Training/Workshop

Navigating Payment Processing for Nonprofits

 

Payment gateways, merchant accounts, credit card terminals, oh my! Overwhelmed by the credit card payment options out there and unsure of how to select the right one for your organization's needs? You've come to the right webinar!

How to Enroll in Project Outcome

 

Learn how to participate in Project Outcome, PLA’s latest field driven initiative, designed to help libraries measure outcomes using patron-facing surveys. Attend this webinar to learn what tools and resources are available to libraries interested in participating in Project Outcome. See web demos and sample worksheets that will help you test, measure and understand the true impact you have on your communities.

Libraries That Lend “Things”

 

Join Infopeople to learn more about libraries that lend “things” in addition to traditional library resources.

Mentoring

 

Jamie Bair, Supervisor and Outreach Coordinator for Marshall Public Library, Pocatello, Idaho, will share insights into successful mentoring activities.  Learn how to be a successful mentor.  Learn about your responsibilities as a mentee.

Financial Literacy Resource Sampler

 

Join Economic Education Specialist Eva Johnston and Librarian Kathy Cosgrove from the Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis as they provide a "sampler" session on free personal finance and basic economic materials for ages - from early childhood to adulthood.

Introduction to FDsys

 

During this introductory course, attendees will learn how to navigate FDsys to locate Federal Government information, basic and advanced searching, browsing, retrieving by citation, help tools, and working with FDsys search results.

 

STEMing up your Library's Digital Collection

 

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math...Oh My! Working at an elementary STEM campus is already out of this world - add an iPad for every student to that equation and you've got one STEMtastic outcome.

Leaving Library Services Behind: An e-Forum on (Preparing for) Retirement

 

What images do you conjure up when you think of “retirement?” An AARP card? Medicare? Caribbean beaches? Continuing education? Travel? Sleeping until noon? Reading the latest best-sellers? All of the above and then some!

Leaving Library Services Behind: An e-Forum on (Preparing for) Retirement

 

What images do you conjure up when you think of “retirement?” An AARP card? Medicare? Caribbean beaches? Continuing education? Travel? Sleeping until noon? Reading the latest best-sellers? All of the above and then some!

Make It Rain: Using the Google AdWords Grant to Drive Impact

 

Did you know Google has an AdWords program specifically designed to help nonprofits? Are you using it? Better yet - are you maximizing it for impact?

Service Animals in Libraries: Develoing Best Practices Protocol for Multiple Service Points

 

Responding to patron concerns about an animal in the library can be a difficult scenario for library professionals. But what if the animal in question is a service animal? How do library professionals best respond to patron concerns while respecting the rights of an individual with a disability and their service animal?

Immigration Webinar for Public Libraries: Overview of myE-Verify

 

On July 2, 2015, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will host a free webinar for public librarians on the topic of immigration and U.S. citizenship. Join in to learn more about what resources are available to assist libraries that provide immigrant and adult education services.

Maker MacGyer: School and Library Makerspaces on a Shoestring Budget

2 - 3 PM
 
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Makerspaces and maker programs in libraries don’t have to cost or fortune or require you to be a tech wizard, super hacker, or evil genius in order to be successful. All you really need is an open mind!
 

Legislative Roundup for Georgia Libraries

2 - 3 PM
 
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The Georgia General Assembly has a big impact on libraries in our state. This webinar will be a review of the 2015 legislative session, which included funding for six public library construction projects. State librarian Julie Walker will discuss the legislative issues that affect libraries today and what to keep an eye on during next year's session.

Julie Walker

The Happiness Advantage at Work Part 1: Unraveling the Happiness Mystery

 

Why can’t we all be happy at work?  This question, and more importantly, its answers and solutions, unlocks the key to the next big pay-off in the modern economy.

Minding Your Own Business: Library services for businesses and entrepreneurs

 

Libraries are often great at meeting the individual needs of their patrons, both inside the library and out. But, how well are we serving the businesses in our communities?

Your Board and Fundraising

 

Learn how to engage your board in fundraising.

This class helps you think through the process of getting your board involved with fundraising.

What we will cover:

  • The role of your board
  • Why board members may be reluctant to fundraise and how to overcome these concerns
  • Ways the board can participate in fundraising activities
  • Tips for strengthening your fundraising board

 

Telling Your Story with Data

 

In this presentation, Melanie Poulter, MA, Senior Planner of Data Analysis and Communication for the Community Service Council of Greater Tulsa, Oklahoma (CSC), a human services research, planning, and convening organization will be presenting. Learn how to more effectively tell your story by presenting data in easy to grasp infographics.

Striving for Excellence, Not Perfection

 

Having It All, But Not at the Same Time

Women who have a “Be the Perfect Driver” outlook are bound to be disappointed.  In our busy lives, if we see ourselves as having and doing it all at the same time to be perfection, failure is all that we will get.

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