Skillsharing Conversations: Podcasts

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Online via Zoom


Skillsharing Conversations: Podcasts


Skillsharing Conversations are one-hour, virtual conversations on relevant library topics. Each conversation will follow an agenda and will be moderated by one of our talented colleagues, providing a great opportunity for the NJ Library community to learn and grow together.



Moderator: Jennifer Larsen, User Experience/Adult Services Librarian, Sayreville Public Library

Date: Friday, May 21st

Time: 10am-11am

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NOTE: This conversation will be for sharing useful podcasts, and will not include information about creating podcasts.




1. Podcasts for Professional Development 

    a. Sponsored content (ALA, BookList, PW) 

    b. For librarians/by librarians 

    c. By topic

        i. management techniques

        ii. communication skills

        iii. time management

        iv. customer service/difficult interactions

        v. safety

        vi. diversity

        vii. community partnerships/outreach

        viii. technology

        ix. wellness

        x. mentorship/career paths


2. Podcasts for Reader's Advisory

    a. Publisher Sponsored

    b. Genre-focused

        i. romance

        ii. science fiction and fantasy

        iii. mystery

        iv. comics and graphic novels

        v. non-fiction

    c. Under-represented populations

    d. Youth-focused


3. Podcasts as Readers Advisory 

    a. fiction podcasts

    b. "bed-time" podcasts

    c. public domain readings


Please contact Theresa at theresa@librarylinknj if you would like to moderate a future Skillsharing Conversation, or if you have topic suggestions.

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