Supercharge Your Storytimes- PLAN

When:  Mar 1, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (ET)

You already provide great story times.
Supercharge your practice to make them even better!


SEFLIN is offering a free training opportunity for story time practitioners. Whether you are new to story times or a seasoned provider, Supercharged Storytimes has something for you to deepen and enhance your practice.

“Going through this program, it really gave me a charge. It gave them that extra boost in confidence that I am doing this right. I have been doing this right.” -Participant in the pilot Supercharged Storytimes training

Based on the powerful VIEWS2 research and ECRR AND ECRR2 which confirmed the value of key strategies used in storytimes.  SEFLIN has partnered with WebJunction and nationally-recognized early literacy expert Saroj Ghoting to help you translate those findings into practice and enhance your library storytimes

The training includes the following:

  • Asychronous kickoff on Friday., February 15
  • Friday, March 1 Face to Face Workshop at LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library, Eastside Branch, 1583 Pedrick Road, Tallahassee, FL
  • 2 webinars, Friday, March 15 and Friday, March 29 ( 1:00 - 2:15 pm Eastern).

Presenters:  Olivia Wilson and Katherine Kastanis

Olivia Wilson is the Head of Youth Services at Dunedin Public Library in Dunedin, Florida.  Her special interests are Early Literacy and assisting programming  librarians with crafting!  She has presented many FLYP programs for summer reading, other Neflin and SEFLIN courses as well as several FLA presentations.



Katherine Kastanis is the young adult librarian and young adult volunteer coordinator at Dunedin Public Library.  She has worked in public library youth services for over 13 years.  Katherine has presented numerous training workshops and webinars along the way throughout Florida. She is always looking for ways to increase teen and youth presence in her library and beyond.