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  1. Seven Contemplative Discipline Steps to Address Challenging Behaviors – Part 2

    August 20, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Ablenet Problem behaviors exhibited by students interfere with their learning, interactions with peers and adults, and school success. Educators and schools struggling with how best to handle behaviorally challenged students often respond reactively. They frequently pursue a punishment-based approach using time-out or in and out of-school suspensions even for minor infractions. These punitive consequences do not really work because the challenging behaviors continue. This 2-part webinar series will present asystematic and coordinated framework of seven contemplative discipline steps to address challenging behaviors, drawing from sound research-based best-practices. Participants will learn proactive ways to enable the student to practice appropriate and constructive behaviors and achieve longer-term positive outcomes.

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  2. 3 Secrets to Planned Giving Success: Making it More Than a Pitch

    August 20, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Network for Good Join us as planned giving expert Lori Kranczer reveals her top methods to promote the best legacy message that aligns with your donors and avoids you feeling awkward or salesy and how to maintain your long term relationships with your donors.

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  3. Storytime Starters

    August 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Utah State Library Whether you’re a seasoned veteran looking to refresh your offerings or a rookie not sure where to start, you’ll find something to love in this webinar packed full of storytime outlines, plans, booklists, and resources to pump fresh air into one of the longest running programs in Children’s services.

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  4. Unconscious Bias: Perceptions of Self & Others

    August 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine Our lived experiences are the tools we use to interpret the world around us. Take some time to notice how you perceive yourself and others. The role of perception is directly linked to all that we are conscious of as well as all of the stuff we aren't! We must learn our habits to be able to be open to understand something we don't understand.

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  5. NCompass Live: Research - the Key to Library Design

    August 21, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission Whether you are undertaking a small renovation project, or building a brand-new library, conducting primary and secondary research is critical. Arming oneself with real-life examples of what to do AND what not to do can save you time and money.

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  6. Book Club Reboot: Creative Twists on the Reading Groups We Know and Love

    August 21, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Programming Librarian In this session, the authors of “Book Club Reboot: 71 Creative Twists” (ALA Editions, 2019) will share out-of-the-box ways to spice up your book clubs. From unique meeting locations, to reaching niche populations, to time-saving techniques and savvy partnerships, you will leave with ideas to put to work in your library right away.

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  7. Don’t Fan the Flames: Understanding fire and what to do about it

    August 21, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Connecting to Collections Care With the recent incident at Notre Dame fresh in our minds, join Donia Conn to learn about the nature of fire, what you can do at your institution to prevent fire, and how to mitigate the impact of a fire. She will cover the chemistry and mechanics of fire, how it spreads, and how a fire department works when they are on site to fight a fire. With this knowledge, participants will gain insight into how their building layout, storage areas, and landscaping affect fire vulnerability.

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  8. Public Papers of the Presidents

    August 21, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program The Office of the Federal Register began publishing the Public Papers of the Presidents in 1957 as an official text of United States Presidents’ public writings, addresses, and remarks. In this presentation, John Hyrum Martinez and Joseph Vetter will explain how the Public Papers of the Presidents are published and how they relate to the Compilation of Presidential Documents. They will also provide a demonstration of how to find presidential documents on govinfo.

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  9. XR Library Playbook: Best practices for successful XR program integration

    August 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Infopeople XR (extended reality) is the umbrella term for the emerging technologies of Virtual, Augmented or Mixed Reality.In this webinar we talk with library professionals about their experience setting up and running XR in libraries. They will share best practices and a playbook for beginning or expanding expanding use of XR in libraries.

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  10. Copyright, Fair Use and Creative Commons: Allies in Educational Settings

    August 21, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine In this session, you will be introduced to a practical framework for understanding what can be copyrighted and what can’t be with some typical scenarios librarians and educators encounter. You will also learn about where and in what context Fair Use applies, the different types of Creative Commons licenses, and how those licenses can help minimize copyright risk.

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  11. Are Automation and Cloud the Secret Sauce of Modernization?

    August 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Gov Loop Join us on Thursday, August 22nd at 2pm ET/11am PT for an interactive discussion to learn what cloud and automation implementations look like in 2019 and beyond.

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  12. Sleeper Hits for Fall 2019/Winter 2020

    August 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Library Journal YA novelist Leigh Bardugo’s first adult novel, novelist Tim O’Brien’s nonfiction lessons on fatherhood, adult fiction from the late comics genius Stan Lee, and Hilary Mantel’s wrap-up of her Man Booker–crowned Thomas Cromwell trilogy. Lori Rader-Day’s next thriller, André Aciman’s sequel to Call Me by Your Name, Kate Elizabeth Russell’s big #metoo fiction debut, and a collection (with some rediscovered pieces) by Zora Neale Hurston. Want to hear more? Our fall 2019/winter 2020 sleeper hits is full of surprises, so register now.

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  13. Up and Away with Fall Series Nonfiction

    August 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Booklist We’re reaching new heights this fall with amazing new series nonfiction titles from Reference Point Press, DK, Amicus Publishing, Black Rabbit Books and The Creative Company. Join us August 22 at 1PM Central for this can’t-miss webinar that will turn your tbr pile into a mountain of irresistible recs!

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  14. Funding Information Network (FIN) Information Session

    August 27, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GrantSpace Join Brian Schultz, manager of the Funding Information Network at Foundation Center by Candid, to learn how the Funding Information Network program can help your nonprofit resource center, community foundation, or library support your local nonprofit and small business economy. You'll learn about the key components of the program package, including Foundation Directory Online, grantseeking training guides, and our upcoming certification modules.

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  15. How to Drive Donor Engagement with Social Media Storytelling

    August 27, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Network for Good For nonprofits to effectively raise money and build community on social media requires thoughtful, strategic, and consistent effort and a boatload of creativity. In this workshop, social media and digital fundraising expert Julia Campbell will walk you through the secrets to successful donor relations with social media.

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  16. Hittin’ the Books: Back to School Titles for Your Students

    August 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Booklist Going back to school can be tough. Luckily, we have a team of experts to help soften the blow with some amazing back to school titles that will get readers excited for the new year! Join us August 27 at 1PM Central to hear from representatives at Books on Tape, Scholastic Library and Penguin Random House Canada about new books that will keep students reading outside of the classroom!

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  17. Raise More Money by Automating the Right Message at the Right Time

    August 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- techsoup This webinar will use case studies to show how data, careful segmentation, and automation combine to deliver the right message, to the right supporter, at the right time. We'll see how this results in greater revenue for the organization.

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  18. Library technology planning for today and tomorrow

    August 27, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- OCLC This webinar will help libraries create a framework for their technology planning and introduce the tools and decisions that need to be incorporated into a working plan. Join us to learn how to successfully develop and implement a practical technology plan that can help move your library and community forward.

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  19. Finding Your Way as a New Supervisor

    August 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Indiana State Library Congratulations, you’re a new supervisor! But, now what? You have so much to learn. The facility, policies, not to mention the staff… It seems so overwhelming. How can you possibly get your head around all of it? This session will provide a good roadmap for managing the learning curve of what you need to know in your new position. You will also be given plenty of encouraging tips to help you along your journey.

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  20. NCompass Live: Eliminating Late Fines is a Win-Win for Your Library and Community

    August 28, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission In this session, Beth and Meg will review the research and results from the growing number of libraries across the country that have ditched late fines and coaxed new and former users to their doors. They will share talking points, tips, and an advocacy tool you can use to build a case to eliminate fines in your library.

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  21. How to Scale Ed-Tech Innovations in Your Schools

    August 28, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Education Week To implement ed-tech initiatives, like personalized learning or 1-to-1 device initiatives, across a school or a district, education leaders need to communicate a clear vision, reach across silos and foster a culture of innovation. Our guests will lay out steps to help create transformative ed-tech initiatives at scale.

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  22. Tips for Navigating in Today’s Data-Driven World

    August 28, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Firespring Technology has made it exceedingly easy to access and use consumer data. This has led marketers, fundraisers and digital leaders to learn and cultivate their audiences like never before. But with this wealth of information at our fingertips, what’s next? We explore the intricacies of how to manage data in order to keep trust with consumers, followers and donors as well as efficiently utilize the information at hand.

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  23. Enjoy That Vacation and Find a New Hobby: Government Resources on Travel, Recreation, and Safe and Interesting Hobbies

    August 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program This webinar will provide information on Government resources on leisure time, vacation planning, and hobbies. Topics covered will include hobbies which can help the disabled and avoid dementia. Hobbies can also be a source of extra income. Vacation time is important to maintain balance in our lives, and this webinar will offer resources from agencies such as OSHA and explore the science of leisure time with information from sources like PubMed. And to add a touch of fun, we’ll pay a virtual visit to some of our national parks which offer great vacation and leisure time activities. So join us for a fun and informative webinar, and of course, it will include some sources of hobby and vacation information for your users who speak other languages.

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  24. Support Positive Literacy Outcomes with Large Print

    August 28, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb In this edWebinar we will be sharing results from a Project Tomorrow efficacy and feedback study to evaluate the impact of using Thorndike Press large print books on 4th – 11th graders at 15 schools representing a diverse set of communities. Learn the benefits associated with the effective usage of large print from the perspectives of students, teachers, librarians, and administrators, including relationships with academic outcomes, as well as a regular print comparison.

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  25. SocialGov Talks: Leveraging Pop Culture With Paul Lester of the DOE

    August 29, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- DigitalGov Join Paul Lester, Digital Content Specialist for the Department of Energy (DOE), to discuss how DOE leveraged the popular TV show, “Stranger Things” as a conversation starter about the agency’s mission and work using digital media (social media, blog, podcast, etc.). Mr. Lester will also discuss how he got management buy-in to use a pop culture phenomenon to promote the agency’s work.

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  26. Danger in the Comfort Zone: How to change when change isn’t coming naturally

    August 29, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Colorado State Library Rationally we know that change is imminent and to stay relevant we must adapt quickly, but emotionally we want to stay in our “comfort zone.” In this session you will learn how to change when change doesn’t come naturally by mastering new habits and skills. After all, for things to change, somebody has to start acting differently. Maybe it’s you, maybe it’s your team.

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  27. Check It Out! New Books for Ages 0-18

    August 29, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 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.

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