Junior Library Guild


What to expect:

View these FREE 30-minute sessions. Hear from authors, illustrators, and literary leaders on best practices, tips and tricks to running a vibrant library. And take a listen as our editorial team chats about popular and upcoming books. Get insights from experts and all the latest about the titles your readers will love!

Here’s what attendees are saying:

“These short (chock full of information, titles, enthusiasm) sessions are a bright spot in my day at the office!!”
—Debbie, Florida

“I enjoy these webinars and excited to get some of these books! Always adding to the never ending wish list!!”
—Terry, Michigan


Featured webcast:

Fighter for Justice: Roger Sutton Interviews Ilene Cooper

Grades 5–8

Did you know that Eleanor Roosevelt was one of our editorial board members? It’s something we’re pretty proud of here at JLG. So we’re especially happy to bring you this webcast. The Horn Book’s Roger Sutton interviews author Ilene Cooper about her book Eleanor Roosevelt: Fighter for Justice. They chat about Roosevelt’s lasting impact, and Cooper shares some of her insights about writing compelling books for young readers.

Our latest webcasts

Thinking Outside the Box:
The Fascinating World of Graphic Novels 

Grades PreK–12

What makes comics and graphic novels so powerful?

Creating a Culture of Reading

Grades PreK–12

Beanstack's Felix Brandon Lloyd on the power of reading contests.

Three Reading Challenges with Rockstar Librarians
Across Washington, D.C. Public Schools

Grades PreK–12

Important insights from successful reading challenges.

The Lowdown on Hi-Lo

Grades K–12

Discussion of JLG's Hi-Lo titles and what makes for a compelling book for developing readers.

¡Viva los libros!: How Readers Find Themselves in Spanish Titles

Grades PreK–12

A Review of Exciting Books in Spanish.

Elementary Booktalk

Grades PreK-6

Listen in as Susan Marston and Liz Gavril, the leaders of the JLG editorial team, discuss elementary must-read selections.

Middle School Booktalk

Grades 5-8

The JLG editorial team takes a deep dive into popular middle school selections.

Sizzling Teen Books

Grades 6–12

Join JLG's Deborah Ford and Kayleigh Hanlin for a speedy introduction to 12 exciting teen reads.

Spring Books for Elementary

Grades PreK-6

A fast-paced rundown of the all-star authors and illustrators behind some of the most popular elementary titles.

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