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ILOC 2019: Libraries at the Center of Community Life (Webinar)

January 17

Register Here! Want to learn about innovative approaches to community and civic engagement from Iowa and nationwide? Join us for the 2019 edition of Innovative Libraries Online Conference! With their commitment to meeting citizen needs, libraries seek ways to serve and strengthen their communities. Sometimes, however, the needs rise beyond the conventional realm of library […]

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From Beyond our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information

January 7 @ 8:00 am - February 4 @ 5:00 pm

Register Here! Class Details Join us for a 4-week asynchronous course that provides an overview of the current landscape of refugees, immigrants, asylees, and seasonal and migrant farm workers in the United States and highlights some unique health challenges that impact these population groups. We'll discuss culture, cultural competency and cultural humility, and reflect on […]

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Combatting Information Fatigue: Health Information Resources for Veterans

January 14 @ 8:00 am - February 25 @ 5:00 pm

Register Here! Class Overview Combatting Information Fatigue: Health Information Resources for Veterans Veterans and their families need reliable health information resources and training to locate health information that is sensitive and pertinent to their needs. This course will cover resources for finding information on general health conditions, mental health resources including those for post-traumatic stress […]

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11:00 am

NewsGuard webinar

January 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Register Here! Learn about the free browser extension, NewsGuard, which reviews and rates news and information for credibility and transparency. NewsGuard is launching its News Literacy Partnership, which is sponsored by Microsoft, and is teaming up with universities, libraries and K-12 schools across the country.   Date: January 17 at 11am-12am EST. Registration: URL: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/2599714275306952962 Training […]

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2:00 pm

Do You Speak Possibility?

January 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Register Here! Based on “The Art of Possibility” by Benjamin Zander and Rosamund Stone Zander and using examples from fields as diverse as classical music and early childhood, this presentation will focus on the ability to “speak possibility” as a crucial skill for all leaders  i.e., anyone – regardless of position on the organizational chart […]

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Making the Move from Summer Reading to Summer Learning

January 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Register Here! Summer is a critical time for children, and according to research from the National Summer Learning Association, children can lose up to 3 months of their school year learning during this time. Libraries have long embraced their role in the summer learning landscape, and more and more are adding in critical out of […]

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Creating a Comprehensive and Engaging Volunteer Training Program

January 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Register Here! What do your volunteers need to know to be successful? This webinar will start with the basics and help you understand how to determine what information you should be sharing with your volunteers, and how that can be used to create a curriculum. We’ll then discuss how to present this information in a […]

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