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Virtual Conferences

May 4-5
Grant Writing for Every Occasion (Wyoming SHRAB)
Want to develop your grant proposal writing skills? Or are you just beginning to explore the world of landing grants? Grant writing is no secret– it’s a learned skill. This workshop will help you master the logic and preparation needed for success. Learn tips, tricks, and pitfalls of grant writing, plus where to find help. We’ll discuss the elements of a proposal and how to develop, prepare, and present a compelling case that will make funders sit up and take notice.

May 5 (7-4 pm)
Library Journal Day of Dialog
For more than two decades, Library Journal’s Day of Dialog has been the most anticipated librarian-only gathering of the year. Now it’s gone digital and is free to attend! The next all-day event is scheduled for May 5 and will feature a close-up look at the biggest forthcoming books for summer/fall 2022. Once again, you’ll hear from top authors in genre fiction, literary fiction, and nonfiction. And you still get to dialog by visiting virtual booths, talking with authors, and networking with colleagues.

May 19 (7-4 pm)
School Library Journal Day of Dialog 2022 Spring
Join us May 19 for the most anticipated librarian gathering of the spring 2022 publishing season—fully virtualand free to attend. Our daylong program of author panels, in-depth conversations, and keynote talks will keepyou informed, inspired, and entertained, and provide insight into industry trends as you work to grow and diversify your collecti ons. Come hear about the latest and most exciting forthcoming titles for children, tweens, and teens, from picture books and nonfiction to graphic novels and YA and engage in Q&A sessions with authors and illustrators. There will also be opportunities to visit the virtual exhibit hall to network with leading publishers, enjoy additional chats, and download digital galleys and other free resources.

May 19 (10:15-5:15 pm)
The 10th Annual Seguimos Creando Enlaces Library Conference (California Libraries Learn [CaLL],California State Library, California Library Association)
This year’s special 10th Anniversary conference theme is reCreandoEnlaces- reCreating Connections. The 2022 binational virtual conference will include presentations that demonstrate how public, academic, and special libraries on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border arereconnecting with their communities and rebuilding their services to best support new user and staff needs in communities of color, immigrants, refugees, LGBTQIA+, Spanish speakers/ESL resources, digital equity or binational collaborations.

May 24-25 (5-7:30 pm)
Indigenous Voices: Authentic Children’s Literature in the Classroom & Library (San Diego County Office of Education)
Native authors scheduled to speak include Cynthia Leitich Smith, Angeline Boulley, Traci Sorell, Christine Day, Brian Young, David Robertson, and Michaela Goade, among others.



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