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  1. PLA 2020 Virtual Conference On-Demand Sessions

    The PLA 2020 Virtual Conference consisted of live programming on Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February 28, including five 60-minute programs each day. Programs were chosen from among the highest rated in PLA’s session preference survey. These on-dema ...

    SHOFMANN - 07/02/2020 - 14:25 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  2. Equal Access for Every Ability

    The mission of every public library centers around providing access to information and services to everyone who visits its branches; but increasingly patrons are interacting with libraries through apps, social media, and websites. Is your library’s digita ...

    SHOFMANN - 06/24/2020 - 15:40 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  3. 2020 Census: Last Chance for a Complete Count

    Wednesday, 7/8/2020 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) A complete count in the 2020 Census is essential to make sure that libraries and their communities don’t miss out on billions o ...

    SHOFMANN - 06/22/2020 - 10:22 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  4. Transition Planned In-Person Adult Programs to a Virtual Environment

    Wednesday, 7/22/2020 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) Start virtual programming for adults using Zoom! Learn about training staff to present virtually, integrating community partne ...

    SHOFMANN - 06/24/2020 - 12:29 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  5. How to Be a Webinar Superstar!

    Find yourself working remotely these days? Or perhaps you already do work remotely but are looking for a way to amp up your online delivery game? In this on-demand session, Dr. Steve Yacovelli shares his best practices for both creating and delivering ste ...

    SHOFMANN - 06/24/2020 - 15:39 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  6. We're All Tech Librarians Now

    A PLA 2020 Virtual Conference On-Demand Session What's "the future of reference?" Whether it's renaming the department, ditching encyclopedias, or combining service desks, many libraries are asking this. In Brookline, Massachusetts, pa ...

    SHOFMANN - 07/02/2020 - 14:31 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  7. Training Staff to Serve Patrons Experiencing Homelessness in the Suburbs

    A PLA 2020 Virtual Conference On-Demand Session Libraries in suburban communities are seeing a rise in homelessness, and many staff are unprepared to handle the needs of this population. We look at situations that have occurred at Mid-Continent (Missouri) ...

    SHOFMANN - 07/02/2020 - 14:30 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  8. Programming for All Abilities

    A PLA 2020 Virtual Conference On-Demand Session Libraries are for everyone. Learn why and how developing programs for patrons with intellectual, cognitive, and/or developmental disabilities will benefit your library. This session discusses how to structur ...

    SHOFMANN - 07/02/2020 - 14:30 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  9. Intentional Inclusion: Disrupting Middle Class Bias in Library Programming

    A PLA 2020 Virtual Conference On-Demand Session What could be wrong with traditional middle class principles such as hard work, achievement, self-sufficiency, and planning? The reality is that these dearly held values alienate many library customers and i ...

    SHOFMANN - 07/02/2020 - 14:28 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  10. Creating a Diverse, Patron-Driven Collection

    A PLA 2020 Virtual Conference On-Demand Session In an effort to respond to the needs of an increasingly diverse community, the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Public Library conducted its first diversity audit. Library staff took a serious look at the diverse needs o ...

    SHOFMANN - 07/02/2020 - 14:27 - Public Library Association (PLA)