Raising the Bar: Self-Paced Learning

Course Catalog

Yorkville Library Exterior

Introduction to Self-Paced Series

Learn about the training's core concepts and NYPL's approach to Early Literacy in a public library setting.

Ottendorfer Library Shelves

Module A: Foundational Knowledge


This course focuses on the basic early childhood concepts that are important foundations to all early literacy work.

Aguilar Library Storytime

Module B: Storytime


This course will help students develop an understanding of how to support children’s healthy intellectual and emotional development during Storytime.

Parent and Child Reading Together

Module C: Family Literacy Engagement Workshops


This course will explore adult education workshop techniques for engaging caregivers in creating literacy-friendly worlds for their children.

Library Lion Mascot on Steps

Module D: Early Childhood Outreach


This course highlights best practices in working with early childhood providers to enhance literacy activities in early childhood environments.