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March 2021

Grant Writing 101 – Lessons Learned from a First Time Grant Recipient

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Free

This webinar is designed to share best practices for writing grant proposals and how to utilize grant funding. Do you need grant funding but aren’t sure how to start? Have you received a grant and are thinking what now? Do you find all the reports and budgets confusing? This webinar is designed to share best practices for writing grant proposals and how to utilize grant funding once your proposal has been accepted. It will cover topics including how to write…

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Mindful Leadership: Using Tibetan Healing Tradition to be a Better Leader

March 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST

PCI Webinar with Damir Kazykhanov, Mindful Leadership: How Ancient Tibetan Healing Tradition Can Help You to Become a Leader of the FutureLeadership is often perceived as something heavy, something that comes with a lot of responsibilities. What if every one of us can be a great leader? What if we can reconsider our perception of leadership and make it something easy, fun and enjoyable without any judgments and fixed points of view? Wouldn’t every one of us enjoy leadership more?…

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What is Crisis Communication and Crisis Leadership?

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Leading During a Crisis Part 1, What is Crisis Communication and Crisis Leadership? Communication 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 gain a better understanding of their own communication style, how to be an effective communicator, and develop leadership strategies.…

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

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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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Leadership in Libraries: Observations from the Director’s Seat

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

In this webinar, participants will learn the keys to effective leadership, the core functions of being a library director, and more. Between a pandemic, political partisanship, and fast changing technology, public libraries are experiencing a dramatic series of changes and challenges. To survive in these unusual times exceptional leadership is required from our Library Directors. However, few people understand exactly what a Director does with their day and why it impacts their library’s operations both present and future. In this…

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Creating a Culture of Caring

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Creating a Culture of Caring: Practical Approaches to Support Young Adult Wellbeing and Mental Health Student mental health is a growing concern among high schools, colleges and universities, particularly in light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Students across the country are seeking connection and help from a variety of sources, and community members are uniquely positioned to identify and support struggling young adults. Active Minds, the nation’s premier nonprofit organization supporting mental health promotion and education for young adults, will…

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How to Develop a Crisis Strategy

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Leading During a Crisis Part 2: How to Develop a Crisis Strategy Knowing how to communicate is the first step toward addressing a crisis situation. Developing a plan is the next step. How does one plan for a pandemic? (I don’t remember the pandemic chapter in library school!) Numerous strategies already exist. This presentation explores how to implement different strategies to best serve library staff, the public, community partners, and elected officials. Gavin Woltjer ~ Biography Gavin J. Woltjer is…

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

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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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April 2021

Secrets to Climbing the Management Ladder

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Free

Learn the secrets to climbing the management ladder in this interactive session to create your own personal career plan. So, you want to get ahead? Have great ideas how you would run your own library? It sounds easy enough but turning dreams into action doesn’t just happen. Getting ahead starts with a plan. Throw in some hard work and initiative and you get career growth! Learn the secrets to climbing the management ladder in this interactive session. Brainstorm with other…

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The Virtual Reference Interview

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

In this interactive and informative program, learn to provide a positive experience and help online users to the best of our ability. In the online world, how do you deliver service excellence? In this interactive webinar, we will explore tips and techniques to engage users, provide a positive experience, and help users to the best of our ability. In this interactive and informative program, attendees will learn to provide a positive experience and help users to the best of our…

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