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Leading the Way for Information Literacy: Planning, Promotion, and Policy

April 12, 2023

Changes in higher education, including increased attention to information literacy, have opened up opportunities for academic librarians. Join Laura Saunders for this webinar to discuss strategies for promoting information literacy programs and advocating for the role of these programs in the wider curriculum. Laura will also share advice for developing related policies.



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Building Community Through Book Clubs

April 19, 2023

Join Davina Morgan-Witts to explore actionable insights from BookBrowse’s report, "The Inner Lives of Book Clubs", based on two surveys of more than 5,000 book clubbers. Topics include: how the world of book groups is much broader than many perceive it to be, the factors most successful groups have in common, what book clubs look for in their books, what people want from a book group, and how well-placed public libraries are to meet this need.



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Display It! Kickstarting Library Exhibit Programs

April 26, 2023

Library collections are treasure troves of knowledge, and exhibits are fun and engaging opportunities to highlight resources and encourage discovery. Join Patti Gibbons to explore the key exhibit development, curation, and outreach advice and pick up tips to engage and wow visitors at your library. 



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Library Services to Homeschoolers

May 3, 2023

Join Christina Giovannelli Caputo, author of Library Services to Homeschoolers: A Guide to learn how to engage homeschoolers in your community and welcome all learners in to your library. Christina will dive into the history, methods, and growing diversity of home education, and will explore outreach opportunities and program inspirations to put into practice in your library.



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Online Instruction: Practical Tips for Librarians

May 10, 2023

Online instruction is here to stay. Join Emily Mroczek, author of Online Instruction: A Practical Guide for Librarians, for ready-to-use tips for establishing and perfecting online instruction at your organization.
This webinar will specifically focus on transferring pedagogy to digital instruction, and creating inclusive, detailed, and streamlined policies and procedures for your organization. 



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Disability Accommodations In Libraries

May 17, 2023

Join JJ Pionke to learn about the disability accommodation process in libraries. JJ will cover the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), how the accommodations process works, as well as issues surrounding the process. This general discussion will be useful for both people looking to request accommodations as well as administrators/supervisors/managers who are curious about the process



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