Professional Development

September 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: Fundamentals of Library Advocacy (EveryLibrary)
Sept 3: Relationship Building = Repeat Business (Utah State Library)

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING

Sept 3: Quantifying the Value of Innovation (DigitalGov)
Sept 9: Raise Your Data Analytics Aptitude (American Libraries Live)

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

At Your Leisure: I Can Read That! AT Supports for Struggling Readers (Center on Technology and Disability)

BOARDS

Sept 11: Steps You Can Take Immediately to Diversify Your Board and Major Donor Base (Grantspace)

CAREERS

Sept 10: Congratulations You’re a New Academic Librarian! Tools, Tips and Insights for Success (Washington State Library)
Sept 19: Help! I Am a New Depository Coordinator (Federal Depository Library Program)

CHILDREN & TEENS

At Your Leisure: Developing and Nurturing a School-Wide Culture of Reading (School Library Connection)
Sept 3: Quick Bites: Right Size Your Early Literacy Programming (Colorado State Library)
Sept 10: Quick Bites: Brilliant Baby Brains: Early Learning & 0-5 Brain Development (Colarado State Library)
Sept 12: Supporting Connected Learning for Youth in Libraries with the ConnectedLib Toolkit (WebJunction)
Sept 17: Early Childhood Expertise Beyond Libraryland: Reading Life Between the Lines: Using Children’s Literature for Tough Conversations About Diversity (Association of Library Service to Children)
Sept 18: It’s Never Too Early: Media Literacy in Children’s Programming (Programming Librarian)
Sept 25: Coaching in Early Childhood (Early Childhood Investigations)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT

Sept 5: Archival Processing – Principles and Practical Strategies (Connecting to Collections Care)
Sept 5: YA/Teen Book Buzz Fall 2019 (School Library Journal)
Sept 10: Romantic Reads (Booklist)
Sept 10: Fall Graphic Novels for All Levels (Library Journal)
Sept 11: Just the Facts: New Nonfiction for Fall (School Library Journal)
Sept 17: What’s Cooking: Fall 2019 (Booklist)
Sept 24: Crash Course in Horror (NoveList)
Sept 24: Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Collection Development for K-3rd Graders (Colorado State Library)

COMMUNICATION

Sept 6: People – Difficult or Different? (Effectiveness Institute)
Sept 19: Conference Prep, Part II: Poster Presentations and Design (North Carolina Library Association)

DIGITAL RESOURCES

Sept 18: Discover Economic History with FRASER (Federal Depository Library Program)
Sept 24: Power Up Reports with Google (RIPL)
Sept 24: Digital Storytelling 101 (OK2Ask)
Sept 26: Tools for Building Digital Skills with Your Patrons and Staff (Public Library Association)

DATABASES & E-RESOURCES

Sept 5: data.census.gov: Navigating a New Site for Census Bureau Data (U.S. Census Bureau)
Sept 26: Back to School. In Context Middle School and High School (Wyoming State Library)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE

At Your Leisure: Homelessness in Small and Rural Communities: Libraries Can Help! (WebJunction and ARSL)
Sept 3: Quantifying the Value of Innovation (DigitalGov)
Sept 4: Rethinking Design Thinking to Drive Creativity and Innovation (Training Industry)
Sept 5: Building Smart Communities Founded on a Geospatial Strategy (GovLoop)
Sept 12: The Relationship 360: Using People Skills and the Leadership Mindset for Success (Effectiveness Institute)
Sept 26: Tools for Building Digital Skills with Your Patrons and Staff (Public Library Association)

FUNDRAISING

Sept 4: Introduction to Fundraising Planning (Grantspace)
Sept 5: 10 Ways to Have Your Most Successful Fundraising Year-End Ever (Network for Good)
Sept 5: Mobile Marketing Tips for Every Generation (Firespring)
Sept 10: Tips to Supercharge Your Grant Research (CharityHowTo)
Sept 10: Using Social Media Effectively at Year-End (Network for Good)
Sept 11: Steps You Can Take Immediately to Diversify Your Board and Major Donor Base (Grantspace)
Sept 12: Fail-Proof Digital Fundraising Ideas That Will Raise At Least $10,000 (Bloomerang)
Sept 13: Library Marketing Basics: Promoting on a Shoestring Budget (Booklist)
Sept 17: 8 Ways to Get Gen Z and Millennials to Give (TechSoup)
Sept 24: Authenticity in a Hyper-Curated Age (Firespring)
Sept 26: Photography for Nonprofits: When Pictures Speak A Thousand DOLLARS (Bloomerang)

LIBRARY SPACES

Sept 18: Designing for Human Behavior: a Free LLAMA Webinar (Library Leadership & Management Association)

MANAGEMENT

Sept 18: How to Develop Leaders (that people actually want to work for) (Training Magazine Network)
Sept 19: Hiring 101: Best Practices for Finding the Library Workers You Need (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS

Sept 3: Relationship Building = Repeat Business (Utah State Library)
Sept 12: Innovative and Inclusive Public Library Programs (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Sept 12: Now You’re Speaking My Language: Creating a Successful Bilingual Storytime (Infopeople)
Sept 17: Community Engagement as a Mindset (OCLC)

PROGRAMMING

Sept 3: Quick Bites: Right Size Your Early Literacy Programming (Colorado State Library)
Sept 12: Innovative and Inclusive Public Library Programs (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Sept 12: Supporting Connected Learning for Youth in Libraries with the ConnectedLib Toolkit (WebJunction)
Sept 12: Now You’re Speaking My Language: Creating a Successful Bilingual Storytime (Infopeople)
Sept 18: It’s Never Too Early: Media Literacy in Children’s Programming (Programming Librarian)
Sept 24: Cooking Classes without a Kitchen (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sept 25: Pretty Sweet Tech – Can Librarians Teach Robotics? (Nebraska Library Commission)

READERS’ ADVISORY

Sept 5: YA/Teen Book Buzz Fall 2019 (School Library Journal)
Sept 10: Romantic Reads (Booklist)
Sept 10: Fall Graphic Novels for All Levels (Library Journal)
Sept 17: What’s Cooking: Fall 2019 (Booklist)
Sept 24: Crash Course in Horror (NoveList)

REFERENCE

Sept 4: Reflections on Bioinformatics Librarianship (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sept 5: Building Smart Communities Founded on a Geospatial Strategy (GovLoop)
Sept 10: “Seeing” your Search: Visualization Techniques for Exploring PubMed Search Results (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sept 12: Genealogy: More than Ancestry.com (Utah State Library)
Sept 17: A New PubMed: Highlights for Information Professionals (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sept 18: Coretta Scott King Book Awards: 50 Years Strong (Nebraska Library Commission)
Sept 19: Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents… Industry Research Using the Economic Census (North Carolina Library Association)
Sept 19: North Dakota Women’s Suffrage Centennial and your library (North Dakota State Library)
Sept 25: DAP Learning Series: A Deep Dive Into Acquisition Reports (DigitalGov)
Sept 25: Exploring Census Data Webinar Series: Hidden Gems – Discovering Unique Hidden Gems Data (U.S. Census Bureau)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES

At Your Leisure: Integration Nation: Combining Technology and Library Media (Wyoming State Library)
At Your Leisure: Developing and Nurturing a School-Wide Culture of Reading (School Library Connection)
Sept 10: Rise to the Challenge: Designing Rigorous Learning That Maximizes Student Success (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)
Sept 11: Just the Facts: New Nonfiction for Fall (School Library Journal)
Sept 11: Lessening Challenging Behaviors: Teachers and Classrooms as Partners in Facilitating Pro-Social Development (Early Childhood Investigations)
Sept 12: Sound Learning: Audiobooks in the Library to Support Literacy (School Library Connection)
Sept 16: Bringing Humor and Storytelling to STEM Projects (edWeb)
Sept 18: Integrating Social-Emotional Learning into Your Instructional Programs (edWeb)
Sept 19: How Lessons from Brain Science Can Support District- and School-Level Transformation (Future Ready Schools/Alliance for Excellent Education)
Sept 23: The Power and Purpose of Text Levels (Education Week)
Sept 24: Turning Your School Library Into an ‘Ideal’ School Library: A Practical Guide for IB Librarians (Follett)
Sept 24: Digital Storytelling 101 (OK2Ask)
Sept 25: 50 Top Edtech Tools for the Classroom (edWeb)
Sept 26: Back to School. In Context Middle School and High School (Wyoming State Library)

TECHNOLOGY

At Your Leisure: Integration Nation: Combining Technology and Library Media (Wyoming State Library)
Sept 18: The Director’s Digital Dilemma: Using Documentation Technology in Early Childhood Programs (Early Childhood Investigations)
Sept 24: Power Up Reports with Google (RIPL)
Sept 25: 50 Top Edtech Tools for the Classroom (edWeb)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION

Sept 18: Are you podcasting? (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sept 18: 3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode (Georgia Library Association)
Sept 19: LGBTQ History—Supporting Diversity in Research and Teaching, and Why It Matters (Association of College and Research Libraries)
Sept 26: How to Create Game-Changing Front Covers For Your Presentations (Training Magazine Network)

VOLUNTEERS

Sept 10: Single Days of Service: Make ’em Work! (VolunteerMatch)
Sept 12: 7 Keys to Successful & Enthusiastic Volunteer Involvement at Your Nonprofit (CharityHowTo)
Sept 12: Technology for Recruiting Volunteers (IdealWare)
Sept 17: Successful Volunteer Interview Strategies (VolunteerMatch)
Sept 24: Successfully Implementing Volunteer Program Changes (VolunteerMatch)
Sept 26: Creating a Culture of Volunteer Engagement (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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