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  1. Calendar Overlay Kansas Reads (4)
  2. Calendar Overlay Librarian Events (24)
  3. Calendar Overlay SLK Webinars (1)

Kansas Reads

  1. Ten Pigs Circle Time

    November 15, 2018, 5:30 PM @ Stevens County Library

    Storytimes - Join Miss Stacey for a special Ten Pigs Circle Time on Wednesday, November 14 at 10:30am. If you can't make the 10:30 session, Miss Stacey will provide an Encore Storytime on Thursday, November 15 beginning at 5:30pm.

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  2. Storytime at Logan Preschool

    November 19, 2018, 1:45 PM @ LOGAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

    Reading and playing at the Logan Preschool with the 3 year old class

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  3. PJ Reading Night

    November 19, 2018, 6:30 PM @ SANTANA/DUDLEY TOWNSHIP LIBRARY

    Nov 19th: PJ Reading night 6:30 - 7:15; Going into Satanta Grade School to read to preschool class November 20th @ 9 a.m. & again at 1 p.m.

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  4. Learn & Play Group at Elk Plaza, in Hanston

    November 26, 2018, 5:00 PM @ JETMORE PUBLIC LIBRARY

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Librarian Events

  1. Getting Your Donor Management Data In Order for 2019

    November 15, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Idealware) You have a donor management system, but how do you get the most out of it while maintaining it for optimal efficiency? Join us to learn about donor data best practices, including customizing your system to your organization’s needs, cleaning data, defining data standards and coding, and the importance of training staff to enter and extract data efficiently.

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  2. Libraries Connecting You to Coverage

    November 15, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Public Library Association As part of its ongoing work to support the public library’s role in creating healthy communities, PLA is offering new resources for libraries to help more Americans participate in the Open Enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act. This free webinar will help public library staff plan for how they can promote the deadlines, educate their communities, find certified enrollment assistance, and support patrons’ efforts to enroll successfully. Learn how two very different public libraries are using free resources to offer essential guidance to their communities.

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  3. Moving Your Workload to the Cloud? What are the Right Tools for the Job?

    November 15, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GovLoop Join us online to learn how governments can successfully assess, plan and automate cloud transformation on time and on budget, and fast forward your data center consolidation or cloud migration.

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  4. Encore Career Search Strategies: Help Your Patrons Find Their Way to Meaningful Work

    November 15, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Infopeople We can help older patrons compete successfully for jobs by steering them toward resources that match their needs, and by helping them find (economical) ways to develop new job search skill. This webinar will give you information and resources to help patrons bridge the gap in knowledge and skills.

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  5. Onboard or Overboard! Increasing Employee Retention and Productivity

    November 15, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Training Magazine Network Employees are going overboard, leaving companies at a faster pace than ever before. You work so hard to recruit the right talent and yet 1/3 of employees quit their jobs in just the first six months! One major factor in this is lack of great onboarding. Companies fail to realize the need to reinforce the “buying decision” – yes, onboarding is a key time for new associates to determine if they made the right choice or not.

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  6. Fighting Fake News: How to Outsmart Trolls and Troublemakers

    November 15, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb In this edWebinar, teachers will learn a practical approach to helping students avoid one of the major pitfalls of today’s digital media: falling for fake information.

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  7. Looking to the Cloud: Using Google's G Suite at Your Library

    November 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Indiana State Library Learn how Google’s G Suite web-based software can bring simplicity, flexibility, and collaboration to your library through Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive. We’ll also cover how to sign up for Google for Nonprofits, which brings this platform to your library for free.

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  8. The University of Michigan Ebook Collection: An investment in open source, community accountable infrastructure

    November 16, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Lyrasis LYRASIS is hosting a webinar to provide our members an opportunity to learn more about the University of Michigan Ebook Collection, a comprehensive collection of the University of Michigan Press’s scholarly ebooks for sale to libraries. The collection is fully accessible on Fulcrum, a leading community-developed, open source platform for digital scholarship developed with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Please join us to learn how your investment in this newly available content supports the sustainability of open source, community accountable infrastructure.

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  9. Marketing on a Small Budget

    November 16, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Indiana State Library Libraries are busy places. From programming to services, we want people to know about everything. The challenge? We often have very limited (if any) marketing budgets. See examples of what has worked and where your time is best spent. You do not want to miss this great presentation, so sign up to attend today!

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  10. Technology Competencies & How to Exceed Them (Geared towards all levels of staff)

    November 19, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Indiana State Library Explore available opportunities for continuing education, peruse useful sites for keeping up with technology, and develop a plan for taking charge of your own learning. Topics covered will include planning for learning, time management, and state and national resources. Ample time will be given for participants to search for relevant training and education opportunities that fit their individual needs.

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  11. Online Tools that Help Nonprofits Learn, Listen & Engage

    November 20, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Sponsored by- Firespring Learn how to make technology your friend. In his most revealing session, Jay takes you behind the curtain to show, in real-time, which tools he uses to manage his online presence and why.

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  12. Bozarthzone! Holiday Stressbusters

    November 20, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- InSync Training What should be a season of love and joy often turns instead to tiring weeks of overspending, overindulging, disappointment and STRESS! Join facilitator Jane Bozarth for a look at common causes of holiday stress and ways to combat them.

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  13. Using Storytelling to Boost Your Nonprofit's Communications

    November 22, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Charity Village Do you struggle with storytelling? Need help getting a handle on planning, developing and sharing your nonprofit’s stories? In this webinar, we’ll look at how you can approach storytelling in a focused and strategic way. We’ll review steps that will help you to develop content that is compelling and that supports your organization’s mission and goals.

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  14. Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities Through Virtual Community Health and Wellness Workshops

    November 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine) This session will provide attendees with background information about the Latino community both in the United States and in Minnesota. An overview of current demographics and health issues will be covered. The presenters will then describe how they designed, implemented, and evaluated the virtual health and wellness workshop series*, covering mental health and wellness topics, targeting the Latino community in rural Minnesota towns.

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  15. Info2Go! EOR and E-rate – Are you ready for 2019?

    November 26, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Idaho Commission for Libraries Get ready for the next round of EOR and E-rate. What can you expect for 2019? What can you do to be prepared? Get all the details here.

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  16. Graphs, Charts, and Data Visualization – All Three in Your Next PowerPoint Presentation

    November 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Training Magazine Network PowerPoint graphs and charts are an excellent way to show information visually, allowing an audience to see the trend or result straight away. Graphs are a common component to most presentations, but they aren't always used correctly. An effective graph can show a trend, support your message, explain a situation, and much more besides. Data visualization takes things further, to convey complex concepts in an elegant and relatable way. In this webinar we explain how to use and create PowerPoint graphs and charts effectively. We show the common mistakes people make and how to avoid them. Then teach you how to create live and non-live graphs, charts, and other data visualizations that will help engage your audience and get your message across.

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  17. Looking at Plastics: An Introduction to Caring for Plastics

    November 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Connecting to Collections Plastics are everywhere – they are an inescapable part of our lives both at home and in our collections. Plastics present a deceptive promise of permanence yet we know from experience that their preservation is not an easy task. Learn how to monitor and mitigate problems that may arise from the deterioration of plastics in your collection.

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  18. It's Not Just About the Likes: Getting Strategic with Your Library's Social Media

    November 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Texas State Library and Archives Commission You know how to use social media tools like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, but how do you get followers to go beyond liking posts to sharing or even showing up for the programs or resources you're promoting? Being strategic with your posts is an important first step. In this webinar you'll learn strategies for social media engagement for libraries of all sizes, but with a focus on libraries without dedicated communications staff.

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  19. Understanding Grief After an Overdose Death

    November 28, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine This webinar focuses on the dynamics of grief after a death caused by substance use. It also covers the stigma, stress, and trauma that can come with grief after a death from substance use -- and it considers issues that begin to influence survivors' experience of grief and loss long before a death occurs, such as struggling with a loved one's addiction and the demands of caring for a chronically ill person.

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  20. Relationships in Early Education: It’s Basic!

    November 28, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Early Childhood Investigations This powerful webinar, by Luis Hernandez will offer insights and strategies to help early childhood educators build and enrich their relationships with the children, parents, and other staff members in their organizations.

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  21. How to Write More Effective Email and Web Content

    November 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- InfoPeople In this webinar, we’ll offer specific guidelines that will help you communicate more effectively in an age where people read most of your content on a screen. We’ll look at before and after examples, and attendees will get a list of resources for learning more.

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  22. 10 Strategies for Success with Digital Fundraising

    November 29, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GrantSpace In this webinar, we will learn how to make your website donor-ready, improve your donation pages, choose the right donor platform, create powerful email fundraising campaigns, promote monthly giving, use social media techniques to grow your email list, and invest in digital advertising to raise money online. We will also address organizational readiness and capacity as a factor in your success.

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  23. IdentityTheft.gov: Your One-Stop Resource to Help People Recover from Identity Theft

    November 29, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program Come learn more about IdentityTheft.gov, the Federal Government’s free, one-stop resource to help people fix problems caused by identity theft.

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  24. Librarian Evolution: Libraries Thrive When We Change

    November 29, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- WebJunction Charles Darwin said, "It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." It has never been a better time to be a librarian—especially when we recognize and act on our power to help people in our communities build better lives through learning and literacy. To do that, our identity, our education, our organizations, and our work is changing. Learn how library staff are becoming change agents to help Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, the 2016 Gale/LJ Library of the Year, become an essential asset in its community.

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SLK Webinars

  1. SLK-Gale Databases Training

    November 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join the State Library for a webinar on our Gale databases: Kansas History, Genealogy Connect, and Gale Health Reference Collection. This session will be recorded for later viewing.

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