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May 20, 2021, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Come hear about the latest and most exciting forthcoming titles for children, tweens, and teens, from picture books and nonfiction to graphic novels and YA, and engage in Q&A sessions with authors and illustrators. There will also be opportunities to visit the virtual exhibit hall to network with leading publishers, enjoy additional author chats, and download digital galleys and other free resources.
May 20, 2021, 11:00 AM
If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us, it’s that we can do virtually anything—virtually. Virtual communication is ubiquitous, cost-effective, and convenient, and it’s here to stay. Zoom in particular has gained enormous traction, although many of us admit we’re also Teams-tortured, ex-Webexed, over-Skyped, and, frankly, Burned Out. Join Dr. Constance Staley for an amazing array of awesome antidotes that may help you minimize toxic burnout and maximize your own—and your organization's—effectiveness.
May 20, 2021, 11:55 AM
This interactive dialogue with librarians who manage farmers' markets, summer feeding programs, community fridges, and culinary literacy centers will focus on building understanding of the unique roles of local librarians in community food systems.
May 20, 2021, 12:00 PM
Join Robin L. Cabral, MA, CFRE, MFIA, Chief Fundraising Strategist and Coach at Development Consulting Solutions, as she takes you through the steps she used to develop her organization’s major gift portfolios which can apply to any sized fundraising shop.
During this interactive course, brought to you by Keelan and Imagine Canada, you’ll learn about the four different communication styles, including the strengths and blind spots of each one, as well as diving into your preferred style and how you can adjust your delivery to remove unnecessary friction and misunderstanding. This will unlock the door for better, more effective relationships with your colleagues, your board of directors, and even your family and friends.
May 20, 2021, 1:00 PM
Do you feel like your ideas aren’t coming across, despite your expertise? Maryanne Dersch will show you how to pitch your ideas in a way that gets a yes, every time.
May 20, 2021, 2:00 PM
Diana Miranda-Murillo from the Austin Public Library will give us an update on the current tools she is using for Spanish language collection development -- from the traditional tools (catalogs and websites) to the not-so-traditional ones like book tubers and social media.