Webinars

Upcoming Live Webinars

PLA is pleased to offer these upcoming webinars:

LTC: Introduction to Dialogue & Deliberation for Public Libraries Serving Small, Mid-sized and/or Rural CommunitiesLTC: Introduction to Dialogue & Deliberation for Public Libraries Serving Small, Mid-sized and/or Rural Communities
First in a free webinar series by ALA Public Programs Office in partnership with PLA
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Presenters: Sandy Heierbacher & Courtney Breese


In this free, 90-minute webinar, join the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) for an overview of the range of models in dialogue and deliberation available to public libraries serving small, mid-sized and/or rural communities. Offered as part of Libraries Transforming Communities (LTC): Models for Change, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) and National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) that seeks to strengthen libraries' roles as core community leaders and agents of change. LTC: Models for Change is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). More…


LTC: Future Search (Series for Public Libraries Serving Small, Mid-Sized and/or Rural Communities)LTC: Future Search (Series for Public Libraries Serving Small, Mid-Sized and/or Rural Communities)
Second in a free webinar series by ALA Public Programs Office in partnership with PLA
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Presenter: Sandra Janoff


Join us for a free, 90-minute webinar to learn how public libraries serving small, mid-sized and/or rural communities can lead dialogue using Future Search, a method for strategic planning that can help communities develop cooperative plans. Offered as part of Libraries Transforming Communities (LTC): Models for Change, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) and National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) that seeks to strengthen libraries' roles as core community leaders and agents of change. LTC: Models for Change is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). More…


LTC: Conversation Café (Series for Public Libraries Serving Small, Mid-Sized and/or Rural Communities)LTC: Conversation Café (Series for Public Libraries Serving Small, Mid-Sized and/or Rural Communities)
Last in a free webinar series by ALA Public Programs Office in partnership with PLA
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Presenter: Susan Partnow


Join us for a free, 90-minute webinar to learn how public libraries serving small, mid-sized and/or rural communities can lead dialogue with Conversation Café, a simple, open-source method for small group dialogues on a variety of topics. Offered as part of Libraries Transforming Communities (LTC): Models for Change, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) and National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) that seeks to strengthen libraries' roles as core community leaders and agents of change. LTC: Models for Change is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). More…


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