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2014-6-18T10:00 AMJune 18, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description: Keys for Networking is a non-profit organization focused on providing support and education for families raising children with behavioral, emotional, or substance abuse issues.
• How you can partner with mental health professionals in your community to better support the needs of library patrons.
After two years in development, the Edge Initiative launched earlier this year and library leaders are already sharing how Edge has helped them connect with their local government officials, build community partnerships and align their strategic goals with community priorities. Join us to learn how using Edge will help you make strategic decisions about technology services and connect more closely with your community.
Edge, a professional management and leadership tool, gives libraries a look into their local data, from operations to partnerships and programming. It guides library leaders in assessing how their community is using technology and how to align future growth and services with community goals. It also provides useful resources to package and showcase the data to community leaders.
2014-6-18T11:00 AMJune 18, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This is the monthly update of activities and programming offered by National Network of Libraries of Medicine- MidContinental Region. This month, the staff of the MicContinental Region will take turns sharing the take-aways each received from the Medical Library Association's annual conference in Chicago.
Matching gifts are unrestricted grants that a company will give to match its employees’ charitable contributions. Grants are often dollar-for-dollar, but some companies will give double or even triple the original donation. Typically, individuals must submit forms to their employer to trigger the grant. Many companies offer matching gift programs, but the median percentage of employee participation is under 10 percent, according to Giving in Numbers, 2013 edition.
2014-6-18T11:00 AMJune 18, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Let’s Move Faith and Communities, the Children's Museum of Manhattan, Let's Move! Child Care and Let's Move! Museums & Gardens for a webinar training that will equip health leaders to run EatPlayGrow™ in their communities!
2014-6-18T12:00 PMJune 18, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
It seems to happen in a lot of workplaces. Someone is difficult. It can be a client, peer or (gulp) your boss. Or it could be that incommunicative guy in the mailroom, the gossipy fundraiser, the surly receptionist or the aggressive fill-in-the-blank that puts a crimp in your day.
2014-6-18T1:00 PMJune 18, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Join us for this webinar to learn some basic skills for preparing and delivering speeches, plus tips to manage your nervousness and make your library presentations more memorable.
As training practitioners we spend a great deal of time talking about how people learn and how to help people learn and how to use that learning to help organizations improve. But “learning” often looks like doing, and talking with others about what we’re doing. This is frequently how we learn and how we help others learn. In this session we’ll look at what to narrate as well as how and when. The bottom line? To improve workplace learning and knowledge management we need to stop saying, “Tell me what you do” and start asking, “Please show me how you did that?"
2014-6-18T2:00 PMJune 18, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
This webinar will help library staff establish a basis for understanding the informational and cultural needs of children and adults in Rainbow Families while exploring the best resources for collection development and program planning.
Neil will cover all aspects of instruction related to use and citation of images, from searching for creative commons licensed images to selecting appropriate images for print, online and other types of use.
2014-6-18T4:00 PMJune 18, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
While New Canaan High School library has been packaging instruction for online consumption for years, we shifted our approach this year to increase personalized instruction. In this session, the presenter will debrief about the original goals, the experience, the successes, what changes are needed, and what to build on for next year. Guest presenter Brenda Boyer, from Kutztown High School library, will also share her flipped library instruction model. Attendees will be invited to share their own experiences as well.