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Professional Development

The Wyoming State Library curates a list of free, online, continuing education events (including live webinars and virtual conferences) for all Wyoming libraries to use for professional development.

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Virtual Conferences

Middle Grade Magic 2023 (School Library Journal)

Mar 9 (7-3 pm)
Join School Library Journal on March 9 for our fifth annual Middle Grade Magic virtual event, a day-long celebration of authors and creators dedicated to
crafting literature for kiddos ages eight through 12. Get a first look at some of the most anticipated new titles for your young readers, from modern coming-of-age tales to eye-popping graphic novels to immersive fantasy. Attendees will also have the opportunity to check out the virtual exhibit hall, chat directly with authors, download educational resources, and enter to win prizes and giveaways.

2023 Southeast Collaborative Online Conference

Mar 14-16 (10-2 pm)
The 2023 Southeast Collaborative Online Conference is a collective effort by the Georgia Public Library Service, State Library of North Carolina, South Carolina State Library, Tennessee State Library & Archives, and The Library of Virginia to offer innovative and useful online learning experiences for library staff at all levels through a convenient online conference. This free conference offers a variety of topics for public, academic, and other library staff.

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Info2Go! Looking for Mirrors in the Library Collection Development to Support Indigenous Patrons

Idaho Commission for Libraries
Join us as we hear from two presenters about the importance of buying high-quality books by, for, and about indigenous people. You’ll also learn about local and national resources to support your library’s collection development efforts in this area.

Free Online Tools to Increase Your Workflow & Productivity

Have you ever found a tool or service that made you go “AHA!”? Are there little gems that make your life so much easier that you wonder how you lived without them? This informative webinar will be filled with online (and free!) tools that can help you improve how you work.

Getting Past Symptoms to the Root of the Problem: Tools for Root Cause Analysis

Colorado State Library)
When you have a process problem to resolve, it’s important to be able to distinguish between symptoms and the problem. What’s more, to have any real hope for problem resolution, you need to be able to identify the root cause of the problem. In this interactive session, you will explore six simple tools to help you dive deeper and gather critical clues: Pareto charts, fishbone charts, is/is not analysis, scatter diagrams, problem concentration diagrams, and the five whys.

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