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April 2021

How to Be Proactive During a Crisis

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
$28.99

Participants will learn how to identify opportunities, navigate challenges, and build community partnerships during the COVID-19 pandemic. Building upon knowledge of crisis communication, effective leadership, and different crisis planning strategies, this presentation explores how to use this knowledge in a proactive manner. Participants will learn how to identify opportunities, navigate challenges, and build community partnerships during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gavin Woltjer ~ Biography Gavin J. Woltjer is the Library Director for the Billings (MT) Public Library. When not held hostage…

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Leading During a Crisis with Gavin Woltjer 3-Part Webinar Series

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
$99.00
Leading During a Crisis

Leading During a Crisis with Gavin Woltjer will communication, developing strategy, and being proactive during a crisis.Part 1: What is Crisis Communication and Crisis Leadership? Wednesday, March 10th from 2:00 – 3:00pm ESTCommunication is of the utmost importance during times of crisis. How do we effectively communicate? What information needs to be shared? How and who shares this information? This presentation provides the necessary foundational understanding of crisis communication and how to navigate leadership responsibilities during these times. Participants will…

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Pages Against Prejudice

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Free 82 spots left
Pages Against Prejudice

In this informative and interactive program, you will get tips on how to evaluate your existing collection: identify additional titles, organize displays, and design programming to highlight anti-discrimination in your library.

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May 2021

Children Collections Crash Course: Nonfiction

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
$28.99
Crash Course Children's Nonfiction

Join children’s librarian and author Rebecca Donnelly for a new look at nonfiction.Whether young patrons are looking for information for school projects, instructions for hobbies, or fascinating leisure reading, nonfiction collections get heavy traffic, and the field of informational books for kids is more varied and vibrant than ever before. Children’s librarians excel at staying on top of their fiction collections, but it can be hard to keep up with developments in nonfiction format, prize-winning titles, and all the offerings…

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Information Literacy: News

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
$28.99

The truth is out there. Or is it? Join Kira Smith to hone your skills on evaluating sources and checking for authority and authenticity.The truth is out there. Or is it? When you are helping library users either in person or online, you want to send users the best and most reliable information but a quick interaction doesn’t give you a lot of time to evaluate sources and check for authority and authenticity. This interactive and informative webinar will help…

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Memorial Records: Researching Cemeteries for Genealogy

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
$28.99

Learn how to get the most out of your trip to the cemetery by learning about the types of records available to you and more.Did you know that you can learn quite a bit about your ancestors from a visit to their memorial? Cemeteries and the records associated with the death and burial of the deceased are full of information that will help you on your genealogical journey. In this informative program you will learn how to get the most…

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Tips for Virtual, Outdoor, In-Person Programming During COVID-19

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
$28.99

Tips for Virtual, Outdoor, In-Person Programming During COVID-19 – Children, Youth, and Family (90 Minutes)This interactive and informative 90-minute webinar will introduce emerging practices, fundamental methods, and knowledge to empower library staff to: incorporate children, youth, and family programming during the COVID-19 pandemic challenge,design, implement, and assess programs, including the use of take-home kits,reinvent their role with customers, strengthen collaborations among peers and community partners, help make the library a magnet drawing people into a realm to elevate an individual’s…

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June 2021

Keeping the Best of the Virtual Experience

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
$28.99 95 tickets left
Keeping the Best of the Virtual Experience

In this presentation, Lauren Hays will share best practices for virtual libraries and tools for communication and organization. Even though libraries are re-opening, there are things from the virtual experience that can help libraries use technology effectively and continue to maintain a virtual presence for users.

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We Survived: Boosting Staff and Community Morale and Wellness During Crisis

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
$28.99 100 tickets left
Hand with stress ball - We Survived: Boosting Staff and Community Morale and Wellness During Crisis

Learn how Springville Library managed library services during our closure for the pandemic, and how they have kept their staff and community well.

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References for the Reference Staff

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
$28.99 100 tickets left
references for reference staff with library shelving in background

We will discuss some of the best online reference resources for the novice and the expert public library reference worker. Learn tips and tricks to being a reference wizard and know when to use one resource over another.

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