Workforce Partnership Initiative Grant: Information Session

August 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

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The California State Library will offer Workforce Partnership Initiative LSTA funding for ten California public libraries and their partner workforce agencies. Successful awardees will build staff skills and knowledge about workforce development and enhance workforce development in their communities. Workforce agencies will work together with public libraries to promote employment, career development, and skill building for job seekers. The California State Library will help libraries connect with local workforce agencies to initiate partnerships. Public libraries will receive $15,000. Deadline to apply is September 28, 2021. If you have questions, this session is for you.

Community Connections Grant: Information Session

August 10, 2021 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

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This LSTA-funded program from the California State Library will help public libraries build staff skills and knowledge about social care resources, as well as create or join a hub of local social service organizations. Collaborations with existing service providers will be an essential element of each successful project. By expanding their capacity to provide effective social service assistance, successful awardees will build resilience and improve the health and wellbeing of their communities. Public libraries may apply for up to $60,000. Deadline to apply is September 28, 2021. If you have questions, this session is for you.

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Walking the Talk: Realizing Ethical Considerations

August 10, 2021 @ 11:00 am 5:00 pm

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Tailored to administrators and managers, this webinar provides an overview of the recently released “Cataloguing Code of Ethics” and highlights particular areas of the Code in which library leadership can meaningfully support the Code in equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility (EDIA) initiatives. A panel of members from the Cataloguing Ethics Steering Committee will explain the engagement process in developing the Code, the work being done to raise awareness of the Code, and the importance of including the work of cataloguing in an institution’s commitments to EDIA.

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

August 10, 2021 All day

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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.

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