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"
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"
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"
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"
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"
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.
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 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"
Register for this event. If your library considers strategic planning to be about as much fun as a root canal and as useful as a bull in a china shop, then this workshop is for you! Whether you're in a position to initiate, lead, or just contribute to your library's next plan, you'll be energized and eagerContinue reading "Strategic Planning Made Easy: Part 1"
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"
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?"