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YALSA's Snack and Chat will offer a discussion on how to help rebuild teens social capital and we continue to weather through this pandemic.  Join YALSA's leadership to hear their thoughts and recommendations as well as an open forum for discussion
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Start Date: March 9, 2022, 1:00 pm CST
End Date: March 9, 2022, 2:00 pm CST
Climate change and associated natural disasters are a growing issue for libraries.
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Start Date: March 23, 2022, 2:00 pm CDT
End Date: March 23, 2022, 3:00 pm CDT
This webinar is the first in a series exploring the interconnectedness of digital equity and literacy.
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Start Date: May 31, 2022, 2:00 pm CDT
End Date: May 31, 2022, 3:15 pm CDT
This is an introductory class that will immerse public librarians in a collection of readings, podcasts, and other exercises designed to elevate understanding of the processes of grant writing and fundraising. By the end of the course, students will
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Start Date: August 8, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
End Date: September 19, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
In this workshop, you will learn to navigate the many facets libraries can employ to serve patrons of all ages with disabilities, both physical and intellectual. In this session, we will address the basic how-tos of beginning or expanding services to pat
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Start Date: September 7, 2022, 9:00 am CDT
End Date: September 28, 2022, 5:00 pm CDT
Learn how to make your library a more welcoming place for patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing.
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Start Date: September 7, 2022, 1:30 pm CDT
End Date: September 14, 2022, 3:00 pm CDT
Explore how you can identify underserved populations and ensure they have equitable access to your programs and services.
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Start Date: September 12, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
End Date: December 11, 2022, 12:00 am CST
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Start Date: September 12, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
End Date: October 7, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
In this two-course bundle, outreach expert and author Jessica Snow will provide a guide to serving both underserved teens and children.
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Start Date: September 12, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
End Date: November 13, 2022, 12:00 am CST
Jessica Snow, author of Outreach Services for Teens: A Starter Guide (ALA Editions, 2020), will guide you through teen outreach in the real world.
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Start Date: September 12, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
End Date: October 9, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
Planning & Management of Library BuildingsThis course will provide students with an understanding of the key elements, best practices, methodologies, and overall processes for successfully planning, designing, constructing, maintaining, and evaluatin
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Start Date: September 12, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
End Date: October 24, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
This course provides students with the ability to identify social/political/economic issues that may affect the library, the populations it services, or its services. Students will be able to develop relationships with people who can exercise influence i
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Start Date: September 12, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
End Date: October 24, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
In this new course, library technologist Robin Hastings will provide a solid foundation in library software, hardware, and troubleshooting that is appropriate for any library worker that needs to expand their tech skillet.
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Start Date: October 3, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
End Date: November 13, 2022, 12:00 am CST
Young people in the 'tween,' 'preteen,' or 'preadolescent' ages - a group as diverse as the names by which we call them - are experiencing a time of rapid growth and transition. The challenges of puberty are frequently accompanied by big questions about
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Start Date: October 3, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
End Date: October 29, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
What does it mean when we recommend Newbery Award winners to the children in our communities? Should the ALA seal of approval stand for 100 years? Why is that gold medal often considered the “kiss of death” by kids?  How can we help parents and
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Start Date: October 3, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
End Date: November 12, 2022, 12:00 am CST
Reference Interview is a comprehensive six-week course focusing on the methods of evaluating reference service, behavioral aspects of reference service, and the different types of questions that can be used to help patrons identify what they need. U
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Start Date: October 3, 2022, 3:00 am CDT
End Date: November 14, 2022, 3:00 am CST
In this two-part webinar, learn how to design and facilitate a virtual library space on Discord for all teens.
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Start Date: October 5, 2022, 1:30 pm CDT
End Date: October 12, 2022, 3:00 pm CDT
Explore how to build outreach that serves all children in your community.
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Start Date: October 17, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
End Date: November 13, 2022, 12:00 am CST
In this three-course bundle, librarian and American Sign Language interpreter Kathy MacMillan will give you the skills you need not only to use basic American Sign Language but to understand the fundamental principles of working with the Deaf community.
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Start Date: October 31, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
End Date: April 9, 2023, 12:00 am CDT
This 6-week, asynchronous online course will introduce basic American Sign Language vocabulary and grammar appropriate for use in a library setting and place that information within a linguistic and cultural context to aid participants in improving library services to patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing.
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Start Date: October 31, 2022, 12:00 am CDT
End Date: December 18, 2022, 12:00 am CST
Learn more American Sign Language vocabulary and grammar appropriate for use in a library setting and place that information within a linguistic and cultural context to aid participants in improving library services to patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing.
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Start Date: January 2, 2023, 12:00 am CST
End Date: February 12, 2023, 12:00 am CST
Learn basic American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary appropriate for use with children in library and classroom settings as well as how to teach stories, songs, and other activities that incorporate ASL.
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Start Date: February 27, 2023, 12:00 am CST
End Date: April 9, 2023, 12:00 am CDT
Inspire students to enjoy reading with 15 creative ideas you can use for years to come in your classroom, library, or school!
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Using two examples from the Boston Public Library’s recent hybrid programming, the presenters will walk through the logistical details to consider when planning hybrid programs.
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Learn how to create your own book bus program.
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Understand how a trauma-informed service philosophy can reduce harm for library staff and patrons (3rd in a series).
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As literacy educators, children’s librarians and school librarians need to be informed about both sides of this issue so that they can communicate with concerned parents and understand the possible effects on libraries that focus on children becoming lifelong readers. This webinar provides an overview of the current situation, discusses ways that library services to children will likely be affected, and discusses how library staff can prepare and educate themselves for their particular state’s situation.
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This webinar will discuss best practices for conducting hybrid programming in your library, campus, and community.
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Learn how academic and school librarians collaborated to bring a college-level information literacy course to rural high schools.
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Learn to design and implement programs to increase seniors’ engagement and understanding of STEAM topics.
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