Programs

1.31.2019 - Gadgets and Gizmos: Exploring Technology for Youth
Want to engage children with the latest technology but don’t know where to begin? Interested in using technology in your programming but you’re on a tight budget?   Join us for the third annual Gadgets and Gizmos webinar. This . . .
2.5.2019 - Teen Summer Reading Program:
“A Universe of Stories” is the theme for this year’s summer reading program.  Come join your teen library colleagues for a program focused on teens and tweens.  In this workshop you will hear best practices in community . . .
3.6.2019 - Human Trafficking 101
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3.7.2019 - Escape Rooms from Scratch
Design your own library escape room for children, teens, and adults! We’ll explain how we put together a Seuss-themed escape room using a Breakout EDU kit, props we had on hand, and our love for all things puzzling. We’ll highlight how to . . .
3.14.2019 - Readers' Advisory Network for Children and Teens: Trends, Tools, and Tricks
Join us to talk about readers’ advisory and the latest trends and popular titles in literature for youth of all ages. We will also discuss the ins and out of the readers’ advisory interview, tools available to help with readers’ . . .
3.20.2019 - Tweens...After School Behavior: To Battle or Engage?
Do you dread the after school crowd? Tired of shushing over and over and getting nowhere? Stuck in a rut in programming for your tweens? This webinar will help give you some ideas and information to help you with your tween crowd. . . .
4.2.2019 - What are they thinking? Teen behavior in Your Library
We work hard to plan services to attract teens, but there are times when teen behavior can make us stop to wonder what’s going on inside their head. Most people can see that teens are growing at a fast pace, but forget that their brains have . . .
5.8.2019 - A Day for Public Service
This is a day for all public service staff.  We will start with "Providing Great Customer Service" followed by "Verbal De-escalation" and end with a roundtable discussion to help one another. . . .
6.6.2019 - 2019 Emerging Tech Symposium: AR/VR- Immersive Realities
The 2019 Emerging Tech Symposium will focus on exposing library staff interested in emerging technologies to a broad array of possibilities.  The day-long format of the Symposium will include two speakers and four breakout sessions as well as a . . .
6.26.2019 - Bullet Journal Basics
Have you seen bullet journaling on social media? Are you wondering what it's all about? This webinar will teach you about bullet journaling, which is a flexible organization method that can be your planner, to-do list, notebook, calendar, and more - . . .