Libraries for All: Serving People with Disabilities at Your Library

In this webinar, learn how you can be an advocate for people with disabilities at your library. Acquire best practices for inclusive customer service, explore strategies for making existing programs welcoming to all abilities, and learn how to build positive relationships with individuals with disabilities and local disability-related organizations in your community.

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If You Have Emotions and You Know It – Shout Hooray: Presenting Social Emotional Learning in Storytime

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) has always been an important part of education and human development. With the ongoing pandemic and shocking headlines (including a mass shooting in my hometown) now, more than ever, we are prompted to help caregivers and young children learn how to express and understand their emotions. With the overwhelming amount of […]

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The Secrets of Stellar Readers’ Advisory Service

Helping leisure readers is a core service at all public libraries. It is also a service that every member of the staff can and should be engaged in; however, many staff not only do not know where to begin but also, they are not encouraged to help. Well that outdated mindset is about to end. […]

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The Anti-Procrastinator’s Guide to Time Management

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, former librarian and self-proclaimed "anti-procrastinator" shares her tips for tackling big projects in small chunks and better managing time. Tips from working at home and virtually will be shared as well as advice from Carrie's years of working at an extremely busy reference desk. Participants will learn: The power of single-tasking and micro-chunking […]

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Why DEI Training is Not Working

According to a McKinsey Report, organizations large and small spend an average of $8 billion dollars a year on diversity training. Nearly two-thirds of colleges and universities offer diversity trainings for faculty, staff, and students each year for an annual estimate of over $280 million. Yet, racial trauma, bias incidents, and hate crimes on college […]

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A Ready Reference Refresher

Ready Reference Service is reference service finished or replied in a very short time in a minute if possible. It is an important reference service and it is related to such information that is provided directly to the patron in a short period of time. It also includes such reference services which direct the readers […]

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Actively Anti-Racist Library Service to Leisure Readers

Increasing the collection and circulation of titles written by underrepresented authors is not a trend, rather, providing robust readers’ advisory service that values equity, diversity and inclusion principles is essential to all library service. But moving from being a neutral, well-meaning library where systemic racism is acknowledged to an actively anti-racist organization involves work, some […]

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How to Hire Better Bosses! How to Strengthen Your Management Recruitment Strategies

A Gallup poll finds that organizations fail to choose the right candidate for leadership positions over 82% of the time. In terms of employee morale, exit interviews and workplace culture surveys show that toxic bosses are the number one reason employees leave or disengage from their organizations. For the libraries that recruit better bosses tend […]

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Neurodiversity: A Primer for Libraries

Neurodiversity is a contract to medical and pathology models of neurological differences in the brain. It’s a more nuanced perspective of what exactly is “normal” or “appropriate” in people. This webinar will explain the basics of neurodiversity, the growing movement, and how librarians can better create programs and advocate for people who are neurodiverse. In […]

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