Are you interested in starting a book club where kids or teens get together to talk about summer reading books? The New York Council for the Humanities (NYCH) will show you how to do it!
NYCH offers workshops on book discussion groups for children and adults as a component of their literature based grant offerings to libraries. As part of the on-going partnership between New York State Library and NYCH, this high quality professional training is now offered to public libraries throughoutNew YorkState.
In this one-hour webinar, participants will learn how to:
- Pick the right books.
- Get a group together.
- Ask good questions.
- Keep the conversation going.
All you need to participate is a computer with internet access and a phone.
Sign up now!
Summer Reading Book Clubs for Kids:
Wed, Jun 6, 2012 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Fri, Jun 15, 2012 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Summer Reading Book Clubs for Teens:
Wed, Jun 6, 2012 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Participants will receive one hour of Professional Development credit from the New York Council for the Humanities, a partner of the New York State Library. For more information on Professional Development requirements for public librarians see http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/cert/conted.htm
I just attended the June 6 webinar for Chidlren. it was full of great information. I recommend it to anyone who has never carried out a book discussion gorup or wants some new ideas for their existing groups.