Cultivating Civility, Resilience and Reflection in the Library Workplace
Register for a seat in this event. Would you like to be part of the solution to creating a functional library work environment with workplace communications that are complete and clear? In this course you will learn how to effectively handle workplace conflict among library employees and work towards teams that are aligned and focusedContinue reading "Cultivating Civility, Resilience and Reflection in the Library Workplace"
Register for this one-hour webinar. Following the 2016 Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, FL, the Orange County Regional History Center launched an extensive rapid response collecting initiative to preserve the history of the tragic event and the community’s response. Serving as an introductory to rapid response collecting, this webinar will discuss how the care ofContinue reading "Collecting and Preserving after Tragedy"
Apply for a seat in this Library Journal course. In this course, you’ll learn from an outstanding group of experts as they explore key concepts essential to cultivating and promoting inclusive and equitable collections. You’ll conduct a diversity audit of your collections, and learn how to include diverse books, wider perspectives, #ownvoices, and how toContinue reading "Equity in Action: Building Diverse Collections"
Register for this one-hour webinar. Learn design thinking principles that can be used in collaboration with the community, to identify and meet space and programming needs for active learning. Through WebJunction’s Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces project, a range of free resources and tools—built from the project’s four years of real-life successes—are now available forContinue reading "Smart Spaces are Community Places"
Register for this one-hour webinar. This webinar will give an overview of the history of the Community Archiving Workshop (CAW) committee, explain the basic workshop model, and summarize current work through grant-funded projects which are building heavily on the original workshop model and pushing it forward to focus on long-term preservation planning assistance and tools.
Racism is still an issue in our country; and, COVID-19 related discrimination reconfirms that any race can be the target. Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, has created an anti-racist reading list for adults. However, a similar list does not seem to be readily available for young people. Building thisContinue reading "Pages Against Predjudice"
Register for this 90-minute webinar. This webinar will highlight several Family Resource Centers co-located in public libraries across the country. Each of these independently-developed partnerships aims to meet families in a community location that is readily accessible. Representatives from the Greater Hazelwood Family Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Partnership for Strong Families in Gainesville, Florida, and the Phoenix Public Library inContinue reading "On the Same Page: Family Resource Centers Co-Located in Libraries"
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 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.
Register for this event. Returning for a third season of engaging dialogue, BTC’s Learning to Listen: Conversations for Change series features luminaries across the family-facing fields who are exploring current and emerging issues facing children and families today. In this webinar of the series, Dr. Debi Jackson, a nationally-known advocate for transgender rights addresses listeningContinue reading "Listening to Transgender Children, Transforming Ourselves"
Register for this one-hour workshop. Brainfuse is excited to present a Job Interview Skills workshop for staff and patrons. The workshop will be led by Ashley Watkins, a Nationally Certified Résumé Writer (NCRW) and Nationally Certified Online Profile Expert (NCOPE), to all JobNow (and JobNow/VetNow) subscribers. This free workshop is geared toward the public toContinue reading "Job Interview Skills: Workshop for Staff and Patrons"