JuneTime is LearningTime

View and subscribe to the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar at http://library.wyo.gov/services/training/calendar.  (All events are listed in MT time).

Do you have a free program that you would like to share?  Add it to the calendar here: http://library.wyo.gov/services/training/calendar

*FREE mini-conference: (Library 2.020: Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries on Wednesday June 17 (1-4 pm). This mini-conference will focus on innovation and innovative thinking in rural, independent, tribal, and other small libraries–as well as the many unique challenges that they face. Features a diverse array of keynote panelists and curated presenters. For more information and to register, visit: https://bit.ly/2XF2VSu

 

AT YOUR LEISURE – Pre-recorded webinars to view at your convenience

Open Together: School Librarians as Community Activators (EveryLibrary): Librarians bring communities together, and never has that been more important than in this time of physical distancing. Create social togetherness from your virtual school library by connecting with public library partners, offering engaging and enriching programs, and celebrating the local. Your virtual presence can still be the heart of the school even when the building is closed. https://tinyurl.com/y7f2ucyt  Slides

 

Open for the Future: School Librarians as Planners and Preppers (EveryLibrary): School librarians can begin planning now for a changed role within the new normal of schools. How will physical spaces and collections need to be modified to deal with ongoing viral threats? What are reasonable preparations to make in the face of the need to return to a quarantine situation in the future? And where should we see ourselves in this emerging situation? Let’s look at reasonable scenarios and plan together for the success of school librarians in any future. https://tinyurl.com/yd6vupqt   Slides

 

5 Ways To Lead In An Era Of Constant Change (TED Talk). Organizational change expert Jim Hemerling thinks adapting your business in today’s constantly-evolving world can be invigorating instead of exhausting. He outlines five imperatives, centered around putting people first, for turning company reorganization into an empowering, energizing task for all. https://bit.ly/2X8ukgB .

 

 

ADVOCACY

Jun 2: Digital Media Production on a Shoestring Budget (IdealWare)

Jun 4: Storytelling for Impact (Firespring)

Jun 10: Advocating for Collections During Challenging Times (Connecting to Collections Care)

 

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING

Jun 8: Global Library Exchange: COVID-19 and Libraries (East Carolina University)

Jun 17: Tips for Nonprofit Sustainability (Nonprofit Hub)

Jun 18: Preparing for Project Failure (Pattern Research, Inc.)

Jun 22: Is strategic planning dead? Preparing for the future when tomorrow is uncertain (Fast Forward Libraries)

Jun 24: No Secrets! Preparing Your Organization for Your Retirement (Indiana State Library)

Jun 24: Why Your Library Needs a New, Short-Term Strategic Plan (Pattern Research, Inc.)

 

BOARDS

Jun 24: Practices for Healthy Board Governance (Propel Nonprofits)

 

CAREERS

Jun 3: Curious About Supervision: The Resume (Colorado State Library)

Jun 10: Identity and Impostor Syndrome in Library Makerspaces (Nebraska Library Commission)

Jun 24: No Secrets! Preparing Your Organization for Your Retirement (Indiana State Library)

 

CHILDREN & TEENS

Jun 6: Tech for Girls Club : Code a Story (PACER)

Jun 13: Tech for Teens Club : 3D Printing Online (PACER)

Jun 16: Getting Started with Virtual Storytimes (WebJunction)

 

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT

Jun 2: E-Resource Troubleshooting: A Staff Training Strategy (North Carolina Library Association)

Jun 2: Summertime D.I.Y.: Crafts & Gardening Titles and Tips (Booklist)

Jun 4: Fall 2020 Book Buzz with Your Favorite Publishers (School Library Journal)

Jun 5: COVID-19 and Collections Care (Federal Depository Library Program)

Jun 5: Amazing Audiobooks for Summer and Beyond (Booklist)

Jun 9: Women in Focus: The 19th in 2020 (Booklist)

Jun 10: Advocating for Collections During Challenging Times (Connecting to Collections Care)

Jun 16: Picture Book Parade: Books from Small Presses (Booklist)

Jun 19: Booklist’s Middle Grade Panel (Booklist)

 

COMMUNICATION

Jun 2: Digital Media Production on a Shoestring Budget (IdealWare)

Jun 4: The marketing value proposition: Why buy-in makes all the difference (OCLC)

Jun 4: Storytelling for Impact (Firespring)

Jun 17: Who are These People & Why are They in My Library? Using Empathy & UX to Understand Your Library Patrons (Nebraska Library Commission)

Jun 18: 5 Languages of Workplace Appreciation (North Dakota State Library)

 

DIGITAL RESOURCES

At Your Leisure: Finding Family in WY Newspapers (Wyoming State Library)

Jun 2: Shaking Out Digital Project Resources for Community Libraries & Heritage Centers (Washington State Library)

Jun 9: Bringing Students Back to the Page: Using Digital Resources to Accelerate Learning (edWeb.net)

 

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE

At Your Leisure: 5 Ways To Lead In An Era Of Constant Change (TED Talk)

Jun 3: Curious About Supervision: The Resume (Colorado State Library)

Jun 3: Automating Virtual Student Library Cards (Nebraska Library Commission)

Jun 3: COVID-19, Where Do We Go From Here? (North Carolina Library Association)

Jun 3: Identity and Remote Work- How Do You Stay Secure? (GovLoop)

Jun 8: Global Library Exchange: COVID-19 and Libraries (East Carolina University)

Jun 8: How Higher Education Institutions Are Navigating the New Normal (Blackbaud)

Jun 9: More than Calm: Exercising Your Attention with Mindfulness -Session 1 (State Library of North Carolina)

Jun 11: Library responses to COVID-19: Impacts on ongoing low-morale experiences (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Jun 16: More than Calm: Exercising Your Attention with Mindfulness -Session 2 (State Library of North Carolina)

Jun 18: Best Practices for Helping You Adapt to the New Normal (GovLoop)

 

FUNDRAISING

Jun 2: 10 Tips and Tricks for a Successful Grant Seeking Strategy (CharityHowTo)

Jun 3: Turning Your Supporters Into Fundraisers: Helping Stakeholders Make The Ask (Network for Good)

Jun 8: How Higher Education Institutions Are Navigating the New Normal (Blackbaud)

Jun 10: Advocating for Collections During Challenging Times (Connecting to Collections Care)

Jun 17: @fundraiserchad’s Favorite Free (or cheap) Fundraising Tools (Productive Fundraising)

Jun 17: Community Foundations as a COVID-19 Resource: How to Leverage Donor-Advised Funds (GrantSpace)

Jun 18: Events in a Digital Age: How to Maximize Offline Events in an Online World

Jun 24: Introduction to Corporate Giving (GrantSpace)

Jun 30: How to Ask for $ in Tough Times: 12 Tactics in 24 Minutes (Lyrasis)

 

LEGAL

Jun 11: Libraries Prepare to Answer Civil Legal Questions in Times of Crisis (WebJunction)

 

MANAGEMENT

At Your Leisure: 5 Ways To Lead In An Era Of Constant Change (TED Talk)

Jun 4: The Making and Molding of High Potential Talent (Training Industry)

Jun 4: Leadership Character Is Key in a COVID-19 World (Training Magazine Network)

Jun 5: 6 Essentials for Teams That Work (Effectiveness Institute)

Jun 10: Sorry….You Just Don’t Fit into our Culture: unconscious bias in hiring decisions (Colorado State Library)

Jun 10: Fostering a Growth Mindset in Difficult Times (Nonprofit Hub)

Jun 11: Library responses to COVID-19: Impacts on ongoing low-morale experiences (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Jun 11: What Resilient Companies Do Differently (Harvard Business Review)

Jun 15: Neurodiversity in the Library (Idaho Commission for Libraries)

Jun 17: Who are These People & Why are They in My Library? Using Empathy & UX to Understand Your Library Patrons (Nebraska Library Commission)

Jun 18: Preparing for Project Failure (Pattern Research, Inc.)

Jun 18: 5 Languages of Workplace Appreciation (North Dakota State Library)

Jun 22: Is strategic planning dead? Preparing for the future when tomorrow is uncertain (Fast Forward Libraries)

Jun 24: Why Your Library Needs a New, Short-Term Strategic Plan (Pattern Research, Inc.)

 

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS

At Your Leisure: Open Together: School Librarians as Community Activators (EveryLibrary)

Jun 2: Equal Access for Every Ability (Public Library Association)

Jun 17: Providing Library Senior Services in a COVID-19 World (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

 

PROGRAMMING

Jun 6: Tech for Girls Club : Code a Story (PACER)

Jun 13: Tech for Teens Club : 3D Printing Online (PACER)

Jun 16: Getting Started with Virtual Storytimes (WebJunction)

 

READERS’ ADVISORY

Jun 2: Summertime D.I.Y.: Crafts & Gardening Titles and Tips (Booklist)

Jun 4: Fall 2020 Book Buzz with Your Favorite Publishers (School Library Journal)

Jun 5: Amazing Audiobooks for Summer and Beyond (Booklist)

Jun 9: Women in Focus: The 19th in 2020 (Booklist)

Jun 16: Picture Book Parade: Books from Small Presses (Booklist)

Jun 19: Booklist’s Middle Grade Panel (Booklist)

 

REFERENCE

Jun 2: Attentional Fitness 101: Sneaking Mindfulness into Real Life (State Library of North Carolina)

Jun 2: The Presidential Records Act in the Age of Twitter (Federal Depository Library Program)

Jun 2: From Beyond our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Jun 4: How PubMed Works: Introduction (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Jun 9: More than Calm: Exercising Your Attention with Mindfulness -Session 1 (State Library of North Carolina)

Jun 10: Foundations: Finding Resources on LOC.gov (Library of Congress)

Jun 11: Resources Across the Generations: Government Resources to Cover Everyone From the Greatest Generation to Gen Z (Federal Depository Library Program)

Jun 11: How PubMed Works: Selection (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Jun 16: More than Calm: Exercising Your Attention with Mindfulness -Session 2 (State Library of North Carolina)

Jun 17: Mindful Emotion Regulation Strategies for Early Educators and the Children With Whom They Work (Early Childhood Investigations)

Jun 24: From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

 

SCHOOL LIBRARIES

At Your Leisure: Open Together: School Librarians as Community Activators (EveryLibrary)

At Your Leisure: Open for the Future: School Librarians as Planners and Preppers (EveryLibrary)

Jun 2: Escape from the Ordinary: Creating Curriculum-Connected Breakouts (School Library Connection)

Jun 3: Automating Virtual Student Library Cards (Nebraska Library Commission)

Jun 3: Reflecting on Using Primary Sources to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners (Library of Congress)

Jun 4: Ideas for Distance Learning and Back to School (AbleNet)

Jun 9: Bringing Students Back to the Page: Using Digital Resources to Accelerate Learning (edWeb.net)

Jun 10: Foundations: Finding Resources on LOC.gov (Library of Congress)

Jun 17: Pairing Primary Sources and Picture Books (Library of Congress)

Jun 24: Foundations: Analyzing Complex Images (Library of Congress)

 

TECHNOLOGY

Jun 2: Equal Access for Every Ability (Public Library Association)

Jun 3: Identity and Remote Work- How Do You Stay Secure? (GovLoop)

Jun 6: Tech for Girls Club : Code a Story (PACER)

Jun 13: Tech for Teens Club : 3D Printing Online (PACER)

Jun 24: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)

 

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION

Jun 2: E-Resource Troubleshooting: A Staff Training Strategy (North Carolina Library Association)

Jun 3: Reflecting on Using Primary Sources to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners (Library of Congress)

Jun 4: Ideas for Distance Learning and Back to School (AbleNet)

Jun 16: History’s Ears Are Ringing: Examining Archival Evidence of Past Pandemics (Library Journal/Wiley Digital Archives)

Jun 17: Pairing Primary Sources and Picture Books (Library of Congress)

Jun 24: The Big 4: Things to Consider When Choosing an Assessment Tool (Training Magazine Network)

Jun 24: Foundations: Analyzing Complex Images (Library of Congress)

 

VOLUNTEERS

Jun 2: Where Do I Go From Here? Engage Volunteers in New Ways (VolunteerMatch)

Jun 23: Successfully Implementing Volunteer Program Changes (VolunteerMatch)

 

 

PROGRAM ABSTRACTS & LOGIN INFORMATION:

 

Tuesday, Jun 2 (9-10 am)

E-Resource Troubleshooting: A Staff Training Strategy (North Carolina Library Association)

 

Troubleshooting subscription e-resource access is a complex task that lives at the intersection of specialized serial subscription knowledge and the convergence of technologies. This presentation discusses the most effective ways to train staff to handle e-resource access issues.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nclaonline.wildapricot.org/

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 2 (10-11 am)

Shaking Out Digital Project Resources for Community Libraries & Heritage Centers (Washington State Library)

 

This session will provide tools, information, and resources to get started on and sustain digital projects. This presentation is meant to be interactive and flexible according to the needs of participants.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.sos.wa.gov/library/libraries/firsttuesdays/default.aspx

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 2 (10-11 am)

Attentional Fitness 101: Sneaking Mindfulness into Real Life (State Library of North Carolina)

 

Participants will discover how developing your attentional fitness—with or without meditation—develops capacities for relating more effectively to the challenges of daily living.

 

For more information and to register, visit:  https://statelibrary.ncdcr.libcal.com/event/6762137

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 2 (11-12 pm)

10 Tips and Tricks for a Successful Grant Seeking Strategy (CharityHowTo)

 

In this live webinar, we will go through ten tips that all grant professionals can use to help implement a successful grant seeking strategy in their organization. We will look at specific examples of how these tips can and have been successfully used so you can consider how to best utilize the information within your own organization.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.charityhowto.com/nonprofit-live-webinars/free

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 2 (11-12 pm)

Digital Media Production on a Shoestring Budget (IdealWare)

 

Videos and podcasts are a powerful—and an increasingly affordable—way to tell your story. What do you need to know to go from concept to broadcasting effective videos and publishing podcasts, without spending big bucks? We’ll walk through the tools and best practices you’ll need to effectively create, shoot, edit, and publish videos and podcasts on a shoestring budget.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.idealware.org/training-calendar/

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 2 (12-1 pm)

Summertime D.I.Y.: Crafts & Gardening Titles and Tips (Booklist)

 

Summer is the perfect time for starting a new project or finally getting to that DIY fix. Whether they’re lifelong gardeners, expert makers, or simply looking for a new hobby, your patrons will be delighted by the new crafts and gardening books highlighted in this free, hour-long webinar.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.booklistonline.com/webinars

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 2 (12-1 pm)

The Presidential Records Act in the Age of Twitter (Federal Depository Library Program)

 

President Barack Obama created and used @POTUS when communicating on Twitter. President Donald Trump relies more heavily on his personal Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump. This presentation will look at how the Presidential Records Act of 1978 has fared under a Presidential administration headed by a frequent Tweeter. The presenter will also review some possible archival efforts seeking to capture Presidential utterances in social media.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.fdlp.gov/about-the-fdlp/fdlp-events-calendar

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 2 (12-1 pm)

From Beyond our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

 

This one-hour webinar will provide a basic introduction to foreign-born populations. The presentation will start with some background data about immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. We’ll touch briefly on concepts related to cultural competence and humility and how to integrate them into your work. Finally, we’ll review the CDC’s Refugee Health Profiles, HHS’s Office of Minority Health, and the National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus and HealthReach.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nnlm.gov/training/classes-by-availability-scheduled

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 2 (12-1 pm)

Equal Access for Every Ability (Public Library Association)

 

The mission of every public library centers around providing access to information and services to everyone who visits its branches; but increasingly patrons are interacting with libraries through apps, social media, and websites. Is your library’s digital front door as easy to enter as your physical one? Are there virtual obstacles that make your library less inviting to visitors with limited abilities? This event was rescheduled from March 18.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.ala.org/pla/education/onlinelearning/webinars

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 2 (1-2 pm)

Where Do I Go From Here? Engage Volunteers in New Ways (VolunteerMatch)

 

This webinar will help you think about new strategies and help you evolve your program to include new roles and responsibilities for volunteers, pathways for more involvement and leadership positions in your program, how recognition plays a role in retention, and the importance of including continuing education and professional development to keep your volunteers engaged. Tools to help you evaluate your program implement new ideas will be provided.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://learn.volunteermatch.org/training-topics

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 2 (2-3 pm)

Escape from the Ordinary: Creating Curriculum-Connected Breakouts (School Library Connection)

 

There’s no doubt that breakout activities engage students and help students learn key skills, such as problem solving, close reading, and abstract reasoning. But it’s often difficult to find breakout activities that connect to specific content from your school’s curriculum. And that’s where the fun begins! Simple strategies can ease the process of creating custom breakouts that not only boost student skills and keep them actively engaged, but also move your curricular objectives forward.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://schoollibraryconnection.com/

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 3 (9-10 am)

Automating Virtual Student Library Cards (Nebraska Library Commission)

 

This session will describe how Scott County Library and Shakopee Public Schools collaborated to automate virtual student library card creation in Shakopee, MN. Participants will learn how to: Plan, partner, and collaborate with project stakeholders, including the Library, school district administrators, and technology departments; Deploy technical process for automating student library card creation in a SirsiDynix Symphony system. Code discussed is open source and freely available on GitHub; Educate the school community about how to use this new resource.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/scripts/calendar/eventlist.asp?Mode=ALL

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 3 (9-10:30 am)

COVID-19, Where Do We Go From Here? (North Carolina Library Association)

 

Join us as our panelists enlighten us on how they’re making an effort to support their staff with the changes in workflow, helping the patrons utilize their digital resources, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way they communicate with their communities.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nclaonline.wildapricot.org/

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 3 (11-12 pm)

Turning Your Supporters Into Fundraisers: Helping Stakeholders Make The Ask (Network for Good)

 

Are your board members hesitant to ask their networks for money? Do you struggle to enlist your current donors as fundraisers? Now, more than ever, organizations need to engage their closest supporters acting as effective fundraisers on their behalf. Join Alyssa Wright for tips and tactics to help all your stakeholders make the ask now, during COVID-19 and in the years after.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.networkforgood.com/webinars/

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 3 (12-12:45 pm)

Identity and Remote Work- How Do You Stay Secure? (GovLoop)

 

Join us online to learn how identity and access management (IAM) solutions can help organizations build a security framework as they work remotely and when they return to the office.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.govloop.com/training/

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 3 (12-1 pm)

Reflecting on Using Primary Sources to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners (Library of Congress)

 

Identify points in the typical U.S. History curriculum (such as Antebellum Reforms, early 20th century Immigration, and Post WWII social movements) to infuse elements of this history. Access a wealth of primary sources, free curriculum, and communities of support. Gain practical strategies and tools to make history truly accessible for ALL learners–especially students with disabilities.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/webinar/?loclr=blogtea

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 3 (1-2 pm)

Curious About Supervision: The Resume (Colorado State Library)

 

How to ensure that your resume and interview reflect the supervisory point of view.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3590222530390009616

 

 

Thursday, Jun 4 (10-11 am)

Ideas for Distance Learning and Back to School (AbleNet)

 

Today, making distance learning work for everyone is one of your most important challenges. Our goal now is to give students a sense of normalcy, to keep them active, engaged, and moving forward so that when we do get back to school it is a smooth transition back into the classroom. AbleNet is excited to present a session that will share EZ TECH ideas for use now and when back to the classroom.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.ablenetinc.com/resources/live_webinars

 

 

Thursday, Jun 4 (11-12 pm)

The Making and Molding of High Potential Talent (Training Industry)

 

Join us for this complimentary Training Industry webinar, sponsored by Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). Your host, Dr. Kristal Walker, principal consultant at 3C’s Training Group will share best practices for identifying high performers who have the potential to transform into innovative organizational leaders.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://trainingindustry.com/webinar/

 

 

Thursday, Jun 4 (12-1 pm)

The marketing value proposition: Why buy-in makes all the difference (OCLC)

 

Marketing communications is no longer a nice-to-have, it’s a must-have. And internal buy-in for its role in your organization and why it matters are critical. Hear from three library marketing leaders about their experiences building marketing buy-in and how their approaches have evolved in light of the new and challenging COVID-19 landscape.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.oclc.org/en/events.html

 

 

Thursday, Jun 4 (12-1 pm)

Fall 2020 Book Buzz with Your Favorite Publishers (School Library Journal)

 

Summer will be over before we know it! Join this powerhouse panel of publishing insiders for a lively conversation highlighting inspiring titles that are sure to become favorites and have your readers FALLING in love.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.slj.com/?subpage=Events&eventtype=webcasts

 

 

Thursday, Jun 4 (12-1:30 pm)

How PubMed Works: Introduction (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

 

Learn about what PubMed is and what’s included in it. We’ll explore how to find the original research that is the basis for a news article and we’ll spend time searching for articles by a specific author and searching on a specific subject. We’ll do exercises to narrow results to a more specific set of results. And lastly, we’ll explore the Advanced Search Builder and search history.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nnlm.gov/training/classes-by-availability-scheduled

 

 

Thursday, Jun 4 (12:30-1:30 pm)

Storytelling for Impact (Firespring)

 

Join Firespring CMO Angie Kubicek as she goes through tips, techniques and tools to help the modern marketer tell better and more impactful stories to activate their audiences around ideas and actions.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.firespring.com/resources/webinars/

 

 

Thursday, Jun 4 (1-2 pm)

Leadership Character Is Key in a COVID-19 World (Training Magazine Network)

 

In this webinar, we will cover the specific actions that high-performing organizations are taking to develop both the heart and skills of leaders and strengthen their organization’s future.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.trainingmagnetwork.com/calendar

 

 

Friday, Jun 5 (11-12:30 pm)

COVID-19 and Collections Care (Federal Depository Library Program)

 

This 90-minute webinar will include background information on the coronavirus and CDC guidelines while introducing participants to recommendations for mitigating risks related to handling and care of collections materials.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.fdlp.gov/about-the-fdlp/fdlp-events-calendar

 

 

Friday, Jun 5 (12-1 pm)

Amazing Audiobooks for Summer and Beyond (Booklist)

 

Listen up! We know you love to read, but why not give your eyeballs a break and pop in your earbuds for some amazing audiobooks? Timed to coincide with the start of Audiobook Month, this webinar will spotlight exciting new and forthcoming audiobooks from Books on Tape, ECW Press, and Naxos AudioBooks, plus industry data and insights from nonprofit arts organization L.A. Theatre Works.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.booklistonline.com/webinars

 

 

Friday, Jun 5 (12-1 pm)

6 Essentials for Teams That Work (Effectiveness Institute)

 

High-performing teams tap into and activate the strengths of every team member and build an environment rich with trust and respect. In this engaging, 1-hour webinar you’ll discover the 6 characteristics that are found in high-performance teams. These characteristics allow for open communication and cohesiveness, which enables a team to rise to its full potential and overcome any obstacle to achieve desired results.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://effectivenessinstitute.com/upcoming-events/

 

 

Saturday, Jun 6 (9-10 am)

Tech for Girls Club : Code a Story (PACER)

 

Create a story and make it come to life through coding! In this virtual workshop, middle school girls of all abilities will create their own story and use Scratch to code scenes and animate characters. Participants will also have the opportunity to share their story with others. No coding experience is necessary. This event will be presented via Zoom. An email will be sent to registrants a few days before to access the event.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.pacer.org/workshops/

 

 

Monday, Jun 8 (7-9 am)

Global Library Exchange: COVID-19 and Libraries (East Carolina University)

 

On June 8, 2020, the East Carolina University MLS program will host a free virtual webinar with speakers from three countries discussing their libraries’ experiences in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

To register, visit: https://ecu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2m1f6QqzcCtI0rH

 

 

Monday, Jun 8 (11-12 pm)

How Higher Education Institutions Are Navigating the New Normal (Blackbaud)

 

Over the last several months, as the world has undergone massive change due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the higher education community has recalibrated its strategies. As students moved off campus, educators shifted to virtual learning, and development teams leapt into action to address current needs, the landscape of higher education fundraising now looks different than it did just a few months ago.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.blackbaud.com/events/webinars

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 9 (10-11 am)

More than Calm: Exercising Your Attention with Mindfulness -Session 1 (State Library of North Carolina)

 

While the scientific evidence of its potential benefits grows, there’s a counter-intuitive art to establishing a consistent mindfulness practice. Live mindfulness practice sessions with an experienced coach help participants set realistic expectations, customize their approach to fit their needs, and better understand how to interpret their practice experiences. These will be two separate practice sessions to work on your mindfulness techniques and take some time to relax and re-center. You are welcome to attend both sessions to practice what you’ve learned.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://statelibrary.ncdcr.libcal.com/event/6762220

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 9 (12-1 pm)

Women in Focus: The 19th in 2020 (Booklist)

 

This August 26, 2020, will mark the hundredth anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. Join us in commemorating this historic moment with a Women in Focus webinar on June 9 with an assortment of books perfect for YA crossover readers!

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.booklistonline.com/webinars

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 9 (1-2 pm)

Bringing Students Back to the Page: Using Digital Resources to Accelerate Learning (edWeb.net)

 

Prior to school closures, many American students were not reading enough to get to proficient literacy levels. In our current reality, this number is even greater. For some students, access to high-quality texts may have decreased more over the past months. As instruction has turned remote, educators can lean on digital resources to serve as a means for ensuring that all students get the exposure to the texts they need. This presentation will describe how digital resources can serve as a bridge to accelerate learning and bring students “back to the page.”

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://home.edweb.net/webinars/

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 10 (9-10 am)

Identity and Impostor Syndrome in Library Makerspaces (Nebraska Library Commission)

 

This session will share the findings of one librarian’s examination of her impostor syndrome and consider factors that can contribute to self-doubt in library makerspaces. She will share the results of conversations and interviews with her peers, as well as strategies for managing impostor syndrome. Participants are encouraged to take time to reflect on a time when they felt out of place or unsure of themselves, and share their own approaches for conquering impostor syndrome.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/scripts/calendar/eventlist.asp?Mode=ALL

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 10 (12-1 pm)

Sorry….You Just Don’t Fit into our Culture: unconscious bias in hiring decisions (Colorado State Library)

 

Are unconscious biases impacting your hiring/promotion process? These biases can cause us to make decisions in favor of one person or group to the detriment of others. Join us to learn how to recognize and eliminate bias in your library’s hiring process.

 

For more information and to join the webinar, visit: https://cslinsession.cvlsites.org/

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 10 (12-1 pm)

Foundations: Finding Resources on LOC.gov (Library of Congress)

 

In this webinar, we’ll share tips for finding resources in the Library’s vast collections by navigating http://www.loc.gov and effectively using the Library’s search engine. Come with your questions and let us help you find what you need!

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/webinar/?loclr=blogtea

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 10 (12-1:30 pm)

Advocating for Collections During Challenging Times (Connecting to Collections Care)

 

In this webinar, co-sponsored by the Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS), our presenter will discuss how to utilize advocacy strategies to secure resources and funding for collections stewardship, preservation initiatives, and conservation treatment. She will focus on practical tips, relevant to collecting institutions of every size and budget, for approaching internal advocacy to ensure that preservation is incorporated into all levels and considerations of institutional operation.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.connectingtocollections.org/calendar/

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 10 (12:30-1:30 pm)

Fostering a Growth Mindset in Difficult Times (Nonprofit Hub)

 

In this session, we’ll review Dr. Carol Dweck’s research on mindset, translate how a growth mindset can help build a more effective team, and provide real-world examples of how mindset can help you not only survive, but thrive in spite of our current environment.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nonprofithub.org/hubinars/

 

 

Thursday, Jun 11 (10-11 am)

Library responses to COVID-19: Impacts on ongoing low-morale experiences (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

 

As the COVID-19 Pandemic develops and libraries create immediate, short-term, and long-term responses, Kendrick has been tracking these responses’ impact on already established low-morale experiences. Kendrick will summarize the markers and impacts of low-morale experiences, share the latest results of her survey, and answer attendees’ questions about the survey and/or low morale experiences. Countermeasures to workplace abuse and neglect will also be discussed.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nnlm.gov/class/library-responses-covid19-ongoing-low-morale-experiences/25374

 

 

Thursday, Jun 11 (10-11 am)

What Resilient Companies Do Differently (Harvard Business Review)

 

Even before COVID-19, Wall Street analysts were speculating about when the next recession would begin. Warning signs included ballooning corporate debt and slowing GDP growth in China.And then came COVID-19. Now, economists are wondering how bad this recession will be and how long it will last. Mihir Mysore will share lessons about resilient companies from previous downturns and describe what he expects the most resilient companies to do in this downturn—which includes using digital tools and advanced analytics along with strengthening their balance sheets.

 

For more information and to register,visit: https://hbr.org/webinars

 

 

Thursday, Jun 11 (12-1 pm)

Resources Across the Generations: Government Resources to Cover Everyone From the Greatest Generation to Gen Z (Federal Depository Library Program)

 

In this interactive discussion, Come on a virtual adventure across the generations from the Greatest Generation to Millennials to Gen Alpha, the youngest among us, and see what the Government has to offer.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.fdlp.gov/about-the-fdlp/fdlp-events-calendar

 

 

Thursday, Jun 11 (12-1:30 pm)

How PubMed Works: Selection (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

 

During this class we’ll look at the roles and responsibilities of NLM in collecting and providing access to biomedical literature, including the NLM process for evaluating publishers. This class will describe the difference between PubMed, MEDLINE and PubMed Central (PMC) and explore the selection criteria and process for MEDLINE and PMC. Attend this class to learn what is meant by “publish or perish” in academia and how this affects and is affected by publishing. We’ll describe three different models of publishing and we’ll look at the impact that funder and institutional policies have on access to research results.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nnlm.gov/training/classes-by-availability-scheduled

 

 

Thursday, Jun 11 (1-2 pm)

Libraries Prepare to Answer Civil Legal Questions in Times of Crisis (WebJunction)

 

In this webinar, two law librarians highlight the most common civil legal issues they are seeing, provide guidance on key ways for public libraries to respond to civil legal needs, and discuss best practices for online reference services. Let’s work together to re-empower our struggling communities and demonstrate just how essential libraries are in times of crisis.

 

For more information and to register, vsit: https://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction.html

 

 

Saturday, Jun 13 (9-10 am)

Tech for Teens Club : 3D Printing Online (PACER)

 

In this Livestream Tech for Teens, we’ll be learning how to create a 3D model using Tinkercad online software. Then we’ll learn about what public resources are available for printing your own 3D models.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.pacer.org/workshops/

 

 

Monday, Jun 15 (12:30-1:30 pm)

Neurodiversity in the Library (Idaho Commission for Libraries)

 

Join Lori Uria from Neurodiversity Matters Idaho to learn about neurodiversity, how libraries can increase their understanding of the needs of neurodiverse patrons, develop workplaces friendly to neurodiverse employees, and ensure libraries are welcoming spaces to everyone in their community.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://libraries.idaho.gov/continuing-education/info2go/

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 16 (10-11 am)

More than Calm: Exercising Your Attention with Mindfulness -Session 2 (State Library of North Carolina)

 

While the scientific evidence of its potential benefits grows, there’s a counter-intuitive art to establishing a consistent mindfulness practice. Live mindfulness practice sessions with an experienced coach help participants set realistic expectations, customize their approach to fit their needs, and better understand how to interpret their practice experiences.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://statelibrary.ncdcr.libcal.com/event/6762233

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 16 (11-12 pm)

History’s Ears Are Ringing: Examining Archival Evidence of Past Pandemics (Library Journal/Wiley Digital Archives)

 

In this interactive discussion, Steere-Williams will offer a cross-disciplinary perspective on some of the major global pandemics that took place throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Using primary source evidence from historical archives, he will illustrate the troubling parallels between past crises and the current health crisis today; including the pitting of public health against economic, science against governmental policy, and the “us” against “them” attitude of xenophobia and nationalism that pervades global disease outbreaks.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.libraryjournal.com/?subpage=Events

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 16 (12-1 pm)

Picture Book Parade: Books from Small Presses (Booklist)

 

With their wit, whimsy, and ability to spark the imagination, picture books remain a constant source of inspiration for readers of all ages. And what better time than now to peruse upcoming picture-book releases from small presses?

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.booklistonline.com/webinars

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 16 (12-1:30 pm)

Getting Started with Virtual Storytimes (WebJunction)

 

This comprehensive introduction to virtual storytimes will include book selection and copyright, technology and social media tools, strategies for accessibility and inclusion, early literacy activities, and ideas for promotion. Learn lessons on how to create a dynamic and engaging online presence and building a rapport with your virtual audience.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction.html

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 17 (9-10 am)

Who are These People & Why are They in My Library? Using Empathy & UX to Understand Your Library Patrons (Nebraska Library Commission)

 

In this session we will discuss ways to know your users better through some powerful UX techniques like: creating user personas, diagramming user journey maps, conducting focus groups and surveys, field studies, and card sorting. This session, conducted by a librarian at a university and a UX professional from the private sector, will include demonstrations showcasing both qualitative and quantitative UX methods. Attendees will leave with ready models to put to work in their library.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/scripts/calendar/eventlist.asp?Mode=ALL

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 17 (10-11 am)

@fundraiserchad’s Favorite Free (or cheap) Fundraising Tools (Productive Fundraising)

 

Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a fun, fast-paced session where he will highlight the free (or inexpensive) tools that he uses to make fundraising easier and more efficient. Over 15 tools will be discussed and demonstrated ranging from apps to websites to gadgets to books and more. It’s your chance to take a look under the hood and see how Chad works on a daily basis.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://productivefundraising.com/event/favorite-free-fundraising-tools-free-webinar/

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 17 (10-11 am)

Providing Library Senior Services in a COVID-19 World (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

 

How to provide library service to seniors, the most vulnerable population affected during COVID-19, has been the question raised by outreach librarians across the United States. While we might not be able to visit our seniors or facilities in-person for the foreseeable future, libraries can reach this population while we shelter in place. During this webinar, please find tips and tricks that David J. Kelsey of the St. Charles (IL) Public Library District (SCPLD) and Glenna Godinsky of the Gail Borden (IL) Public Library District recommend in serving the senior demographic during COVID-19.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nnlm.gov/training/classes-by-availability-scheduled

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 17 (12-1 pm)

Community Foundations as a COVID-19 Resource: How to Leverage Donor-Advised Funds (GrantSpace)

 

Community foundations play a key role in the development of local communities. Join the San Francisco Foundation, the Denver Foundation, and Candid to learn how their donor-advised funds (DAFs) are creating a positive impact in their communities. The presenters will also share some strategies that nonprofits can employ to access this funding during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and after the pandemic is over.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://grantspace.org/training/search/format/live/location/online/sort/time_asc_num/price/free/

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 17 (12-1 pm)

Pairing Primary Sources and Picture Books (Library of Congress)

 

This session will focus on how the pairing of primary sources and picture books can enhance the awareness of a historic event or individual, the research process taken by authors of historically based picture books, as well as the author’s or illustrator’s portrayal of history.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/webinar/?loclr=blogtea

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 17 (12-1:30 pm)

Mindful Emotion Regulation Strategies for Early Educators and the Children With Whom They Work (Early Childhood Investigations)

 

This energizing and evidence-based webinar is designed specifically to provide the tools and tips parents, teachers and children can use in order to self-soothe and regulate their emotions – especially when confronted with stressors, threats or challenges. Troy will help you learn exercises focused on self-soothing and emotion regulation techniques that address confusion, anger, anxiety, depression and help children regulate their behavior.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.earlychildhoodwebinars.com/webinars/

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 17 (1-2 pm)

Tips for Nonprofit Sustainability (Nonprofit Hub)

 

Join us for a short webinar on what are the promoters of organizational and program sustainability and how to quickly assess your own nonprofit. Leave with a practical team activity that you can immediately use to better plan for your organization’s future. At the end of this session, you will be able to identify the factors associated with greater organizational and program sustainability and lead a simple but informative sustainability planning exercise in your own organization.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nonprofithub.org/hubinars/

 

 

Thursday, Jun 18 (12-1 pm)

Preparing for Project Failure (Pattern Research, Inc.)

 

Plans are worthless, but planning is everything. (Ascribed to Winston Churchill, Dwight Eisenhower, et al) How can we prepare for the unexpected?

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7378218208502114316

 

 

Thursday, Jun 18 (12-1 pm)

Best Practices for Helping You Adapt to the New Normal (GovLoop)

 

The way public and private sector operate has fundamentally shifted in response to recent events. Even as some government agencies are making steps toward reopening, leaders know it may be months before all employees are back in the office, if they ever fully return. Agencies are looking forward to learning from success stories from companies like HP on how they successfully mobilized over 45,000 employees and created a secure and connected employee experience.​ ​

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.govloop.com/training/

 

 

Thursday, Jun 18 (12:30-1:30 pm)

Events in a Digital Age: How to Maximize Offline Events in an Online World

 

Events like galas, walks and auctions are critical to the fundraising (and friend-raising) strategies for most nonprofits. Want your next one to be a hit? Give it digital legs. Join us to learn how to plan your next event with digital in mind from day one.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.firespring.com/resources/webinars/

 

 

Thursday, Jun 18 (1:30-2 pm)

5 Languages of Workplace Appreciation (North Dakota State Library)

 

Creating a work environment where individuals are connecting and honoring differences is critical to the success of any workplace team. This workshop provides valuable research and insight about how all employees need to understand that what they do on behalf of the organization matters. We will discuss the ways individuals best receive the message of appreciation differs from person to person. The overarching goal of the Appreciation at Work workshop is to assist individuals in the workplace (both employees and volunteers) in understanding how to communicate appreciation and encouragement effectively to their colleagues and to provide the resources and support to apply this knowledge proactively in their current work environment.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.library.nd.gov/webinars.html

 

 

Friday, Jun 19 (12-1 pm)

Booklist’s Middle Grade Panel (Booklist)

 

Booklist’s Middle Grade celebration culminates with this middle-grade panel, featuring authors in conversation with Booklist Senior Editor Julia Smith. Attendees will have the pleasure of hearing from Renee Watson (Ways to Make Sunshine, published by Bloomsbury), Jake Burt (Cleo Porter & the Body Electric, published by Macmillan), Tony DiTerlizzi (Kenny & the Book of Beasts, published by Simon & Schuster), and Kelly J. Baptist (Isaiah Dunn in My Hero, published by Random House). The authors will discuss their upcoming titles and offer insight into the process of writing for a middle-grade audience.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.booklistonline.com/webinars

 

 

Monday, Jun 22 (11-12 pm)

Is strategic planning dead? Preparing for the future when tomorrow is uncertain (Fast Forward Libraries)

 

Should you think about strategic planning in the middle of a crisis? What does a strategic planning process look like in turbulent times? While looking ahead three or more years may be out of the question, strategy is necessary to help your library bring order to the unknown and provide the road map your library needs to feel secure in your decisions and communicate with stakeholders.  If your library is struggling to move forward, stuck in “what if” ping-pong, this webinar is for you. Learn how to leverage your strategic planning knowledge and experience in new ways to help your library successfully navigate the coming months and years.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_U8xybilQTMW8DlYd3-kMGQ

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 23 (1-2 pm)

Successfully Implementing Volunteer Program Changes (VolunteerMatch)

 

This training will give you the tools to approach program changes in a strategic way. We will also cover what to do if volunteers either can’t or won’t adopt the policies, how to manage that situation, and what to do if ultimately you need to ask a volunteer to leave

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://learn.volunteermatch.org/training-topics

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 24 (8-9 am)

No Secrets! Preparing Your Organization for Your Retirement (Indiana State Library)

 

Have you secretly been planning your retirement? Is there a date circled on a calendar somewhere that only you can see? Are you counting the days/weeks/months/years to retirement? Find out what happened when a mid-level manager decided to openly involve her library district with her retirement planning. Succession planning can be an opportunity for the entire organization. And when the big day finally arrives, everyone will be ready.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://continuinged.isl.in.gov/find-training/online-training-series/

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 24 (9-10 am)

Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)

 

Special monthly episodes of NCompass Live! Join the NLC’s Technology Innovation Librarian, Amanda Sweet, as she guides us through the world of library-related Pretty Sweet Tech.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/scripts/calendar/eventlist.asp?Mode=ALL

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 24 (10-11 am)

The Big 4: Things to Consider When Choosing an Assessment Tool (Training Magazine Network)

 

Just like any good work person knows the tools of their trade, its vitally important as trainers and coaches we understand which behavioral assessment tool best fits the required need. Join this webinar to find out more.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.trainingmagnetwork.com/calendar

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 24 (11-12 pm)

Practices for Healthy Board Governance (Propel Nonprofits)

 

Clear expectations are the foundation for healthy board meetings. Rather than focusing on eliminating problem people or wishing conflict away, a better solution is to use a set of practices for how the board will collectively create a healthy space for productive governance to take place. In this webinar we will explore four practices for healthy nonprofit board governance: recruiting and on-ramping, board structures, accountability (including board norms) and board development planning.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.propelnonprofits.org/upcoming-trainings/

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 24 (12-1 pm)

Introduction to Corporate Giving (GrantSpace)

 

Is your organization ready to seek corporate support? Corporate grantmakers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. This class provides a basic overview of: The different types of corporate giving; What motivates corporations to give; How to find potential corporate partners.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://grantspace.org/training/search/format/live/location/online/sort/time_asc_num/price/free/

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 24 (12-1 pm)

Foundations: Analyzing Complex Images (Library of Congress)

 

How can we help students identify and analyze details that may otherwise go unnoticed? And how can they relate these details together to arrive at a larger understanding? Participants will also reflect on how they might use these strategies with their students.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/webinar/?loclr=blogtea

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 24 (12-1 pm)

From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

 

Curious about evidence-based public health (EBPH) but not sure where to start? This class will explain the basics of evidence-based public health (EBPH) and highlight essentials of the EBPH process such as identifying the problem, forming a question, searching the literature, and evaluating the intervention.  The purpose of this class is to provide an introduction to the world of evidence based public health and to give those already familiar with EBPH useful information that can be applied in their practices.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nnlm.gov/training/classes-by-availability-scheduled

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 24 (12-1 pm)

Why Your Library Needs a New, Short-Term Strategic Plan (Pattern Research, Inc.)

 

How can libraries survive? They might create and implement a new strategic plan that engages the world with fresh assumptions.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7450329679921058064

 

 

Tuesday, Jun 30 (12-1 pm)

How to Ask for $ in Tough Times: 12 Tactics in 24 Minutes (Lyrasis)

 

In the face of prolonged disruption and uncertainty, how can nonprofits ask donors for support in ways that are highly compelling yet incredibly sensitive? This webinar offers an espresso shot collection of ideas and practices to help nonprofit leaders ask for – and secure – the contributions upon which their organizations depend. Following the presentation, there’s plenty of additional time for decaffeinated Q&A.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.lyrasis.org/services/Pages/Classes.aspx

 

 

 

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