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LSTA Local and Competitive Grants Information Session

Local and Collaborative competitive grants help libraries respond effectively to local needs and align services with local community aspirations, and support experimentation and R&D in California’s libraries. This information session is for potential applicants. The funding period is July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022.

Introducing the California Grants Portal

This webinar will introduce California public library staff  to the California Grants Portal, the state’s newest resource to find all grant and loan opportunities being offered by California state agencies on a competitive or first-come basis. The presentation will review how this site was designed with input from and for California grantseekers, and what typesContinue reading "Introducing the California Grants Portal"

Tell a Compelling Story About the Value of Your Library

Most people who work in libraries know what they do and why it matters. However, knowing isn’t enough. To demonstrate our value and make connections with potential partners, stakeholders, users, and funders, we need good data, a captivating story, and the skills to keep people listening. We need to tell the right story to the right person at the right time.

Tell a Compelling Story About the Value of Your Library

We are sorry to say, all slots have been filled at this time. If you are interested in being put on a wait list or if you have any other questions, please contact Christine Bolivar at cbolivar@blackgold.net. Full description of this program.

Tell a Compelling Story About the Value of Your Library

We are sorry to say, all slots have been filled at this time. If you are interested in being put on a wait list or if you have any other questions, please contact Christine Bolivar at cbolivar@blackgold.net. Full description of this program.

Brainfuse Website Placement

Register to join this interactive meeting with the marketing person from Brainfuse, Diane Bizzle, as she walks us through the JobNow/VetNow best practices for website placement and how to draw attention to this platform. This short workshop will be useful for those who work with: jobseekers, adult learners, school-aged children/teens, veterans, library websites, databases, marketingContinue reading "Brainfuse Website Placement"

EDI: Identifying and Supporting Those Disproportionately Affected by the Pandemic

Attend this 45-minute training to discuss those disproportionately affected by the pandemic and learn how to identify these groups in your community using the Gale Analytics: Community Insights Dashboard. Identify key income groups, levels of education, and learn how your library is serving specific races and ethnicities. Use this data to develop programs, initiatives, andContinue reading "EDI: Identifying and Supporting Those Disproportionately Affected by the Pandemic"