Free Continuing Education Events for January 29-31



Free, online, continuing education events for this week from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. 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.

All times MST

Tuesday, Jan 30 (10-11 am)
How Libraries Can Help Job-seekers Part II (Utah State Library)
In this second segment, we discuss helping with interviewing skills.
For more information and to register, visit: https://heritage.utah.gov/library/workshops

Tuesday, Jan 30 (12-1:30 pm)
Is Consulting Your Next Calling? (GrantSpace)
If you are thinking about consulting part-time, full-time or sometime in the future, join two veterans in this field as they share stories of this dynamic career choice. With candor and a wide range of experience, they will guide participants through the crucial questions to ask as aspiring or novice consultants.
For more information and to register, visit: http://grantspace.org/training/calendar/online

Tuesday, Jan 30 (1-2 pm)
From Facilities to Trauma: Disaster Planning and Community Resiliency at Your Library (WebJunction)
Recent catastrophes have highlighted the important role public libraries play in enhancing their community’s resiliency and post-disaster recovery efforts. Many community leaders now view libraries as ad hoc disaster recovery centers and recognize librarians as Information First Responders. This presentation will help you and your library embrace this new role as Information First Responders, who quickly enable people to get back to work, back to their lives, and ensure recovery of the community’s economic life. Learn what you need to prepare before disaster strikes, guided by New Jersey State Library’s Disaster Preparedness & Community Resiliency Toolkit, which has been emergency-tested by libraries. Your library can be at the forefront in providing that safe haven in times of crisis and helping your community return to normal life.
For more information and to register, visit: http://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction.html

Tuesday, Jan 30 (2-3 pm)
Teaching Media Literacy in the Classroom (edWeb)
Media literacy is an important skill both in and outside of the classroom for students of all ages. How do students decipher between what is real and what has been fabricated online? Join myON’s Susannah Moran for a robust edWebinar where we will discuss the impact teachers can have on this important topic. We’ll share best practices, classroom tips and examples from schools across the country who are successfully implementing media literacy into their daily routines.
For more information and to register, visit: https://home.edweb.net/webinars/2018-01/

Wednesday, Jan 31 (9-10 am)
The Innovation in Libraries Awesome Foundation Chapter (Nebraska Library Commission)
Transformative innovation is often driven by small scale projects and experiments. The Innovation in Libraries Awesome Foundation Chapter was created to support the prototyping of library innovations that embody the principles of diversity, inclusivity, creativity, and risk-taking. Since its founding, the chapter has supported projects from around the world that reflect the potential of citizen and library driven collaborations to address community issues and innovations. This session will discuss how the chapter was formed, the projects that have been funded, and the future direction of the Innovation in Libraries Chapter.
For more information and to register, visit: http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/scripts/calendar/eventlist.asp?Mode=ALL

Wednesday, Jan 31 (9-10 am)
Miss Manners: You Might be Sabotaging Your Career (Indiana State Library)
This is a tongue-in-cheek webinar about workplace etiquette.   The concepts covered are common sense, but some may benefit from humorous reminders and scenarios about how the little things matter in the workplace.
For more information and to register, visit: http://indianastatelibrary.evanced.info/signup/Calendar

Wednesday, Jan 31 (12-1:30 pm)
Whole Leadership: Balancing Priorities of Administration and Pedagogy (Early Childhood Investigations)
Do you ever feel like you have too many “plates spinning” at the same time? Do you feel like you neglect the most important things to take care of the most urgent needs? Join us for this provocative and useful discussion about leading early childhood programs that are sustainable, vibrant learning organizations.
For more information and to register, visit: https://www.earlychildhoodwebinars.com/presentations/

Wednesday, Jan 31 (2-3 pm)
Introducing the Notable Books for a Global Society Collection: Promoting Understanding of Diversity (Association for Library Service to Children)
Readers need books by and about all people to teach us about who we are and who we might become. The Notable Books for a Global Society strives to brings books by and about all people to students readers. Librarians are instrumental in making that happen. We invite you to explore the newly awarded 2018 NBGS collection in this webinar.
For more information and to register, visit: http://www.ala.org/alsc/elearning/live-webinars

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