Summer Reading: Book Clubs + Graphic Novels – Professional Development

Would you like to learn more about leading summer reading book clubs for kids and teens? Would you like to find out how to use graphic fiction and nonfiction in your book groups?

This summer, the New York State Library and the New York Council for the Humanities are partnering to offer free training webinars on leading book clubs for children and teens!

In these one-hour webinars, you’ll learn how to:

  • Pick the right books.
  • Ask good questions.
  • Keep the conversation going.

All you need to participate is a computer with internet access and a phone. Click the date(s) below to sign up now!

You have two options:

1) Summer Reading Book Clubs

Friday, June 7 @ 1:00-2:00 PM

Thursday, June 13 @ 1:00-2:00 PM

2) Graphic Fiction and Nonfiction

Tuesday, June 18 @ 1:00-2:00 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.


Email Erika Halstead at, or call 212.233.1131
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New York State Library

Summer Reading at New York Libraries is funded in part through the Federal Library Services and Technology Act, with funds awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. The New York State Library is a program of the Office of Cultural Education in the New York State Education Department.