July 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
How to Set-Up a Minecraft Program for Kids
If you would like to know the challenges involved in setting up a Minecraft program for kids, attend the July 12th First Tuesdays. Technological know-how and costs will be covered.
Register at http://www.sos.wa.gov/library/libraries/firsttuesdays/default.aspx
July 12 @ 2:00 pm
Handselling: Readers’ Advisory for Under the Radar Titles
Looking for ways to get a great book into the hands of just the right reader? This free, hour-long webinar features readers’-advisory experts Kaite Mediatore Stover, Director of Readers’ Services, Kansas City (MO) Public Library and Booklist’s Rebecca Vnuk giving practical advice on how to handsell special books to your library patrons.
Register at http://bit.ly/29AYcZO
July 12 @ 2:00 pm
Intro the the Iron Triangle: Quality Resources and Time Constraints
Do you want it Good, Cheap, or Fast? Pick two. The so-called Project Management or Iron Triangle establishes three sets of parameters for projects and enterprises. The Triangle helps keep teams aligned and on track, even while making decisions on the fly.
Register at http://www.sieralearn.com/programs/essential-webinar-series-intro-to-the-iron-triangle-quality-resources-and-time-constraints/
July 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Get Outside the Lines: Leverage Social Media to Make the Most of Your Campaign
Libraries are dynamic centers for engagement that help everyone in your community be their best. To shift perceptions, we need to demonstrate how the library is more relevant than ever before. Let’s not just tell people how libraries have changed; let’s show them.
Register at https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=ewun0fq6o6e3&campaign=aawr49qkj4rk
July 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Everywhere Leaders: How To Move Your Library & Your Career Forward
What do leaders look like? – From little league through high school, college and the world of professionals, everyone has known leaders who inspire, motivate, and support everyone around them. Who can (and should) lead? – Everyone wants to be successful. By practicing leadership skills, everyone can contribute to a culture of success.
Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/everywhere-leaders-how-to-move-your-library-your-career-forward-tickets-25439592506?ref=ebapi
July 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Creating Custom Tables and Colorful Maps Using American FactFinder
Did you ever want to dabble in data visualizations but don’t know how? If so, this introductory workshop to some of the most useful American FactFinder tools might be the best place to start! This brief (40 minute) hands-on demonstration will explain how users can easily modify default table and map views to customize their output. In this course, users should expect to be able to create custom tables and colorful maps while building upon existing knowledge of American FactFinder.
Register at http://bit.ly/29nqll0
July 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Gender Inclusivity in Special Libraries
Travis Wagner, an advocate for LGBTQI+ inclusivity within cultural institutions, will discuss how to expand beyond written policies of inclusion and actually enact practices that are more engaging and inherently inclusive in nature.
Register at http://calendar.sla.org/index.php?eID=671
July 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Many Paths to Conversation: Techniques for Successful ESL Clubs
Are you interested in new ways to serve the immigrants in your community? Would you like to have fun and build strong relationships with your patrons? Are you interested in attending the best potluck ever? ESL (English as a Second Language) Conversation Clubs are simple and inexpensive programs that make a big impact.
Register at https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=589
July 18 @ 2:30 pm
Leading Teens – Accidental Teen Librarian, Sarah Sogigian
Join us for a webinar on becoming an accidental teen librarian with a focus on leading teen.
Register at http://libraries.idaho.gov/page/info2go
July 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Collection Development: Children’s and Young Adult Books about Native Americans
Are you worried that your collection of books by/about Native peoples is in need of a 21st century update so that it accurately reflects Native peoples of the past and present? Are you concerned that your collection has too many biased depictions of them? In this webinar, Dr. Debbie Reese will offer tips and ideas to think about as you select and weed your collections.
Register at http://www.ala.org/alsc/collection-development-childrens-and-young-adult-books-about-native-americans
July 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Serving At-Risk Patrons: Lessons from Library Social Workers
Looking for ideas on how to provide services to vulnerable customers in your library system? Join two library social workers to learn how libraries are on the front lines of social work — and how you can help patrons in need in your own communities.
Register at http://programminglibrarian.org/learn/serving-risk-patrons-lessons-library-social-workers
July 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Best Bets for Book Groups
Looking for fresh titles for your book discussion group? Join representatives from Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Norton, Macmillan, and Sourcebooks as they showcase their favorite upcoming and backlist titles that are a perfect fit for adult book groups. This free, one-hour webinar is moderated by Rebecca Vnuk, Booklist Editor for Collection Management and Library Outreach.
Register at http://bit.ly/29oWldN
July 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coding for Everyone: How Your Library Can Help Anyone Learn to Code
Computer programming, or coding, is a digital literacy skill that has become as important as reading and writing. Learning to code builds rational thinking and problem-solving skills, providing powerful tools that transfer to other subjects and create lifelong learners. Libraries have stepped up to help everyone learn the basics of coding.
Register at http://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/coding-for-everyone.html
July 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Breezing Along with the RML: Librarians Involved in EHRs
This session will feature a panel of librarians discussing opportunities and challenges for librarians to be involved in supporting clinical care through Electronic Health Record Systems.
Register at https://nnlm.gov/mcr/education/breezing
July 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We Need To Talk: Overcoming the Fear of Having a Difficult Conversation
When faced with having a difficult conversation do you find yourself procrastinating, back peddling, dodging, panicking, or finding yourself filled with dread? Whether the conversation is with staff, a patron, your family, or an annoying neighbor this session will help to move you forward. These conversations don’t have to be difficult if you prepare in
Register at http://cslinsession.cvlsites.org/
July 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Your Constituents by the Numbers: Accessing Data for Political Boundaries
Learn how to access statistics about your constituents living within political boundaries such as Congressional Districts, Legislative Districts, Precincts, etc. Using the American FactFinder you will be able to download and map demographic, socioeconomic, housing, and business data for your political geographies.
Register at http://bit.ly/29knT2R
July 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents … The APIs of Data.gov
The Government Resources Section of the North Carolina Library Association welcomes you to a series of webinars designed to help us increase our familiarity with government information. All are welcome because government information wants to be free.
Register at http://bit.ly/29lldhC
July 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cultivating a Library Technoculture: We are Tech Workers!
Markham is Canada’s “High-Tech Capital,” housing 900 high-tech companies and their employees. In response, Markham Public Library began hosting maker and coding events, launched a digital media lab, and purchased 3D printers. When skill gaps in our workforce thwarted efforts to engage staff with new services, we embarked on a culture-shifting journey.
Register at https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=u8lmwwnj0nkv&campaign=9zv8jb0ndngw
July 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
How to Make your Website More Inclusive to All Audiences
Your organization’s website is often the first place people go for information about your museum, your exhibitions, your programs, and your collection. But who are the people who use your website, and is your website inclusive of the broadest audience? 20% of Americans identify as having a disability—can they, and everyone, access all of the can they, and everyone, access all of the information that your website shares? Is your website designed by IT in a silo, or have critical stakeholders been included in the process–from top to bottom and across your organization (and beyond)? Have you addressed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or embraced Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and principles of Universal Design in your choices of font, colors, graphics, functionality, tagging, and use of assistive technology?
Register at http://www.aam-us.org/resources/online-programs/how-to-make-your-website-more-inclusive-to-all-audiences
July 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Discover National Library of Medicine Resources and More: Health Information Resources for Seniors
This webinar will highlight the major health concerns for older adults, and feature information resources from the National Library Medicine and other trustworthy organizations.
Register at https://nnlm.gov/mcr/education/discover