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How to Avoid Fundraising’s Quiet Killer: Donor Attrition 10:30 am
How to Avoid Fundraising’s Quiet Killer: Donor Attrition
Jan 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Seven out of 10 donors give only once, but this doesn’t have to be your reality. Jay will help us …read more
NCompass Live: Best New Teen Books of 2018: Popular Teen Novels – New Books They Need to Read 11:00 am
NCompass Live: Best New Teen Books of 2018: Popular Teen Novels – New Books They Need to Read
Jan 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn about qualities of books that teens are reading, and the titles Nebraska teens are seeking at their libraries. The …read more
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Become a PowerPoint Jedi with the Force of Templates & Masters 12:00 pm
Become a PowerPoint Jedi with the Force of Templates & Masters
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Getting your presentation design off to the right start is essential. PowerPoint templates and masters are the underlying force that …read more
Delivering Value to Your Community through Your Library’s Electronic Resources 12:00 pm
Delivering Value to Your Community through Your Library’s Electronic Resources
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join librarians across Washington and marketing representatives from NewsBank for a discussion about how to maximize the use of your …read more
Presenting the 2019 Carnegie Shortlist 2:00 pm
Presenting the 2019 Carnegie Shortlist
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Carnegie Selection Committee members Annie Bostrom and Susan Maguire along with Booklist Adult Books Editor Donna Seaman for this …read more
Social Media and Volunteer Engagement 2:00 pm
Social Media and Volunteer Engagement
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Getting your presentation design off to the right start is essential. PowerPoint templates and masters are the underlying force that …read more
APPy Hour : Take Control of Your New Year’s Resolutions – Apps to Track Habits, Get Reminders, and Stay Healthy 3:00 pm
APPy Hour : Take Control of Your New Year’s Resolutions – Apps to Track Habits, Get Reminders, and Stay Healthy
Jan 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Need help sticking to those New Year’s resolutions? This ‘APPy Hour’ will showcase mobile apps to support establishing new habits. …read more
Health Literacy Begins at Your Library 3:00 pm
Health Literacy Begins at Your Library
Jan 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Your library can play a central role in promoting the health and wellness of its community through fostering higher health …read more
GIS In Your Classroom: Map Contests & More 5:30 pm
GIS In Your Classroom: Map Contests & More
Jan 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
ArcGIS Online has expanded resources for K-12–including additional GeoInquiries for more content areas. In addition, there is a statewide map …read more
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NCompass Live: Graphic Novel Collection and Programming 11:00 am
NCompass Live: Graphic Novel Collection and Programming
Jan 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn new resources to find widely-appealing graphic novel selections for all age groups, toddler through teen. Join Russ Harper, Youth …read more
Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries New Applicant Webinar 2:00 pm
Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries New Applicant Webinar
Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Institute of Museum and Library Services has launched a new special initiative, Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP), …read more
Getting the Most Bang from Your Board (Of Directors): Leading Your Program’s Board Room 2:00 pm
Getting the Most Bang from Your Board (Of Directors): Leading Your Program’s Board Room
Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The leadership of an organization sets the vision for the future and the direction for the rest of the team. …read more
How to Build and Sustain Your Major Gifts Pipeline 2:00 pm
How to Build and Sustain Your Major Gifts Pipeline
Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
If you’ve got donors, you’ve got the raw material for a major donor program. Follow these 10 steps to identify, …read more
Be Found: The Secrets of SEO for Nonprofits 2:30 pm
Be Found: The Secrets of SEO for Nonprofits
Jan 9 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Everyone wants to be found. Your website is no exception. In this session we will share best practices of nonprofits …read more
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Asking Styles: A Revolutionary Concept in Fundraising 1:00 pm
Asking Styles: A Revolutionary Concept in Fundraising
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
You have your own Asking Style, and if you learn to ask in your Style, you will be more comfortable, …read more
How to Write Effective Web Copy 1:00 pm
How to Write Effective Web Copy
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Internet is bloated. Your users have limited attention spans. And websites everywhere are written with cliché, ambiguity, and scattershot …read more
Nonprofit Tech Trends 2019 1:00 pm
Nonprofit Tech Trends 2019
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Our panel of experts will each share their take on emerging technologies and examples of how nonprofits of all sizes …read more
Design Squad Global Inventing Green: Engage Kids in Hands-on Engineering around Sustainability 2:00 pm
Design Squad Global Inventing Green: Engage Kids in Hands-on Engineering around Sustainability
Jan 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This one-hour webinar will detail how to bring Design Squad Global (DSG) Clubs to your community, including the support and …read more
Telling the Story of Volunteer Impact 2:00 pm
Telling the Story of Volunteer Impact
Jan 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
You want to share the impact volunteers have in your organization and in the community, but often the information you …read more
Out of this World Programming 3:00 pm
Out of this World Programming
Jan 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In early 2017, Estherville Public Library (IA) and Ericson Public Library (IA) were two out of 75 libraries in the …read more
Your Money, Your Goals: Resources for financial empowerment 5:00 pm
Your Money, Your Goals: Resources for financial empowerment
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This webinar will introduce you to the Your Money, Your Goals booklets and how to use them. Share best practices …read more
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People – Difficult or Different? 2:00 pm
People – Difficult or Different?
Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Why are some clients or co-workers so frustrating to work with? Or more importantly, why would anyone think of YOU …read more
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STEAM Activities For Your Classroom 10:00 am
STEAM Activities For Your Classroom
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Session 1: Engage Students and Enhance Learning with Innovative STEAM Activities from Google. Session 2: Connect, Create, and Collaborate with …read more
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Literacy Behind Bars: Inside the World of Texas Prison Librarians 11:00 am
Literacy Behind Bars: Inside the World of Texas Prison Librarians
Jan 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet librarians working for the Windham School District (WSD), which operates in partnership with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. …read more
Presenting the 2019 Morris Award Finalists 2:00 pm
Presenting the 2019 Morris Award Finalists
Jan 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Booklist for this exciting Q&A with all five authors nominated for YALSA’s 2019 William C. Morris Debut Award, an …read more
TechSoup Tour: How to Access Donations, Discounts, and Resources 2:00 pm
TechSoup Tour: How to Access Donations, Discounts, and Resources
Jan 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for our free webinar on how your organization can access TechSoup’s wide variety of product discount and donation …read more
Implicit Bias in the Library Workplace 3:00 pm
Implicit Bias in the Library Workplace
Jan 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this webinar, presenter Dr. Michele A. L. Villagran will share examples of implicit bias within the library workplace and …read more
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Introduction to Fundraising Planning 2:00 pm
Introduction to Fundraising Planning
Jan 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Does your organization need help to direct its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps …read more
Elementary Educator’s Guide to Primary Sources 5:00 pm
Elementary Educator’s Guide to Primary Sources
Jan 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
A compelling primary source can bring a bit of mystery or intrigue into an elementary classroom. Even in kindergarten, using …read more
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Making the Move from Summer Reading to Summer Learning 12:00 pm
Making the Move from Summer Reading to Summer Learning
Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Participants will gain an awareness of best practices in making the shift from summer reading to summer learning and examine …read more
Do You Speak Possibility? 4:00 pm
Do You Speak Possibility?
Jan 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Based on “The Art of Possibility” by Benjamin Zander and Rosamund Stone Zander and using examples from fields as diverse …read more
Handling the Holiday Device: Tips and Best Practices 4:00 pm
Handling the Holiday Device: Tips and Best Practices
Jan 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In this edWebinar, join Christine Elgersma, Senior Editor of Parent Education at Common Sense Media, to learn best practices and …read more
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Your Guide to Free Tax Prep Services 1:00 pm
Your Guide to Free Tax Prep Services
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us for a free webinar to learn about free tax services and resources to share with your patrons to …read more
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Providing Great Library Service With Skill and Empathy 12:00 pm
Providing Great Library Service With Skill and Empathy
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
This 90-minute webinar session with Steve provides realistic and practical tools to help all library employees with patron-contact jobs to …read more
Social Media 101 for Nonprofits 2:30 pm
Social Media 101 for Nonprofits
Jan 22 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
This session includes practical tips and tools for extending your cause and mission via social media. We cover the basics …read more
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Reclaim Your Success: Lessons from Disrupters – Success Strategies from Women Who Break the Mold 12:00 pm
Reclaim Your Success: Lessons from Disrupters – Success Strategies from Women Who Break the Mold
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dr. Patti Fletcher, speaker, advocate, leadership futurist, and author of Disrupters: Success Strategies from Women Who Break the Mold, shares …read more
Size Doesn’t Matter: Transforming Big Ideas into Small Library Environments 2:00 pm
Size Doesn’t Matter: Transforming Big Ideas into Small Library Environments
Jan 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
If you’ve ever heard about a fantastic library idea from a super-big library and thought, “There’s no way I can …read more
Emerging Tech Trends in the Library – Part 9 3:00 pm
Emerging Tech Trends in the Library – Part 9
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
With so much new technology coming at us so fast, it can be difficult to keep up. As part of …read more
Leadership in Youth Services, Part 3: Moving Beyond Youth Services 3:00 pm
Leadership in Youth Services, Part 3: Moving Beyond Youth Services
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Thinking of the next step in your career? Learn how to translate the things you do everyday in your role …read more
The Future Is Now: Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality in Public Libraries 3:00 pm
The Future Is Now: Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality in Public Libraries
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Libraries have long been at the forefront of providing community access to new technologies. Virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VR/AR/MR) …read more
Leading Transformational Learning Through Making 4:00 pm
Leading Transformational Learning Through Making
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The library makerspace is emerging as a powerful vehicle for increasing library visibility and value to the student community. In …read more
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National Mentoring Month: Strategies for Mentoring Girls in STEM 2:00 pm
National Mentoring Month: Strategies for Mentoring Girls in STEM
Jan 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The National Girls Collaborative Project is celebrating National Mentoring Month by highlighting the importance of role models and mentors in …read more
I Inherited a Mess! What Do I Do Now? 3:00 pm
I Inherited a Mess! What Do I Do Now?
Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
You’ve landed your dream job. Every position has its challenges, but from day one, week one, or month one, you …read more
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Building and Maintaining a Graphic Novel and Comics Collection 12:00 pm
Building and Maintaining a Graphic Novel and Comics Collection
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Graphic Novels can be one of the most popular and highest circulating formats in your library collection, but often, staff …read more
3 Steps to Effective Storytelling to Grow Your Memberships 2:00 pm
3 Steps to Effective Storytelling to Grow Your Memberships
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Are you finding it a challenge to grow your membership? For many organizations, the culprit is not telling the right …read more
Footprint Foothold: Helping Students Manage Their Online Reputations 3:00 pm
Footprint Foothold: Helping Students Manage Their Online Reputations
Jan 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this edWebinar, Sean Coffron, Ph.D. will present strategies and tools for introducing the topic of digital footprints to students …read more
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Moving Diversity Forward: Using Embedded Diversity Practices to Enhance Learning Opportunities for Youth 7:00 pm
Moving Diversity Forward: Using Embedded Diversity Practices to Enhance Learning Opportunities for Youth
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This session will introduce participants to best practices for implementing multicultural literature into curriculums. The goal of the session is …read more
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How to Use Facebook’s Free Fundraising Tools to Drive Donations 1:00 pm
How to Use Facebook’s Free Fundraising Tools to Drive Donations
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In this free 45-minute webinar, you’ll learn how to successfully register your nonprofit to use Facebook’s powerful new Fundraising Tools, …read more
Understanding Soft Risk in Volunteer Engagement 2:00 pm
Understanding Soft Risk in Volunteer Engagement
Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We all worry about the hard risks that can have an impact on our volunteers and the work they do, …read more
Assistive Technology for Reading and Writing: An Overview of Innovative Tools for School, Work, and Home 4:00 pm
Assistive Technology for Reading and Writing: An Overview of Innovative Tools for School, Work, and Home
Jan 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
This workshop will introduce you to new tools that support reading and writing. Demonstrations will include devices from the STC …read more

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