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Workshops Archive - 2020



Announcing the inaugural session of . . .

STORYTIME BOOTCAMP

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Upper Hudson Library System

8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Are you brand new to presenting storytime? Do you have a little on-the-job experience yet would like to expand your knowledge and have your questions answered? Come learn the basics of delivering an early literacy storytime in this intensive yet fun training. We’ll cover:

  • Creating an agenda with good flow

  • Choosing and using books best suited to your goals and audience

  • Early literacy asides and how to comfortably incorporate them

  • Adding music, movement, and story sharing beyond the book

  • Basic management of group dynamics (kids and adults!)

  • What do I do when . . .

For staff and volunteers of UHLS libraries.

Registration deadline: January 12, 2020.

To register:
http://bit.ly/StorytimeBootcamp

CE credit: 4.5 hours

Presented by Mary Fellows and Amy DuBrey, UHLS

See the flyer here

Handouts:






 

Imagine Your Story . . . DISRUPTED!

Thursday, January 30, 9:30 AM - 3:45 PM

Schenectady County Public Library
www.scpl.org

Once upon a time, there was a day devoted to . . . Plan for your Summer Reading . . . Come learn about disrupting and then reimagining the key elements of . . . Take home ideas on making your program all ages and . . . Performer showcase will . . . Learn from your colleagues . . . Dress in costume (optional) if you’re . . . Hilarious jokes to . . . Learning and fun for all . . . You!

Registration deadline: January 23

To register: http://bit.ly/SummerReading2020Disrupted

CE credit: 5.5 hours

See the flyer here.


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