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Leadership Essentials

Apply for a seat in this four-week course. This Library Juice Academy course will help you explore who you want to be as a leader and leverage leadership models to help you apply this content to a broader institutional context. This will enable you to support others in growing as professionals through applications of inclusiveContinue reading "Leadership Essentials"

Foundations of Early Literacy

Register for a seat in this four-week course. This Library Juice Academy course will allow you to use and and expand on the early literacy information in the Every Child Ready to Read® initiative (from ALA’s Public Library Association and the Association for Library Service to Children). You will become familiar with the early literacyContinue reading "Foundations of Early Literacy"

U.S. Census Bureau’s 2021 Data Summit for Librarians

Register for this 90-minute webinar. This summit will teach library staff more about the demographics and economics characteristics of the patrons you serve.  Featuring data from decennial censuses and various other census surveys, this training will take a deeper dive into demographic, social and economic tabulations and how you can access them using the CensusContinue reading "U.S. Census Bureau’s 2021 Data Summit for Librarians"

Technology in Libraries

Register for this event. 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 courseContinue reading "Technology in Libraries"

Training New Supervisors for Success: Don’t Start from Scratch

Register for this one-hour webinar. This webinar, hosted in collaboration with ALA's Learning Round Table, presents ready-made resources to help implement supervisor training at your library. The Learning Round Table of ALA developed three self-guided Supervisor Success modules—Performance Management, Managing Conflict, and Encouraging Motivation in the Workplace (available on WebJunction). Join us as we exploreContinue reading "Training New Supervisors for Success: Don’t Start from Scratch"

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

Are you trying to determine whether your programs and services are effective? Do you want to learn practical methods for gathering, analyzing, and using data for planning, management, and communicating impact? The Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL) is an immersive, bootcamp-style event for public library staff to learn about a variety of data topicsContinue reading "Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL) Pre-Event Webinar"

Children Collections Crash Course: Nonfiction

Nonfiction is a gateway to lifelong reading for many children, and young readers crave quality informational books. Join children’s librarian and author Rebecca Donnelly for a new look at nonfiction. In this informative program, participants will learn: Which prize lists to keep an eye out for to easily update your nonfiction collectionHow to recommend nonfictionContinue reading "Children Collections Crash Course: Nonfiction"

Designing for a Flexible Future

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 libraryContinue reading "Designing for a Flexible Future"

Crafting Inclusive Volunteer Recruitment Messages

Register for this 90-minute Zoom workshop. 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. YouContinue reading "Crafting Inclusive Volunteer Recruitment Messages"

COVID-19 HUB Demographic and Economic Resources

Register for this 90-minute webinar. This webinar will provide data users demographic and economic data designed to help guide decision-making related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This event is part of the 2021 Data Summit series.