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  1. Planning for Successful Internships

    March 8, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission JoAnn McManus and Mary Jo Ryan, both with the Nebraska Library Commission, will address the planning involved in preparing for a new intern and share tips to providing your intern--and your library--with a great experience. Topics covered that will be helpful for everyone include: determine if the library should provide a stipend or actually hire the intern as an employee, advertise the position/opportunity, intern selection considerations, review of resources to assist you, goal-setting for the internship, organize before day one of the internship, introduce your intern to the projects to be completed, and more.

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  2. 3 Keys to Successful Program Management

    March 8, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Management Association The skills needed for program management can differ significantly from those needed for project management. Program management is about maximizing the benefits realized with constrained resources in a changing environment; project management is focused on the efficient creation of a defined deliverable. In this webcast, you will discover the tools to initiate a program successfully in a manner that will enable benefits establishment, realization management, and analysis prior to and during execution. We will show you how to set realistic objectives and performance measures.

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  3. Rock Your Workshops: A 5-Step Road Map for Creating and Leading Engaging Sessions

    March 8, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Training Magazine Network This interactive webinar will offer you a 5-step structure that will help you design and lead engaging sessions from short presentations to workshops and training sessions. As you gain insights, techniques, and strategies for effective training, you’ll quickly be able to recognize what you’re doing well and what needs to be improved in order to consistently create the most effective learning experiences for your participants.

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  4. Social Media Crash Course for Nonprofits

    March 8, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Nonprofit Hub This session will help you discover how to maximize your nonprofit’s social media accounts through thankfulness, instead of promotion. We will examine real-life examples of effective social media usage from organizations large and small, as well as the latest research into what works and what doesn’t.

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  5. Engaging Your Board & Others in Difficult Decisions

    March 8, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- 4Good Achieving your organization’s goals often requires understanding and alignment across multiple stakeholders. Board members, staff, donors, and stakeholders of all types need to be engaged in the planning and implementation of new strategies and actions. But how can you do this efficiently when there may be many different views and priorities? This session will introduce key principles and tools for building dialogue and alignment across diverse groups.

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  6. Connecting Schools and Public Libraries Through Data

    March 8, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Demco In this presentation, you’ll learn how Columbus Metropolitan Library partnered with nonprofit Learning Circle Education Services to measure the impact of library services. Through data sharing, the library was given insight into whether programs such as Summer Reading Club, Homework Help and Reading Buddies were helping students read on grade level and increasing their performance in school. Listen as the project team shares what has been learned so far about students using these library services and discusses the importance of connecting the work of out-of-schooltime providers with K–12 student data to measure the impact on student achievement.

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  7. You Can Do I.T.! How to Empower Library Staff with Basic Tech Management Skills

    March 8, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- TechSoup The library field relies heavily on technology, but few front-line staff receive training in basic I.T. concepts that can build confidence when managing public access computer and working with patrons. The Texas State Library faced this challenge in more than 400 small public libraries in rural areas. They responded with You Can Do I.T., a friendly, approachable hardware, software, and networking skills training program. Join us for this free webinar to learn how you can demystify technology to empower others around you, no matter your technical ability or where you work. We will share our approaches to I.T. training to engage different learning styles, free and adaptable resources, and lessons learned from hands-on experience in the field.

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  8. STEM and STEAM for Children

    March 8, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sponsored by-Missouri State Library The presenters will provide an overview of 52+ STEM/STEAM programs they have tried at their library, as well as an in-depth summary of 3 programs for ages 3-12. These materials, including outlines, supply lists, links to scientific explanations, photos, and more can also be found on the blog created by the presenters: If this session fills up, the video will be posted within approximately 48 hours of the webinar at:

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