[kids-lib] Free Library Youth Services online trainings in March

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Fri Feb 25 11:00:00 PST 2011

The following FREE webcasts are scheduled during March.  These programs and others are listed on the Wyoming Libraries Planning Calendar: http://will.state.wy.us/ldo/planningcalendar.html

One World, Many Stories: Summer Reading Program 2011 (Nebraska Library Commission)

March 2

Sally Snyder, Coordinator of Children and Young Adult Library Services at the Nebraska Library Commission, will give brief book talks of new titles pertaining to the 2011 Summer Reading Program themes: "One World, Many Stories" (children's theme) and "You Are Here" (teen theme).

To register for this event, go to: http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/scripts/training/eventshow.asp?ProgID=10279

The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet (EDUCAUSE)

March 2 (11-12 pm)
In this talk, Daniel J. Solove discusses how gossip and rumor on the Internet are affecting the lives of school students in some profound and troubling ways. People-especially teenagers and college students-are increasingly spilling their most personal secrets as well as intimate details about their families and friends, in blogs and on social networking sites. In a world where anyone can publish any thought to a worldwide audience, how should we balance privacy and free speech? How should the law protect people when harmful gossip and rumors are spread about them on the Internet?

For more information and to register for this program, visit: http://net.educause.edu/live117

YA Spring Announcements (School Library Journal)

March 8 (1-2 pm)
 The whoosh of angel's wings; high-pitched screams of joy; the whisper of a ghost's spirit; the splash of tears; a pen scratching a secret message-all these can be found in the hottest new teen fiction, possibly even in the same book! This trio of YA publishers never fails to surprise and delight with their exciting lists of new and forthcoming titles, rounding the corner on familiar series, introducing new talent, and bringing teen favorites to the forefront. The School Library Journal YA Spring Announcements webcast is guaranteed to make you the smartest teen services librarian on the block. Share this webcast with your teens-they'll thank you!

 To register for this event, go to: http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/csp/cms/sites/SLJ/Technology/WebCasts/index.csp

Grantseeking Basics (GrantSpace)

 March 10

Learn how to become a better grantseeker! In this class we will cover: what you need to have in place before you seek a grant; the world of grantmakers; the grantseeking process; and available tools and resources.

For more information and to register for this program, visit: http://grantspace.org/Classroom/Training-Calendar/Live-Webinars/Grantseeking-Basics-2011-03-10-Webinar

 Libraries are Essential: Connecting to Youth in Your Community (Library Journal)

March 15 (12-1 pm)

Even though it's still cold outside, summer is just around the corner. And we all know what that means - summer reading programs! These programs are a great way to connect with the youth in your community. But what happens after the lazy days of summer fade away? Tune in to the second Libraries are Essential webcast: Connecting to Youth in Your Community to get some great tips for using youth programs throughout the year to continually promote the essential value of the library.

To register for this event, go to: http://www.libraryjournal.com/csp/cms/sites/LJ/Tools/Webcast/index.csp

Social Media, Libraries, and the Law (Infopeople)

 March 17 (1-2 pm)
In this one-hour webinar, you will: learn some copyright pointers, including two important steps you can take to protect your library from secondary liability if users post copyright-protected content in the comments sections, understand what you may delete, and what you shouldn't delete without a lawyer's advice, look at privacy issues of special concern with children, see a sample policy that you can use as a starting point. This one-hour webinar will be of interest to Public Service staff, Library Administrators, all staff contributing to social media, and individuals responsible for creating library policies.

For more information and to register for this program, visit: http://infopeople.org/training/webcasts/list

The Scoop on Series Nonfiction: What's New in 2011 (Booklist)

 March 22

Continuing our popular series of webinars on series nonfiction for youth, Booklist's Books for Youth associate editor Daniel Kraus will moderate presentations on spring titles and initiatives from five of the top publishers in this booming field: Scholastic Library, Mason Crest Publishers, Lerner Publishing Group,  Enslow Publishers, Inc., and ABDO Publishing Group.

 For more information and to register for this program, visit: http://www.booklistonline.com/GeneralInfo.aspx?id=63

Creating Advocacy for Your School Library (School Library Journal)

March 24
Technology has vastly changed the way information is accessed, and it has greatly enhanced library and information services. It has also raised some unsettling questions about the practicality and necessity of school libraries. Library advocates have a critical role to play in answering these questions. In schools across the country, library advocates are the voice of America's school libraries.  During this complimentary one hour webinar, learn how panelists Carl Harvey and Connie Williams have successfully advocated the success of their library programs within their schools, districts, communities and even states.

To register for this event, go to: http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/csp/cms/sites/SLJ/Technology/WebCasts/index.csp

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528
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