Free Webinar – Graphic Novel and Comic Collections for Teens

Date: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Place: Online at https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=389
Presenter: Francisca Goldsmith
Cost: Free

During this webinar, we’ll explore the assets found in graphic novel and comics formats that support adolescent development. We’ll discuss collections that best address teen interests and needs, as well as resources that are strong in supplying ongoing information for collection development and readers’ advisory work.

We’ll share recent fiction and nonfiction graphic novel and comics titles, as well as programming ideas that address contemporary teen literacy development.

At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:

  • Be familiar with high interest topics for teens that are well represented in graphic novel and other comics formats.
  • Be familiar with perennial graphic novel creators, titles and publishers producing teen-friendly graphic novels.
  • Be able to locate resources for finding engaging and appropriate graphic novels for teen readers.
  • Be able to connect graphic novels and traditional print fiction and nonfiction when conducting readers’ advisory work with teens.
  • Have tools for locating programming support, in both best practices and grant opportunities.

This webinar will be of interest to public and school library staff who provide services and collections to teen users

Webinars are free of charge, you can pre-register by clicking on the Register Now button on the InfoPeople page. If registering with less than 30 MINUTES from the start of the webinar you can join directly from the thank you page by clicking the Join Now button. If you pre-registered you will receive an email with login link and a reminder email the day before the event. All webinars are archived for later viewing at http://infopeople.org/training/view/webinar/archived.

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