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  1. Feeding America: Gardens, Seed Exchanges, Summer Meals, and More!

    November 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission Three-quarters of the counties with the highest rates of food insecurity are in rural areas. This session will cover how public libraries feed America: 1) Distributing food at the library, 2) Teaching and supporting gardening, 3) Teaching how to prepare healthy food, and 4) Offering the library’s support to food programs (e.g. Farmers Markets). We will then go over how you can use the resources of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, including its Cooperative Extension, Summer Food Service, 4-H, and Master Gardener programs.

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  2. LibraryCon Live!

    November 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Library Journal & School Library Journal A Virtual Festival for Librarians, Book Nerds, and Fans of Graphic Novels, SF, and Fantasy. LibraryCon Live! is a free, completely virtual conference—no traveling and no cost! Register now! We look forward to seeing you on November 6th. Can't make the live date? No problem! All the sessions will be archived, and the virtual environment will be accessible for three months.

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  3. Conducting the Reference Interview: How to Ask Better Questions to Make Customers Happy

    November 6, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Colorado State Library How do we connect customers with exactly what they need when the way they ask for something is open to many interpretations? Enter… the reference interview! The purpose of a reference interview is to find out what a customer wants so library staff can match the information need with the library’s resources. Join us as we break down the process into simple steps and discuss solutions to common problems. Participants will leave with a 6-step tool kit to asking better questions so customers leave happy.

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  4. GovInsights: Where is State and Local Tech Headed With Data?

    November 6, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GovLoop Join us online for an online panel discussion on how state and local government agencies are embracing data analytics to make more informed decisions.

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  5. Facilitating Civic Engagement with Pop-Up Programming

    November 6, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Infopeople In late summer of 2016, Skokie (IL) Public Library created a Civic Lab--a mobile, pop-up initiative to increase public discussion and civic literacy among library patrons of all ages. In this webinar Christine Goertz and Amy Holcomb, two members of the Civic Lab team, will discuss the background of the Civic Lab, strategies in developing civic literacy opportunities across multiple departments, and the four types of pop-up events that make up the majority of Civic Lab appearances.

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  6. How Digital Stressors Impact Student Learning

    November 6, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb.net In this edWebinar, participants will define and understand the digital stressors that kids are facing in digital spaces, such as social media and gaming platforms. They will discover ways to best integrate SEL practices and content to mitigate those stressors. Lastly, we will review examples of how educators identify and address stressors in the classroom.

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