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Learn how to set manageable goals for 2017 in upcoming PLA webinar

CHICAGO – Join the Public Library Association (PLA) to explore various ways to make goal-setting work for you, whether those goals are personal or work-related. “New Year, New Goals! Setting Manageable Goals for 2017” will take place on January 4 at 1:00 p.m. Central.

New Workshop: Creating Inclusive Storytimes for ALL Children

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, Creating Inclusive Storytimes for ALL Children with Carol Morrone. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

New eCourse: Online Tutorials: Creating them Easily and Effectively

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Online Tutorials: Creating them Easily and Effectively. Hannah Gascho Rempel and Maribeth Slebodnik will serve as the instructors for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, February 13, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 24
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning outcomes

While participating in this eCourse, you will:

Facing a divided nation, ALA offers libraries free trainings in dialogue facilitation and deliberation

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office and the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) invite library professionals to attend a free learning series to explore various dialogue facilitation approaches and position themselves to foster conversation and lead change in their communities.

Learn how to easily measure your patron outcomes and community impact in free PLA webinar

CHICAGO – The Public Library Association (PLA) will be introducing libraries to its latest field-driven initiative, Project Outcome, through a free webinar, Outcome Measurement Made Easy with PLA’s Project Outcome, on January 12, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. Central. Project Outcome is a FREE online toolkit offering an innovative and easy-to-use platform for public libraries to measure the impact of their programs and services.

Library Marketing: A new American Libraries live webcast

CHICAGO — Marketing can be a daunting process for many librarians. New technologies offer diverse avenues for promoting library services, and commercial marketing methods have become expected for libraries, too. Where do you start? What’s the best way to allocate your staff and financial resources? How do you keep up with a constantly changing social media landscape? In the next episode of American Libraries Live, our expert panel will tackle these issues and address your concerns in real-time. 

New Workshop: How to Improve Your Library Instruction: Assessment in Five Minutes

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, How to Improve Your Library Instruction: Assessment in Five Minutes with Sarah Steiner. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific.

New eCourse: Engaging Teens with Digital Media: Creating Stories and Games

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Engaging Teens with Digital Media: Creating Stories and Games. Kelly Czarnecki will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, February 6, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 20
Certificate of Completion available upon request
 

New eCourse: Storytime Shenanigans: Building Great Programs for Preschoolers

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Storytime Shenanigans: Building Great Programs for Preschoolers. Rob Reid will serve as the instructor for a 3-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, February 6, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 12
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning outcomes

By the end of the eCourse, you will be able to:

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