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July 18, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- VolunteerMatch
This webinar will start with the basics of what should be included in a position description and will help you create or update position descriptions for all of your volunteer opportunities. Once those position descriptions are created – use them! Learn how accurate and up-to-date position descriptions can help you recruit and train volunteers, and how they can help with retention and the development of leadership positions within your volunteer engagement program.
July 18, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Sponsored by- North Dakota State Library
Board gaming is on the rise with all age groups. Sometimes people are unsure of where to start and how to find a board game that is right for them. Just as there is a book for every person, I believe that there is a game for them too! Board games are a great way to get people off of technology and connect face to face. This will help people implement that service in their libraries from inception to cataloging to inventorying to helping patrons select games.
July 23, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- Wild Apricot
If you’re trying to?drive impact or increase membership?by yourself, it can feel almost impossible?— but luckily, you don’t have to do it alone. Many organizations know their staff, members, volunteers, and board members already talk about?them on a regular basis. With the right training and motivation,?your entire team could be?spreading?the word about the benefits of membership, helping you?attract more new and returning members?and increase your impact. To learn how to ask, train and support?your team, please join us?for this free webinar.
Sponsored by- Booklist
New school year, new reading goals, new YA! Please join us July 23 for a special one-hour, free webinar where we’ll give you an inside line to the teen books that are sure to fly off the shelves this upcoming school year.
July 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sponsored by- North Carolina Library Association
Taylor Johnson will present Visualizing Research Impact: Tools and Tips from EPA-RTP Library. She will discuss how she puts together bibliometric data and visualizations to create portfolios, reports, and infographic-like products for researchers to use for reviews, promotions, and awards.
July 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- DigitalGov
Google Analytics provides a plethora of metrics for DAP reporting. Digital Analytics Program (DAP) users have access to many metrics, but many of these metrics are misunderstood. What are some examples of misunderstood metrics, and how and when should you use them? We’ll talk about these metrics and their potential misinterpretations and pitfalls.
Sponsored by- GovLoop
Join this webinar to hear an exciting panel discussion on how state and local governments are innovating in the areas of cybersecurity, digital services, customer experience and more.
July 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sponsored by- Grantspace
In this session you’ll learn the legal and logistical elements necessary to start a successful nonprofit. You’ll also learn about possible alternatives to starting your own nonprofit that you may not have considered. Finally, you’ll be introduced to a tool that will help you assess your own readiness to move forward.
July 24, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Sponsored by- Teachers First
Help your students learn from history by examining primary source materials. Join us to learn strategies for the use of historical evidence in the classroom.
July 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- State Library of Iowa
Join us on the last Thursday of each month for a review of brand new titles published for ages 0-18. You'll hear short booktalks of new titles (and new entries in ongoing series) from major and Indie publishers and get ideas on how to keep up with the endless tide of what's new in kidlit and young adult literature.
Sponsored by- U.S. Census
During this webinar, Census Bureau experts will help you:; Understand practical ways to use our healthcare data through illustrations and use cases; Learn about available resources and data tools, which can assist you in saving time looking for data; Learn how to compare and contrast the different types of available data.
Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program
This webinar will present basic information about digital U.S. Government documents. Different methods for making documents available will be explained, and examples of how libraries provide patron access will be provided.
July 25, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sponsored by- Training Magazine Network
Those of us who want to keep our jobs and reputations need to protect our clients from risks, including running afoul of copyright and trademark laws - like "Fair Use" - when creating training materials. Through case studies, we'll explore the process for determining when Fair Use may apply (It’s not a slam dunk) and examine best practices.
July 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine
This is a one hour webinar that will provide youth-serving staff with skills and knowledge related to health information and health-focused programming. The one hour class will present an overview of health information needs of teenagers and their information seeking behaviors, review communication skills needed during reference interviews with teenagers, and explore credible health information resources that are designed for teens.
July 29, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- Reference and User Services Association
At this webinar, Scott Wolla and Mary Suiter from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will provide their expert assistance by sharing the wealth of resources available in the Federal Reserve's collection of financial education materials. From book lists to activities for youth of all ages, the Federal Reserve offers a wide range of helpful resources to support and inspire library financial literacy initiatives. The webinar will also include time for participants to ask these experts their questions.
July 30, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- Firespring
In our Social Media 101 webinar, we covered the Big 3 (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) and walked through social media tools. Now it’s time to learn a few advanced social media tips and tricks, elevate your social media presence through micro strategies and activate your advocates.
Sponsored by- Booklist
Is your book club in a reading slump? Never fear, because we have some upcoming adult titles that are sure to create lively discussion and get group members wanting more. In this one-hour, free webinar we’ll talk with representatives from Ingram, W.W. Norton & Company, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt about your next group reading assignment.
Sponsored by- VolunteerMatch
How long do volunteers usually stay with your program? Do you struggle with keeping them interested, involved and engaged? This webinar will help you think about new strategies and help you evolve your program to include new roles and responsibilities for volunteers, pathways for more involvement and leadership positions in your program, how recognition plays a role in retention, and the importance of including continuing education and professional development to keep your volunteers engaged. Tools to help you evaluate your program implement new ideas will be provided.
July 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission
Learn how to use nature to nurture the youngest of patrons by identifying letters of the alphabet with nature in an alphabet garden. The presenters will teach the importance of all aspects of nature by transforming the smallest garden into a pollinator garden.