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  1. Eat Your Words: Hosting an Edible Book Festival

    Kristin Boyett, a librarian at the University of North Texas Wills Library, will offer a snapshot of Edible Books events from years past at the university as well as provide tips for how to conduct a successful program, including how to alter it to suit v ...

    brussell3 - 03/19/2014 - 15:29 - Online Learning

  2. Muslim Journeys and Your Community: Managing Controversy, Maximizing Impact

    Islam is the second-most widely practiced faith in the world, and international news items focus on events in Muslim-majority societies daily. Librarians face the unique challenge of reaching patrons with requested information and programming regarding th ...

    brussell3 - 03/14/2014 - 13:03 - Online Learning

  3. Moderating Forums @ your library, Part 2—Step-by-Step

    This session in our civic engagement series continued Moderating Forums @ your library, Part 1—Nuts and Bolts, how to moderate and/or record a public deliberative forum at the library; a step-by-step guide to making a deliberative forum work, from introdu ...

    brussell3 - 03/13/2014 - 16:08 - Online Learning

  4. Mental Health First Aid USA for Library Staff

    The in-person Mental Health First Aid course has been taught to library staff around the country, teaching how to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental illness, provide support, deescalate crisis, and if appropriate, refer individuals to services. Th ...

    brussell3 - 03/13/2014 - 16:04 - Online Learning

  5. An Introduction to PIN and Working with Public Media

    Join fellow Building Common Ground project directors and representatives from the Public Insight Network (PIN), a project of American Public Media, to learn about effective collaboration with public media organizations and how to use PIN resources to lear ...

    brussell3 - 03/13/2014 - 15:58 - Online Learning

  6. Creating Common Ground Community Tours

    This webinar expanded on the “Guide to Creating a Common Ground Community Tour” by offering librarians a chance hear from Deirdre Colgan, the guide’s author, and pose any programming or technical questions they might have. View the recorded presentation ( ...

    brussell3 - 03/13/2014 - 15:50 - Online Learning

  7. Programming with the Charter for Compassion

    This webinar presented an overview of the Charter for Compassion, resources and activities associated with this initiative that can be used in Building Common Ground efforts, including familiarizing librarians with the Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life ...

    brussell3 - 03/13/2014 - 15:41 - Online Learning

  8. Picturing America Programs for Children

    Join Wendy Lukehart, Youth Collections Coordinator at the District of Columbia Public Library and fellow recipients of the Picturing America collection, to learn more about how the DCPL staff has conducted successful Picturing America programs for childre ...

    brussell3 - 03/13/2014 - 15:24 - Online Learning

  9. Picturing America and the Art of Perception: Reconsidering How We See

    Amy Herman, Director of Educational Development at Thirteen/WNET, demonstrated her methodology of improving observation, perception, and communication skills by learning to analyze works of art using the Picturing America images. In this highly participat ...

    brussell3 - 03/13/2014 - 15:19 - Online Learning

  10. MOOCs and the Public Library: An Opportunity

    Join presenter Dorothy Pawlowski as she discusses opportunities for public libraries to promote lifelong learning by becoming meet-up destinations for MOOCs. The webinar is based on the experience of the Ridgefield (Connecticut) Library which hosted a ten ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/20/2014 - 12:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

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