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NCompass Live: Engaging Your Community 11:00 am
NCompass Live: Engaging Your Community
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Participants will hear how the Rochester Public Library District has engaged its community with patron-driven programs. Our outreach has included …read more
How to Handle that Dreaded Discipline Problem 12:00 pm
How to Handle that Dreaded Discipline Problem
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In this session, we’ll discuss just what needs to be done when you know you have a discipline problem that …read more
Turning Volunteers and Board Members Into Donors 1:00 pm
Turning Volunteers and Board Members Into Donors
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
During this webinar, Kay will provide participants with data about the correlation between volunteering and giving, and provide strategies for …read more
Leading with Emotional Intelligence – Free Seminar Preview 3:00 pm
Leading with Emotional Intelligence – Free Seminar Preview
Aug 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
EI has evolved from an area of research to a recognized set of best practices and core competencies that are …read more
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How to Design a No-Fail Capital Campaign, and 3 Truths You Need to Know 1:00 pm
How to Design a No-Fail Capital Campaign, and 3 Truths You Need to Know
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Amy Eisenstein & Andrea Kihlstedt will reveal three truths you need to know for a successful capital campaign, including how …read more
Controlled Digital Lending by Libraries 2:00 pm
Controlled Digital Lending by Libraries
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Controlled digital lending (CDL) is the term for any library project that digitizes print materials and makes them available in …read more
Navigating Benefits.gov: Resources for Military Members and Veterans 2:00 pm
Navigating Benefits.gov: Resources for Military Members and Veterans
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This webinar will introduce Benefits.gov, the official benefits website of the U.S. Government, managed by the U.S. Department of Labor. …read more
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Performance Goals for Government Services 10:00 am
Performance Goals for Government Services
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The U.S. Federal Emerging Technology monthly meeting serves as an active reporting and collaboration session designed to share knowledge and …read more
Blockchains for the Information Profession 12:00 pm
Blockchains for the Information Profession
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The format for this live-streamed event will include panel presentations and discussions from notable experts in the information professions, business, …read more
Level Up Your Makerspace 1:00 pm
Level Up Your Makerspace
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In this edWebinar, we will explore new tools, techniques, project ideas, and best practices to engage your young makers. You’ll …read more
Family & Community Engagement 2:00 pm
Family & Community Engagement
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
YALSA is hosting free live monthly webinars. Each one is facilitated by knowledgeable youth development experts and library staff and …read more
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The Care and Feeding of Authors: Planning a Successful Author Visit 10:00 am
The Care and Feeding of Authors: Planning a Successful Author Visit
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Looking to book an author at your library? Put your library’s best professional foot forward and avoid common pitfalls. Join …read more
Geek Programming 12:00 pm
Geek Programming
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Geeky programs can bring in patrons of all ages, backgrounds and interests to your library. They have an amazing power …read more
Upholding Core Library Values: Serving Patrons Who Are Houseless 12:00 pm
Upholding Core Library Values: Serving Patrons Who Are Houseless
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
An exploration of how three different library systems are approaching service to patrons who are homeless according to current best …read more
Single Days of Service: Make ’em Work! 2:00 pm
Single Days of Service: Make ’em Work!
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
More and more volunteers are looking to get involved and make a difference in a single day of service. The …read more
The Next Phase of IoT- Predictive Analytics 2:00 pm
The Next Phase of IoT- Predictive Analytics
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way government works.It allows agencies to produce and collect data autonomously – …read more
Integrating Assistive Technology into Adapted Physical Education to Achieve Healthy Outcomes 4:00 pm
Integrating Assistive Technology into Adapted Physical Education to Achieve Healthy Outcomes
Aug 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Learn about apps specially designed to help students with disabilities be active, the use of communication devices to communicate effectively …read more
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NCompass Live: Ditching Dewey: How we converted from Dewey to BISAC and lived to tell about 11:00 am
NCompass Live: Ditching Dewey: How we converted from Dewey to BISAC and lived to tell about
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Parchment Community Library was encountering more and more adults who had never been taught the Dewey Decimal Classification system in …read more
3 Secrets to Raising 4, 5 and 6 Figure Major Gifts, Right Now! 1:00 pm
3 Secrets to Raising 4, 5 and 6 Figure Major Gifts, Right Now!
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Are you frustrated and overwhelmed by the idea of raising major gifts? If so, join Amy Eisenstein as she simplifies …read more
Create a Knock-out Collection in 60 Minutes a Week or Less 2:00 pm
Create a Knock-out Collection in 60 Minutes a Week or Less
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Whether you work in a public or school library, time is your most precious resource and reading review journals is …read more
Introduction to Fundraising Planning 2:00 pm
Introduction to Fundraising Planning
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This introductory class will provide you the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan, including tips on: Making your case …read more
Using Loose Parts to Create Cultural Sustainable Environments 2:00 pm
Using Loose Parts to Create Cultural Sustainable Environments
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  In this webinar, you will learn components  of the guiding framework that uses loose parts to design environments that …read more
Digital Storytelling Pt. 3 8:00 pm
Digital Storytelling Pt. 3
Aug 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Join us to explore free options for creating digital storytelling projects with your students.   For more information and to …read more
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Creating a Comprehensive and Engaging Volunteer Training Program 2:00 pm
Creating a Comprehensive and Engaging Volunteer Training Program
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
What do your volunteers need to know to be successful? This webinar will start with the basics and help you …read more
Library and Classroom Connections: Using Games and Makerspaces 3:00 pm
Library and Classroom Connections: Using Games and Makerspaces
Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tabletop games are excellent resources for both curricular and co-curricular learning. In this webinar presentation, Lauren Hays and Kim Lindskog …read more
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Educating Students and Parents About Privacy and Technology Overuse 4:00 pm
Educating Students and Parents About Privacy and Technology Overuse
Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The program highlights the importance of developing a healthy online/offline balance and understanding the connection between excessive use of smartphones, …read more
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K-12 Science and Health Education Resources 12:00 pm
K-12 Science and Health Education Resources
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This course will introduce free K-12 resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Resources span a variety of subjects …read more
New Media and Preschool Services 12:00 pm
New Media and Preschool Services
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  This webinar will focus on real best practices of incorporating new media into preschool services. What are some specific …read more
How to Produce Captivating Digital Content 2:00 pm
How to Produce Captivating Digital Content
Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Beyond traditional blogs, video content such as animated explainers and even live-action shorts have taken center stage as popular form …read more
Making the Case for Investing in Your Greatest Asset: Non-Profit People 2:00 pm
Making the Case for Investing in Your Greatest Asset: Non-Profit People
Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
People are the greatest asset in any nonprofit organization. By investing in the talent needs of your staff, you can …read more
Middle Grade and More! 2:00 pm
Middle Grade and More!
Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Looking for titles (and ideas) to spark middle grade reading? Look no further. Join representatives from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Simon …read more
Money as You Grow Bookshelf 2:00 pm
Money as You Grow Bookshelf
Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This webinar will present information on the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s, “Money as You Grow Bookshelf” program. The program …read more
Digging into Assessment Data: Tips, Tricks, and Tools of the Trade 3:00 pm
Digging into Assessment Data: Tips, Tricks, and Tools of the Trade
Aug 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This session will delve into assessment tools and data collection methods—and how to choose the method that works best for …read more
How to Script a Stage Program that Warms Hearts and Opens Wallets 3:00 pm
How to Script a Stage Program that Warms Hearts and Opens Wallets
Aug 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Your stage program is the crown jewel of your event. This is the time when all eyes and ears belong …read more
TeachersFirst Tech Tools Smackdown 6:00 pm
TeachersFirst Tech Tools Smackdown
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
There are many technology tools available for classroom use, but which ones are teachers’ favorites? This session will share and …read more
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Promoting Your Library in the Community 12:00 pm
Promoting Your Library in the Community
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
“Promoting Your Library in the Community” will prepare you to do just that. In this 60-minute online session, we’ll brainstorm …read more
Building A Kickass Board: Recognizing ways you can optimize your board’s radness ( 1:00 pm
Building A Kickass Board: Recognizing ways you can optimize your board’s radness (
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Funraise CEO Justin Wheeler and Erin Chidsey discuss strategies that’ll have your board leading the charge toward your vision.   …read more
Exploring IoT Use Cases 2:00 pm
Exploring IoT Use Cases
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
IoT use cases in government are just starting to gain some serious traction. Whether it’s cities investing in smart traffic …read more
In Sickness and In Health: U.S. Government Resources Can Protect Your Health and Help When You’re Sick 2:00 pm
In Sickness and In Health: U.S. Government Resources Can Protect Your Health and Help When You’re Sick
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This webinar will explore the resources of the Federal Government, in English and Spanish, available to help our library users …read more
National Library of Medicine Resources for Citizen Scientists 2:00 pm
National Library of Medicine Resources for Citizen Scientists
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
At this session, participants can expect to learn how to support citizen science in their communities and ways that libraries …read more
Star Wars Day: Joliet’s Galactic Universe 2:00 pm
Star Wars Day: Joliet’s Galactic Universe
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Today, Joliet’s Star Wars Day is a quintessential event for Star Wars fans and the largest public library event of …read more
Talking with Babies: Infant Directed Speech and the Role of Early Educators 2:00 pm
Talking with Babies: Infant Directed Speech and the Role of Early Educators
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The  verbal interactions caregivers and educators have with infants and toddlers are critical factors in cognitive and language development, along …read more
Leading in a Diverse and Inclusive Culture – Free Seminar Preview 3:00 pm
Leading in a Diverse and Inclusive Culture – Free Seminar Preview
Aug 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This preview of the AMA seminar, Leading in a Diverse and Inclusive Culture, explains how this course gives you deeper …read more
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What is Our Money Story? And How Do We Tell It? 1:00 pm
What is Our Money Story? And How Do We Tell It?
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This training will show you how to reduce “talking about money” discomfort and show you how to powerfully include your …read more
How to Promote Your Online Fundraising Campaign 2:00 pm
How to Promote Your Online Fundraising Campaign
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
In this free 45-minute webinar, you’ll learn tactics to use your website, email list, and social media channels to promote …read more
Listeners’ Advisory with Joyce Saricks 2:00 pm
Listeners’ Advisory with Joyce Saricks
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Audiobook popularity—and sales—may be at an all-time high, but that doesn’t mean we’re all comfortable with how to best share …read more
Marketing For Rural Libraries 2:30 pm
Marketing For Rural Libraries
Aug 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
As a rural librarian, marketing your library and its services tends to get put on the back burner. This webinar …read more
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6 Essentials for Teams That Work 2:00 pm
6 Essentials for Teams That Work
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn what it takes to build your high performance team. The strongest and most effective teams tap into and activate …read more
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Identifying and Confronting Microaggressions in Our Libraries 2:30 pm
Identifying and Confronting Microaggressions in Our Libraries
Aug 20 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
This session is intended to foster a more conscious, inclusive communication style. It will help identify examples of microaggressions and …read more
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Engaging the Growing 55+ Population with Arts Education Workshops 12:28 pm
Engaging the Growing 55+ Population with Arts Education Workshops
Aug 21 @ 12:28 pm – 1:28 pm
Done well, “creative aging” programming is delivered by teaching artists and librarians who have considered and studied what “positive aging” …read more
27 Ways to Improve Your Website Immediately 2:00 pm
27 Ways to Improve Your Website Immediately
Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Every website gets stale and needs updating, your included! In this webinar we will cover 27 ways to improve your …read more
5 Ways Nonprofits are Actually Attracting New Members with Social Media 2:00 pm
5 Ways Nonprofits are Actually Attracting New Members with Social Media
Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
If you are spending a ton of time promoting your organization on social media without getting any real results, you’re …read more
The Science of Attention and Engagement 2:00 pm
The Science of Attention and Engagement
Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In this session, you will learn what the current science says about how attention, willpower, and decision-making interact, and how …read more
Unleash Your Inner Marketer 2:00 pm
Unleash Your Inner Marketer
Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Originally designed for support staff, this presentation is important for managers to hear, as well.  It will empower the entire …read more
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NCompass Live: Excel for Librarians 11:00 am
NCompass Live: Excel for Librarians
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Microsoft Excel has a variety of uses in the library world from keeping track of budgets or managing program registrations …read more
Out-of-School Time: How to Plan STEAM Programming in Your Library 12:00 pm
Out-of-School Time: How to Plan STEAM Programming in Your Library
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Want to engage school-age kids through exciting STEAM programming in your library but don’t know where to start? Three recipients …read more
Innovative Strategies for Autism in ECE – How Teletherapy Engages Children with Autism 2:00 pm
Innovative Strategies for Autism in ECE – How Teletherapy Engages Children with Autism
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
In this powerful webinar you will learn how teletherapy directly benefits ECE students with Autism.  The E-Therapy expert, Diana Parafiniuk, …read more
Whose Heritage? Objects, Politics and Collections Care 2:00 pm
Whose Heritage? Objects, Politics and Collections Care
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This webinar will review some approaches that organizations have used in handling problematic collection objects with an eye towards balancing …read more
How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website 2:30 pm
How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website
Aug 22 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Everything you do as a nonprofit organization leads people back to your website. It is the center of your marketing …read more
Getting Unstuck: Help Your Board, Staff, and Town Talk about Library Funding 3:00 pm
Getting Unstuck: Help Your Board, Staff, and Town Talk about Library Funding
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A webinar hosted in collaboration with ARSL and EveryLibrary to grow skills for talking about library budgets with staff, boards, …read more
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Sustaining (and Delivering) “Open” at the University of Glasgow Through Enlighten 11:00 am
Sustaining (and Delivering) “Open” at the University of Glasgow Through Enlighten
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The University of Glasgow’s strategic plan sets out our ambition to build on our current success to become a world …read more
Networking without the Butterflies 1:00 pm
Networking without the Butterflies
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Does the idea of networking fill your stomach with butterflies? Join our free webinar and learn new tools and strategies …read more
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Digital Citizenship: New Lessons for a Changing World 4:00 pm
Digital Citizenship: New Lessons for a Changing World
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join Kelly Mendoza and Jamie Knowles from Common Sense Education to learn about exciting updates for fall 2018, including updated …read more
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Bite-Sized Staff Training: Transform Staff Development for Busy Employees 10:00 am
Bite-Sized Staff Training: Transform Staff Development for Busy Employees
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Discover ways to maximize the impact of staff training to fit the ever-changing needs of the modern learner. Using instructional …read more
#GivingTuesday Game Plan 12:00 pm
#GivingTuesday Game Plan
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
#GivingTuesday is the biggest giving day of the year and just 12 weeks away! The best way to have a …read more
Photography, Storytelling, and Community Connections: How to Develop a Photovoice Project 2:00 pm
Photography, Storytelling, and Community Connections: How to Develop a Photovoice Project
Aug 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Photovoice is a type of participatory research methodology designed to empower participants through photography and the power of storytelling in …read more
PubMed for Librarians – Introduction to PubMed 2:30 pm
PubMed for Librarians – Introduction to PubMed
Aug 29 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Attend this class to learn about the difference between PubMed and MEDLINE, how to run a basic PubMed search, assess …read more
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Information Literacy Among the Elderly: Where It Stands and How To Help 11:00 am
Information Literacy Among the Elderly: Where It Stands and How To Help
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
This webinar will provide an overview of the findings of national and international studies and publications on information literacy among …read more
Corporate Matching Gifts: The Beginner’s Essential Skills 1:00 pm
Corporate Matching Gifts: The Beginner’s Essential Skills
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hannah Silvers will give a crash course in corporate matching gifts that will include breakdowns of the matching gift process, …read more
Fun Activities Using Interactive Devices 2:00 pm
Fun Activities Using Interactive Devices
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
This presentation will demonstrate several interactive devices that are easy to use and can be adapted for home and classroom.They …read more
No Money? No Design Skills? No Problem: Making Professional Graphics on a Budget 3:00 pm
No Money? No Design Skills? No Problem: Making Professional Graphics on a Budget
Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Do you want customized, professional graphics but lack the resources? If yes, you must attend this one-of-a-kind session. Mike Parkinson, …read more
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