Digital Storytimes: Digital Media and its Role in Library Programming for Young Children

Date(s) - 10/26/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm



75% of US households consume digital media. An overwhelming majority of toddlers and preschoolers are already using tablets and touch screens.

This interactive and informative webinar will provide an overview of digital media options that support and develop literacy and child development. We will also review current research and professional recommendations for the use of digital media both by and with children.

Attendees will learn:

  • What digital storytime is and how we define the role of digital media in youth librarianship
  • Current Research Summary/Overview
  • Familiarity with The Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth through Age 8 policy statement
  • AAP Screen Time Recommendations
  • How to Support and Model Joint Media Engagement ie- be media mentors/guides

Register here for the live webinar or to have early access to the recording when it becomes available – all in this place! No need to register in a separate place for recording access.

Jill Burket Ragase ~ Biography
Jill Burket Ragase has worked as a Children’s Librarian and Collection Development Librarian in several states as an MLS Librarian and now is an independent library consultant and children’s services expert. She has made professional presentations at various professional conferences on children’s programming.


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