Free Continuing Education Events for November 1-3

Nov 1, 2018

Free, online, continuing education events for November 1-3 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions are below. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can find all the events at

All times MDT

Thursday, Nov 1 (9-10 am)
10 Quick Tips to Super Charge Your Next Appeal Letter (Productive Fundraising)
Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, to learn 10 quick tips that you can use to super charge your upcoming year end appeal. The tips will focus on both getting your donors to open your appeal and to respond to it.

Thursday, Nov 1 (11-12 pm)
Grow Your Own Leaders: Nurturing Leadership and Management Skills for Staff at Every Level (Library Journal)
This session will discuss mentorship, networking and ethics through the lens of library industry best practices as well as other industries’ best practices. Leadership shouldn’t be limited to a few. Our work calls for leaders at every level, with all kinds of distinctive personalities and skills. This is the heart of 21st century librarianship.

Thursday, Nov 1 (12-1 pm)
Maximize Your Giving Tuesday Fundraising & Engagement (TechSoup)
To help you get the most out of Giving Tuesday, this Webinar will discuss picking a campaign theme, focusing on your audiences, getting the timing right, inspiring millennials, making it viral, using video, harnessing social media and making your campaign multichannel.

Thursday, Nov 1 (12-1:30 pm)
Meet the Funders: Capital Funding (GrantSpace)
Come meet three funders who make a concerted effort to provide grants for capital expenses, and find out why they give, and how you can identify and secure potential capital funding prospects for your own fundraising efforts.

Thursday, Nov 1 (1-2 pm)
Free Online U.S. Citizenship Course (Infopeople)
Join presenters Andrea Willis and Katy Azevedo as they give a tour of the USA Learns Citizenship course, while you learn about ways that your organization can utilize the website to help immigrants prepare for their citizenship test.

Friday, Nov 2 (11-12 pm)
Write and Cite “Chicago Style”: Helping Students and Patrons Understand The Chicago Manual of Style and Turabian (American Library Association)
In this special free event, ALA Publishing and the University of Chicago Press will discuss using The Chicago Manual of Style for citation building and more.

Friday, Nov 2 (12-1 pm)
Go-To Graphic Novels (Booklist)
Blending sweeping illustrations and powerful narratives, graphic novels offer fast-paced entertainment and educational opportunities for readers of all ages—and continue to be a high-circulating section in libraries everywhere. In this free, hour-long webinar, representatives from DC Comics, Diamond Book Distributors, and Oni Press will showcase forthcoming children’s, middle-grade, and YA graphic novel releases.

Friday, Nov 2 (12-1 pm)
Making Difficult Conversations Easy (Effectiveness Institute)
Do you shy away from conflict? In organizations across the world conflict is avoided. Expectations go unmet, values are violated, and overall under-performance exists because people do not know how to effectively resolve issues without resorting to the use of power. This one-hour session introduces you to concepts that enable you to begin to “integrate conflict” – to walk into it and effectively handle it – rather than avoid it.

Saturday, Nov 3 (10:30 am-1:30 pm)
Explore “Making” and Transform Your Students Into Imaginative Creators (Simple K-12)
Join presenters as they discuss ways to incorporate “making” into the learning environment.

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