Programming at Home: Parents and Caregivers (archived webinar)

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This is an archived webinar available from our new archived webinar platform "SERLS Academy".  Once you've registered, follow this link 

 my.nicheacademy.com/serls-staff 

Once your account is created (easy to do...just your email and a password)  Jay will be alerted that you're registered in the academy and you'll be able to access the archived webinars.

This particular online experience is a mere 60 minutes in length.  Easy to fit into your busy schedule.  

 

With school closures, remote learning, and working from home, COVID has changed day-to-day reality for many families. 

While school-age children are becoming overwhelmed with work and screens, parents are often at a loss to find creative ways to engage younger children who are temporarily unable to attend daycare or preschool. 

Libraries have stepped in to offer virtual storytimes for their patrons, but what can we offer that directly supports parents’ and caregivers’ engagement with children?

Libraries have an opportunity to reach out to their families and give them a behind-the-scenes look at how we create dynamic and enjoyable programs for children, giving parents tools to adapt library crafts and activities to use with their children.

Librarians can create streaming, recorded, and written content for parents, offer take-home activity kits, and more.

Participants will:

  • Understand the principles of adult learning 
  • Build their toolkit of parent- and caregiver-oriented programming
  • Learn ways to extend programs for parents beyond the current COVID reality



No Charge for Libraries 


Event Type(s): Issues and Trends, Online Course, All
Presenter: Rebecca Donnelly
Jay Burton
(740) 384-2103

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