Registration and additional information.Leadership style is a significant differentiating factor in the reputation and career success of leaders. The good news is that unlike personalities, leadership styles can be intentionally altered. To learn how to develop a blended leadership style that allows you to be powerful enough to be heard and attractive enough to be followed,Continue reading "How to Develop Your Leadership Style"
All public libraries in California now have access to VetNow, a product of the Brainfuse suite of products purchased for two years. You have probably already served many veterans, who did not self-identify as a veteran, but now with the robust VetNow tool, it is vital for librarians to understand the veteran community, and the resourcesContinue reading "I Didn’t Know I Was a Veteran"
Registration and additional information.We learned during the pandemic that knowledge workers can work together effectively without being physically together. This raises questions about the future of work. Are all-remote or majority-remote organizations the future of knowledge work? Is work-from-anywhere (WFA) here to stay? In this Ask HBR webinar, Harvard Business School Professor Raj Choudhury willContinue reading "The Future of Work in Our Work-From-Anywhere World"
Registration and additional information Libraries use structured observations to gather data about patrons’ behavior, words, and interactions—such as how patrons navigate the library or children’s level of engagement during a program. During this webinar, participants will learn about the purpose of observation, its strengths and limitations for library needs, and guidelines for conducting observations. InstructorsContinue reading "Observations: Data Hiding in Plain Sight"
This webinar is open to California Library Staff only. Register to attend live, or visit the CALL Academy one week after delivery for a recording. Noted readers’ advisory expert, Becky Spratford as she walks you through the “highlights” of 2020 in adult leisure reading. Now that the dumpster fire that was 2020 has moved into our rearview, everyoneContinue reading "2020 Reader’s Advisory Year in Review"
Registration and additional information The coronavirus pandemic has affected not only how providers engage with families but also how program leaders find, hire, and orient new staff. In this webinar, we will explore the opportunities and special considerations organizations have encountered as they shifted to recruiting, hiring, and onboarding new staff virtually.
Registration and Additional Information To meet patrons’ needs for quality local content, more and more libraries have stepped into the role of small press to produce books written by staff and community writers. In this webinar, you’ll learn the basic steps to publishing and promoting a print and digital book as well as ideas forContinue reading "Library as Small Press"
Register for this event. The Alameda County Library will host Finding Justice, Fairness, and Joy in Your Community to discuss why it's so important for young people to have a voice in their communities and in their government and how you can make your voice heard and matter. The conversation will explore issues of justiceContinue reading "Finding Justice, Fairness and Joy in Your Community"
Session 1: Building the Foundation Is your library committed to creating more equitable and inclusive systems for your patrons, staff and community? Would you like to learn and build from a successful library racial equity learning initiative? Multnomah County Library (OR) has created a toolkit towards racial equity. The toolkit contains workbooks designed to supportContinue reading "Inclusion and Belonging: More Than Words"