Of/by/for All: Co-Creating Programs and Developing Community Partnerships To Serve People With Disabilities in Libraries

May 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm 1:30 pm

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In this interactive webinar, you will learn how you can be an advocate for people with disabilities and break down barriers to library access. Utilizing Nina Simon’s OF/BY/FOR ALL framework of authentic and effective community-centric partnerships, learn how to build trusting relationships with people with disabilities and the community organizations that serve them to create more inclusive and welcoming programs and services at your library.

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2021 Adult Services Symposium

May 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am 1:30 pm

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California Center for the Book is happy to announce the 5th Annual Adult Services Symposium! Plan to join us on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 from 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM.  This virtual event will feature presentations sharing the best of adult programming and services. Our 5th annual professional development event will include engaging presentations and plenty of time for collaboration and conversation. Connection information and details are coming soon. 

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Crafting Inclusive Volunteer Recruitment Messages

May 6, 2021 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am

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Language matters! Are the words you are using in your volunteer recruitment messages excluding identities and experiences? Join this session with Wendy Roberts of the Minnesota Association of Volunteer Administration to learn how you can change your volunteer recruitment message to be more inclusive to communities of color. Continue reading “Crafting Inclusive Volunteer Recruitment Messages”

Designing for a Flexible Future

May 5, 2021 @ 11:00 am 1:00 pm

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NOTE: Live workshop sessions will take place May 5, 12 and 19, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

A new library design workshop and guest speaker program presented by Library Journal and School Library Journal. This online course will explore how to design library space for flexibility, including coworking space, meeting space, and outdoor space, and reimagining the library as a community meeting place in the post-Covid era. Continue reading “Designing for a Flexible Future”

Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL) Pre-Event Webinar

May 4, 2021 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

This webinar is for registrants of the RIPL California Virtual Event (May 25-26, 2021). During the webinar, the RIPL Team will share some information to help you make the most of your RIPL experience and provide an opportunity for you to begin connecting with other participants. It will be recorded for those who aren’t able to attend the live session. Connection information will be emailed to RIPL registrants.

Registration for the RIPL event opens on March 22.


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Developing Partnerships to Provide Social Services

May 4, 2021 All day

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The library is a hub of information and community. You know there are critical needs that exist – for housing, food, mental health services, and more, yet most libraries are not staffed or funded to provide social services to their community on their own. Partnering with outside organizations to provide these services makes a lot of sense. This course will help you identify, nurture and grow partnerships that will positively impact your community.

Technology in Libraries

May 4, 2021 All day

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Are you looking to move ahead in the library profession or better understand the role of technology within the library? Would you like to increase your understanding and boost your confidence of technology and how it integrates into the library? Designed as a practical look at technology today, this interactive 6-week course will help attendees grow more confident in utilizing hardware and software to deliver users’ services and save time and effort in their daily tasks.Continue reading “Technology in Libraries”