Children’s and Youth Services Consultant
Library of Virginia
By collaborating with content experts Costley has developed a series of online training session for library staff and other interested parties. Topics include Early Literacy, Early Literacy and Books, Early Literacy Enhanced Storytimes, Importance of Play, Language Development, Library Outreach and Bilingual Storytime, and Libraries and Autism.
Costley has 20 years working in small public libraries as children’s librarian, but wearing many hats. She wore the typical hats for; collection development, programmer, and school and community outreach, but also hats for; grant writer, developed and present computer training, working with Friends of the Library, dealing with problem patrons and of course stretching the budget beyond intended limits.
BS in Elementary Education and Special Education (Major in Learning Disabilities and minor in Behavior Disorders)
MLS for Indiana State University with major in Children’s services and Specials Populations.
Saturday, June 25
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM