Whether you’re a local comics shop owner, a future comics retailer, or an independent bookseller, you’ll want to check out CBLDF’s popular webinar that offers insight into creating a relationship with schools and libraries in your community. This webinar offers tools and resources for retailers interested in helping schools and libraries to navigate the comics world, including tips on developing relationships, promoting services, creating incentives, and offering relevant activities. This webinar offers a free certificate of completion, as well as inclusion in CBLDF publications focused on education. Register now for access! Even if you’re just a big fan of comics in the classroom, please share this with your favorite LCS, so they can continue to boost their relationships within the community.
Retailing to Schools and Libraries
Saturday, November 2, 2019 @ 12:00-1:00 pm PST
Learn the secrets of selling comics to schools and libraries in this information-packed webinar by Jennifer Haines! More than ever, schools and libraries are eager to include comics, and no one is better positioned to help them navigate the landscape than comic book retailers! In this training-focused webinar, we’ll show you:
- How to develop relationships with local schools & libraries
- How to identify and promote the services your store can offer
- Incentives your store can provide to boost student visits
- Activities you can offer to engage students
- How to use the academic language to communicate the pedagogical value of comics
Every retailer completing this training will receive a certificate of completion, plus we’ll list your store as CBLDF Certified to work with schools and libraries in future publications for that audience.
Panelists: Jennifer Haines, M.A., B.Ed., owner of The Dragon, an award-winning comics and games store headquartered in Guelph, Ontario. She is also ComicsPRO Vice-President and a member of the Ontario College of Teachers. With over ten years experience as an educator and extensive knowledge of comics, Ms. Haines is in a unique position to help comic retailers build a school client base.