Free Continuing Education Events for August 29-31



Free, online, continuing education events for August 29-31 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions and links are below. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can find all the events at library.wyo.gov/services/training/calendar.

Calendar listings

All times MDT

Tuesday, Aug 30 (11-11:45 am)
Today’s Digital Fundraising Trends, and How to Apply Them to Your Nonprofit (CharityHowTo)
During this free nonprofit webinar, we’ll show you an overview of digital fundraising metrics including general online fundraising, email, social media, website, online advertising, and more.

Tuesday, Aug 30 (12-12:20 pm)
Quick Bites: Books for Beginning and Struggling Readers (Colorado State Library)
With the start of a new school year and new learning, students in the early stages of reading are working hard to apply what they’ve learned. We will talk about the reading stages that children progress through, reading vs. guessing habits, the joy of successful reading, and books to support different reading stages and different skills. Join special guest Laura Lay, Senior Literacy Consultant for the Preschool through 3rd Grade Office of the Colorado Department of Education as we explore strategies to support beginning readers at the library.

Tuesday, Aug 30 (1-2 pm)
Emerging Tech Trends for 2022 and Beyond (WebJunction)
Technology has changed the face of libraries and is continuing to change how we work and how we deliver services to customers. In fact, the past few years have pushed us, and in some cases made us scramble, to discover and experiment with new technologies and tools, to train our staff and community, and to look for new ways of doing our core activities. This presentation introduces emerging technology trends and shows how those trends are reshaping library services. Examples are provided of how to incorporate and adapt these evolving trends into libraries. Learn what trends to look for, find out the difference between a technology trend and a fad, and get ideas on how your library can respond to technologies as they emerge.

Wednesday, Aug 31 (11-12 pm)
Where to Find Potential Donors to Support Your Cause (Productive Fundraising)
Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a workshop focused on finding potential supporters for your nonprofit organization. Chad will review the best practices in fundraising prospect identification and provide practical tips for how small nonprofits can maximize their network. Attendees will leave the session with a game plan for identifying their next 50 potential donors.

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