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  1. Caring for Family Keepsakes

    April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Association for Library Collections & Technical Services This presentation highlights basic archival care for common family treasures such as photo albums, loose photographs, Bibles, clocks, jewelry, and more. Dozens of photos illustrate proper storage practices, and damage resulting from poor storage and common hazards such as silverfish, mold, and acid migration. Discover what to save when you inherit a houseful of “treasures,” how and where to store your keepsakes, and how to set up a home archive so you can easily access items for research and sharing.

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  2. Check It Out! New Books for Ages 0-18

    April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- State Library of Iowa Join us on the last Thursday of each month for a review of brand new titles published for ages 0-18. You'll hear short booktalks of new titles (and new entries in ongoing series) from major and Indie publishers and get ideas on how to keep up with the endless tide of what's new in kidlit and young adult literature.

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  3. Donor Stewardship that Tells a Story

    April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Bloomerang There are lots of ways to steward donors and even more ways that you could tell stories. In this webinar, Vanessa Chase Lockshin will talk about the best ways to combine these strategies so that donors feel thanked, connected to their giving values, and understand their impact.

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  4. Helping Children Succeed Through Family Engagement

    April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Education Week Research shows that when parents are engaged in their children’s learning, students succeed. Educators often need support in helping families integrate into local school communities, where they can learn about the education practices and policies that impact their children. The challenge is figuring out the best methods for building these relationships. In this free webinar, learn about the five high-leverage areas identified in the report: attendance, data sharing, academic and social development, digital media, and transition points.

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  5. Using Benefits.gov as a Tool for Citizens in Need

    April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program This webinar is an informational overview on how the resources and benefits available on Benefits.gov can help citizens in need and how community advocates can leverage the website. As a librarian and community advocate, you dedicate your time to serving those in need of information. Benefits.gov can be your key tool to help others. Participants will learn how to navigate the site to search a public database of more than 1,200 Government benefits.

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  6. Get in the Game: Esports and Libraries

    April 25, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Texas State Library and Archives Commission Have you heard of esports but want to learn more? Ever wonder if esports could be featured in libraries? Interested in reaching and engaging more patrons through gaming and esports? Are you intrigued by a program offering which attracts a broad cross section of patrons of different ages, races, genders, and socioeconomic standing? Let’s take an in-depth look at esports and its community and discuss ways to build more games-related programming in libraries.

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  7. The Library as Social Connector: Forging Community Connection

    April 25, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- WebJunction Libraries have the position and the power to rebuild social bonds, offering that sense of community and shared place that humans crave. Active learning programs that bring people together for participatory, shared experiences are a boost to community strength, but they could go even further to amplify social connection and build social infrastructure. Join us as we explore library programs through the lens of social possibilities and devise strategies to be more intentional about forging stronger community bonds.

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  8. Educators and Social Media: Avoiding the Pitfalls

    April 25, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb In this edWebinar, Jamie Knowles, Senior Manager of Educator Professional Learning Programs at Common Sense Media, will share strategies for helping teachers use social media in a way that benefits their students, their school, and themselves. This presentation will be of interest to elementary through high school educators. There will be time to get your questions answered at the end of the edWebinar.

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