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Instructional Design: A Practical Guide for Public Librarians

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March 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
4100 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach
VA 23452

Do you…

  • plan and implement programs for adults, teens and/or children?
  • teach technology classes such as computers or maker arts?
  • assist patrons one on one with computer needs?
  • develop and implement staff training?
  • present library topics to groups of people, such as civic groups, Friends or Trustees?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, congratulations! You are a teacher!


Explore the foundations of instructional design practice strategies that facilitate the learning process tom maximize your time, effort and, most importantly, your learners’ outcomes.

About the Instructor:

Jennifer Brown is the Youth and Family Services Manager for Suffolk Public Library. She earned her MSLIS in Library and Information Science from Syracuse University and her Ph.D. in Instructional Design and Technology from Old Dominion University. She has also been recognized as the Alan Mandell Endowed Award for Instructional Design and Technology in 2017 and Virginia Library Association Librarian of the Year in 2019. At present Jennifer is working on a series of articles related to planning and implementing needs assessments in public libraries.

Register for the Thursday, March 26th workshop at Virginia Beach Public Library  (Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library) here:


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