Free Webinar – Engaging People Living with Dementia with Library Materials

Date: Thursday, April 28, 2022
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Place: Online at https://ala-events.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vT539l2DR2SQ2nrd-_Eeag

The one hour webinar will give practical advice about how to choose books and other reading materials that are uniquely suited to each individual, following the tenets of person-centered library service.  In addition, ideas for developing group programming will be shared, based on successful programs held in libraries and memory cafes across the country and around the globe.  The webinar will be recorded and archived for later access for those who cannot attend live. Speakers include Christine Damon, gerontologist and consultant; Mary Beth Riedner, creator of Tales & Travel; and Tami Hurst, outreach staff member for Olathe (KS) Public Library.

Sponsored by the Library Services for Dementia/Alzheimer’s (LSDA) interest group of the American Library Association.  This free webinar is open to all interested library staff, membership in ALA is not required.

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