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How to Start a Coronavirus Relief Fund for Nonprofit Employees: A Step By Step Guide 1:00 pm
How to Start a Coronavirus Relief Fund for Nonprofit Employees: A Step By Step Guide
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In this webinar I will share with you strategies and tactics that will help you plan, launch, and execute a …read more
Making Difficult Conversations Easy 2:00 pm
Making Difficult Conversations Easy
May 1 @ 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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New Middle-Grade Series 2:00 pm
New Middle-Grade Series
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In this program, attendees will hear from Michael Buckley (Finn and the Intergalactic Lunchbox), Theanne Griffith (Magnificent Makers series), Kate …read more
Ethical Challenges in Remote Learning: Student Data Privacy, Digital Equity, Leadership 3:00 pm
Ethical Challenges in Remote Learning: Student Data Privacy, Digital Equity, Leadership
May 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This edLeader Panel focuses on increasing the awareness regarding the risks that schools and districts face as they accelerate remote …read more
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Create Stunning Graphics for eLearning 1:00 pm
Create Stunning Graphics for eLearning
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Good visualization improves understanding, recollection and adoption. Poor or no visual communication impedes learning. Make your job easier. Use clear, …read more
Data for Decision Making 1:00 pm
Data for Decision Making
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  Join presenters Lisa Dale and Mark Fink, who will share some of what they have learned about working with …read more
Rapid Training and Upskilling for the Remote Workforce: L&D Strategies in Times of Crisis 1:00 pm
Rapid Training and Upskilling for the Remote Workforce: L&D Strategies in Times of Crisis
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The shift toward remote work in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has required businesses to provide virtual workforce training …read more
3 Ways to Look at the Global Engineering Research Landscape 2:00 pm
3 Ways to Look at the Global Engineering Research Landscape
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Is your university looking to understand their published engineering output so they can adequately support the research? Are your institution’s …read more
How PubMed Works: Introduction 2:00 pm
How PubMed Works: Introduction
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Learn about what PubMed is and what’s included in it. We’ll explore how to find the original research that is …read more
Overview of COVID-19 and CDC’s Response to the Pandemic with a Highlight of Federal COVID-19 Resources 2:00 pm
Overview of COVID-19 and CDC’s Response to the Pandemic with a Highlight of Federal COVID-19 Resources
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This webinar will provide information on the CDC’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.   For more information and to register, …read more
Social Media and Volunteer Engagement 2:00 pm
Social Media and Volunteer Engagement
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This webinar will offer an introduction to including social media in your volunteer recruitment and retention plans. You’ll see examples …read more
The One and Only Bob Book Launch 4:00 pm
The One and Only Bob Book Launch
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebrate the publication of The One and Only Bob with a talk, reading, and Q&A with Katherine Applegate!   For …read more
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The Latest on CO-VID 19 Scams from the Federal Trade Commission 10:00 am
The Latest on CO-VID 19 Scams from the Federal Trade Commission
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Scammers are experts at shifting tactics and changing their messages to catch you off guard. This is especially true as …read more
Open for the Future: School Librarians as Planners and Preppers 12:00 pm
Open for the Future: School Librarians as Planners and Preppers
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
School librarians can begin planning now for a changed role within the new normal of schools. How will physical spaces …read more
Writing Effective Email (PCI Webinars) 12:30 pm
Writing Effective Email (PCI Webinars)
May 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Challenge: Have you been on the receiving end of an email with an endless, useless recipient list? Have you struggled through …read more
Ethics & Empathy in Data Visualization 1:00 pm
Ethics & Empathy in Data Visualization
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Librarians deal with data every day. Patron data, cataloging data, events, etc; all of this data is important and helps …read more
Preserve This Podcast 1:00 pm
Preserve This Podcast
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Preserve This Podcast (iSchool UW Madison)   Preserve This Podcast is a Mellon grant-funded project that ended in January 2020. …read more
Attuned Interactions and Healthy Relationships Support Early Development 2:00 pm
Attuned Interactions and Healthy Relationships Support Early Development
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join Dr. Sherman as he shares examples from his clinical practice and extensive experience working in therapeutic preschool settings and …read more
Fire Protection Strategies for Collections & Museums 2:00 pm
Fire Protection Strategies for Collections & Museums
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Managing the fire risk to collections and museums requires a multi-pronged strategy incorporating prevention programs, fire containment measures, as well …read more
Introduction to the Question Formulation Technique for Primary Source Learning 2:00 pm
Introduction to the Question Formulation Technique for Primary Source Learning
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
How can we build the capacity for all students to engage in inquiry and primary source learning through questions? This …read more
Better Sharing Through Metadata: Good Practices for Better Discovery 3:00 pm
Better Sharing Through Metadata: Good Practices for Better Discovery
May 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Are you a librarian, archivist, curator, or staff member tasked with making your institution’s collections available online? So, you’ve put …read more
Little Hands Signing Professional Development Storytime: Feelings Signs 3:00 pm
Little Hands Signing Professional Development Storytime: Feelings Signs
May 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us for an interactive “annotated storytime” that teaches basic American Sign Language vocabulary for feelings and demonstrates how to …read more
Happy and Healthy at Home: Student Mental Health and Distance Learning 4:00 pm
Happy and Healthy at Home: Student Mental Health and Distance Learning
May 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Distance learning can be challenging and isolating for students, who may feel disconnected from friends and teachers. Educators can get …read more
Using Social Media Listening to Adapt Your Library for COVID-19 10:07 pm
Using Social Media Listening to Adapt Your Library for COVID-19
May 6 @ 10:07 pm – 11:07 pm
This free webinar will help participants understand how social media listening tools like social dashboards can be used to gather …read more
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Cut Costs and Get Creative in Crisis Mode with Nonprofit Appeals 12:00 pm
Cut Costs and Get Creative in Crisis Mode with Nonprofit Appeals
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Fundraising, as we know it, has shifted in these uncertain times. But that doesn’t mean we should stop asking for …read more
Searching Out of the Box 12:00 pm
Searching Out of the Box
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Searches are often initiated with a focus on keywords, Boolean operators, and limiters. Another approach shifts that initial focus to …read more
How Foundations and Friends Can Support Their Libraries During COVID-19 1:00 pm
How Foundations and Friends Can Support Their Libraries During COVID-19
May 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on public library budgets and spending. How can library Foundations and Friends …read more
Boards and CEOs: The Secrets to Effective Governance 2:00 pm
Boards and CEOs: The Secrets to Effective Governance
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
In this webinar moderated by a nonprofit trainer, speaker, and author Beth Kanter; Tipping Point Community President Sam Cobbs; Open …read more
Create Connection and Raise Money Using Zoom for Virtual Fundraising Events 2:00 pm
Create Connection and Raise Money Using Zoom for Virtual Fundraising Events
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
If you need to quickly create a virtual fundraising opportunity, join this one hour webinar where Quierra Trammel of Tribe …read more
How to Share Your Message (And Drive Your Mission) on LinkedIn 2:00 pm
How to Share Your Message (And Drive Your Mission) on LinkedIn
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
As communities move online, it’s important to be strategic about how you’re communicating digitally. Join us as we explore ways …read more
Level Up: Prep Your Literacy Toolkit 2:00 pm
Level Up: Prep Your Literacy Toolkit
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
What’s the most powerful literacy tool on your shelf? Libraries across the country are discovering that large print can effectively …read more
Newspaper Navigator Data Jam Registration 2:00 pm
Newspaper Navigator Data Jam Registration
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Innovator in Residence Ben Lee is hosting a remote data jam at the Library of Congress to dig into …read more
Trauma-Informed Libraries: ACE’s and Protective Factors 2:00 pm
Trauma-Informed Libraries: ACE’s and Protective Factors
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Taryn Yates from Idaho Children’s Trust Fund will explain Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s) and the protective factors that can mitigate …read more
Honoring Infancy: Libraries Welcoming Babies 3:00 pm
Honoring Infancy: Libraries Welcoming Babies
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
“Can I take my baby to the library?” Even though many libraries are working to encourage families with infants by …read more
Reading With Purpose in a Digital Environment 7:00 pm
Reading With Purpose in a Digital Environment
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Educators and students have many purposes for reading.  Whether it is for interactive read-aloud, shared reading, guided reading, independent reading, …read more
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COVID-19 Funding Strategies: Tapping Foundation Support 2:00 pm
COVID-19 Funding Strategies: Tapping Foundation Support
May 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
With extensive experience working with top foundation professionals, Margy-Ruth and Perry Davis will help you understand how to tap into …read more
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Navigating Benefits.gov: A Resource for Community Advocates 1:00 pm
Navigating Benefits.gov: A Resource for Community Advocates
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
During the webinar, attendees will learn how to navigate Benefits.gov and its many resources. Representatives from Benefits.gov will provide a …read more
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How to Promote Your Online Fundraising Campaign 1:00 pm
How to Promote Your Online Fundraising Campaign
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 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
COVID-19: Safety Tips for Reopening Your Library 2:00 pm
COVID-19: Safety Tips for Reopening Your Library
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
With a pandemic upon us, it’s hard to predict exactly how the world will look over the coming months. How …read more
Engaging the Volunteer of the Future 2:00 pm
Engaging the Volunteer of the Future
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This webinar will start with a review of some of the things that we know about what volunteers are looking …read more
Legislative Branch Resources 101 2:00 pm
Legislative Branch Resources 101
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This presentation surveys the major congressional publications, what their functions are, and where they can be found. Emphasis will be …read more
Our World: Global Citizenship in Kid Lit 2:00 pm
Our World: Global Citizenship in Kid Lit
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  From Greta Thunberg and Malala Yousafzai to the former students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, young people around …read more
Trauma-Informed Libraries: Building Positive Experiences 3:00 pm
Trauma-Informed Libraries: Building Positive Experiences
May 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Your library building might be closed, but many of you are finding alternative ways to serve your communities. Building off …read more
Fostering Student Agency: The 10 Questions Framework in Your Library 4:00 pm
Fostering Student Agency: The 10 Questions Framework in Your Library
May 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Learn about the 10 Questions for Young Changemakers Framework, developed by Harvard’s Democratic Knowledge Project (DKP), and the many ways …read more
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I am … Safe Zones: Sticks and Stones LGBTQA 101 12:00 pm
I am … Safe Zones: Sticks and Stones LGBTQA 101
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
What better sexual identities way to learn about than to list out social norms, stereotypes, media images, rumors, jokes, and …read more
Beyond Storytelling to Engage Leaders and Enact Change 12:30 pm
Beyond Storytelling to Engage Leaders and Enact Change
May 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
We are taught in library school and in many advocacy training sessions that stories will lead to public support and …read more
Issues in Forestry and Science Librarianship: Taxonomy and Authority Control: Experiences of a Federal Science Library 1:00 pm
Issues in Forestry and Science Librarianship: Taxonomy and Authority Control: Experiences of a Federal Science Library
May 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This presentation discusses the deficiencies of science subject terms in common sources used for library cataloging and how the NFSL …read more
Flipped Classrooms (and Other Online Learning Tools!) in a Flipped World (School Library Journal) 2:00 pm
Flipped Classrooms (and Other Online Learning Tools!) in a Flipped World (School Library Journal)
May 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This informational session will bring together tech leaders to discuss different methods being used to flip classrooms and how to …read more
How to Review A Book 2:00 pm
How to Review A Book
May 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Would you like a voice in promoting great books that might be overlooked? Would you like to improve your book …read more
Maximizing and Measuring Virtual Programs 2:00 pm
Maximizing and Measuring Virtual Programs
May 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This webinar is designed to help libraries develop targeted outcomes to use when designing online programs to maximize the learning …read more
The Average American Reader Needs You to Write 2:00 pm
The Average American Reader Needs You to Write
May 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This presentation will discuss some of the most recent findings about the literacy skills of U.S. adults, including digital literacy …read more
The Six-Week [Assessment] Project: How to Get from Ideas to Results in a Hurry (Georgia Library Association) 2:00 pm
The Six-Week [Assessment] Project: How to Get from Ideas to Results in a Hurry (Georgia Library Association)
May 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Through the lens of a six-week project, this webinar will offer tactics and materials for short-term project management. Over the …read more
Answers & Updates to Pressing Questions & Concerns about Public Charge, COVID-19 & Census Outreach for our Immigrant Communities (Infopeople) 3:00 pm
Answers & Updates to Pressing Questions & Concerns about Public Charge, COVID-19 & Census Outreach for our Immigrant Communities (Infopeople)
May 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This webinar will cover the latest updates to help our communities navigate questions around the intersection of immigration and current …read more
Virtual Story times: Filming Before, During, and After COVID- 19 3:00 pm
Virtual Story times: Filming Before, During, and After COVID- 19
May 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The world was turned upside down in early 2020.  Many libraries were closed suddenly and children’s librarians were asked to …read more
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Hack the Mind: Using Psychology to Boost Your Fundraising 2:00 pm
Hack the Mind: Using Psychology to Boost Your Fundraising
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In this entertaining, interactive, example-filled workshop, we’ll explore our minds’ most surprising tendencies, biases, and shortcuts. Then we’ll dive into …read more
How to Find the Right Cloud(s) For Your Needs (GovLoop) 2:00 pm
How to Find the Right Cloud(s) For Your Needs (GovLoop)
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
For years, agencies just dabbled in the cloud, moving smaller pilot programs or easily adaptable systems. But as the way …read more
Critical Thinking in the Age of Fake News (Part 3 of Tech Trends of Spring 2020) 3:00 pm
Critical Thinking in the Age of Fake News (Part 3 of Tech Trends of Spring 2020)
May 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Students need nimble critical thinking skills to decipher the ever-evolving landscape of fabricated and biased news reporting across platforms and …read more
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HarperCollins Adult Fall Faves! 2:00 pm
HarperCollins Adult Fall Faves!
May 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Booklist staff and HarperCollins in a special 90-minute virtual book celebration and preview for librarians. The Library Love Fest …read more
Taming LOC.gov 2:30 pm
Taming LOC.gov
May 18 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Did you know that LOC.gov, the Library of Congress’ web portal, provides access to millions of items through their digital …read more
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Online Survey Tools and Techniques 1:00 pm
Online Survey Tools and Techniques
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
We’ll talk through the tools and best practices for designing a reputable online survey, recruiting participants, and analyzing the data. …read more
Ten Actions for Boards Governing in a Crisis 1:00 pm
Ten Actions for Boards Governing in a Crisis
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
As nonprofit leaders and team members are racing to keep operations open and to be responsive to the needs of …read more
Honoring Infancy: Beyond Baby Storytime (Association for Library Service to Children) 3:00 pm
Honoring Infancy: Beyond Baby Storytime (Association for Library Service to Children)
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
From sign language to dancing and everything in between, libraries are finding ways to engage babies with words, music, and …read more
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Fundraising Tune-up 10:30 am
Fundraising Tune-up
May 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a free webinar focused on actionable solutions to common fundraising problems. Chad …read more
Reading for Justice: A Database for YA & Youth Literature 11:00 am
Reading for Justice: A Database for YA & Youth Literature
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Reading for Justice Database aims to provide librarians and patrons with better access to YA and children’s literature book …read more
Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA Free Resources 12:00 pm
Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA Free Resources
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA (part of NASA’s Universe of Learning) webinar will provide a brief overview of the …read more
Social Media 101: Turning Your Library Social Media into a Community (PCI Webinars) 12:30 pm
Social Media 101: Turning Your Library Social Media into a Community (PCI Webinars)
May 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Facebook. Instagram. Snapchat. How can we connect with our patrons on social media in a way that is meaningful to …read more
Shifting Your Events Online During COVID-19 (GrantSpace) 2:00 pm
Shifting Your Events Online During COVID-19 (GrantSpace)
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Nonprofit New York and Candid to learn how in a short amount of time they have shifted their in-person …read more
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CryptoClub: Exploring Mathematics in a Playful and Engaging Way (National Girls Collaborative Project) 1:00 pm
CryptoClub: Exploring Mathematics in a Playful and Engaging Way (National Girls Collaborative Project)
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The National Girls Collaborative Project is proud to be partnering with University of Chicago on the CryptoClub project to reach …read more
Programming for Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Why and How (Infopeople) 1:00 pm
Programming for Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Why and How (Infopeople)
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us for this one-hour webinar devoted to an exploration of a range of topics related to programming in your …read more
Tools Every Nonprofit Needs to Simplify Their Life 2:00 pm
Tools Every Nonprofit Needs to Simplify Their Life
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The best tools breathe life into your nonprofit’s online presence. The question is which ones do you really need? Evernote? …read more
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Why Futurists Can’t Predict the Future, And How You Can (Pattern Research, Inc.) 2:00 pm
Why Futurists Can’t Predict the Future, And How You Can (Pattern Research, Inc.)
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn 14 principles that can improve your accuracy when you’re peering into your crystal ball.  What are some unexpected factors …read more
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Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission) 11:00 am
Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special monthly episodes of NCompass Live! Join the NLC’s Technology Innovation Librarian, Amanda Sweet, as she guides us through the …read more
Geeky Programs at the Library (PCI Webinars) 12:30 pm
Geeky Programs at the Library (PCI Webinars)
May 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
According to geekthelibrary.org., “to geek” is: To love, to enjoy, to celebrate, to have an intense passion for. To express interest …read more
Braving the Elements: PubChem Resources to Weather any Situation 3:00 pm
Braving the Elements: PubChem Resources to Weather any Situation
May 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
PubChem is the world’s largest collection of freely accessible chemical information. You can use PubChem to search chemicals by name, …read more
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Online Tools for Content Creation and Virtual Meetings (Mid-America Library Alliance) 3:00 pm
Online Tools for Content Creation and Virtual Meetings (Mid-America Library Alliance)
May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This FREE 60-minute webinar presented by Lauren Hays will provide resources for librarians to utilize while working remotely and highlight …read more
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