Webinars

These are free webinars conducted by the ALA Chapter Relations Office. In alphabetical order by topic or audience. Updated April 26, 2017.

| Webinars for Chapter Leaders | Webinar for Money Smart Week |

Webinars for Chapter Leaders

Chapter Councilor Webinar (to be initiated in October or November 2017)
(A Chapter Councilor Webinar was hosted for a number of years by Joseph Eagan (Council Orientation) and Gina Persichini (ALA Executive Board); new presenters will be recruited; launch schedule beginning October or November 2017.)

Chapter Leader Orientation Webinars (to be initiated in June 2017 and delivered biannually to capture rotating cycles of Chapter Leaders: June and December webinars)
Designed for incoming Chapter Presidents-elect and additional Chapter Leadership to learn more about ALA and the ALA Chapter partnership.

Strong Library Association Webinars (to be initiated in July 2017)
Develop webinars for state library associations with and without an Executive Director; focus on sharing best practices such as member recruitment, conference development, etc.

Webinar for Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week
CRO encourages libraries nationwide to offer financial literacy programming to help patrons better manage personal finances. See Money Smart Week page for how to participate.

Chapter Councilor Webinar (to be initiated in October or November 2017)

Stay tuned!

Chapter Leader Orientation Webinars (to be initiated in June 2017 and delivered biannually to capture rotating cycles of Chapter Leaders: June and December webinars)

Stay tuned!

Strong Library Association Webinars (to be initiated in July 2017)

Stay tuned!

Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week with Ben Franklin winking one eye

The PowerPoint presentations are best viewed in Firefox or Chrome.

See also Money Smart Week to register for upcoming Webinars and other information.

Webinar and PowerPoint Presentations in Preparation for Money Smart Week 2017

Webinar Held October 14, 2016

Recording of the Money Smart Week Webinar (October 14, 2016) Is Now Available! The October 14 webinar was presented by Michael Dowling, Director, ALA Chapter Relations Office; Shala Murray, Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago); Craig Davis, Director, and Janette Kopacz, Librarian, Chicago Public Library; Rachael Svoboda, Laramie County Library, Cheyenne, WY; and Katie Emery, Business Librarian, Michigan State University. The PDF of the PowerPoint slides used in the webinar is also available.

Webinar and PowerPoint Presentations in Preparation for Money Smart Week 2016

Webinar Held October 6, 2015

Recording of the Money Smart Week Webinar (Oct. 6, 2015) Is Now Available! Presenters are Don Wood, Jay Lyman, Huong Nguyen, Sarah Timm, and Tammy Woodward.

Webinar and PowerPoint Presentations in Preparation for Money Smart Week 2015

Webinar Held October 1, 2014

The recording of the webinar on preparing for the 2015 Money Smart Week Webinar on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, is now available. PowerPoint slides of these presenters can be downloaded for preparing for 2015 Money Smart Week: Michael Dowling, Cinnamon Johnson, and Louise Feldmann.

2014 ALA Annual Conference program on Money Smart Week

These four PowerPoint Slide Shows were presented at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference program on Money Smart Week. Presenters Michael Dowling, Cinnamon Johnson, Louise Feldmann, and Fannie Cox.

Webinars in Preparation for Money Smart Week 2014

Planning to Participate

Money Smart Week Webinar, October 10, 2013 (best viewed in Firefox or Chrome) shows how easy it is for your library to participate in Money Smart Week, April 5-12, 2014. a partnership between ALA and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Slides from the October 10, 2013, Money Smart Week Webinar (PPT). If you are planning to participate or are participating in 2014 Money Smart Week, please feel free to use the slides to assist you in this endeavor. Thank you for your interest!

Money Smart Week is designed to assist libraries of all types provide financial literacy programming for all stages of life—retirees, school kids, college students, anyone and everyone! In 2013 over 500 libraries in 47 states participated. In this archived webinar, learn from veterans and first-timers how Money Smart Week has been a great success for their libraries, and how it can be in yours. Get valuable programming and promotion ideas, tips on possible partners, and resources that make it easy for you, and then join hundreds of other libraries across the country helping individuals to better manage their personal finances during 2014 Money Smart Week. The webinar was presented on Thursday, October 10, 2013, 2:00 pm, Central Daylight Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00).

Connecticut

Money Smart Week Webinar, January 15, 2014 (best viewed in Firefox or Chrome) shows how easy it is for your library to participate in Money Smart Week, April 5-12, 2014, a partnership between ALA and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Note: Recording starts on slide 4; see below for complete slides.

Slides from the January 15, 2014, Money Smart Week Webinar (PPT). If you are planning to participate or are participating in 2014 Money Smart Week, please feel free to use the slides to assist you in this endeavor. Thank you for your interest!

Academic

Academic Libraries Valuable Role in Financial Literacy Education, Recording date:  Monday, September 30, 2013

2013

Money Smart Week PowerPoint Presentation (PPT) Money Smart Week presentation at 2013 ALA Annual Conference (June 30, 2013)

Money Smart Week PowerPoint Presentation (PPT) Connecticut presentation (January 17, 2013)

Money Smart Week PowerPoint Presentation (PPT) at the California Library Association Annual Conference (November 2012)

October 18, 2012, Webinar: Money Smart Week April 20-27, 2013

Webinar Chat (October 18, 2012) (PDF)