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  1. Reading Life Between the Lines: Using Children’s & Young Adult Literature to Have Tough Conversations about Diversity

    May 7, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Washington State Library This workshop will teach teachers, librarians, school boards, administrators and youth leaders strategies for using Children’s & Young Adult Literature with readers of any age to engage with questions of identity and difference and will help participants increase their cultural competence for working with young people in educational or recreational settings.

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  2. How to Use Mobile Messaging to Grow Your Nonprofit and Boost Fundraising

    May 7, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Nonprofit Tech for Good With 96% of all Americans owning mobile devices, and 81% of U.S. adults owning smartphones, it’s imperative that nonprofits adapt to meet donors where they are and how they communicate. This webinar will delve into how nonprofits can harness the power of mobile messaging in order to better engage their audience and raise more money for their cause.

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  3. All Things YA

    May 7, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Booklist Whether you’re looking to add more books to your summer reading list or your tbr pile is getting a little thin, Booklist has you covered for all things YA this season! Hear from Page Street Kids and Sourcebooks as they chat about an array of YA titles, including spring and summer highlights and forthcoming books! Panelists will be joined by a young adult librarian to discuss readers’ advisory tips and book talking tricks.

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  4. Effectively Combining Virtual and In-Person Learning

    May 7, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Insync Training When done well, blending virtual and in-person delivery has the potential to enhance accessibility and depth of understanding. Done poorly, it can undermine effective learning. In this Virtually There session, Rebecca will look to three recent case studies from her practice – examples drawn from urban policy making, rural community engagement and a post-secondary professional learning context--to explore this concept.

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  5. Libraries Connecting You to Coverage: Health Literacy

    May 7, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Public Library Association This free webinar will help public library staff better understand the importance of health literacy, how to promote accurate health information and resources, and how to develop community partnerships to broaden the scope of a healthy community.

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  6. The 2 Generation Approach to Eliminating Poverty

    May 7, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Colorado State Library What is the 2Gen approach? You’re probably already doing it! The 2Gen approach is a method that helps families escape the cycle of poverty by intentionally serving children and their parents or adult caregivers together. Join us to brainstorm about how to support all members of the family and learn new ways to fight poverty in your community through library programs and services.

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  7. Start a Monthly Donor Program NOW. 7 Reasons why you can’t afford to wait!

    May 7, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- CharityHowTo If you’re hesitant or unsure about monthly donors, this FREE interactive webinar will answer the questions you, your boss or board may still have about the value of adding a monthly donor program to your revenue stream.

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  8. Many Faces of Collaboration

    May 7, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Sponsored by- School Library Connection Are you eager to collaborate with more teachers in your school but need some ideas on how to start? Have you touted the benefits of collaboration and found your colleagues are still reluctant to partner with you? Then join us for this hour packed with ready-to-implement ideas and encouragement! Paige Jaeger and Bridget Crossman will discuss tried-and-true strategies, from covert operations to global initiatives, to connect with teachers and others in your community to increase student learning.

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  9. Life Hacks with OneNote: Organize, Collaborate and Share

    May 7, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Technology and Innovation in Education Microsoft OneNote provides a unique space that allows you to keep track of your notes and content, share that content with learners and collaborate with colleagues. This session will give you a quick introduction to ways you can utilize OneNote to hack your digital spaces.

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  10. Veterans History Project

    May 7, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Library of Congress The Veterans History Project, led by the Library of Congress, collects and preserves the recollections of America’s veterans from World War I to present. By recording interviews with veterans and curating their memoirs, photographs, letters and other historical documents, the Veterans History Project captures their important contributions and commemorates their valor. It is a meaningful way to share a veteran’s story. Kerry Ward, will be hosting this virtual training workshop and will explain the guidelines for preparing and compiling the oral histories. To learn more about the project before the training go to https://www.loc.gov/vets/about.html . It is open to everyone. Meeting number (access code): 909 441 731 Meeting password: WYVeterans1!

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  11. Collaborate with Content Areas for Deeper Learning

    May 7, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Association of School Librarians This webinar will focus on creating collaborations between the school library and content teachers in an effort to create lessons and units that foster critical thinking. Layering standards from content areas with national standards from AASL, ISTE and Future Ready librarianship creates in depth and substantial lessons for critical thinking and growth. Utilizing resources such as the AASL app and the AASL Crosswalk sets, this webinar will identify ways that school librarians can work with subject area teachers on lessons that prepare students for 21st century learning.

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