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  1. Connecting with Immigrant and Refugee Youth in Your Community

    Thursday, 4/21/2016 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) Join Ady Huertas and colleagues for a program on how library workers can serve the needs of Spanish-speaking immigrant and refu ...

    NMUNGUIA - 05/18/2016 - 11:51 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  2. Picture Books and Challenges: Dealing with Controversial Topics in Children's Collections

    NOTE: This past webinar has now been archived. Access to the recording can be purchased; please see How to Register below for more details. Librarians are tasked with providing a wide variety of viewpoints and information.  Sometimes there are conflicts w ...

    KPEKOLL - 03/02/2016 - 16:14 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Cultural Competence in the Library

    The U.S. teen population has diversified significantly since 2000, and with it, the communities we serve in our libraries. Join Amita Lonial as she discusses cultural competence in the library: its definition, its impact on behaviors, attitudes, and polic ...

    NMUNGUIA - 11/20/2015 - 16:41 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  4. Building STEAM with Día: The Whys and Hows to Getting Started

    Did you know that minorities are underrepresented in STEAM education and professional fields, and that children of color routinely score below their white peers in math and science? The library can help bridge this STEAM gap with programs and services dev ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 11/06/2015 - 09:52 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  5. Online Day of Diversity Forum

    To continue the conversation started at the Day of Diversity: Dialogue and Action in Children’s Literature and Library Programming event at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the ALSC Board of Directors and ALSC President Ellen Riordan hosted an online Day o ...

    DBOSTROM - 02/27/2015 - 11:02 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  6. Using the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library® Toolkit with Spanish-Speaking Communities

    Join us for an introduction to the 2nd edition of the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library Toolkit for Spanish-speaking Communities.   This kit was developed by ALSC and PLA to assist and empower public library staff to serve Spanish-speaking families ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 12/09/2015 - 17:06 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  7. What's After Storytime: Programming for Children and Tweens With Autism

    Many libraries are now offering preschool storytimes adapted to meet the needs of young children with autism, but fewer libraries have programs for elementary and middle school age children with this disability. With the autism incidence presently at 1 in ...

    DRUDE - 11/06/2015 - 09:38 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  8. Speaking Up

    Starting a dialogue on sexual harassment in libraries By Lisa Rabey In some ways, it is the subtlety of the act of harassment that allows it to be so often overlooked: When I worked in IT, sexism and misogyny were the unspoken accepted practice. I learned ...

    MPERA - 06/10/2014 - 11:14 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

    Standing up for our values By Barbara K. Stripling If you have heard me speak this year, then you’ve heard me repeat this often-quoted saying: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” I thought every library worker already had that mindset, ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:18 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Now Trending: Tech and People News

    By Laurie D. Borman This issue (May 2014) we invited Marshall Breeding to give us a status and trends report on strategic products of the library technology industry. His detailed investigation begins here. He has been reporting on technology in the indus ...

    LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 12:47 - American Libraries Magazine

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