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Difficult Conversations Online: Teaching civilly in uncivil environments

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"

Video Production and Editing: An Introduction for Public Library Programming Staff

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"

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"

Zoom Discussion: Preparing for the Next Wave of Pandemic

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.

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

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"

Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes

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"

Mindful Leadership: How Ancient Tibetan Healing Tradition Can Help You to Become a Leader of the Future

This webinar is open to California Public Library staff only. Register for the live delivery. If you are unable to attend, look for the recording in the CALL Academy about a week later. Leadership is often perceived as something heavy, something that comes with a lot of responsibilities. What if every one of us canContinue reading "Mindful Leadership: How Ancient Tibetan Healing Tradition Can Help You to Become a Leader of the Future"

Leading During a Crisis Part 1: What is Crisis Communication and Crisis Leadership?

This webinar is only available to California Library Staff. Register to attend live, or visit the CALL Academy a week after delivery for a recording. 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 foundationalContinue reading "Leading During a Crisis Part 1: What is Crisis Communication and Crisis Leadership?"