Register for this one-hour webinar. Explore the SOAR model as a strategy for developing asset-oriented initiatives as a step toward developing a more community-centered library.
Register for this one-hour webinar. Reflect on how life experiences, traditions, and beliefs impact communication and explore strategies for facilitating deeper discussions and stronger connections as steps toward developing aContinue reading “On Implicit Bias and Communication”
Learn more and register for this four-week course. Due to COVID-19, many libraries shut their physical doors and worked in a virtual environment for weeks if not months. During thisContinue reading “Engaging Your Community Online”
Register for this one-hour webinar. Explore strategies for connecting with community assets in-person and online as a step toward developing a more community-centered library.
Register for this event. The library is a hub of information and community. You know there are critical needs that exist – for housing, food, mental health services, and more,Continue reading “Developing Partnerships to Provide Social Services”
Register for this event. Lately, it seems we hear “community engagement” about 5 times a day. But what does this term really mean? Using the lens, tools, and practices presentedContinue reading “Introduction to Asset-Based Community Development”
Register for this one-hour webinar. Are you thinking about community engagement strategies or strategic planning? The California State Library want to know about your aspirations and needs, what has workedContinue reading “Libraries and Community Engagement: A Listening Session”
Register for this four week course. In our data-driven world, there is increasing need for communities to produce and use data effectively to better inform policy making and engage inContinue reading “Inclusive Data: Why It Matters for Underrepresented Groups and How Public Libraries Can Help”
Register for this event. In the summer of 2020, 137 library staff from across the U.S. participated in a co-design process focused on how public libraries can serve non-dominant youthContinue reading “What’s Essential When Serving Youth and Families in Crisis Times?”