April 19, 2018

Engaging Reluctant Readers in Your Library

Presented by: Thorndike Press, Library Journal & School Library Journal
Event Date & Time: Wednesday, August 30th, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT

Reaching all young readers can be challenging. Attend this live one-hour webcast to explore ways to help increase interest in all YA and middle readers in your public or school library. You will hear from public and school librarians on how they reach their reluctant and struggling readers and how they work together to ensure every reader is engaged. Large print will be an area of focus and a brief readers’ advisory of new titles will be shared.


  • Sabine McAlpine, Strategic Account Manager, Thorndike Press
  • Sandra Carswell, Librarian, Copperas Cove Independent School District
  • Michelle Grice, Director of Materials Management, Gwinnett County Public Library
  • Mary Smith, Editorial Director, Thorndike Press


  • Allison Denny, Librarian, Arlington Public Library

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  1. Frances Clark says:

    I just registered for the Reluctant Reader (08/30/20170) class but I am not sure that I will be able to make the actual class so what I am needing to know is will I get an e mail about when the webcast will become available so that I can watch it at a later date? Thank you

    • Rebecca Jozwiak says:

      Hi there,

      You should receive an email about 24 hours after the webcast, but you can also use the same link you used to register to access the on demand version.

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