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  1. Surviving and Thriving as an Accidental Librarian

    October 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission You finally got your dream job at the library, but now what? People always say, "I never learned that in Library School", but what about those of us who never went to school? More than 3 out of every 4 library staff nationwide don’t hold a library degree, so if you’re one of them, this session is for you! Come take pride in your accidental librarianship, and walk away with greater understanding of library principles, practices, and tools of the trade.

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  2. Being a Better Ally to All

    October 16, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine Every organization has a group of stakeholders, staff, and volunteers who must foster effective communication through conflict, change, and crisis. With increased comfort and confidence, you can be prepared to hold and encourage others to have the challenging conversations that lead to better collaboration and teamwork. Developing a culture based on listening, speaking up, and taking responsibility builds teams of cooperation for the short- and long-term.

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  3. Engaging Your Board for Better Fundraising

    October 16, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Network for Good Would you like to deepen your board's involvement in fundraising? This webinar will explore a 3-step process for building board engagement in fundraising. You'll have the opportunity to reflect on what is and isn't working in engaging your board with fundraising, Then, you'll choose from a variety of possible next steps that will take your board fundraising to a higher level.

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  4. A Recipe for Reading: Culinary Literacy at Your Library

    October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Programming Librarian Few things bring people together like a good meal. Join us to hear how two libraries established culinary literacy programming for their communities and get tips for setting up a similar program in your community.

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  5. Activate Student Success With Database Access

    October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Education Week/Gale Register for this webinar to hear Project Tomorrow and panelists discuss key findings and examples for implementing databases into the classroom. You’ll learn how educational databases have been used to develop future-ready skills, enhance projects, and improve the quality of student learning. Plus, you’ll receive access to download our research paper and best practice guide. Wyoming educators have free access to Gale databases.

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  6. Fierce Fighting Girls

    October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- School Library Journal Algonquin Young Readers has a FIERCE fall 2019 line-up of middle grade and young adult titles. Join authors Tracey Baptiste, Sarah Jean Horwtiz, Karen Rivers, Maria Padian, and Cynthia Copeland as they discuss each of their brand-new titles and protagonists. Each title represents characteristics beyond just being tough and will encourage young readers to celebrate their own fierceness, whether they have Fierce Courage like Corinne or a Fierce Voice like Cindy.

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  7. Rethinking Philanthropy: Indigenous-led Grantmaking

    October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- GrantSpace In this webinar, we are bringing together indigenous leaders from the philanthropic sector that will share how they have redefined grantmaking practices to better serve Indigenous communities.

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  8. Study Design: Developing a Citizen Science Project that Delivers Results

    October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- DigitalGov This 60-minute session will explore the fundamental building blocks for building a strong citizen science program.

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  9. PNR Rendezvous: Health Insurance Literacy and How Librarians Can Help

    October 16, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine Libraries are prominent places in communities making libraries and librarians excellent resources for advancing health information literacy. For example, librarians can address the unmet information needs that leave many unable to make appropriate health insurance choices. For those with lower levels of health insurance literacy, the ability to procure appropriate levels of health insurance coverage may be limited, which can have dire effects on individuals’ health statuses. Addressing this critical information need, Emily Vardell, Ph.D., will present a talk entitled “Health Insurance Literacy and How Librarians Can Help.”

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  10. Diversity in Context: Stretching the Idea of Building Diverse Collections

    October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb How can we build collections that celebrate not only diverse characters but also a diverse range of experiences for those characters to inhabit? And, how can we encourage readers to empathize with characters who may seem unfamiliar? In this edWebinar, join Michelle Luhtala for a lively discussion in honor of Teen Read Week 2019.

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