Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of June 18

Jun 18, 2018

Free, online, continuing education events for this week of 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

Monday, June 18 (2-3 pm)
Deep Dive into Device Lending (Utah State Library)
More and more libraries are lending devices such as wifi hotspots, Chromebooks, and tablets. This webinar will take a deeper look at the nitty gritty details of device lending, such as device security, policies, budgeting, and vendors.

Tuesday, June 19 (11-12 pm)
How to Use Facebook’s Free Fundraising Tools to Drive Donations (Charity HowTo)
In this free 45-minute webinar, you’ll learn how to successfully register your nonprofit to use Facebook’s powerful new Fundraising Tools, and a brief step-by-step guide to using these free tools to raise money using Facebook!

Tuesday, June 19 (11-12 pm)
We’re Here, We’re Queer, and We’re in the Public Record: Federal Government Documents on the LGBT Movement (Federal Depository Library Program)
This webinar highlights primary sources on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) movement from all branches of the Federal Government.

Wednesday, June 20 (9-10 am)
NCompass Live: Rising to the Challenge: Using the Aspen Institute Report and Action Guide for Strategic Planning (Nebraska Library Commission)
The Aspen Institute Dialogue on Public Libraries report Rising to the Challenge: Re-Envisioning Public Libraries and its companion Action Guide can be powerful tools for libraries as we seek to leverage our position as a trusted community resource to forge new partnerships for achieving community goals. Learn how one small public library used the Aspen Report in its strategic planning process to develop a dynamic new road map for community success.

Wednesday, June 20 (9-11 am)
Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
This class will teach you the basics of providing consumer health information at your library, from the health reference interview and planning your own health program, to free health resources from the National Library of Medicine and other trustworthy sources.

Wednesday, June 20 (10-1:50 pm)
Nonprofit Marketing That Works (Network for Good)
At this free virtual conference, you’ll gain insight and expertise from some of the top minds in the nonprofit community through four back-to-back live streamed webinars. Register now to learn the latest best practices that can make the most effective use of your time and money! This is the community that shares your passion.

Wednesday, June 20 (12-1:30 pm)
5 Things You Can Do Today to Lessen Challenging Behaviors Tomorrow (Early Childhood Investigations)
Through humor, concrete examples, and practical suggestions, participants in this webinar will learn about five common causes of challenging behaviors. They will learn how to recognize these factors, understand the impact they can have, and how to remedy them so peace and happiness can prevail in the classroom.

Wednesday, June 20 (3-4 pm)
Do You See What I See? Cortical Visual Impairment Characteristics & Interventions (Accessible Technology Coalition)
Learn the characteristics of CVI, including what’s really happening when a student’s vision seems to change frequently. Then learn strategies and supports to accommodate these students’ visual access needs, and potentially improve their ability to visually identify and connect with the people and activities in their environments.

Thursday, June 21 ( 11-12 pm)
Charitable Solicitation Registration: Top Things You Need to Know (Firespring)
Designed for nonprofits, CPAs, attorneys and other professionals with nonprofit clients, this one-hour webinar provides a user-friendly, comprehensive overview of fundraising registration requirements in all 50 states.

Thursday, June 21 (12:30-1 pm)
Federal Government Resources for K-8 (North Dakota State Library)
Federal agencies produce a wide range of kid-friendly information. Learn about the material available for use in your classroom or program, especially in the sciences and history. Note that unlike state documents, almost all of the federal resources are web-based.

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