Register for this one-hour webinar. Children are exposed to more news at earlier ages through parents and teachers, students and friends, and digital devices. Join Tom Bober, school librarian and 2018 Library Journal Mover and Shaker, to gain an understanding of tweens’ and teens’ news literacy realities. Librarians of all kinds will leave the webinar with aContinue reading "Building News Literacy: Supporting Tweens and Teens in Developing News Literacy Skills"
Building upon knowledge of crisis communication, effective leadership, and different crisis planning strategies, this presentation explores how to use this knowledge in a proactive manner. Participants will learn how to identify opportunities, navigate challenges, and build community partnerships during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gavin Woltjer ~ Biography Gavin J. Woltjer is the Library Director for theContinue reading "How to Be Proactive During a Crisis"
Register for this event. In this webinar, we’ll explore not only how to start a book club for neurodivergent adults, but also how to recruit participants and build community and library support for these programs. We’ll discuss what it means to be neurodivergent and discuss real-life examples of challenges and successes you may encounter.
Register for this one-hour webinar. Public library directors fill a unique role in their organizations as leaders in both policy and culture. Whether it is a single building rural library to a multi-location big city system, all library directors face a series of similar problems as they strive to keep operations going. Between budgets, politics,Continue reading "Understanding the Role of Public Library Directors"
Register for this one-hour webinar. Join President Julius C. Jefferson, Jr. for an inspiring and actionable conversation with librarians who have orchestrated successful outreach and marketing campaigns in their communities. You’ll meet viral video stars and the professionals working behind the scenes. You’ll also learn about ALA’s suite of tools, including ready-made content for yourContinue reading "ALA Connect Live: Library Marketing and Outreach"
Register for this two-hour webinar. This workshop is an opportunity to learn about resources for Veterans and where to find them for Veterans in California. This training will be valuable to all public facing staff in California public libraries. Experts from the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) will teach you the most commonly asked questions by Veterans andContinue reading "You Served, You Earned: Helping Veterans Learn About and Use the Benefits They Earned"
Register for this one-hour webinar. This event is part of the Developing Leaders in California Libraries grant. In February 2020, Hall was appointed the American Library Association’s 10th executive director in its 143-year history. In her new role, Hall oversees the oldest and largest library association in the world, made up of 57,000 members and more thanContinue reading "My Leadership Journey: Tracie D. Hall"