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Jul 7

07 July 2022

Engaging Adults with Low Literacy Levels

This webinar explores the characteristics of adults with low literacy levels and provides strategies for library staff to support reading literacy in adults.

  • Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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Jun 14

14 June 2022

Break Free from Misinformation in an Escape Room

How can you use an escape room to help inform library patrons about misinformation? Watch this webinar to learn about new programming resources for your library!

  • Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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Apr 26

26 April 2022

Digital Collections at Your Library: Community, Culture, and Connection

In this webinar, practitioners will share how their digital collections have enabled their community members to connect with unique histories and cultures, increase appreciation of local history, and foster connections across generations.

  • Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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Apr 20

20 April 2022

Broadband Improvements: Free Planning Tools for Libraries

Learn how to use the Toward Gigabit Libraries toolkit―a free, self-service guide created to help libraries understand and improve their IT capacities and broadband resources.

  • Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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Mar 10

10 March 2022

Taking Care of Self, Staff, and Community

In this webinar, we explore ideas for expanding core self-care practices to encompass connections with work colleagues and more broadly with community members.

  • Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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Feb 22

22 February 2022

"Let's Talk Race" Toolkits

Staff from the Salt Lake City Public Library share how they built picture book-based kits, offering practical and positive ways to talk to children about race.

  • Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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Feb 3

03 February 2022

Growing Digital Equity Through Community Partnerships

In this webinar, learn strategies for building more digitally inclusive communities including Digital Navigators and collaborations with partners to circulate hotspots and laptops.

  • Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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Jan 27

27 January 2022

Library Signage: Effective Crisis Communications

This session will looks recommended types of library signs and address aspects of library signage within crisis communications.

  • Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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Aug 17

17 August 2021

OurStoryBridge: Creating Community Through Stories

The OurStoryBridge project has released a free toolkit of resources for libraries to create online, three-to five- minute oral histories.

  • Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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Jul 8

08 July 2021

On Implicit Bias and Communication

Reflect on how life experiences, traditions, and beliefs impact communication and explore strategies for facilitating deeper discussions and stronger connections as steps toward developing a more community-centered library.

  • Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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Jun 3

03 June 2021

REopening Archives Safely

This forum hosted by the Society of American Archivists brought together REALM project staff, archives managers and a legal expert to discuss their reopening experiences for strategizing the return to work and public service.

  • Time: 4:00 PM – 5:25 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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