Making connections with families is an important part of the work that library staff do. Whether through a brief interaction or a relationship built over time, these connections are essential for families to see libraries as a place where they are welcome. In this series, participants will learn strategies to engage with families, and solve problems together when situations feel challenging. Specific topics for the 5 sessions include:
- Using strengths-based attitudes
- Active listening
- The power of observation
- Valuing a family’s passion
Course Format: Live Interactive Webinars on Tuesdays in February – March @ 3-4:30 pm ET / 12am-1:30 pm PT:
- February 2o
- February 27
- March 5
- March 12
- March 19
# of hours: 7.5 – clock hours total Certificates will be provided at the end of the series
Audience: This series is designed for library professionals who work with young children and their families.
Number of participants: Maximum of 500
BTC Learning Network members can save $10 on the workshop series fee. Contact us if you are a member.