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:

A Summer in Space: Perfect picks for your summer reading program

Is your library ready for this year’s summer reading theme, “A Universe of Stories”? Slow the “summer slide” by offering your young readers STEM-inspired picks. View this webcast for great JLG suggestions for your summer reading collection.

A Summer in Space: Perfect picks for your summer reading program

Our latest webcasts

The Haunt They Want: Why Student Readers Are Entranced by Horror & Suspense

The Haunt They Want: Horror & Suspense

Horror, mystery and suspense titles are disappearing from library shelves. Find out why with JLG editor Maria Wang.

Capturing Readers & Data with Digital Streaming

Capturing Readers & Data with Digital Streaming

Find out how JLG Digital satisfies your students and provides you with data to help drive buying decisions.

Meet Varian Johnson: A Book Talk with the Author of The Parker Inheritance

Meet Varian Johnson

The Parker Inheritance author shares what he hopes middle-grade readers get from his book.

When Words & Art Collide: The Allure of Graphic Novels

Discover how this creative medium can help your readers with visual literacy.

Likes Matter: Using Social Media to Promote Your Library

Learn how to use social media to attract students and promote your library!

Nonfiction for Everyone

Grades PreK–12

Melissa Stewart and our own Kayleigh Hanlin for a look at fact-filled stories for that are sure to pique everyone’s interest.

Love & War

Grades 9–12

Popular and emotionally powerful titles that dig deep into love, loss, and the impact they have on our lives. 

Stars So Far

Grades K–12

Listen in as Kayleigh Hanlin and Mahnaz Dar discuss K–12 books receiving rave reviews.

Using Award-Winning Titles in Your Library Program 

Grades PreK–12

A quick look at online resources, programming ideas, and marketing tips for every librarian who loves great books.

Spring Books for Elementary

Grades PreK–6

A new year brings a fresh look at books for your young readers. A review of some of the most popular elementary titles to add to your collection.

Sizzling Teen Books

Grades 6–12

Join Deborah B. Ford and Kayleigh Hanlin during this speedy introduction to popular must-have titles for your collection.

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 and tips for success.

Three Reading Challenges with Rockstar Librarians

Grades PreK–12

Important insights from industry professionals about 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

Exciting Books in Spanish.

Elementary Booktalk

Grades PreK-6

Listen in as 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 covering a range of subjects.

Let's Talk 2019 Award Winners

Grades PreK-12

JLG's Susan Marston and former Scholastic exec discuss our 2019 ALA Youth Media Award winners.

The Transformative Power
of YA Literature

  Join JLG’s Lucas Klauss and former Scholastic exec Elissa Tomasetti for a deep dive into the hottest titles in YA. 

Fighter for Justice

The Horn Book's Roger Sutton interviews author Ilene Cooper about her book Eleanor Roosevelt: Fighter for Justice.

When Reading "Clicks": Leveraging Digital in Your Library

Grades K–12

Learn about how digital tools can advance the love & skill of reading in the gadget generation.

The Nonfiction Revolution: How the genre is reshaping student success

Grades K–12

Find out how creative new Nonfiction titles are making the genre more accessible than ever.

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