Category Archives: Youth Services

Girls Who Code (not eligible for LEUs)


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Please join Girls Who Code and the Indiana State Library to learn more about how to launch FREE after-school Clubs!  During the webinar, you’ll learn all you need to know to start a 3rd-5th grade or 6th-12th Club. (No computer science experience? No problem!) You’ll also have the chance to pose questions to Hannah Simon Goldman, Girls Who Code’s Indiana Regional Partnership Coordinator.
This webinar is 30 minutes and is not eligible for LEUs due to length.

Date Recorded: 1/31/19

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters: Hannah Simon Goldman / Girls Who Code

Resources from webinar:

  • Girls who Code presentation slides
  • Girls Who Code Clubs Overview – Explains the requirements to start a Club and how Girls Who Code supports you
  • 3rd-5th Grade Getting Started/Sample Curriculum – Take a peek!
  • 6th-12th Grade Curriculum – You can check out this curriculum by following the instructions below. It’s a quick, nonbinding process that lets you interact more with our online platform.
    • Visit our online learning platform – Girls Who Code HQ
    • Create an HQ Account by clicking “Sign Up” and indicating “I want to start a club or I want to volunteer for a club.” (Please note that this brings you to our curriculum preview page, and does not require you to submit a Clubs Application!)
    • You can click on different icons to learn more about our 6th-12th grade Clubs, and view a sample of our 6th-12th grade curriculum.


CSLP 2019: A Universe of Stories webinar – 1 LEU


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Get started planning your 2019 Summer Library Program from the comfort of your library by attending this Collaborative Summer Library Program 2019 “space” themed webinar!  This webinar introduces you to the theme, the artwork, and the manual for all ages (Early Literacy, Children’s, Teen, and Adults) based on the CSLP 2019 theme, “A Universe of Stories!”  Some program ideas are shared.  For more program ideas, see ISL’s CSLP 2019: Program Ideas for All Ages sheet.

Date Recorded: 1/9/19

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters: Beth Yates / Indiana State Library

Resources from Webinar


Indiana Authors: What’s New in Kids Lit – 1 LEU


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Indiana continues to produce great authors for kids. Join Shirley Mullin, owner of Kids Ink Children’s Bookstore in Indianapolis for a conversation about books by new Indiana authors that write for children and great authors to book at your library.

Date Recorded: 8/15/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Shirley Mullin / Kids Ink Children’s Bookstore

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Make Do Share – 1 LEU


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Join us to learn about STEM and “making” in libraries featuring the Make Do Share curriculum that has been tried and tested in a rural library system in Washington State. Make Do Share was made by libraries for libraries and includes helpful tips to build your confidence while supporting 21st century learners. We will explore ways to incorporate STEM skills into existing programs and how to become a non-expert leader in your community’s STEM learning ecology.

Date Recorded: 9/6/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Megan Burton / Kitsap Regional Library

Resources from Webinar


Don’t SEL Yourself Short: How to Build Social Emotional Learning Into Any Teen Program – 1 LEU


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Youth need more than traditional literacies to succeed in life – they also need emotional intelligence. Learn how you can build Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) into any teen program and help your teens develop their self-management, social awareness, and relationship skills. You’ll leave this session with great resources and concrete ideas for incorporating SEL at your library. Presenter: Brin Chenille Bugo, Calgary Public Library

Date Recorded: 4/26/18

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Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter:   Brin Chenille Bugo / Calgary Public Library


School and Public Library Partnerships: STEAM to Students – 1 LEU


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Join Deb Gaff, youth services librarian at the Bartholomew County Public Library—and former teacher—as she discusses the STEAM programs she does for students both in school and at BCPL.  First she shares valuable strategies for establishing a relationship with schools and explains how BCPL got started with these initiatives.  Then she highlights her programs, including Coder Dojo, working with robots, a Nick & Tesla book club, and more.

Date Recorded: 4/3/18

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Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter:   Deb Gaff / Bartholomew County Public Library


Block Play: Building a Foundation of Early Learning in the Library – 1 LEU


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Talk! Sing! Read! Write! Play, especially with blocks! Play is an integral component of the development of young children, which is increasingly reflected in libraries through their design and programming.  During this webinar you will learn why block play is so powerful, how staff at Allen County Public Library tackled the challenge of adding more play–specifically block play–to their program offerings, and how to adapt their initiative for libraries big and small.

Date Recorded: 3/21/18

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Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters: Pamela Martin-Díaz and Marra Honeywell, Allen County Public Library


Did Someone Say Free Piggy Banks? Financial Literacy for Kids @ Your Library – 1 LEU


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Financial literacy is an important skill that can be taught at any age.  A representative from the Indiana Secretary of State’s Office will share how you can add some Financial Literacy components to any of your K-6 library programs via their Financial Fitness Reading Program.  Your patrons who participate in the financial literacy program can earn FREE piggy banks!!

Date Recorded: 1/30/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Kelly Griese / Indiana Secretary of State office


Collaborative Summer Library Program 2018: Early Literacy/School Age – 1 LEU


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Get started planning your 2018 Summer Library Program from the comfort of your library by attending this Collaborative Summer Library Program 2018 “Libraries Rock!” themed webinar.  You will be introduced to the theme, the artwork, and the manual for children from birth through Grade 6 based on the CSLP 2018 theme, “Libraries Rock!”

Date Recorded: 1/10/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Beth Yates / Indiana State Library


TeachingBooks – INSPIRE – 1 TLEU * Each *

 

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TeachingBooks has provided the Indiana State Library with several recorded webinars to share with Indiana libraries. The recordings are linked below. Each webinar is worth 1 TLEU apiece.


 

2018

TeachingBooks.net:  Summer Reading Support, This webinar will provide an overview on how to use TeachingBooks, as well as tools and resources to help streamline your promotion of summer reading programs. Booklists tied to CSLP and other reading programs and well as sharing tools to connect with families will simplify your summer reading program prep.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource!

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 1/16/18
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Kym Davick  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link: TeachingBooks.net:  Summer Reading Support – 1 TLEU


TeachingBooks.net:  Supporting Book Clubs, After a brief overview on how to use TeachingBooks, discover tools to locate and share author and book specific resources that will enliven book club discussions. Discussion guides, annotations and interviews will deepen insights and support book club member reflection and appreciation.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource!

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 3/13/18
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Kym Davick  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link:  TeachingBooks.net:  Supporting Book Clubs – 1 TLEU


2017

Train the Trainer, After a brief overview on how to use TeachingBooks in the classroom, we move into a “train the trainer” portion that will equip educators with the tools and strategies needed to facilitate staff development on TeachingBooks.net for colleagues.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource! 

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 9/7/17 & 9/12/17
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Val Edwards  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link: Train the Trainer- 1 TLEU


Literacy Across the Curriculum This webinar will provide an overview on how to use TeachingBooks in the classroom, as well as ways to enhance instruction, engage learners, and stimulate thinking with ready-to-use digital resources for content-specific titles. Strengthen cross curricular literacy initiatives using instructional examples that explore strategies to supplement your current lessons.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource!

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 10/12/17
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Kym Davick  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link: Literacy Across the Curriculum – 1 TLEU


Support for Homeschoolers Join us for an overview on how to use TeachingBooks in the classroom, as well as ways to share engaging author resources along with lesson plans and discussion guides to support your homeschooling families. Explore content-specific booklists and resources to assist with lesson design.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource!

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 10/31/17
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Kym Davick  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link: Support for Homeschoolers – 1 TLEU


 

Register for upcoming INSPIRE webinars.

Register for the Webinar-of-the-Month series.  Each month highlights ways the resources at TeachingBooks.net promote literacy and bring books to life!