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10 Quick Tips to Super Charge Your Next Appeal Letter 11:00 am
10 Quick Tips to Super Charge Your Next Appeal Letter
Nov 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, to learn 10 quick tips that you can use to super charge your …read more
Grow Your Own Leaders: Nurturing Leadership and Management Skills for Staff at Every Level 1:00 pm
Grow Your Own Leaders: Nurturing Leadership and Management Skills for Staff at Every Level
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This session will discuss mentorship, networking, and ethics through the lens of library industry best practices as well as other …read more
Maximize Your Giving Tuesday Fundraising & Engagement 2:00 pm
Maximize Your Giving Tuesday Fundraising & Engagement
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
To help you get the most out of Giving Tuesday, this Webinar will discuss picking a campaign theme, focusing on …read more
Meet the Funders: Capital Funding 2:00 pm
Meet the Funders: Capital Funding
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Come meet three funders who make a concerted effort to provide grants for capital expenses, and find out why they …read more
Free Online U.S. Citizenship Course 3:00 pm
Free Online U.S. Citizenship Course
Nov 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join presenters Andrea Willis and Katy Azevedo as they give a tour of the USA Learns Citizenship course, while you …read more
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Write and Cite “Chicago Style”: Helping Students and Patrons Understand The Chicago Manual of Style and Turabian 1:00 pm
Write and Cite “Chicago Style”: Helping Students and Patrons Understand The Chicago Manual of Style and Turabian
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In this special free event, ALA Publishing and the University of Chicago Press will discuss using The Chicago Manual of …read more
Go-To Graphic Novels 2:00 pm
Go-To Graphic Novels
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Blending sweeping illustrations and powerful narratives, graphic novels offer fast-paced entertainment and educational opportunities for readers of all ages—and continue …read more
Making Difficult Conversations Easy 2:00 pm
Making Difficult Conversations Easy
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Do you shy away from conflict? In organizations across the world conflict is avoided. Expectations go unmet, values are violated, …read more
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From Desktop to the Cloud: Why Organizations Are Converting 2:00 pm
From Desktop to the Cloud: Why Organizations Are Converting
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
On-prem vs. Cloud? What solution is right for your organization? In this 30-minute webinar, we will focus on current desktop …read more
Small But Mighty Library Management and Innovation 3:00 pm
Small But Mighty Library Management and Innovation
Nov 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Innovating. Meeting community needs. Managing the daily business of running a library. It can feel as though there aren’t enough …read more
Developing Future-Ready Students Through Coding 4:00 pm
Developing Future-Ready Students Through Coding
Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Today’s elementary school students will be entering a future workforce comprised mostly of jobs that don’t currently exist. How do …read more
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Bozarthzone! Show Your Work: The New Knowledge Management 12:00 pm
Bozarthzone! Show Your Work: The New Knowledge Management
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
As training practitioners, we spend a great deal of time talking about how people learn, how to help people learn, …read more
Build a Better World With Kindness and Gratitude 12:00 pm
Build a Better World With Kindness and Gratitude
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Both kindness and gratitude are important ingredients to a happy life as well as essential to building strong professional and …read more
Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information 12:00 pm
Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In this class, participants will learn how to effectively provide mental health information using the best free electronic resources as …read more
Picture This! Books for the Youngest 1:00 pm
Picture This! Books for the Youngest
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Picture books entertain, enlighten, and educate young children. Join representatives from Baker & Taylor, Beaming Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Penguin …read more
The Countdown Is On: A Procrastinator’s Guide to #GivingTuesday 1:00 pm
The Countdown Is On: A Procrastinator’s Guide to #GivingTuesday
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The planning and execution of a successful #GivingTuesday awareness campaign can be daunting, especially if you are just getting started. …read more
Enhancing Your Intelligence Agency Information Resource IQ: PT. 4 – National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, National Intelligence University, and National Reconnaissance Office 2:00 pm
Enhancing Your Intelligence Agency Information Resource IQ: PT. 4 – National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, National Intelligence University, and National Reconnaissance Office
Nov 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Attendees should gain an enhanced understanding of the publicly-accessible information resources produced by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, National Intelligence University, …read more
Missionizing Your Year-End Fundraising Events 2:00 pm
Missionizing Your Year-End Fundraising Events
Nov 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Terry Axelrod, founder of Benevon, who will lead you through a step-by-step process for “missionizing” each of your events …read more
Is Your Library’s Website Living Its Best Life? 3:00 pm
Is Your Library’s Website Living Its Best Life?
Nov 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  This is an introductory overview of the importance of the library’s website — your virtual branch — that busts …read more
Life Hacks with Google Forms 5:30 pm
Life Hacks with Google Forms
Nov 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Join Bailey Kowalski to learn about how Google Forms can change your life! Using them will save you time, give …read more
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Letters About Literature: Read. Be Inspired. Write Back. 11:00 am
Letters About Literature: Read. Be Inspired. Write Back.
Nov 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
This session will provide helpful information and resources for teachers and librarians interested in the Letters About Literature competition. It …read more
Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents … Presidential Research Resource 12:00 pm
Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents … Presidential Research Resource
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This talk will discuss digital and archival resources for Presidential Research with librarians and archivists from the Miller Center, the …read more
How to Create a Year-End Marketing Plan to Engage Donors 1:00 pm
How to Create a Year-End Marketing Plan to Engage Donors
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
During this one-hour webinar presented by Heidi Webb, CFRE, you will learn the key tipping points that will help supercharge …read more
The New Workplace Demands Versatile Communication Skills 1:00 pm
The New Workplace Demands Versatile Communication Skills
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Recruiters rank communication as one of the most desired, yet hardest to find, skills, according to surveys from LinkedIn and …read more
Everything You Wanted to Know about the CSK Award 3:00 pm
Everything You Wanted to Know about the CSK Award
Nov 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
You know the Coretta Scott King Medal-winning books. You read them every year when the awards are announced. But how …read more
Your Capital Campaign: Are You Ready? 3:00 pm
Your Capital Campaign: Are You Ready?
Nov 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Do you need to grow your programs or your endowment (who doesn’t)? Many nonprofit leaders facing these challenges are not …read more
The “Fake News” Problem: Tips, Tricks, & Tools to Use Both in and out of the Classroom 7:00 pm
The “Fake News” Problem: Tips, Tricks, & Tools to Use Both in and out of the Classroom
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Living in a Post-Truth world can be tough, especially for anyone consuming news and information online. This webinar will frame …read more
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The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength 12:00 pm
The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Introverts ARE leaders. This inspirational and practical web event will demonstrate how introverts can use their quiet strengths to conquer …read more
Public Library Administration and Innovation for the 21st Century 1:00 pm
Public Library Administration and Innovation for the 21st Century
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Public libraries have historically faced challenges as viable units in local government. This webinar will present a framework for future …read more
Award winning toys, games, music and books that bridge the classroom to the playroom 2:00 pm
Award winning toys, games, music and books that bridge the classroom to the playroom
Nov 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us as the Parents’ Choice Foundation®, the perennial standard-bearer for best-in-class play-based products, will present a current selection of …read more
Identify, Discover, Decide with Imagery and GIS 2:00 pm
Identify, Discover, Decide with Imagery and GIS
Nov 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us to learn how easy it is to take your own or other remotely sensed data to create smart …read more
Library Marketing 1.0: How to successfully market your library without getting another degree 2:00 pm
Library Marketing 1.0: How to successfully market your library without getting another degree
Nov 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for an overview of marketing basics for libraries. Learn about your library brand, basic marketing components, and merchandising …read more
Cybertraps for Librarians 3:00 pm
Cybertraps for Librarians
Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The world of online privacy is complex and ever-changing. However our patrons need sensible advice NOW as they move forward …read more
Digital Citizenship for Tweens and Teens 3:00 pm
Digital Citizenship for Tweens and Teens
Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gain insight into the latest trends and tools related to digital citizenship and cyberbullying. Experts will share information on targeted …read more
Exemplary Practices using ‘Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA’ Free Resources 3:00 pm
Exemplary Practices using ‘Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA’ Free Resources
Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  This webinar will explore the free NASA resources, along with accompanying exemplary practices. There will be time for Q&A …read more
What Works on Giving Tuesday? Answers from 2017’s Website Analytics 3:00 pm
What Works on Giving Tuesday? Answers from 2017’s Website Analytics
Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Prepare your strategy for this year’s Giving Tuesday with insight from last year’s Giving Tuesday nonprofit website analytics. Digital skills …read more
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What Do the Midterms Mean for Your Library? 11:30 am
What Do the Midterms Mean for Your Library?
Nov 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
What will the upcoming midterm elections mean for your library and community? Join us for a free 60-minute webinar on …read more
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Connections Summit: Day One 12:00 pm
Connections Summit: Day One
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Open to all libraries and staff, our first day will feature David Lee King and will be followed by other …read more
The Data We Don’t Collect: How It Drives Funding Decisions By People Who Don’t Use the Library 12:00 pm
The Data We Don’t Collect: How It Drives Funding Decisions By People Who Don’t Use the Library
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
We know from both the 2008 and 2018 iterations of “From Awareness to Funding” that the library user status of …read more
Leadership Styles & Impact on Your Nonprofit 1:00 pm
Leadership Styles & Impact on Your Nonprofit
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The latest nonprofit leadership research shows how specific leadership styles impact nonprofit outcomes. And it reveals the most common style …read more
Storytelling on Steroids With VideoScribe 2:00 pm
Storytelling on Steroids With VideoScribe
Nov 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Research has shown that our brains wilt when we are experiencing death by PowerPoint or other static presentation of content. …read more
How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website 2:30 pm
How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website
Nov 13 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Does your website captivate and engage people or is it merely an online brochure with a few photos and mission …read more
Cybersecurity, SL and RL 9:00 pm
Cybersecurity, SL and RL
Nov 13 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
When considering cybersecurity, the technology that enables Second Life can be thought of as a chain of related systems, starting …read more
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Help Us Combat the World’s Most Dangerous Animal with an App! 11:00 am
Help Us Combat the World’s Most Dangerous Animal with an App!
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mosquitoes are the world’s most dangerous animal, and there is something we can all do to reduce the threat of …read more
3 Instagram Tips Successful Nonprofits Use to Raise Awareness and Win Supporters 2:00 pm
3 Instagram Tips Successful Nonprofits Use to Raise Awareness and Win Supporters
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
If you want to attract a larger audience of members, donors, fans and followers, please join our webinar on November …read more
A Good Night’s Rest: Government Resources Can Teach You About Adequate Sleep Habits 2:00 pm
A Good Night’s Rest: Government Resources Can Teach You About Adequate Sleep Habits
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This webinar will present information on Government resources about what sleep is and how to get enough of it. Also …read more
Big Programs, Little Budget: Forging Community Partnerships in a Small Town 2:00 pm
Big Programs, Little Budget: Forging Community Partnerships in a Small Town
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Drawing on her experience as director of the Meservey Public Library, Chelsea Price will share ideas for hosting “big” programs …read more
Introduction to Proposal Writing 2:00 pm
Introduction to Proposal Writing
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.   …read more
Understanding Teens 101 2:00 pm
Understanding Teens 101
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Catherine Boddie and Bridget Kiely for a crash-course on understanding teen behavior and strategies for applying your know-how so …read more
Leadership in Youth Services, Part 1: Leading Outside Your Organization 3:00 pm
Leadership in Youth Services, Part 1: Leading Outside Your Organization
Nov 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This is one of a three-part Leadership in Youth Services webinar series brought to you by the ALSC Managing Children’s …read more
Collaboration Impacts Students’ Learning 5:00 pm
Collaboration Impacts Students’ Learning
Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
In this edWebinar, Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School, CT, will share tools that promote collaboration …read more
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Getting Your Donor Management Data In Order for 2019 1:00 pm
Getting Your Donor Management Data In Order for 2019
Nov 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
You have a donor management system, but how do you get the most out of it while maintaining it for …read more
Libraries Connecting You to Coverage 2:00 pm
Libraries Connecting You to Coverage
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
As part of its ongoing work to support the public library’s role in creating healthy communities, PLA is offering new …read more
Moving Your Workload to the Cloud? What are the Right Tools for the Job? 2:00 pm
Moving Your Workload to the Cloud? What are the Right Tools for the Job?
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us online to learn how governments can successfully assess, plan and automate cloud transformation on time and on budget, …read more
Encore Career Search Strategies: Help Your Patrons Find Their Way to Meaningful Work 3:00 pm
Encore Career Search Strategies: Help Your Patrons Find Their Way to Meaningful Work
Nov 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We can help older patrons compete successfully for jobs by steering them toward resources that match their needs, and by …read more
Onboard or Overboard! Increasing Employee Retention and Productivity 3:00 pm
Onboard or Overboard! Increasing Employee Retention and Productivity
Nov 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Employees are going overboard, leaving companies at a faster pace than ever before. You work so hard to recruit the …read more
Fighting Fake News: How to Outsmart Trolls and Troublemakers 4:00 pm
Fighting Fake News: How to Outsmart Trolls and Troublemakers
Nov 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In this edWebinar, teachers will learn a practical approach to helping students avoid one of the major pitfalls of today’s …read more
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Looking to the Cloud: Using Google’s G Suite at Your Library 10:00 am
Looking to the Cloud: Using Google’s G Suite at Your Library
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn how Google’s G Suite web-based software can bring simplicity, flexibility, and collaboration to your library through Gmail, Docs, Sheets, …read more
The University of Michigan Ebook Collection: An investment in open source, community accountable infrastructure 11:00 am
The University of Michigan Ebook Collection: An investment in open source, community accountable infrastructure
Nov 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
LYRASIS is hosting a webinar to provide our members an opportunity to learn more about the University of Michigan Ebook …read more
Marketing on a Small Budget 1:00 pm
Marketing on a Small Budget
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Libraries are busy places. From programming to services, we want people to know about everything. The challenge? We often have …read more
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Technology Competencies & How to Exceed Them (Geared towards all levels of staff) 1:00 pm
Technology Competencies & How to Exceed Them (Geared towards all levels of staff)
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Explore available opportunities for continuing education, peruse useful sites for keeping up with technology, and develop a plan for taking …read more
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Online Tools that Help Nonprofits Learn, Listen & Engage 10:30 am
Online Tools that Help Nonprofits Learn, Listen & Engage
Nov 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Learn how to make technology your friend. In his most revealing session, Jay takes you behind the curtain to show, …read more
Bozarthzone! Holiday Stressbusters 12:00 pm
Bozarthzone! Holiday Stressbusters
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
What should be a season of love and joy often turns instead to tiring weeks of overspending, overindulging, disappointment and …read more
Kids InfoBits Refresher 2:00 pm
Kids InfoBits Refresher
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Kids InfoBits, one of Find It Virginia’s resources from Gale, is the perfect educational product for today’s young learners. It’s …read more
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Using Storytelling to Boost Your Nonprofit’s Communications 1:00 pm
Using Storytelling to Boost Your Nonprofit’s Communications
Nov 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Do you struggle with storytelling? Need help getting a handle on planning, developing and sharing your nonprofit’s stories? In this …read more
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Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities Through Virtual Community Health and Wellness Workshops 2:00 pm
Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities Through Virtual Community Health and Wellness Workshops
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This session will provide attendees with background information about the Latino community both in the United States and in Minnesota. …read more
Info2Go! EOR and E-rate – Are you ready for 2019? 2:30 pm
Info2Go! EOR and E-rate – Are you ready for 2019?
Nov 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Get ready for the next round of EOR and E-rate. What can you expect for 2019? What can you do …read more
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Graphs, Charts, and Data Visualization – All Three in Your Next PowerPoint Presentation 12:00 pm
Graphs, Charts, and Data Visualization – All Three in Your Next PowerPoint Presentation
Nov 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
PowerPoint graphs and charts are an excellent way to show information visually, allowing an audience to see the trend or …read more
Looking at Plastics: An Introduction to Caring for Plastics 2:00 pm
Looking at Plastics: An Introduction to Caring for Plastics
Nov 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Plastics are everywhere – they are an inescapable part of our lives both at home and in our collections. Plastics …read more
It’s Not Just About the Likes: Getting Strategic with Your Library’s Social Media 3:00 pm
It’s Not Just About the Likes: Getting Strategic with Your Library’s Social Media
Nov 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
You know how to use social media tools like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, but how do you get followers to …read more
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Relationships in Early Education: It’s Basic! 2:00 pm
Relationships in Early Education: It’s Basic!
Nov 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This powerful webinar, by Luis Hernandez will offer insights and strategies to help early childhood educators build and enrich their …read more
How to Write More Effective Email and Web Content 3:00 pm
How to Write More Effective Email and Web Content
Nov 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this webinar, we’ll offer specific guidelines that will help you communicate more effectively in an age where people read …read more
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10 Strategies for Success with Digital Fundraising 1:00 pm
10 Strategies for Success with Digital Fundraising
Nov 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In this webinar, we will learn how to make your website donor-ready, improve your donation pages, choose the right donor …read more
IdentityTheft.gov: Your One-Stop Resource to Help People Recover from Identity Theft 2:00 pm
IdentityTheft.gov: Your One-Stop Resource to Help People Recover from Identity Theft
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come learn more about IdentityTheft.gov, the Federal Government’s free, one-stop resource to help people fix problems caused by identity theft. …read more
Librarian Evolution: Libraries Thrive When We Change 3:00 pm
Librarian Evolution: Libraries Thrive When We Change
Nov 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Charles Darwin said, “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one …read more
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