ALA Annual 2017

ALA Annual Sessions for Media Mentors from the ALSC Children’s & Technology Committee

Every month, the ALSC Blog will feature a post from ALSC’s Children and Technology Committee featuring tools that help librarians connect and engage with their users.

Greetings from the Children and Technology Committee!

Are you heading to ALA Annual in a few weeks? There are a lot of amazing sessions happening and many of them are perfect for librarians wanting to know more about media mentorship and using technology in your library.

Here are a few ideas of sessions to check out:

No Screen Time Under 2? Understanding the AAP’s New Recommendations about Screen Time and Young Children

Saturday, 8:30-10:00

-This session will explain the new recommendations and their implications, including practical ways to communicate this information to patrons.

The Internet is Your Friend: Using online sources to create programs, raise money, and engage teens

Saturday, 1:00-2:30

-Learn to utilize online platforms such as Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook to analyze trends, market their programs, and bring more teens into their library, as well as focus on online crowdfunding as a way to raise money while advocating your programs.

AASL 2017 Best Websites and Apps Revealed

Saturday, 1:00-2:30

-Be a part of the session that reveals the most anticipated lists of teaching and learning resources of the year


ALSC Charlamea Rollins President Program: Plugging into the Digital Age: Libraries Engaging and Supporting Families with Today’s Literacy

Monday, 1:00-2:30




One comment

  1. AnnMarie Hurtado

    Looking forward to it!

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