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Reimagining School Readiness Workshop

Register for this four-hour workshop. Do you wonder what research really says about how to support school readiness? How can you help families prepare young children for starting school? The Reimagining School Readiness Toolkit is a suite of research-backed resources created for library staff to help families prepare children ages 0 to 8 for success in schoolContinue reading "Reimagining School Readiness Workshop"

Libraries for All: Serving People with Disabilities at Your Library

Register for this one-hour webinar. It doesn’t matter if your library is small or large, public or school, rural or urban—all libraries serve people with disabilities. In this webinar, learn how you can be an advocate for people with disabilities at your library. Acquire best practices for inclusive customer service, explore strategies for making existingContinue reading "Libraries for All: Serving People with Disabilities at Your Library"

Emergency Broadband Benefit Info Session for Frontline Library Staff

Register for this one-hour webinar. Heartland Forward, the American Library Association, and the FCC are hosting a live webinar and training session on the federal Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) for frontline library staff. As community hubs for connectivity and information, libraries play a central role in addressing the digital divide. They are uniquely positioned toContinue reading "Emergency Broadband Benefit Info Session for Frontline Library Staff"

Partnership Project Pilot: Week 1

To apply for this three-session workshop for teams, please complete this online form by 5:00 PM on July 8, 2021. Learn more about the Partnership Project Pilot. Week 1: Learning About Your Community (facilitation, community conversations, community evaluation, etc.) Live, interactive online session: July 22, 2021, 12:00 PM -1:00 PM Pacific Week 2: Practical Tips for Creating and MaintainingContinue reading "Partnership Project Pilot: Week 1"

Introducing Appreciative Inquiry Into Your Library: A Positive Approach to Change (Part 2)

Register for this two-part 90-minute virtual workshop. Would you like to engage and energize your workforce, improve morale and inject the power of positivity into your library’s culture? Traditionally, when problem solving, organizations tend to focus on what’s not working. This causes them to adopt ‘root cause’ mindsets, only to find themselves facing a setContinue reading "Introducing Appreciative Inquiry Into Your Library: A Positive Approach to Change (Part 2)"

Dare to Lead: Introduction

Register for this one-hour webinar.Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program in which participants learn the skills and tools necessary to become more daring leaders in their work and lives.  Join us for a one-hour virtual introductory talk with Katie Fredricksen; a Certified Dare toContinue reading "Dare to Lead: Introduction"

Sort It Out! Using In-House Classification Systems to Maximize Comics and Graphic Novels

Register for this one-hour webinar. Do you struggle to keep your comics collection organized? Comics, graphic novels, and manga that are organized by traditional library classification systems, like Dewey, can become unwieldy and difficult for patrons to find specific items or even browse. Learn how creating an in-house classification system can provide a perfect solutionContinue reading "Sort It Out! Using In-House Classification Systems to Maximize Comics and Graphic Novels"

Developing a Strategic Plan for Volunteer Engagement

Register for this webinar Get Involved partners with VolunteerMatch each year to provide FREE volunteer engagement webinars customized for libraries. Based on  survey responses this topic was scheduled and will also be recorded and archived on the Get Involved Clearinghouse.  

Partnership Project Pilot: Week 2

To apply for this three-session workshop for teams, please complete this online form by 5:00 PM on July 8, 2021. Notifications will be made by July 15, 2021. Learn more about the Partnership Project Pilot. Week 1: Learning About Your Community (facilitation, community conversations, community evaluation, etc.) Live, interactive online session: July 22, 2021, 12:00 PM -1:00 PMContinue reading "Partnership Project Pilot: Week 2"

Post-Pandemic Staff Development and Training: How Can We Best Support It

Apply for a seat in this 60-minute webinar. A 60-minute training webinar presented by Library 2.0 and hosted by library consultant and "T is for Training" podcast host Maurice Coleman. Now that we are coming out of the pandemic, we are in a changing world and your own library likely reflects those changes. What we now also needContinue reading "Post-Pandemic Staff Development and Training: How Can We Best Support It"

Grantsmanship On-Demand Webinars: ‘Continue the Impact! How to Tackle Sustainability in Your Proposal’, and ‘How to Create a Budget for Your Grant Proposal’

Apply for access to the Grantsmanship Center's on-demand webinars. CALL is partnering with the Grantsmanship Center to offer access to the following two on-demand webinars: Continue the Impact! How to Tackle Sustainability in Your Proposal: You can't run the program without the grant, but the funder wants to know how you’ll continue the program’s impactContinue reading "Grantsmanship On-Demand Webinars: ‘Continue the Impact! How to Tackle Sustainability in Your Proposal’, and ‘How to Create a Budget for Your Grant Proposal’"