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November Online Training Opportunities – FREE

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

ADVOCACY
At Your Leisure: Intro to Podcasting (Podcasting 101, Part 1) (Wyoming State Library)
At Your Leisure: Why I Have Coffee with People Who Send Me Hate Mail (TED Talk)
Nov 4: How did the pandemic change digital inclusion work – on the ground and in policy? (National Digital Inclusion Alliance)
Nov 12: Overcoming COVID-19 through Sustainable Collaborations (Candid Learning)
Nov 17:Convert Supporters with Powerful Landing Pages (Firespring)

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING
Nov 4: Tech Planning and Budgeting (IdealWare)

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
Nov 18: ADA Compliance Wins for Digital Library Spaces (InfoPeople)

BOARDS
Nov 12: Get Your Board to Help You Fundraise—Even if They Don’t Wanna! (Firespring)

CAREERS
Nov 10: Work and Our Well-Being (Utah State Library)
Nov 12: The Road to Becoming an Engineering Librarian (North Carolina Library Association)

CHILDREN & TEENS
At Your Leisure: Helping Students Succeed During COVID-19 (Infopeople)
Nov 10: Winter Young Reader Announcements (Booklist)
Nov 12: Building Literacy in Every Library: How to Develop Fun Programs that Support Reading for School Age Children Pt 2 – Making Connections: How Does Background Knowledge Contribute to Comprehension? (Association for Library Service to Children)
Nov 15: Programs Aplenty: Virtual Edition! (American Association of School Librarians)
Nov 17: Smart Scheduling and Planning in Youth Services Part 1: Managing Your Own Schedule (Association for Library Service to Children)
Nov 18: Summer Reading Program 2021: Tails and Tales (Nebraska Library Commission)
Nov 19: Building Literacy in Every Library: How to Develop Fun Programs that Support Reading for School Age Children Pt 3 – Curious Readers: Celebrating the Joy of Reading (Association for Library Service to Children)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT
Nov 3: Reading Graphic (Booklist)
Nov 5: Behind the Book Author Takeover with Mariama J. Lockington (Follett)
Nov 10:Behind the Book Author Takeover STUDENT EDITION with Stuart Gibbs (Follett)
Nov 10: Winter Young Reader Announcements (Booklist)
Nov 13: HarperCollins Winter 2021 Book Preview (Booklist)
Nov 17: How to Inventory Your Collection: Using SuDoc as a Starting Point (Federal Depository Library Program)

COMMUNICATION
At Your Leisure: Intro to Podcasting (Podcasting 101, Part 1) (Wyoming State Library)
Nov 10: Building Your 2021 Communications Plan (Mighty Citizen)
Nov 16: Level Up: Increased Community Engagement Through Moves Management (Fast Forward Libraries)
Nov 17:Convert Supporters with Powerful Landing Pages (Firespring)
Nov 18: How To Set Your Nonprofit Up for Social Media Fundraising Success (CharityHowTo)
Nov 18: I Need a Grant Now! Implementing a Grant Readiness Approach (Nonprofit Hub)

DIGITAL RESOURCES
Nov 10: Creating an Open Educational Resource: Grenzenlos Deutsch, German Language Online Curriculum (Nebraska Library Commission)
Nov 17: Orientation to Law Library Collections Webinar (Law Library of Congress)
Nov 19: Rural Health Resources (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Nov 25: History at Your Fingertips: Using Hoosier State Chronicles and Indiana Memory (Indiana State Library)

DATABASES & E-RESOURCES
At Your Leisure: A Roadmap to Research with CQ Researcher (SAGE)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE
Nov 5: Unconscious Bias is Impacting Your Organizational Performance, Whether you Know it or Not (Training Magazine Network)
Nov 6: People – Difficult or Different? (Effectiveness Institute)
Nov 7: Future Ready Librarians Summits: Leading from the Library Through Uncertain Times (Future Ready Librarians)
Nov 10: Work and Our Well-Being (Utah State Library)
Nov 10: The Accidental Facilities Manager (WebJunction)
Nov 11: TechSoup’s TechTips Digest (TechSoup)
Nov 12: School, Snacks, Safety, and Sanity: Government Resources for the Smallest Child to the Teen and In-Between (Federal Depository Library Program)
Nov 12: Beyond Diversity and Inclusion (Training Magazine Network)
Nov 16: Self-Care During a Pandemic, Part 2 (Idaho Commission for Libraries)
Nov 17: Libraries and sustainability: A global perspective (OCLC)
Nov 18: Summer Reading Program 2021: Tails and Tales (Nebraska Library Commission)
Nov 18: Introduction to Proposal Writing (Candid Learning)
Nov 18: Libraries Serving Older Adults During COVID: A facilitated conversation (Colorado State Library)
Nov 19: Who Are We Designing for and Why? Service Design Techniques for Responsive Libraries (WebJunction)
Nov 21: Future Ready Librarians Summits: Leading from the Library Through Uncertain Times (Future Ready Librarians)
Nov 25: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSION
At Your Leisure: Programming for Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Why and How (Infopeople)
Nov 3: Sorry… You Just Don’t Fit Into Our Culture: unconscious bias in hiring decisions (Washington State Library)
Nov 4: How did the pandemic change digital inclusion work – on the ground and in policy? (National Digital Inclusion Alliance)
Nov 5: Behind the Book Author Takeover with Mariama J. Lockington (Follett)
Nov 5: Unconscious Bias is Impacting Your Organizational Performance, Whether you Know it or Not (Training Magazine Network)
Nov 5: Outreach Outside the Box (InfoPeople)
Nov 6: People – Difficult or Different? (Effectiveness Institute)
Nov 10: Workplace Gaslighting in the Nonprofit Sector (Nonprofit Learning Lab)
Nov 11: Lifting Voices: From Cover to Cover: Crafting Identity in Graphic Novels (Mackin)
Nov 12: Beyond Diversity and Inclusion (Training Magazine Network)
Nov 16: Self-Care During a Pandemic, Part 2 (Idaho Commission for Libraries)
Nov 16: What Inclusion Means for My Child (Pacer Center)
Nov 18: Libraries Serving Older Adults During COVID: A facilitated conversation (Colorado State Library)
Nov 18: ADA Compliance Wins for Digital Library Spaces (InfoPeople)
Nov 18: Providing Library Senior Services in a COVID-19 World (Public Library Association)

FUNDRAISING
Nov 3: The 2020 Online Fundraising Year-End Playbook w/ NextAfter (Firespring)
Nov 4: Prepare Your Nonprofit for Giving Tuesday Fundraising (Nonprofit Hub)
Nov 12: Get Your Board to Help You Fundraise—Even if They Don’t Wanna! (Firespring)
Nov 12: 10 Quick Tips to Super Charge Your Next Fundraising Appeal (Nonprofit Hub)
Nov 18: I Need a Grant Now! Implementing a Grant Readiness Approach (Nonprofit Hub)
Nov 18: How To Set Your Nonprofit Up for Social Media Fundraising Success (CharityHowTo)
Nov 23: Fundraising Planning Pitfalls & Pointers (Productive Fundraising)

LEGAL
Nov 12: Orientation to Legal Research Webinar Series: U.S. Case Law (Law Library of Congress)
Nov 17: Orientation to Law Library Collections Webinar (Law Library of Congress

LIBRARY SPACES
Nov 10: The Accidental Facilities Manager (WebJunction)

MANAGEMENT
At Your Leisure: Why I Have Coffee with People Who Send Me Hate Mail (TED Talk)
Nov 3: Sorry… You Just Don’t Fit Into Our Culture: unconscious bias in hiring decisions (Washington State Library)
Nov 3: Improvisation: The Successful Leader’s Secret Weapon for Managing Teams in a Virtual Environment (Training Magazine Network)
Nov 7: Future Ready Librarians Summits: Leading from the Library Through Uncertain Times (Future Ready Librarians)
Nov 10: The Accidental Facilities Manager (WebJunction)
Nov 17: Smart Scheduling and Planning in Youth Services Part 1: Managing Your Own Schedule (Association for Library Service to Children)
Nov 19: Who Are We Designing for and Why? Service Design Techniques for Responsive Libraries (WebJunction)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS
Nov 10: Out Doing Outreach (Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services)
Nov 10: Libraries Build Healthy Communities: Going Virtual @ Brooklyn Public Library (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Nov 12: Overcoming COVID-19 through Sustainable Collaborations (Candid Learning)
Nov 12: School, Snacks, Safety, and Sanity: Government Resources for the Smallest Child to the Teen and In-Between (Federal Depository Library Program)
Nov 16: Level Up: Increased Community Engagement Through Moves Management (Fast Forward Libraries)
Nov 17: Libraries and sustainability: A global perspective (OCLC)

PROGRAMMING
Nov 4: Exemplary Practices using Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA Free Resources (National Girls Collaborative Project)
Nov 10: Libraries Build Healthy Communities: Going Virtual @ Brooklyn Public Library (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Nov 11: Lifting Voices: From Cover to Cover: Crafting Identity in Graphic Novels (Mackin)
Nov 17: NNLM Reading Club Presents…Bill Sullivan, PhD, author of Pleased to Meet Me (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Nov 18: Citizen Science & Libraries: Create Your Own Air Quality Sensor with CanAir.io (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Nov 19: Rural Health Resources (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Nov 20: DNA to Z: Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

READERS’ ADVISORY
Nov 3: Reading Graphic (Booklist)
Nov 10:Behind the Book Author Takeover STUDENT EDITION with Stuart Gibbs (Follett)
Nov 10: Winter Young Reader Announcements (Booklist)
Nov 13: HarperCollins Winter 2021 Book Preview (Booklist)
Nov 17: NNLM Reading Club Presents…Bill Sullivan, PhD, author of Pleased to Meet Me (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

REFERENCE
Nov 12: Orientation to Legal Research Webinar Series: U.S. Case Law (Law Library of Congress)
Nov 16: Evaluating Information during COVID-19: Preprints, retractions, rumors and more (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Nov 24: Using Government Art Sources for Chemistry, Geosciences, and Environmental Studies Library Research (Federal Depository Library Program)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
At Your Leisure: Helping Students Succeed During COVID-19 (Infopeople)
Nov 3: Reading Graphic (Booklist)
Nov 10: Winter Young Reader Announcements (Booklist)
Nov 11: Create Better Blended Learning Faster Using Campaign Design (InSync Training)
Nov 11: Teaching Digital Citizenship Through SEL Skill Building (edWeb.net)
Nov 11: Behind the Book Author Takeover with Tony DiTerlizzi (Follett)
Nov 12: Building Literacy in Every Library: How to Develop Fun Programs that Support Reading for School Age Children Pt 2 – Making Connections: How Does Background Knowledge Contribute to Comprehension? (Association for Library Service to Children)
Nov 12: Trauma and Young Children: What Every Early Educator Needs to Know (Early Childhood Investigations)
Nov 13: HarperCollins Winter 2021 Book Preview (Booklist)
Nov 15: Programs Aplenty: Virtual Edition! (American Association of School Librarians)
Nov 16: Your State School Librarian Association Matters: A Conversation about Cultivating, Engaging, and Retaining Members (American Association of School Librarians)
Nov 18: AASL Town Hall: Leading Learning (American Association of School Librarians)
Nov 19: Building Literacy in Every Library: How to Develop Fun Programs that Support Reading for School Age Children Pt 3 – Curious Readers: Celebrating the Joy of Reading (Association for Library Service to Children)

TECHNOLOGY
Nov 4: The Latest in Learning Technologies: An Analyst Talk on a Changing Landscape (Training Industry)
Nov 11: TechSoup’s TechTips Digest (TechSoup)
Nov 11: Search Engine Optimization: Improve Your Organization’s SEO Outcomes (IdealWare)
Nov 11: Create Better Blended Learning Faster Using Campaign Design (InSync Training)
Nov 25: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION
Nov 2: Educating Your Child with Mental Health Needs: Special Education and Distance Learning (Pacer Center)
Nov 10: Creating an Open Educational Resource: Grenzenlos Deutsch, German Language Online Curriculum (Nebraska Library Commission)
Nov 11: Teaching Digital Citizenship Through SEL Skill Building (edWeb.net)
Nov 12: Orientation to Legal Research Webinar Series: U.S. Case Law (Law Library of Congress)
Nov 16: Evaluating Information during COVID-19: Preprints, retractions, rumors and more (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Nov 17: Orientation to Law Library Collections Webinar (Law Library of Congress)
Nov 18: Providing Library Senior Services in a COVID-19 World (Public Library Association)

VOLUNTEERS
Nov 4: Where Do I Go From Here? Engage Volunteers in New Ways (VolunteerMatch)
Nov 10: Designing Virtual Opportunities, Managing Remote 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.

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