IFLA/ALA webinar: “Library Services to Teenagers in the Digital Age” recording

atrYou missed the webinar “Library services to teenagers in the digital age“? Don’t worry!, here is the recording:


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We thank the IFLA CPDWL team, NPSIG team and ALA support in making this webinar happen!


IFLA/ALA webinar: “Library Services to Teenagers in the Digital Age”

We are proud to present the first session of the 2019 webinar series “New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations.”

Please join us for the upcoming webinar: “Library services to teenagers in the digital age

Join us and hear about inspiring services from librarians serving communities and teens including online content, podcasts, gaming, coding and much more!

These are twenty-first century skills that will make an impact on teenager’s careers and personal interests.


  • Sanna Huttunen, Specialized Librarian at Central Library Oodi, Finland
  • Sampo Matikainen, Central Library Oodi, Finland
  • Sander Slegtenhorst, Cultural Programme Maker at the Rotterdam Library, The Netherlands
  • Meredith Levine, Head of Youth Services at the Chattanooga Public Library in Chattanooga, TN, USA

Moderated by Loida Garcia-Febo, CPDWL Member, ALA President


January 10th (09:00 CT (Chicago) / 10:00 EDT (New York) / 17:00 EET (Helsinki) / 16:00 CET (Amsterdam) / To check your local time, visit World Clock.


Link to join the webinar: https://ala.adobeconnect.com/rxo131m0yfrm/

If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before:

The webinar will be recorded and the link will be shared at a later date.

The series is organised jointly by IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL) and IFLA New Professionals (NPSIG) with the support of the American Library Association. This series of free webinars addresses issues of interest to new librarians, library associations and library schools, library-decision makers, and all library workers. The topics for the webinars are compiled from global surveys. The webinars are archived.


Interview: Cate Carlyle

If you dream small and achieve those dreams nothing really changes, but if you dream big your whole world can change and it is so wonderful when that happens!

Cate Carlyle is a curriculum resource coordinator, librarian at a small Halifax university and also reviews children’s and young adult books for CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials. She’s a writer (“Your Passport to International Librarianship”ALA 2018, “Not Ready to Die” Common Deer Press 2019) and amazing international library volunteer who can inspire young professionals around the world.

We asked Cate a few unusual questions. Read the interview below and find out more about this awesome Canadian librarian.


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IFLA/ALA webinar “Can new librarians have a voice? Training & professional development vs. workplace reality”


Another dynamic webinar with astonishing speakers on the way:

Christine Mackenzie, Catharina Isberg, Elham Sayyad-Abdi and Antoine Torrens – these names speak for themselves!

However, if you wish to hear their point of view when it comes to new librarians, their voices and professional development — and we are sure you do! — please do as follows:

Join us on September 24, 2018 for the next IFLA/ALA webinar “Can new librarians have a voice? Training & professional development vs. workplace reality” (** Time zones: Chicago 7AM, Paris 2PM, Melbourne 10PM **)

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