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Little Hands Signing in Storytime

Signing with little ones of all ages promotes early literacy skills, encourages interaction, and makes your programs instantly participative

Grant Writing: What the Pros Know

This program gives you a comprehensive introduction to grant writing, outlines what should be included in each grant component, and helps you steer clear of the most common pitfalls. This is a fast-paced online event that will help you with the building block of a strong grant proposal.

Embracing Race in Children’s Programming

As storytellers and educators we have a moral obligation to teach not only the basics of early literacy, but also learn more about and celebrate racial differences. By pointing out the color of one’s skin and naming it in a positive manner we give children a vast and more authentic view of the world

Bully-Proof Your Library

Bully-Proof Your Library with Pat Wagner provides strategy, proven techniques and more to help stop bad behavior at your library.

Recognition & Gratitude: Why It Matters to Our Customers, Community and Profession

No doubt about it, this year has been a rollercoaster ride of emotional uncertainty and almost daily wonders of what might happen next with the pandemic, natural disasters and the effects on our personal and professional lives. Through it all, a source of comfort and balance can be found in recognition and gratitude.

Reader’s Advisory in a Post-Covid World

2020 may not have gone the way anyone planned, but the one thing that this year has definitely taught us is that no matter how much libraries had tried to promote themselves as “more than books,” when things were turned upside down, in our world and with our service models, patrons still looked to us, first and foremost, to help them identify a good read.

Compassion Fatigue During a Crisis

Compassion fatigue is a type of emotional labor that can cause library professionals to burn out and become overwhelmed by stress. Especially during a crisis, library professionals must be aware of compassion fatigue, take steps to acknowledge it in themselves and others, and develop strategies to cope with it.

Strategic Planning Tips and Tools to Help Your Library Move Forward

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. Should you think about strategic planning in the middle of a crisis? What does a strategic planning process look like in turbulent times? While looking ahead three or more years may be outContinue reading "Strategic Planning Tips and Tools to Help Your Library Move Forward"

What to Expect When You’re Constructing

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. Consultant and former Director of the Union County Library System, Rieta Drinkwine, will provide an overview of the construction process from a public library perspective, including how to get started, community needs assessments,Continue reading "What to Expect When You’re Constructing"

Toolkit for Public Libraries Working with Patrons Experiencing Homelessness

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. This program provides approaches to preventing conflict and creating empathy-driven solutions to patrons experiencing homelessness. Does your library serve community members that do not have a home?This program with give participants approaches onContinue reading "Toolkit for Public Libraries Working with Patrons Experiencing Homelessness"