Looking to ground yourself in the basics of youth services in the public library?
Whether you are a newbie or need a refresher (or a breath of fresh air), this course will look at the past, present, and future of great service for children and teens.
At a glance
Please note: UW-Madison now requires payment upon registration. If you need to pay with a check, please use the form below and mail the check with your registration.
Register by phone: Pyle Center, (608) 262-2451
Register by fax or mail: Print out a registration form
Login information will be emailed to you a few days before the course begins.
Topics in this introductory level course will include:
- Child development
- Collection building
- Programming, planning
- Kid-friendly environments
- Trends in service
- Success with difficult patrons
Marge Loch-Wouters is an educator and youth services consultant at Loch-Works Consulting and has worked in youth services for over 40 years. She blogs at Tiny Tips for Library Fun.