Online Training ‘At Your Leisure’

Jan 7, 2019

In addition to the live webinars in our training calendar, each month we try to pick some videos out there that you can watch “At Your Leisure.” We hope you enjoy these ones that caught our attention for January:

Virtual Field Trips in Wyoming (Wyoming State Library)
Join Nathan Doerr from the Wyoming State Museum and Gretchen Henrich and Megan Smith from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West for an exploration of their virtual field trips that can be scheduled for your classes!

Trustee Trouble 3 (Wyoming State Library)
Library Board membership is a great way to give back to the community and the library. Sometimes that first year on the board is tough, there is a lot more to being a library board member than you might think. In this series of episodes, laugh and learn along with Dan, a new library trustee, as he muddles through his first year on the library board. We suggest viewing one episode per month and then as a group, discuss the episode and answer the questions asked at the end of the segment.

Library 101: Fake News (North Dakota State Library)
Library 101 tackles the topic of Fake News. Learn about what it is, why it’s so relevant, and how to prevent its spread. (See more Library 101 videos from the North Dakota State Library.)

Homelessness in Small and Rural Communities: Libraries Can Help! (WebJunction & Association for Rural and Small Libraries)
Check out this webinar hosted in collaboration with ARSL on how small or rural libraries can provide services to community members experiencing homelessness, especially with limited access to resources, like a social worker.

Cheap And Easy: An Introduction To Passive Programming (iSchool @ UW-Madison)
Are you short on programming funds? Does your staff struggle to find time to program? Would you like to showcase collections and services or promote community initiatives? If so, then it’s time to add passive programming to your repertoire! Discover what passive programming is and how to do it well. Return to work with ideas that will allow you to design activities suitable for all ages, from kids to seniors, and even intergenerational audiences. (Scroll down past upcoming webinars.)

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