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Librarian Events

  1. Giving Tuesday 2019 for Libraries

    October 8, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- EveryLibrary Giving Tuesday is an important way for library Friends groups and Foundations to connect with local donors - both new and renewing - for annual giving. In this webinar, the EveryLibrary Institute team will share best practices for successful Giving Tuesday fundraising including how to structure your donor appeals, plan successful crowdfunding or donor-challenges using FundLibraries.org, and how to partner with the EveryLibrary Institute to reach beyond your local community to a national audience of potential donors. FundLibraries.org is the only crowdfunding platform specifically for libraries. Learn about how to put it to work creating and sharing a compelling message to donors about your library.

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  2. Software Migration Bootcamp—Preparing for Your Implementation

    October 8, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Blackbaud It takes preparation and a plan to make migration magic happen. Join software migration expert Maureen Wallbeoff as she reviews a typical software migration project and shares her tips for making it go smoothly. Whether you’re moving into a replacement system or you’re adding something brand new, you’ll get a clear picture of what to expect during your big move.

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  3. Multicultural Picture Books: A Deeper Look at Your Collection

    October 8, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Maine State Library Do you feel it is important to have a diverse children’s collection, but don’t always know where to start? Join the Diverse BookFinder as we walk you through how to use our new Collection Analysis Tool (CAT), specifically designed to help you diversify your picture book collection! This free, online resource allows you to upload a single file and get a snapshot of who is represented -- and how -- in your collection. The CAT is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and will go live on October 1st. Participants will learn how to use the CAT and how to use the resulting report in combination with the Diverse BookFinder Search Tool to drive collection-based decisions. Finally, we will discuss the role of librarians in carefully reviewing books to build authentic and inclusive library collections that counter bias and promote cultural pluralism.

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  4. How Data and Mapping Help Libraries Meet Their Patrons’ Needs

    October 8, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Public Library Association Using real-world examples, this webinar will demonstrate how King County Library System staff have used PolicyMap to better understand their communities, develop services that are responsive to local and regional needs, and allocate library resources in alignment with organizational values.

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  5. Mad about Middle Grade

    October 8, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Booklist Mad about middle grade? Then join us for this free, hour-long presentation and see what must-have MG titles are heading your way from Bloomsbury Publishing, Candlewick Press, Charlesbridge, Disney Book Group, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers. Middle-grade enthusiasts, unite!

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  6. Playing by the Rules: Creating an Effective Volunteer Handbook

    October 8, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- VolunteerMatch Whether you’re just starting to create a Handbook or if you’re looking for best practices on information to include, this webinar will evaluate the Handbook you have and help you create a stronger framework for your volunteer engagement program.

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  7. Tell Your Foundation’s Impact Story

    October 8, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Blackbaud Foundations face an array of fresh challenges as they attempt to show their impact and build support for their work. The public and the media are questioning the value of endowed philanthropy – and distrust of established institutions is growing. As a result, foundations of all types are being challenged to show their impact in order to maintain their relevance and build the support necessary to drive sustained change. This session will outline the real challenges foundations are facing in the court of public opinion, offer practical strategies for facing these challenges, and provide real-life examples of how foundations can show their impact and sway opinion.

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  8. Let’s Celebrate Digital Citizenship Week: Something for Everyone

    October 8, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb October 14 to 18 is #digcitweek.Digital Citizenship Week is a great chance to get digital citizenship off the ground at your school. Increase awareness and get students, faculty, and families inspired to learn about media balance, cyberbullying, privacy, and much, much more!

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  9. Engage & Inspire: Augmented Reality in the Classroom

    October 8, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Teachers First Are you wondering about Augmented Reality (AR)? You may have already used it and not even been aware. This session will explain both place-based and marker-based AR as it is used in our daily lives. We will then look at what this could mean in our classrooms through interacting with markers and using mobile devices. Come learn about tools and apps that can create engaging experiences for your students.

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SLK Webinars

  1. SLK: The Mailbox School & District

    October 8, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join the State Library and trainer Angel DeRue for an overview of The Mailbox School & District, a teacher-created, editor-reviewed resource in print and online. Resources include worksheets, crafts, forms, songs, games, graphic organizers, patterns, clip art, cards and more for pre-kindergarten to grade 6.

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