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March 21, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sponsored by- Indiana State Library
Talk! Sing! Read! Write! Play, especially with blocks! Play is an integral component of the development of young children, which is increasingly reflected in libraries through their design and programming. During this webinar you will learn why block play is so powerful, how staff at Allen County Public Library tackled the challenge of adding more play--specifically block play--to their program offerings, and how to adapt their initiative for libraries big and small.
March 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission
NLA Diversity Committee members will booktalk diverse titles and share resources for finding more reading to diversify your shelves. Attendees will be encouraged to share titles of diverse literature they have read to create a list for everyone to use.
March 21, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine
This class is designed to assist librarians, public health workers, health professionals, and the general public in locating authoritative information on nutrition and topics relating to nutrition. Background information on the importance of nutrition information to other health-related topics will be included, and resources for locating nutrition-related statistics and evidence-based practice will also be identified.
March 21, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- Association for Library Services to Children
More LGBTQAI+ books are published each year. How should you select, display, share, and use in your library for children of all ages? Titles and suggestions will lead into online conversations. Bring your questions, ideas, and concerns and together we will attempt to resolve them.
March 21, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sponsored by- Early Childhood Investigations
Research has established the negative impact of early adversity on a child’s social and emotional development. Adults who work in early childhood settings are in a unique position to help children overcome early challenges by supporting their acquisition of essential emotional skills and self-regulation capacities through consistent, predictable, nurturing, and positive interactions. In this webinar, by Play Therapist Christian Bellissimo, MSW, LCSW, RPT, LLC, you will learn how to support children’s development through their most natural means for expression: play.
March 21, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sponsored by- edWeb
In this edWebinar, Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School, CT, will explore school library makerspaces from floor plans, furnishings, and equipment to the role of play in a data-driven education landscape. Please join us to discover how to integrate making into your learning community.