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  1. NCompass Live: Tops and Flops of Library Programs

    March 14, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission A top ten (and bottom ten) listing of adult programs put on at the Laurens County Library, in Laurens, South Carolina. A humorous look at what has worked well for us and what failed. There will be commentary on each, such as origins of the idea, what worked well, what went wrong, intangible factors, etc. Included will be some honorable mentions of programs that went well, that I did not do.

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  2. Reduce the Anxiety: A Roadmap to Planning a Stress-Free Library Staff Development Day

    March 14, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Georgia Public Library Service This webinar will cover planning and organizing a library’s staff development day. Participants will learn some of the best approaches to developing a day of learning that’s unique to their library systems, including choosing activities, finding speakers, and securing a venue. The presenter, Dorcas Davis, Director of Continuing Education & Training at GPLS, will also share a printable checklist that can be used to help plan the perfect day from start to finish.

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  3. Sustaining your Organization’s Future: Mentoring and Succession Planning in Libraries

    March 14, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine Julie Leuzinger and Jennifer Rowe will discuss results of a recent survey of librarians on the prevalence of succession and mentoring plans in academic, public, school, and special libraries and share conclusions, best practices, and takeaways for giving your organization a boost with increased mentoring and succession planning.

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  4. Access and Transparency: Records held at the National Archives

    March 14, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- U.S. National Archives Learn how we can we help you request and access the restricted and non-restricted Federal records held at the National Archives – many without a Freedom of Information Act request. A panel of staff experts will discuss and answer questions about their work in making records available from the Executive, Legislative, and Presidential records held at the National Archives.

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  5. Extending the Book Experience: Strategies That Promote Language and Literacy Development in Dual Language Learners

    March 14, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Early Childhood Investigations Join Vera Meyerholtz as she explores simple and effective tips designed to differentiate instruction, engage dual language learners in critical thinking, strengthen the use of newly learned words and promote literacy development during an interactive book experience.

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  6. Growing Your Library's Role: Creating a Community Garden with Impact

    March 14, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Programming Librarian Inclusive, diverse and supportive of community participation, community gardens are a great way to bring together patrons and expand the library's role beyond its walls. Pottsboro (Texas) Area Public Library learned how powerful community gardens can be when the library used a single grant to transform an acre of vacant city land into a vibrant garden plot that residents could use, free of charge.

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  7. Improving the Health, Safety and Well-being of LGBT Populations Part 2

    March 14, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine LGBT individuals face many barriers in accessing healthcare, including discrimination, lack of access, misunderstanding, and fear. As a consequence, many LGBT individuals do not regularly access appropriate and timely care. The more informed healthcare professionals are, LGBT patients and clients will become more comfortable in an environment that is often alienating, disrespectful, and traumatic.

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  8. Visualizing Funding for Libraries: You’ve Gathered the Data, Now What?

    March 14, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- WebJunction In this webinar, learn how to generate a viable list of potential funders using the dynamic and freely available data-visualization tool, Visualizing Funding for Libraries.

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