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December Online Training Opportunities – FREE

Check out the Professional Development Calendar for more information and to register for the following FREE online training opportunities:

ADVOCACY

Dec 19: 30 Ways to Make Your Small Library Extraordinary (Indiana State Library)

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING

Dec 4: Public Media And Libraries In Community Crises (Center for Disaster Philanthropy and Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities)
Dec 12: Creating Data-Driven Professional Development Pathways for Public Library Staff (Public Library Association)

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Dec 3: Using Smartphones, Watches, and Wearables to Support Executive Function for All Ages (Pacer Center)
Dec 12: Creating an Inclusive Work Environment Through the Use of Mainstream Technologies (AbleNet)

CHILDREN & TEENS

Dec 4: Thinking Sideways: Computational Thinking and Early Literacy (Public Library Association)
Dec 5: NCompass Live: Best New Teen Books of 2018: Popular Teen Novels - New Books They Need to Read (Nebraska Library Commision)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT

Dec 5: NCompass Live: Best New Teen Books of 2018: Popular Teen Novels - New Books They Need to Read (Nebraska Library Commision)
Dec 5: Celebrate the Best Books of 2018! (Follett)
Dec 6: Putting the Booklist Starred-Review Issue to Work for Your Library (Booklist)
Dec 12: Bringing History To Life: Documenting Artifacts (U.S. National Archives)
Dec 12: Packing and Crating Basics (Connecting to Collections)
Dec 17: YA Reads for the New Year (Idaho Commission for Libraries)

COMMUNICATION

Dec 3: Emotional Intelligence and Millennial Disruption (Training Industry)
Dec 5: Community Conversations Across Neighborhoods: Dialogue-Driven Programming (Programming Librarian)
Dec 12: Writing a Powerful Case for Support (Nonprofit Hub)
Dec 12: How to Handle Angry Customers (Niche Academy)

DIGITAL RESOURCES

Dec 5: From Print to Digital And Back Again: Three Decades of Lessons from a Library Newsletter (Georgia Library Association)

DATABASES & eRESOURCES

Dec 11: Let's Explore CultureGrams! (Wyoming State Library)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE

Dec 3: Emotional Intelligence and Millennial Disruption (Training Industry)
Dec 4: Creative Commons Licensing (TRAILS)
Dec 5: From Print to Digital And Back Again: Three Decades of Lessons from a Library Newsletter (Georgia Library Association)
Dec 5: DorobekInsider Live: 2018 Gov Innovations that Inspire, Engage, and Connect (GovLoop)
Dec 12: Circle of Influence: Implementing Shared Decision Making and Participative Management (Early Childhood Investigations)
Dec 13: Continuous Learning (YALSA)
Dec 13: We Know Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are Important… Now What? (Infopeople)
Dec 19: NCompass Live: A Textbook Program is NOT for Us! Re-Imagining Failure Into New Possibilities (Nebraska Library Commission)

FUNDRAISING

Dec 4: Building a Successful Grants Program 101 (Elevate)
Dec 4: How to Plan a Record Breaking End-of-Year Fundraising Push (Techsoup)
Dec 4: How Your Nonprofit Can Get $10K Per Month In Free Google Advertising (Charity How To)
Dec 5: Introduction to Corporate Giving (GrantSpace)
Dec 5: 5 Giving Trends For Nonprofits to Watch For in 2019 (GuideStar)
Dec 6: Start Your 2019 Grant Strategy Off Right! (Charity How To)
Dec 6: Fundraising for Small Nonprofits: Stop Competing and Start Thriving! (Charity Village)
Dec 6: Funding Information Network (FIN) Information Session (GrantSpace)
Dec 12: Writing a Powerful Case for Support (Nonprofit Hub)
Dec 12: 5 Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses (Firespring)
Dec 18: How to Promote Your Online Fundraising Campaign (Charity How To)
Dec 19: 3 Keys to a Successful Capital Campaign in Today’s Hyper-Busy World (Nonprofit Hub)
Dec 21: Events in a Digital Age: How to Maximize Offline Events in an Online World (Firespring)

LEGAL

Dec 4: Creative Commons Licensing (TRAILS)
Dec 11: Payroll for Nonprofits & Libraries: 2018 Law Changes that Affect You (Techsoup)

LIBRARY SPACES

Dec 6: Early Childhood Expertise Beyond Libraryland: Spaces & Behavior Management (Association for Library Services to Children)

MANAGEMENT

Dec 6: Technology Competencies & How to Implement Them (Geared towards management) (Indiana State Library)
Dec 7: De-Crapify Your Workflow!: Learn the Critical Keys (Training Magazine Network)
Dec 7: 6 Essentials for Teams That Work (Effectiveness Institute)
Dec 11: Leadership in Youth Services, Part 2: Leadership in Action (Association for Library Services to Children)
Dec 11: To Fine or Not to Fine (Montana State Library)
Dec 12: How to Handle Angry Customers (Niche Academy)
Dec 12: Circle of Influence: Implementing Shared Decision Making and Participative Management (Early Childhood Investigations)
Dec 12: The Voice of Leadership - Free Seminar Preview (American Management Association)
Dec 14: The Hidden Biases of Good People (Colorado State Library)
Dec 19: 30 Ways to Make Your Small Library Extraordinary (Indiana State Library)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS

Dec 4: Why Open Data Belongs at Libraries (Washington State Library)
Dec 5: Community Conversations Across Neighborhoods: Dialogue-Driven Programming (Programming Librarian)
Dec 6: Learning To Share Your Sandbox: Developing Effective Partnership Agreements (Bloomerang)
Dec 11: Take Summer Reading to the Streets: Partnering to Reach Children with Barriers to Library Access (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Dec 12: How to Foster Collaboration in Government (GovLoop)
Dec 13: SEA Insights: Health Literacy In Action (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

PROGRAMMING

Dec 3: Summer Program Ideas – Featuring the theme of space (Colorado State Library)
Dec 4: Thinking Sideways: Computational Thinking and Early Literacy (Public Library Association)
Dec 6: Virtual Field Trips in Wyoming (Wyoming State Library)
Dec 12: NCompass Live: Summer Reading Program 2019: A Universe of Stories! (Nebraska Library Commission)
Dec 12: How to Bring Extensions to Your Library: Highlighting Programs from Penn State Extension (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Dec 18: Library Programming for Adults, From Start to Finish (WebJunction)

READER’S ADVISORY

Dec 5: NCompass Live: Best New Teen Books of 2018: Popular Teen Novels - New Books They Need to Read (Nebraska Library Commision)
Dec 5: Celebrate the Best Books of 2018! (Follett)
Dec 6: Putting the Booklist Starred-Review Issue to Work for Your Library (Booklist)
Dec 17: YA Reads for the New Year (Idaho Commission for Libraries)

REFERENCE

Dec 4: Train (Maybe) For The Olympics: Using Government Resources To Learn About Appropriate Exercise (Federal Depository Library Program)
Dec 4: Creative Commons Licensing (TRAILS)
Dec 4: Health Issues in the Headlines: Learning to Read Between the Lines (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Dec 6: Managing Someone Else’s Money (Federal Depository Library Program)
Dec 11: From the Mountains to the Sea: Rural Health Issues and Resources (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Dec 11: Using USCIS Resources to Support Immigrants and Refugees in the Library (Infopeople)
Dec 12: Grow Your Bank Account: Use Government Resources To Plan Your Current And Future Finances (Federal Depository Library Program)
Dec 13: Health News Review: Critically Analyzing Information in the News (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES

Dec 1: STEAM Up Learning with These Activities, Resources, and Experiments for Your Classroom (Simple K-12)
Dec 3: Your Complete Guide to the Hour of Code (edWeb)
Dec 5: Ways to Combat Bias in Schools: A New Resource (Education Week)
Dec 5: The Power of Independent Reading: Dynamic Strategies Using High-Quality Authentic Texts to Foster a Love of Reading! (School Library Journal)
Dec 5: School Readiness Webinar Series, Part 1: Growth Mindset (Infopeople)
Dec 6: Virtual Field Trips in Wyoming (Wyoming State Library)
Dec 6: Fact vs. Fiction: Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in the Age of Fake News (edWeb)
Dec 6: Digital Equity: You Can Help Level the Playing Field in Schools and Libraries (School Library Journal)
Dec 8: STEAM Activities For Your Classroom (Simple K12)
Dec 11: Let's Explore CultureGrams! (Wyoming State Library)
Dec 12: Students Leverage Technology Tools and Makerspaces to Personalize Instruction (edWeb)

TECHNOLOGY

Dec 5: API security: What you absolutely need to know now (O'Reilly)
Dec 6: Technology Competencies & How to Implement Them (Geared towards management) (Indiana State Library)
Dec 11: Jolly Holiday Webinar Party (Training Magazine Network)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION

Dec 3: Emotional Intelligence and Millennial Disruption (Training Industry)
Dec 4: How to Recognize and Create Damn Good Job Aids (Insync Training)
Dec 5: How to Use Design Thinking to Innovate Faster, Better and More Effectively (American Management Association)
Dec 11: Bozarthzone! Instructional Design for the Real World (Insync Training)
Dec 13: Continuous Learning (YALSA)
Dec 13: We Know Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are Important… Now What? (Infopeople)
Dec 18: Advanced Visualization Process to Create Dynamic & Effective Presentations (Training Magazine Network)

VOLUNTEERS

Dec 4: Engaging the Volunteer of the Future (VolunteerMatch)
Dec 5: Fundraising with Volunteers (Firespring)
Dec 6: Creating a Culture of Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)
Dec 11: Successful Volunteer Interview Strategies (VolunteerMatch)
Dec 13: Build Staff Buy-In for Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)

About Carmelita Aragon

Carmelita is the State Data Coordinator for the New Mexico State Library

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