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Readers’ Advisory Fundamentals: Books and Beyond

August 17, 2021 All day

Learn more and apply for a seat in this six-week course.

Are you involved in planning, providing and promoting advisory services to your community’s adult readers, listeners, and viewers at a time when public health concerns have altered your library‚Äôs service plan?

Would you like to increase your comfort with responding to community member interests in locating materials that will satisfy their searches for books, audiobooks, films, and music?

Are you ready to learn how to apply best practices in contemporary advisory, working with your library’s collections and your community’s assets and challenges?

In this six-week online course, which satisfies all of the Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) competency areas for adult advisory work, you will have the opportunity to learn and practice the interviewing, evaluation, and communication skills needed to provide your local community with access to satisfying leisure reading, listening, and viewing, and become acquainted with a variety of resources to help you build your advisory skills.

Note: This six-week course covers content previously offered through two separate four-week Infopeople online courses.

Presented by :: Francisca Goldsmith

Course Dates: August 17 – September 27th, 2021

This course is part of the Library Support Staff Certification. Learn more about LSSC opportunities through CALL.

CALL SPONSORED: In order to gain the most impact from learning events sponsored by the CALL grant, we ask that all participants engage fully (attend, participate, discuss and share). If you are unable or not willing to agree to this, please be kind and leave a seat or place for someone else.