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  1. Calendar Overlay Digital Literacy (1)
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Digital Literacy

  1. Artificial intelligence taking over the world

    May 26, 2022, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Librarian Events

  1. NCompass Live: Digital Literacy Training for Seniors (Nebraska Library Commission)

    May 18, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Attend this presentation to learn about this great new resource for your older library patrons. Training is offered in small live classes. With new skills, adults can reach out to family and friends more easily, meet with their doctor over telehealth, learn a new skill, and socialize.

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  2. 10-Step Budgeting Process (Propel Nonprofits)

    May 18, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    The success and usefulness of your budget largely depend on the process used to create it. You will walk away from this webinar with a proven 10-step budgeting process that will engage staff and the board to ensure that your budget reflects your organization’s mission, strategic plan, and programmatic priorities.

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  3. History of the Census Records and the National Archives (National Archives)

    May 18, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Join our Historian, Jessie Kratz, as she presents the history of census records in relation to the history of the National Archives. She will discuss census records before they came to the National Archives, their transfer upon the creation of the National Archives, and the history of their availability and use. Learn more about the 1950 Census with our Genealogy Series.

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  4. How to Find New Funders in Your Backyard in Under 60 Minutes (Nonprofit Learning Lab)

    May 18, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Are you at a dead-end when it comes to the next funders to pursue? Don’t worry! This free grant workshop is made especially for you! In this 1-hour workshop hosted by Instrumental, you’ll learn new strategic methods you can immediately start using to find new funders in your backyard.

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  5. Knowledge is Power: Authors Celebrating Inquisitive Characters (Booklist)

    May 18, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Join authors Stacia Deutsch (THE JESSIE FILES), Gillian King-Cargile (VACCINES CHANGE THE WORLD), and Andrea J. Loney (ABBY IN ORBIT) as they share characters and stories that spark curiosity from their upcoming chapter and middle-grade books. Meet the super Sleuths from the first Boxcar Children middle-grade series, a plucky space explorer who is always looking for her next adventure, and learn about the scientists who preserved in order to discover lifesaving vaccines as Albert Whitman & Company celebrates stories that show readers the importance of staying curious.

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  6. Mental Health Technology: Destress & Decompress (PACER Center)

    May 18, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Part one of this two-part series on mental health assistive technology will feature apps and devices to help manage everyday stressors and anxiety. This virtual workshop will feature apps and devices to support mindfulness practices, meditation, and improving everyday stress across the life-span. Tools demonstrated will be appropriate for late elementary-aged students and up.

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  7. When to Go Hybrid: Determining Which Format Best Fits Your Program (Programming Librarian)

    May 18, 2022, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    In this second webinar in a series on hybrid programming, moderator Melissa Wong will explore the technical and logistical set-up of hybrid programs as well as the types of programs that are conducive to the hybrid format. The webinar is planned to be discussion-based with substantial time for participants to ask questions and share experiences.

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  8. Demystifying Insurance: What Nonprofits Need to Know to Protect their Operations (Charity Village)

    May 19, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    With today’s world in constant flux, it is vital that leaders of nonprofit organizations understand the risks to their business and are adequately prepared and covered to protect against events that could threaten the viability of their organization.

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  9. Let’s Play! Cooperative Games in Early Childhood Programs (Early Childhood Investigations)

    May 19, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    This session, presented by Suzanne Lyons, author of Cooperative Games in Education, gives school administrators, teachers, counselors, and other professionals who work with young children will be a fast- paced overview of why and how to use cooperative game strategically. Join this exciting webinar to learn will how to tap the positive power of playing together, not against each other.

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  10. PLA Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive Office Hour (Public Library Association)

    May 19, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Every day community members who lack basic computer knowledge and skills access their local public libraries hoping to complete life tasks many of us take for granted. The Public Library Association (PLA) is proud to partner with AT&T to expand upon its work helping libraries and their communities close the digital divide through new and improved courses and training materials. To support local adoption, PLA is launching the PLA Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive supported by AT&T, which offers funding for public libraries to conduct digital literacy training in their communities and promote the new and improved courses. Applications open in May. Join PLA staff to learn more about this opportunity and how to apply during this “office hours” style webinar.

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  11. for Librarians (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

    May 20, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. Learn how health sciences librarians can advocate to clinical researchers the importance of complying with the results submission requirements mandated by federal law.

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  12. Exhausted By Paperwork – How To Handle Administrative Work As A Supervisor (GovLoop)

    May 23, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Bogged down by administrative tasks? Approving leave requests, expenses, paperwork – oh my! It can be so time consuming and overwhelming, to say the least. This doesn’t even take into account all the work you do everyday for your own job. How do you create good habits so you don’t get stuck in the administrative sludge?

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  13. Preventing Financial Fraud at Your Nonprofit (Nonprofit Learning Lab)

    May 24, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Join cybersecurity expert Community IT Innovators CTO Matt Eshleman and Carole Melvin, a financial expert from Your Part-Time Controller, for a webinar discussion of the financial threats that face nonprofit organizations and the steps you can take to protect your nonprofit from financial fraud.

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  14. Book Challenges and Intellectual Freedom: Proactive Planning for Public Libraries (WebJunction)

    May 24, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Across the United States, there are increased reports of book challenges from community members, which have led to very public and heated discussions. As public library leaders and staff consider how to prepare for similar local challenges, being proactive about developing and sharing policies and procedures can help to create clarity and establish expectations around responses to book challenges. This preparation may also include engaging stakeholders, partners, and supporters around the value and essential need for intellectual freedom in the library. Join this discussion with panelists who are working through these issues in their communities, to learn about the resources they have found useful, and their suggestions for getting started.

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  15. Celebrate Water During Earth Science Week (STARnet)

    May 24, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Earth Science Week will take place October 9-15 with the theme “Earth Science for a Sustainable World.” Learning about and conserving water is a fundamental aspect of a sustainable future! Join STAR Net as we share engaging and fun water activities and resources developed by the We are Water Project Team that you can use to celebrate Earth Science Week – and beyond!

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  16. How to Develop Tiny and Engaging Videos by “Hacking” and (Training Magazine Network)

    May 24, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    WARNING: There is a rule that you cannot copy videos from and But there are so many videos you can scavenge, copy, crop, “mutate”, slice and dice, “cannibalize”, and make your own - keeping within limits, of course. The great thing is that I am no expert! If I can do it, you can too.

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  17. 3 Cool Tools for Images (TeachersFirst)

    May 24, 2022, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    When using projects for alternative assessment and feedback, you’ll find that students can express themselves more creatively when given tools to share what they have learned. Come to this session to learn about three tools students can use to work with images for their projects. We’ll discuss digital citizenship expectations and explore tools that allow students to responsibly repurpose digital resources. You might even find a tool that is useful for your own purposes when creating learning objects!

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  18. What's Up Wednesday: All About LibraryReads (Indiana State Library)

    May 25, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    LibraryReads is the monthly nationwide library staff picks list for adult fiction and non-fiction. Learn how you can become part of this program by getting the chance to read pre-pub titles for free and use your votes to help create the list! This session will cover: the how and why of LibraryReads; how to access free print and downloadable galley copies of the hottest upcoming books; how to vote for the LibraryReads list; and more!

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  19. NCompass Live: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)

    May 25, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join the NLC’s Technology Innovation Librarian, Amanda Sweet, as she guides us through the world of library-related Pretty Sweet Tech.

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  20. Historic Census Bureau Sources for Filipino, Guamanian and Chamorro, American Samoan, and Native Hawaiian Rese (National Archives)

    May 25, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    This presentation by Christopher Martin, a historian with the U.S. Census Bureau, focuses on historic Census Bureau resources for Filipinos, Guamanians and Chamorros, American Samoans, and Native Hawaiians. We will explore the surveys and census history unique to those Pacific islands as well as the enumeration and representation of their populations in stateside questionnaires and reports. Learn more about the 1950 Census with our Genealogy Series.

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  21. Analyzing Primary Sources in Project-Based Learning (edWeb)

    May 25, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    In the edWebinar the presenters will discuss their approaches to high-quality, rigorous, project-based learning, whether designed by teachers or as open educational resources. They will also make connections to the C3 Framework to understand the skills students are building as they analyze sources and identify evidence to support their claims. Attendees will leave the session with an inquiry-based visual-analysis approach for using primary sources in their teaching to prompt students’ curiosity and improve critical thinking.

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  22. Storytelling for Impact (Firespring)

    May 26, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join Firespring’s Kiersten Hill as she goes through tips, techniques and tools to help the modern marketer tell better and more impactful stories to activate their audiences around ideas and actions.

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  23. Staffing Your Fundraising Operation: Structure, Attract & Retain (Productive Fundraising)

    May 26, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a workshop covering fundraising staffing. We’ll explore the various options to staff your organization’s fundraising operation including how to best structure a fundraising job description. Chad will also provide tips for structuring the position in a way that’s most likely to attract top talent. Finally, we’ll focus on what you can do as a manager to keep your fundraising staff happy and serving your organization for the long term. Processes and tools will be shared which will start you down the path to fundraising staff success.

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  24. Understanding and Protecting Against Cyber Risk (Charity Village)

    May 26, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    There are a lot of things an organization can do to protect themselves from cyber security incidents, and while insurance is typically a last resort when it comes to dealing with cyber risks, it is necessary to help mitigate the risks. Join us for a free webinar to learn about increasing cyber risk, preventative actions, and insurance options to help protect your organizations.

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  25. 5 Best Practices for Training Front-Line Workers (Training Network Magazine)

    May 26, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    From the ongoing pandemic to the “Great Resignation,” front-line workers are facing more pressure than ever. On top of these external pressures, front-line staff often lack organizational support as well, leading to poor productivity and a negative company culture. As a learning and development decision-maker, you have an opportunity to innovate and positively impact front-line employee training to motivate, educate, and retain essential workers. In this interactive webinar, discover the five best practices for developing consistent, engaging, and effective training that helps front-line workers stay connected and productive.

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  26. Ready Access: Reentry Services For Decarcerated Populations At Your Library (Infopeople)

    May 26, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Public libraries are uniquely situated to provide decarcerated individuals a wide range of supports because they are already providing services to the community. In this webinar the presenters will demonstrate a web-based toolkit that includes multi-layered mapping, a reading list, an introduction to initiating partnerships with governmental and nongovernmental agencies and tips for creating programming for decarcerated individuals.

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  27. How To Manage And Attract Talent In Gov (GovLoop)

    May 26, 2022, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Government agencies face a steep challenge when it comes to managing the workforce. They need to navigate increasing complexity around payroll, benefits, compliance and other critical issues. In an effort to reflect the needs of tomorrow’s workforce they also need the ability to attract, develop and retain the right employees.

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SLK Webinars

  1. Summer Food Program

    May 19, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join the State Library & Jill Ladd, KSDE Assistant Director of Child Nutrition & Wellness, for an overview of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and how the Kansas library community can be involved. Hear how Osage City Library has participated in the program to ensure that children within the community have access to meals during the summer months when school is not in session. Participants will also learn about recent guidance on flexibilities for Summer 2022 operations.

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