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  1. Telehealth in Rural Public Libraries

    April 14, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Learn how a rural library partnered with the University of North Texas Health Science Center to launch a pilot telehealth program. In rural communities, libraries often have the fastest internet connection in town together with digital literacy to assist users. Rural Americans face health inequities that result in worse health care outcomes than their peers in more populated areas. The presentation will include a discussion of logistics, and the role of health and digital literacy in telehealth.

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  2. How to Use Surveys & Assessments to Drive Learning & Coaching In Your Organization (Training Magazine Network)

    April 14, 2021, 11:00 AM

    During this session, you will learn: How customer feedback can help drive your existing training and development initiatives; How to convert a customer service survey into a coaching strategy; How to use engagement studies and assessments to create a Culture of Coaching within your organization; How to convert an employee assessment into a coaching strategy; How you can enable your employees to coauthor their training and empower your managers to become partners and DRIVERS in the Training & Development process! and much more…

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  3. Planning an Exit Strategy for a Board Member

    April 14, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Join speaker Alyssa Wright during this webinar as we discuss how to identify disconnected or poorly matched board members, craft a plan of action and help create a mutual exit strategy that doesn't impact the overall culture of your organization.

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  4. Books That Heal for Children and Young Adults

    April 14, 2021, 12:00 PM

    This presentation will offer thoughtful discussion about the healing power of stories, and the messages they teach our youth for coping. It will provide examples of titles, for both children and young adults, that afford a variety of mental health benefits, supporting issues of trauma, self-esteem, identity, loss, anxiety, etc. Librarians have long championed literacy and the power of reading for our youth. Following this presentation, participants will have tangible ideas and language to use as they continue their advocacy for young readers.

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  5. Finding Valuable Scientific, Technical, and Business Information by Using Technical Reports Databases

    April 14, 2021, 12:00 PM

    This webinar will explore the realm of technical reports – the results of scientific, engineering, and business research done by Government agency in-house experts and consultants. A report can include analysis, recommendations, and a detailed executive summary of a timely issue, emerging topic, or critical problem.

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  6. How Testing Your Documents Can Improve Plain Language Compliance

    April 14, 2021, 1:00 PM

    Have you ever wondered whether people will be able to understand and use your letters, notices, fact sheets, or other documents? Usability testing isn’t only for websites. Come work with Dr. Ginny Redish and learn three techniques for quick and easy ways to test documents’ usability: paraphrase, plus/minus, and task-based.

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  7. Media Literacy for Adults: Media Engagement and Creation

    April 14, 2021, 1:00 PM

    Learn how the library works as a media creator and how library workers can discover their voice through media creation.

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  8. Partnering with Local Jails to Decrease Recidivism

    April 14, 2021, 1:00 PM

    Join Assistant Director Chelsea Kovalevskiy as she describes the Next Chapter Program—a partnership between the Dade County branch of the Cherokee Regional Library and the Dade County Jail. This digital literacy and life skills program uses the Niche Academy platform to track inmate participation and completion data. Learn how your library can utilize this program, or create your own, to make a life-changing impact to one of the most vulnerable populations within your community.

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  9. Story Time STEM with Steve Spangler: Strategies for Connecting Amazing Science with Great Children’s Literature

    April 14, 2021, 2:00 PM

    This edWebinar is for early childhood educators who are looking to use popular pieces of children’s literature to help young learners strengthen their critical-thinking skills and increase their sense of wonder, discovery and exploration. Story Time STEM gives you the teaching tools, ideas and strategies you’ll need to explore creative ways to teach STEM through the medium of children’s literature.

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  10. The Power of Blogging & Thought Leadership for Nonprofits

    April 14, 2021, 2:00 PM

    Most nonprofits that have tried to blog have failed miserably. In this session, we will share the collective wisdom we’ve gleaned from dozens of nonprofit organizations that have stumbled upon the magic formula for becoming thought leaders in their community.

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