Building upon knowledge of crisis communication, effective leadership, and different crisis planning strategies, this presentation explores how to use this knowledge in a proactive manner. Participants will learn how to identify opportunities, navigate challenges, and build community partnerships during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gavin Woltjer ~ Biography Gavin J. Woltjer is the Library Director for theContinue reading "How to Be Proactive During a Crisis"
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"
Nonfiction is a gateway to lifelong reading for many children, and young readers crave quality informational books. Join children’s librarian and author Rebecca Donnelly for a new look at nonfiction. In this informative program, participants will learn: Which prize lists to keep an eye out for to easily update your nonfiction collectionHow to recommend nonfictionContinue reading "Children Collections Crash Course: Nonfiction"