! 

October 21
1:00pm CDT
Public libraries often promote themselves as centers of lifelong learning. Yet standard programs like lectures and book groups engage only a small portion of the adults in our communities. Like young people, adults need creative, social, hands-on experiences to draw them in and keep them excited about learning.