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Getting Off the Grants Hamster Wheel: Creating Revenue Streams 12:00 pm
Getting Off the Grants Hamster Wheel: Creating Revenue Streams
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This month we’ll talk about the process for brainstorming and implementing new revenue streams. Open to both socially conscious businesses …read more
Secrets to Make More Money for the Auction Fundraiser 12:00 pm
Secrets to Make More Money for the Auction Fundraiser
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Auctria’s FREE webinar to help take your auction to new heights and raise more for your cause. As the Marketing …read more
Three Steps to Thriving in Chaos 2:00 pm
Three Steps to Thriving in Chaos
Feb 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Friday, Feb 1 (2-3 pm) Three Steps to Thriving in Chaos (Effectiveness Institute)   The turbulence of current events …read more
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Diversity in Comics 12:00 pm
Diversity in Comics
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Diversity in Comics” Amanda Jacobs Foust (Douglas County Libraries), a longtime graphic novel selector and the co-host and producer of …read more
Fake News 12:00 pm
Fake News
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Are you seeing a growing need in your community for better information literacy, especially when it comes to discerning online …read more
Beyond Diversity How BIAS Could be Making or Breaking your Business 2:00 pm
Beyond Diversity How BIAS Could be Making or Breaking your Business
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BIAS – we all have it whether we are aware of it or not.  But are you aware of the …read more
Developing a Strategic Plan for Volunteer Engagement 2:00 pm
Developing a Strategic Plan for Volunteer Engagement
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Are you engaging volunteers with an eye to the future? Do you know what your volunteer program should look like …read more
Diverse Titles for Youth and Young Adults 2:00 pm
Diverse Titles for Youth and Young Adults
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Does your collection reflect the varied faces, beliefs, and experiences of your community? Check out Booklist’s free, hour-long webinar spotlighting …read more
Early STEM Exposure Through Career-Focused PBL 2:00 pm
Early STEM Exposure Through Career-Focused PBL
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In this webinar, leaders from one school district will explain how they shifted to a career-focused project-based learning model to …read more
Library Volunteers: Tapping into Community Engagement 2:00 pm
Library Volunteers: Tapping into Community Engagement
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Volunteerism is changing. Libraries now have the opportunity to engage highly skilled volunteers who can bring unique their expertise to …read more
Starting Small with Project Outcome 2:00 pm
Starting Small with Project Outcome
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Libraries may feel too overwhelmed with limited staff and resources to take on something new like measuring outcomes, which is …read more
Zoom Features 5:30 pm
Zoom Features
Feb 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Join TIE Learning Specialist, Julie Erickson, as she shares details about utilizing the tools of Zoom. Looking at ways of …read more
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NCompass Live: You Make Me Want To Break Out 11:00 am
NCompass Live: You Make Me Want To Break Out
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Escape rooms are popping up all over the country as groups go in and test their logic and problem …read more
R(e)building a Library Program with Community Feedback as Your Guide 11:00 am
R(e)building a Library Program with Community Feedback as Your Guide
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do you have a program in your library that could use refreshing? Are you meeting resistance at changing a program …read more
It’s Not Your Imagination… Identity Conversations Really Are Different Today 12:00 pm
It’s Not Your Imagination… Identity Conversations Really Are Different Today
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Language and understanding of identity are quickly changing. We are now understanding that because we are people we are biased. …read more
Spanish Storytime 12:30 pm
Spanish Storytime
Feb 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
There are more than 37 million Spanish speakers in the United States, and it is by far the most spoken …read more
How Savvy Marketing Translates to More Donations 1:00 pm
How Savvy Marketing Translates to More Donations
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Without great marketing, it is difficult for donors — and prospects — to feel connected to your work. Many nonprofit …read more
I Wish I’d Thought of That: Showcasing the Best of Fundraising Examples 1:00 pm
I Wish I’d Thought of That: Showcasing the Best of Fundraising Examples
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ready for eye candy campaigns that make you wish YOU’D thought of that? Buckle up, buttercup. We’re firing up the …read more
Web Accessibility in a Nutshell 1:00 pm
Web Accessibility in a Nutshell
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Use of the Internet is increasingly enmeshed and vital in education, business, and daily life. However, various barriers prevent equal …read more
Autonomy Support: A New Approach to Managing Challenging Behavior 2:00 pm
Autonomy Support: A New Approach to Managing Challenging Behavior
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Increasingly, it is known that executive function skills are important in school readiness and school success, in graduation rates and …read more
Grant Trends and Common Mistakes: Make Your 2019 Applications Shine! 2:00 pm
Grant Trends and Common Mistakes: Make Your 2019 Applications Shine!
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
It is not radical to say that grantseeking is a competitive process. As pools of eligible funds continue to shrink …read more
Introduction to Project Budgets 2:00 pm
Introduction to Project Budgets
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don’t know what and how much to ask …read more
Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits 2:30 pm
Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits
Feb 6 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
In this educational session, Jay will share best practices—including detailed formulas that every nonprofit should be using—to track the effectiveness …read more
Balancing Books and Social Issues: Homelessness and Trauma 3:00 pm
Balancing Books and Social Issues: Homelessness and Trauma
Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
With numerous budget cuts to social services programs, public libraries are encountering more individuals experiencing homelessness, and poverty. For many, …read more
Give Them Something To Write About: Teaching Across The Curriculum With NYT-Inspired Daily Prompts 4:00 pm
Give Them Something To Write About: Teaching Across The Curriculum With NYT-Inspired Daily Prompts
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Every school day The New York Times Learning Network (NYTLN) publishes fresh writing prompts inspired by current New York Times …read more
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Federal Data Strategies 2:00 pm
Federal Data Strategies
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This talk will provide insight into public domain and open data policies and how they are made. The status of …read more
School Readiness Webinar Series, Part 2: Re-imagining School Readiness: Key Findings from Research 3:00 pm
School Readiness Webinar Series, Part 2: Re-imagining School Readiness: Key Findings from Research
Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Reimagining School Readiness Toolkit is a suite of research-backed resources created for librarians to help families prepare children ages …read more
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Info2Go! STEM Maker Activities for Teens 1:30 pm
Info2Go! STEM Maker Activities for Teens
Feb 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Attendees will hear about low threshold Maker activities to engage teens in hands-on STEM activities in the libraries and gain …read more
Strengths-Based Communication – The Key to Building Positive Professional Relationships! 2:00 pm
Strengths-Based Communication – The Key to Building Positive Professional Relationships!
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Teachers in early childhood programs are often overwhelmed by negativity, drama, and high-stress relationships. A key to creating a more …read more
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Using Comics and Graphic Novels with Children and Teens 11:00 am
Using Comics and Graphic Novels with Children and Teens
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
In this one hour webinar, Library Management Consultant Kyla Hunt will talk with Teen Services Librarian Kate Mowery about all …read more
RA Rethink: Merchandising and Upselling 12:00 pm
RA Rethink: Merchandising and Upselling
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
If someone told you there’s a practical and easy way to increase circulation, patron visits, program attendance and the job …read more
So You Want to Write a Grant? 12:00 pm
So You Want to Write a Grant?
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In this live, interactive webinar we will discuss how grants can help your organization implement new programs or projects to …read more
Large Print, Big Advantages: Strategies for Increasing Youth Literacy 2:00 pm
Large Print, Big Advantages: Strategies for Increasing Youth Literacy
Feb 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Typically, large print is used for seniors and readers with visual impairments, but it can also advance reading skills and …read more
Let’s Get Moving in Iowa Libraries! Physical Activity Programs for Fun & Health 2:00 pm
Let’s Get Moving in Iowa Libraries! Physical Activity Programs for Fun & Health
Feb 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Attend this webinar to learn how, no matter your size or budget, you can do something to support physical activity. …read more
A Perfect Match: Future Ready Instructional Coaches and Future Ready Librarians 5:00 pm
A Perfect Match: Future Ready Instructional Coaches and Future Ready Librarians
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
In this webinar, panelists will discuss the powerful impact that results from a partnership between instructional coaches and librarians when …read more
Events in a Digital Age: How to Maximize Offline Events in an Online World 5:00 pm
Events in a Digital Age: How to Maximize Offline Events in an Online World
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Events like galas, walks and auctions are critical to the fundraising (and friend-raising) strategies for most nonprofits. Want your next …read more
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NCompass Live: What in the World Is Emerging Technology? 11:00 am
NCompass Live: What in the World Is Emerging Technology?
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
We all know that technology trends are moving at light speed. The truth is that many of these trends are …read more
Google Ad Grants 101 1:00 pm
Google Ad Grants 101
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Have you heard of Google’s Ad Grant program, where they give $10,000 a month in free advertising to nonprofits? Join …read more
How to Segment Your Donor Base to Reveal Legacy Giving Opportunities 1:00 pm
How to Segment Your Donor Base to Reveal Legacy Giving Opportunities
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Your best legacy gift prospects already exist in your database.  This presentation will show you why legacy giving is vital …read more
7 Keys to Successful & Enthusiastic Volunteer Involvement at Your Nonprofit 2:00 pm
7 Keys to Successful & Enthusiastic Volunteer Involvement at Your Nonprofit
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The value of volunteers can’t be ignored.  But, effective volunteer engagement requires a focus on the right tactics at the …read more
How to Make Your Goals Stick in 2019 2:00 pm
How to Make Your Goals Stick in 2019
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
How many of us have sat down on New Year’s Eve and penned a list of resolutions only to fail …read more
Reduce Waste, Build Community: Hosting Repair Events at Your Library 3:00 pm
Reduce Waste, Build Community: Hosting Repair Events at Your Library
Feb 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Libraries around the world are hosting repair events, inviting people to bring damaged household items and clothing to be repaired …read more
Online Security is More Than Just Passwords 3:46 pm
Online Security is More Than Just Passwords
Feb 13 @ 3:46 pm – 4:46 pm
This session will touch on basic cybersecurity tips for passwords and emails. After this session, attendees will appreciate the need …read more
Easy as 1, 2, 3: Practical Tactics to Advocate for Your Library Today 5:00 pm
Easy as 1, 2, 3: Practical Tactics to Advocate for Your Library Today
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Like it or not, advocacy is not an optional activity for school librarians. Fortunately, the work involved doesn’t need to …read more
Gamify Your School Library 7:00 pm
Gamify Your School Library
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
You have seen gamification in a variety of settings: completing a punch card to earn a free sandwich or receiving …read more
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How to Create Winning Sponsorship Strategies 1:00 pm
How to Create Winning Sponsorship Strategies
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The reason most organizations fail in the hunt for sponsorship dollars is the lack of a rock-solid game plan for …read more
Shall We Engage? Tips and Considerations for a Happy Fiscal Sponsorship Relationship 1:00 pm
Shall We Engage? Tips and Considerations for a Happy Fiscal Sponsorship Relationship
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This session provides an overview of fiscal sponsorship as a tool for both existing nonprofits and groups not currently recognized …read more
The Landscape of Project Management Tools for Nonprofits 1:00 pm
The Landscape of Project Management Tools for Nonprofits
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us on Thursday, February 14, as we present findings from our new report, The Landscape of Project Management Tools …read more
Enhancing Your Intelligence Agency Information Resources IQ: Part 6: Justice Department, Federal Courts and Congressional Committee Resources 2:00 pm
Enhancing Your Intelligence Agency Information Resources IQ: Part 6: Justice Department, Federal Courts and Congressional Committee Resources
Feb 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Gain enhanced awareness and understanding of the intelligence-related information resources produced by Justice Department entities such as the FBI, National …read more
Sleeper Hits for Spring 2:00 pm
Sleeper Hits for Spring
Feb 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This webcast will present lots more fun-to-read titles from both debut authors and veterans that you should put on your …read more
Web Accessibility Update: Ruling Reversals, Insights, and Tips 3:00 pm
Web Accessibility Update: Ruling Reversals, Insights, and Tips
Feb 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
At the end of 2018, the U.S. Department of Education reversed a ruling, leading to the reopening of hundreds of …read more
Learning About Robotics: Examples and Discussions for K–8 and Beyond 5:00 pm
Learning About Robotics: Examples and Discussions for K–8 and Beyond
Feb 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This edWebinar will offer a short historical review of the field, links to free resources for teachers to draw on …read more
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How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online 1:00 pm
How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Packed with practical, how-to advice and examples for small nonprofits on a limited budget, this free webinar will show you …read more
Cybersecurity in Low-Risk Organizations: Understanding Your Risk and Making Practical Improvements 2:00 pm
Cybersecurity in Low-Risk Organizations: Understanding Your Risk and Making Practical Improvements
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mission-driven organizations often need support in identifying and fending off basic online threats. For organizations with decentralized operations or a …read more
Everything’s Coming up YA 2:00 pm
Everything’s Coming up YA
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The first hint of the spring season has arrived, and we’re here to help you keep your YA collections fresh. …read more
Teaching Historical Fiction with Primary Sources 3:00 pm
Teaching Historical Fiction with Primary Sources
Feb 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Teaching with historical fiction is the perfect way to bring those events to life for students. Primary sources can often …read more
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NCompass Live: Crafting Relevant Community Partnerships Using Archives 11:00 am
NCompass Live: Crafting Relevant Community Partnerships Using Archives
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Historically, archives have told the stories of the dominant society. Increasingly, archives are exploring and filling some of the silences …read more
Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks and Benefits. Learning How to Communicate Health Statistics 12:30 pm
Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks and Benefits. Learning How to Communicate Health Statistics
Feb 20 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Numeracy literacy is not only a problem for individuals receiving health information but also for those providing information that contain …read more
Working with Angry Customer Behaviors 12:30 pm
Working with Angry Customer Behaviors
Feb 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Oh yes…they’re out there and they’re coming to your library. Angry, nasty and even downright unreasonable customers on a mission to …read more
Mindful Leadership: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Academic Library Information Literacy Program 2:00 pm
Mindful Leadership: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Academic Library Information Literacy Program
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are not just politically correct buzzwords; they are complex ideas that should be addressed by …read more
Breezing Along with the RML 4:00 pm
Breezing Along with the RML
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Have you been pondering your 2019 professional development? Are you wondering how other librarians in the region decide when selecting …read more
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Deep Dive into COUNTER Code of Practice Release 5 11:00 am
Deep Dive into COUNTER Code of Practice Release 5
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:15 pm
In this instructional webinar, you’ll learn more about the COUNTER Code of Practice Release 5 (COP5), which goes into effect …read more
Get Started Using Website Analytics to Improve Your Online Fundraising 11:00 am
Get Started Using Website Analytics to Improve Your Online Fundraising
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join them for an information-packed webinar specifically created for nonprofit communicators and fundraisers!   To register, visit: https://bit.ly/2G91zZi
Creative and Innovative Recognition Strategies for Today’s Volunteers 2:00 pm
Creative and Innovative Recognition Strategies for Today’s Volunteers
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Are you doing the right things to recognize the work volunteers do for your organization? Are your recognition strategies and …read more
How to Create a School Makerspace 2:00 pm
How to Create a School Makerspace
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This webinar will cover the basics of starting, outfitting, and maintaining a makerspace at your school. Based in part on …read more
Stay Mentally Alert and Sane: Government Resources For Good Mental Health 2:00 pm
Stay Mentally Alert and Sane: Government Resources For Good Mental Health
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This webinar will offer information on where to find resources on mental health including the National Institute of Mental Health, …read more
Superpatients: Patients Who Extended Science When All Other Options Were Gone 2:00 pm
Superpatients: Patients Who Extended Science When All Other Options Were Gone
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In his forthcoming book Superpatients, Dave deBronkart, cancer survivor and co-founder of the Society for Participatory Medicine, tells stories of …read more
The Elephant in the Room: Helping Your Community Navigate the Financial Aspects of Healthcare 3:00 pm
The Elephant in the Room: Helping Your Community Navigate the Financial Aspects of Healthcare
Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this hour-long webinar, we’ll explore the four components of financial health literacy and how librarians can support education and …read more
Using Social Media as a Tool to Advocate Diversity and Inclusion 3:00 pm
Using Social Media as a Tool to Advocate Diversity and Inclusion
Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  Social media is a great way to start dialogue and conversations about a variety of topics and to meet …read more
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Early Childhood Expertise Beyond Libraryland: Reading Life Between the Lines: Using Children’s Literature for Tough Conversations About Diversity 1:00 pm
Early Childhood Expertise Beyond Libraryland: Reading Life Between the Lines: Using Children’s Literature for Tough Conversations About Diversity
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
We all know that diversity and inclusion are vital topics for our libraries and our democracy, but it can be …read more
Funding Information Network (FIN) Information Session 1:00 pm
Funding Information Network (FIN) Information Session
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join Brian Schultz, manager of the Funding Information Network at Foundation Center, to learn how the Funding Information Network program …read more
Re-Energize your Volunteer Program by Designing Mission-Driven Opportunities 2:00 pm
Re-Energize your Volunteer Program by Designing Mission-Driven Opportunities
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Too often organizations look at volunteer engagement as something that’s nice to have, and never realize the true potential of …read more
Help Teens Build Financial Wellbeing at Your Library 3:00 pm
Help Teens Build Financial Wellbeing at Your Library
Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us to learn how to help your teen patrons become empowered to navigate their financial futures. As children grow, …read more
Building Community Around Essential Literacy Experiences 4:00 pm
Building Community Around Essential Literacy Experiences
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  Join literacy leaders Irene C. Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell as together they explore the essential literacy experiences that …read more
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NextGen Professional Development Virtual Summit: Advance your Gov Career 10:00 am
NextGen Professional Development Virtual Summit: Advance your Gov Career
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
How will you move to the next phase in your career? In order to help you achieve your professional development …read more
When Copyright and Cultural Collections Converge 2:00 pm
When Copyright and Cultural Collections Converge
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This webinar provides a practical introduction to U.S. copyright law, the public domain, and fair use, as well as touching …read more
What’s New in Children’s Literature – 2019 3:00 pm
What’s New in Children’s Literature – 2019
Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us for our annual review of what’s new in children’s literature, both new authors and old favorites, that you …read more
Social-Emotional Learning in the Library 5:00 pm
Social-Emotional Learning in the Library
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
In this edWebinar, Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School, CT, will explore the many ways in …read more
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How School and District Leaders Can Create the Conditions for Innovation and Change 10:30 am
How School and District Leaders Can Create the Conditions for Innovation and Change
Feb 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Leadership and school culture lay the foundation of successful schools. For digital learning to thrive, school and district leaders need …read more
Health Statistics on the Web 12:00 pm
Health Statistics on the Web
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This hands-on course focuses on the location, selection, and effective use of statistics relevant to health on the local, state, …read more
Grants and Proposal Writing 2:00 pm
Grants and Proposal Writing
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Designed for beginners, this class presents a general overview of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine grant process, as …read more
Standards at Your Fingertips: AASL Standards Mobile App for School Library Educators 6:00 pm
Standards at Your Fingertips: AASL Standards Mobile App for School Library Educators
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This session, dedicated to the AASL Standards Mobile App, defines some of the most appropriate uses for school library educators. …read more

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