Professional Development

March Online Training Opportunities – FREE

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

2020 CENSUS

Mar 4: Libraries and the Census (American Libraries Live)
Mar 25: The 2020 Census: The Challenges Facing Libraries (Georgia Library Association)

ADVOCACY

Mar 4: Presenting Data Effectively (Indiana State Library)
Mar 4: Libraries and the Census (American Libraries Live)
Mar 11: Storytelling for Impact (Firespring)
Mar 25: By the People For the People – Creating Community Profiles (Colorado State Library)
Mar 25: The 2020 Census: The Challenges Facing Libraries (Georgia Library Association)
Mar 19: Advocacy from A to Z (Association for Library Service to Children)

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING

Mar 5: Cultivating Protective Factors for Safe Libraries and Resilient Communities (WebJunction)
Mar 10: Hey Siri, What Does the Future of Public Libraries Look Like? (Library Journal)
Mar 26: Data for Decision Making (Infopeople)

BOARDS

Mar 19: How to Get Your Board to Fundraise (Productive Fundraising)

CAREERS

Mar 11: The Portfolio Process: Capturing and Documenting Your Workplace Learning (Pattern Research, Inc.)

CHILDREN & TEENS

Mar 3: Supporting Teen Health Literacy: Resources and Programs (Washington State Library)
Mar 4: Women and Girls: Gender Equity in Computer Science Education (National Girls Collaborative Project)
Mar 12: Ready 2 Read: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten (Montana State Library)
Mar 25: Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Behavior (Early Childhood Investigations)
Mar 26: A Shark Tank State of Mind: Empowering an Entrepreneurial Mindset (edWeb.net)
Mar 31: STEM for Little Sprouts: Connecting Science Through Children’s Literature (edWeb.net)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT

Mar 3: Springing Forward: Books for Young Readers (Booklist)
Mar 6: Macmillan Library AF: Absolutely Fabulous picks (Adult + YA) From Winter, Spring, and Fall 2020 (Booklist)
Mar 17: Stellar Series Nonfiction: Spring 2020 (Booklist)
Mar 25: Looking at Glazing: Finding the Best Solution to Protect Your Works of Art and Historic Artifacts (Connecting to Collections Care)
Mar 25: By the People For the People – Creating Community Profiles (Colorado State Library)

COMMUNICATION

Mar 11: Storytelling for Impact (Firespring)
Mar 13: People – Difficult or Different? (Effectiveness Institute)
Mar 17: Beyond WordPress: Website Builders for Libraries (iSchool @ UW-Madison)
Mar 25: Social Media: How many accounts do you really need? (Indiana State Library)

DIGITAL RESOURCES

Mar 10: Promoting Digital Citizenship in the Library (Utah State Library)
Mar 11: USA Learns Citizenship – A FREE Online Course (Infopeople)
Mar 25: The Transformative Power of Digital Reading (edWeb.net)

DATABASES & E-RESOURCES

Mar 26: SIRS Issues Researcher (Wyoming State Library)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE

Mar 3: 5 Tips to Successfully Launch a Diversity Initiative at Your Nonprofit (TechSoup)
Mar 5: Cultivating Protective Factors for Safe Libraries and Resilient Communities (WebJunction)
Mar 12: A History in Going Fine Free – A Look at the Impact It could Have On Your Community (SirsiDynix)
Mar 17: Agility & Flexibility: Change Management Frameworks You Need to Know (GovLoop)
Mar 25: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)
Mar 31: Call to Action: Public Libraries and the Opioid Crisis (WebJunction)

FUNDRAISING

Mar 5: Time-Saving Templates: Where Grant Writing, Time, & Money Meet (Bloomerang)
Mar 10: So You Want to Write a Grant? (CharityHowTo)
Mar 10: Fixing the Rules Governing Government Grants (National Council of Nonprofits)
Mar 11: Grant Writing: Foundations for Success (Funding for Good)
Mar 12: 12 Questions You Can Ask Donors AFTER They Say Yes (Bloomerang)
Mar 19: How to Get Your Board to Fundraise (Productive Fundraising)

MANAGEMENT

Mar 3: Privacy-Centered Library Vendor Management (Colorado State Library)
Mar 4: Presenting Data Effectively (Indiana State Library)
Mar 10: They’re Collecting What?: Reading Vendor Privacy Policies With an Eye to Privacy Concerns (Colorado State Library)
Mar 13: People – Difficult or Different? (Effectiveness Institute)
Mar 18: Knowing what you don’t know: Medical Micro-aggressions (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Mar 26: Data for Decision Making (Infopeople)
Mar 31: Call to Action: Public Libraries and the Opioid Crisis (WebJunction)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS

Mar 4: The Healing Library: Responding to Trauma in Your Community Through Nontraditional Lending (Nebraska Library Commission)
Mar 4: Libraries and the Census (American Libraries Live)
Mar 4: Women and Girls: Gender Equity in Computer Science Education (National Girls Collaborative Project)
Mar 5: Cultivating Protective Factors for Safe Libraries and Resilient Communities (WebJunction)
Mar 17: Health Literacy in an Academic Environment (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Mar 24: Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information At Your Library (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Mar 25: The 2020 Census: The Challenges Facing Libraries (Georgia Library Association)

PROGRAMMING

Mar 3: Supporting Teen Health Literacy: Resources and Programs (Washington State Library)
Mar 4: The Healing Library: Responding to Trauma in Your Community Through Nontraditional Lending (Nebraska Library Commission)
Mar 10: Promoting Digital Citizenship in the Library (Utah State Library)
Mar 12: Ready 2 Read: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten (Montana State Library)
Mar 19: Rainy Day Ready: Financial Literacy Programs and Tools (Programming Librarian)
Mar 19: Library Programming and the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day (North Dakota State Library)
Mar 19: Tech Balance: Family Engagement Tools to Talk Tech and Media Habits with Parents (edWeb.net)

READERS’ ADVISORY

Mar 3: Springing Forward: Books for Young Readers (Booklist)
Mar 6: Macmillan Library AF: Absolutely Fabulous picks (Adult + YA) From Winter, Spring, and Fall 2020 (Booklist)
Mar 17: Stellar Series Nonfiction: Spring 2020 (Booklist)

REFERENCE

Mar 5: Library Research for Water Resources (Federal Depository Library Program)
Mar 11: World War II Code Girls: What’s in a Name? (National Archives)
Mar 12: How Houston Public Library Engages the Community With Its FDLP Resources: Tips and Tricks (Federal Depository Library Program)
Mar 17: Health Literacy in an Academic Environment (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Mar 17: The DNA to Z of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing: Separating Fact from Fiction (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Mar 18: Knowing what you don’t know: Medical Micro-aggressions (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Mar 24: Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information At Your Library (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Mar 25: Pandemic! NLM Resources for Librarians to Assist Researchers and the Public in Understanding the Coronavirus and Influenza (Federal Depository Library Program)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES

Mar 5: Serving Striving Readers (School Library Journal)
Mar 5: Future Ready Librarians® Future-Proof Your School Library Budget: What to do if the cuts happen (Future Ready Librarians/Alliance for Excellent Education)
Mar 10: When Teachers Collaborate: Bringing Extended Expertise to Your Classroom (Follett)
Mar 12: Asking Strong Research Questions Using Primary Sources (School Library Connection)
Mar 25: Make Virtual Learning Relevant Using Scenarios in the Virtual Classroom (Insync Training)
Mar 25: Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Behavior (Early Childhood Investigations)
Mar 26: SIRS Issues Researcher (Wyoming State Library)
Mar 26: A Shark Tank State of Mind: Empowering an Entrepreneurial Mindset (edWeb.net)
Mar 31: STEM for Little Sprouts: Connecting Science Through Children’s Literature (edWeb.net)

TECHNOLOGY

Mar 10: Hey Siri, What Does the Future of Public Libraries Look Like? (Library Journal)
Mar 12: Smarter Communities: Building Effective and Sustainable IoT Strategies (Government Technology)
Mar 19: Tech Balance: Family Engagement Tools to Talk Tech and Media Habits with Parents (edWeb.net)
Mar 25: The Transformative Power of Digital Reading (edWeb.net)
Mar 25: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)
Mar 25: Social Media: How many accounts do you really need? (Indiana State Library)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION

Mar 11: USA Learns Citizenship – A FREE Online Course (Infopeople)
Mar 17: Beyond WordPress: Website Builders for Libraries (iSchool @ UW-Madison)
Mar 25: Make Virtual Learning Relevant Using Scenarios in the Virtual Classroom (Insync Training)
Mar 25: Pandemic! NLM Resources for Librarians to Assist Researchers and the Public in Understanding the Coronavirus and Influenza (Federal Depository Library Program)

VOLUNTEERS

Mar 10: Playing by the Rules: Creating an Effective Volunteer Handbook (VolunteerMatch)
Mar 11: Telling the Story of Volunteer Impact (VolunteerMatch)
Mar 17: Developing a Strategic Plan for Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)
Mar 18: Creative and Innovative Recognition Strategies for Today’s Volunteers (VolunteerMatch)

*Training opportunities are compiled and shared by the Wyoming State Library each month via WebJunction. See WebJunction for detailed abstracts. Note: some of these opportunities may not be free.

Comments Closed

Comments are closed. You will not be able to post a comment in this post.