Spanish On the Job for Librarians

Do you live in a community with a sizable Spanish-speaking population? Developed by librarians and language experts, Spanish on the Job for Librarians is an essential tool for reaching out and communicating with your Spanish-speaking patrons and developing your library sciences career.

Topics covered in Spanish on the Job for Librarians include: Welcoming New Patrons, Getting To Know The Library, Accessing Digital Resources, Programs At The Library, and Information For Newcomers To The Area. Each lesson contains flashcards teaching the most useful library-specific vocabulary related to the lesson topic, multiple grammar notes summarizing basic grammar, a topical dialogue, and multiple interactive games to help test your knowledge of the Spanish language you’ve learned.

"Spanish on the Job for Librarians is a much needed resource to empower library workers to meet the needs of Spanish speakers in their communities. This course contributes to a welcoming environment that would enable libraries to strengthen relationships with their communities."Loida Garcia-Febo, International Library Consultant

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