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September 2020

Your Library Within Your Community: Creating and Sustaining an Identity

September 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Free

This interactive and informative program will explore how libraries have the ability to be a transformative agent within their community. PCI Webinar with Gsvin Woltjer Perhaps now more than ever, your library needs to shape, share and sustain their identity. With the CO-VID 19 crisis on the minds of our users and community members, libraries need to be known and relied upon to help with their programs and services. This interactive and informative program will explore how libraries have the…

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October 2020

Why Did I Make that Dumb Decision?

October 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
$28.99

Why Did I Make that Dumb Decision? Understanding Common Fallacies of Decision Making and How to Avoid Them Have you ever made a bad decision? Sometimes it is simply bad luck, but often we make poor choices based on how our brains are wired. In this webinar, participants will discover how the field of Behavioral Economics provides insights into how people actually make decisions. Understanding how our minds work is the first step to making better decisions. In the webinar,…

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Horror Readers’ Advisory: How to Help Your Scariest Patrons

October 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
$28.99

Readers' Advisory for the scariest genre - Horror. Let’s have some fun, talk books, help patrons, & learn about the scariest genre together. A recent poll of thousands of library workers identified Horror as one of the Top 5 genres they were “most scared of,” and yet, the genre is basking in a popularity among our patrons that hasn’t been seen in decades. We cannot ignore it any longer. Literally, as horror is having quite a year, reaching out from…

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Effective Communication During a Conflict

October 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
$28.99

Develop communication tools to use during a conflict and formulate an approach to reach a desirable outcome during a confrontation. We learn to speak as early as nine months, but within a lifetime, few people learn to effectively communicate. Communication versus talking allows us to share, engage, build an understanding, and establish a sense of community. It joins us--unites us. Communication transforms relationships and creates opportunity. But can we do this even if we disagree? Can we build relationships in…

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Little Hands Signing in Storytime

October 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
$28.99

Signing with little ones of all ages promotes early literacy skills, encourages interaction, and makes your programs instantly participative Signing with little ones of all ages promotes early literacy skills, encourages interaction, and makes your programs instantly participative. Learn how to incorporate American Sign Language into your programs for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers in a respectful and meaningful way with Kathy MacMillan, nationally certified American Sign Language interpreter, librarian, author, and storyteller. You'll leave with a toolbox of vocabulary and…

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November 2020

Grant Writing: What The Pro’s Know

November 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
$49.00

This program gives you a comprehensive introduction to grant writing. New to grant writing or find yourself writing grants without success? This program gives you a comprehensive introduction to grant writing, outlines what should be included in each grant component, and helps you steer clear of the most common pitfalls. This is a fast-paced online event that will help you with the building block of a strong grant proposal. As funding becomes more difficult to secure, nonprofit organizations face significant…

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Embracing Race in Children’s Programming

November 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
$49.00

As storytellers and educators we must learn more about & celebrate racial differences. This webinar will provide expert information & more. Children are not colorblind. Research has shown that children recognize race at a very young age and even develop racial biases by age 5. As storytellers and educators we have a moral obligation to teach not only the basics of early literacy, but also learn more about and celebrate racial differences. By pointing out the color of one's skin…

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Bully-Proof Your Library

November 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
$49.00

Bully-Proof Your Library with Pat Wagner provides strategy, proven techniques and more to help stop bad behavior at your library. Whether you call it bullying, harassing, intimidating, stalking, threatening, tormenting, browbeating, needling, or pushing people around, commonsense calls it bad behavior. What steps need to be taken during your library’s employment cycle and regarding the culture of your library to prevent bullying behavior? To address incidents with staff and library users, particularly young people? If managers and leaders don’t step…

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Recognition and Gratitude: Why It Matters to Our Customers, Community and P

November 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EST
$49.00

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” - William Arthur Ward No doubt about it, this year has been a rollercoaster ride of emotional uncertainty and almost daily wonders of what might happen next with the pandemic, natural disasters and the effects on our personal and professional lives. Through it all, a source of comfort and balance can be found in recognition and gratitude. This year, Andrew’s popular program of Giving Thanks…

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December 2020

Learning To Share Your Sandbox: Developing Effective Partnership Agreements

December 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
$49.00

Learn how to evaluate the organization’s current needs, identify potential partners, and cultivate healthy partnerships. Do you have a “love-hate” relationship with your community partners? You love the potential impact your combined efforts can create but hate how exhausting it is to maintain timely and effective communication. This training teaches nonprofits leaders how to evaluate the organization’s current needs, identify potential partners, and cultivate partnerships that are efficient and effective. Funding For Good’s Marie Palacios will break down the written…

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