Registration and Additional Information Public libraries serve increasingly diverse stakeholders, each with unique interests, needs, and strengths. Using the tools from community engagement and culturally responsive and equitable evaluation (CREE), you can help create a welcoming space where community members see their culture, values, and lived experiences reflected in the library programing and collections; andContinue reading "Nothing for Us, Without Us: Getting Started with Culturally Responsive Evaluation"
Apply for a seat in this 3-session (Feb 23, March 2 and 9) Library Journal course. Library staff at all levels within their organizations have the power—and the responsibility—to help cultivate an antiracist culture, from evaluating spaces, programs, services, and collections to examining policies and practices to reflecting on one’s own implicit biases. Creating anContinue reading "Equity in Action: Fostering an Antiracist Library Culture"
This webinar is open to California Library Staff only. Register to attend live, or visit the CALL Academy one week after delivery for a recording. Conspiracy theories, misinformation, cyberbullying, arguments and much more happen online every second of the day. Librarians frequently interact with their patrons in this fraught environment. How can we teach civil discourse with soContinue reading "Difficult Conversations Online: Teaching civilly in uncivil environments"
Registration and additional information In this webinar, you will hear from providers who are engaging with families in virtual visits and group socializations. We will discuss the unique opportunities and special considerations they have encountered in their work as they modeled and supported positive parent-child interactions virtually.
Session 2 :: Public libraries, and more specifically public programming librarians, have unique needs when it comes to video creation and editing. From live-streaming library programming, to pre-recording demonstration videos and creating fun promotional material, video creation and editing opens up a whole new world of service and outreach for public librarians. There are lotsContinue reading "Video Production and Editing: An Introduction for Public Library Programming Staff"
Register for this webinar Get Involved partners with VolunteerMatch each year to provide FREE volunteer engagement webinars customized for libraries. This topic was chosen based on survey responses and will also be recorded and archived on the Get Involved Clearinghouse.
Register for this webinar The pandemic has emphasized the importance of services libraries have long offered. Specifically, the need for services that extend beyond the building and that bring resources directly to families who rely on them for school, work, and general support. Mobile Hotspots and Bookmobiles are two such services, but how does theContinue reading "Mapping Out Mobile Hotspots and Bookmobiles"
Register for this event. This free one-day online conference is aimed at librarians from small libraries – the smaller the better! Each of our speakers is from a library serving fewer than 10,000 people, or directly works with small libraries. Topics range from technology to programming to new roles for the library. This event isContinue reading "Big Talk from Small Libraries"
Register for the February 27 session H.E.A.L (Health Education for Advanced Living) is providing MHFA training for free through an interactive virtual format that includes a 2 hour self-paced session followed by a virtual live 4 hour session and culminating in your MHFA certification. Before you register, please read additional information in this CALL blog post.