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November 2020

SCRLC Webinar: Communications – Being Understood

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

This online workshop is part 2 of a 2-part series. Feel free to attend either workshop or both. Register below to receive a link that will work for both workshops. Part 2: Communications: Being Understood We don't just receive information; we are also senders of information. In this webinar, we will consider how to use the preferred communication methods of our teammates, and how to seek compromises. Because of the dominance of email, we will discuss email best practices, and…

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New York State Library Digital Equity Webinar Series

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2020 at 3:30 pm

One event on October 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Digital equity is a complex set of conditions that requires that every New Yorker has access to affordable broadband, adequate devices, necessary software, digital literacy skills, and a community of support. Persistent digital divides exist in communities -- urban, suburban, and rural -- across New York; in fact, more than 25% of students in New York lack access to the Internet and/or appropriate devices to participate in remote online education. The challenges to student connectivity can't be considered in isolation,…

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Third Thursday at Three – LA and Paraprofessional Meet Up

November 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Via Zoom NY United States
Free

CLRC offers a communication network among our region’s Library Assistants, Paraprofessionals and Support Staff through a Special Interest Group (LA SIG). Our interests include: * recognizing all library support staff employed in CLRC member libraries * furthering the professional development & job enrichment of support staff * enhancing the professional image of support staff within the library community Participation is open to all library support staff, regardless of title. Meeting connection instructions will be emailed to registrants. Contact Anna Dobkowski…

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LILRC Webinar: Recruiting for Diversity

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

This program will address issues directors, managers, and supervisors need to consider when trying to increase the diversity of their staff. Attendees will learn what it means to be diverse and what specific issues need to be considered in attracting and recruiting diverse candidates. These issues include but are not limited to employment policies, organizational culture, and the promotion of an inclusive environment. Loida Garcia-Febo , ALA President for 2018-2019, is an international library consultant, researcher and expert on topics such…

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NYLA Webinar: Advocacy Fundamentals – A Virtual Series

November 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on November 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 19, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 16, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on March 9, 2021 at 9:00 am

NY United States + Google Map

From Education to Action Tuesday, October 27 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM You have a unique and deeply-rooted interest within the field of librarianship but how do you utilize your expertise and personal experience to assist in an advocacy campaign?In this session, we’ll review the Audience Engagement Roadmap, learn how to craft impactful messaging and explore the mediums and tools available to advocates at every level. Attendees will have the opportunity to draft their own stories and share them with…

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December 2020

NNYLN Webinar: Instructional Videos for Everyone (2-Part Program)

December 1 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

What exactly is an instructional video? An instructional video is “any video that demonstrates a process, transfers knowledge, explains a concept, or shows someone how to do something” (Simon, 2020) They can literally be about anything, and anyone can make them. In this 2-part program, we will learn how to make our own instructional videos. Instructional videos are a great way to relay information, however, the process can seem intimidating and be time-consuming. Together, we will learn about creating effective…

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LILRC Webinar: How to Build an Anti-Bias Library

December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

What's an anti-racist library? And why should we be trying to build one? Simply put, an anti-racist library is one that actively works to dismantle racism and promote equality. How can we build one when we can find racial bias all over our libraries-- in our collections, our discovery systems, and our interactions with patrons and other staff? In this workshop, we'll talk about identifying and addressing microaggressions, implicit bias, and biased library systems, in pursuit of building an anti-racist…

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RCLS Webinar: Committee Leadership Training – How to Run a Meeting

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Presenters Carolyn Bennett Glauda, Southeastern New York Library Resources Council, and Joanna Goldfarb & Jen Park, Ramapo Catskill Library System, encourage any library staff, directors, and trustees to attend a session regarding committee leadership. This training is appropriate for anyone who is new to a leadership position in a committee, would like to learn more about how to effectively run meetings, or who is interested in assuming a leadership position in the future. Attendees will "walk away" with the following…

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METRO Webinar: Broader than Broadband – Brooklyn Public Library’s Digital Equity Strategy

December 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

More details coming soon! Digital equity is a complex set of conditions that requires that every New Yorker has access to affordable broadband, adequate devices, necessary software, digital literacy skills, and a community of support. Persistent digital divides exist in communities -- urban, suburban, and rural -- across New York; in fact, more than 25% of students in New York lack access to the Internet and/or appropriate devices to participate in remote online education. The challenges to student connectivity can’t…

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New York State Library Digital Equity Webinar Series

December 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2020 at 3:30 pm

One event on October 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Digital equity is a complex set of conditions that requires that every New Yorker has access to affordable broadband, adequate devices, necessary software, digital literacy skills, and a community of support. Persistent digital divides exist in communities -- urban, suburban, and rural -- across New York; in fact, more than 25% of students in New York lack access to the Internet and/or appropriate devices to participate in remote online education. The challenges to student connectivity can't be considered in isolation,…

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