There are over 300 languages spoken in the United States and libraries are seeing a growing number of immigrant families at their programs. What do you do when storytime leaders and storytime families don't speak the same language? From creating visual schedules and other visual aids to to using Plain Language to translating storytime guides, discover simple techniques to make your storytime friendly to parents and children who are English Language Learners.
Meeting Type: Program
Content Area: Transforming: Services
Interests: Children’s Literature, Children’s Services, Community Engagement,Equity Diversity & Inclusion, Librarianship, Literacy, Multicultural Services, Public Programs, Transforming Libraries, Urban Libraries, Youth Services
Type of Library: Public, Regional System, State Library
Cost: Included with full conference registration.