Exploring STEAM Concepts through Storytimes
Applications for this course will be available at a later date. Please do not register through Library Juice Academy. While the information and activities in this training can be used to offer separate STEAM programs, the approach in this course is that these concepts are on-going in all we do, including our storytimes. By becomingContinue reading "Exploring STEAM Concepts through Storytimes"
The Connection: A Library Collective Conference
Apply to attend. For the month of March, you can join fellow librarians for 30-days of live experiences and peer-reviewed content to read, watch, and explore at your own pace. Hosted by The Library Collective, registration for this event is first come, first serve, but please use this form to apply. Your registration will include...Continue reading "The Connection: A Library Collective Conference"
Emotional Intelligence for Librarians
Apply now for a seat in this course. In this Library Juice Academy course you will discuss emotional intelligence (EI) - the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one's emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships effectively within your library. Theories about developing emotionally intelligent staff through training, mentoring, and succession planning are discussedContinue reading "Emotional Intelligence for Librarians"
Getting to Know Your Users Through Interviews and Focus Groups
Apply for a seat in this course. How do we know what our library users are thinking? Listen to their stories! The purpose of interviewing is to discover the in-depth experiences and perceptions of others—just what we need to know about our ever-changing clients. This course provides participants with the basics in good interviewing techniquesContinue reading "Getting to Know Your Users Through Interviews and Focus Groups"
If you attended or watched the recording of the Feb. 16 Webinar you should have received an invitation to this 60-minute follow-up Zoom call where you will practice role plays and discuss with the presenter and your peers.
Registration and additional information This live webinar and recorded follow-up lesson will equip you with both a philosophical framework and the necessary details to ensure that your organization is making the most of its metrics. What are metrics? Quantitative measures used to track organizational performance. Along with an overview of the uses and purposes ofContinue reading "Meaningful Metrics for Your Organization"
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. 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 isContinue reading "Grant Writing 101 – Lessons Learned from a First Time Grant Recipient"
Register for this webinar. Social media can be an essential piece in your library’s communications toolkit, especially if your building is closed or has limited in-person services. It is not only a promotion tool, but also a way to entertain and engage with followers. Join Tiffany Breyne, Communications Coordinator at Skokie Public Library (IL), to learn practicalContinue reading "Engaging With Patrons on Social Media"
Register for this Workshop With many libraries currently closed to the public, library staff are turning to online storytimes as a way to provide quality programming for young patrons. Join veteran storyteller Kathy MacMillan to explore the fundamental differences between online and in-person storytimes and best practices to bring early literacy programming into an online environment.Continue reading "Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes"