[Libs-Or] New Content and Webinars from WebJunction

Darci Hanning darci.hanning at state.or.us
Wed Jan 9 10:40:09 PST 2019


Save the date for two new upcoming webinars and take a look at the latest articles from WebJunction:

Transform Your Library with WebJunction<https://www.webjunction.org/news/webjunction/smart-spaces-participant-overview.html>
WebJunction has a big opportunity for small libraries in 2019. We're expanding our Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces project, which is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), making it available to 15 more small libraries. The selected libraries will collaborate with their communities to transform a space in their library to encourage more hands-on, participatory active learning. Learn more and apply before the January 18 deadline. This is going to be fun!

Learning Together the Supercharged Way<https://www.webjunction.org/news/webjunction/learning-together-the-supercharged-way.html>
WebJunction's Facilitator Guide for Supercharged Storytimes is available to anyone who would like to use it in a learning group. The guide can be used to facilitate any learning group and customized to learn together on any topic. The guide includes Tactics and Tips for Success, Logistics and Checklists, and Module Discussion Guides that contain supplemental discussion questions and activities, suitable for a group learning setting.

Free WebJunction Webinars for You
These upcoming webinars are open for registration. If you can't attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for free in the Course Catalog<http://learn.webjunction.org/>.

The Future is Now: Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality in Public Libraries
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 / 12:00 pm Pacific / 60 minutes
Libraries have long been at the forefront of providing community access to new technologies. Virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VR/AR/MR) are now finding a place in library programming and services, engaging with communities in truly innovative ways. Two Maryland libraries are building their programming with straightforward approaches to community discovery and local partnerships. Join us to hear creative ideas for how to get started using VR/AR/MR at your library, as well as practical tips about applications, equipment and potential uses to meet your community's needs.
Registration: https://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/vr-ar-mr-in-public-libraries.html

Reduce Waste, Build Community: Hosting Repair Events at Your Library
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 / 12:00 pm Pacific / 60 minutes
Libraries around the world are hosting repair events, inviting people to bring damaged household items and clothing to be repaired instead of throwing them away. Repair events can help your library reach diverse communities, teach and maintain valuable repair skills, and engage with skilled volunteers and invested community partners. Help your patrons save money on electronic, mechanical or sewing repairs and divert waste from the landfill with fix-it fairs, repair cafes and U-fix-it clinics. Join us for this webinar to learn everything you need to know about hosting a repair event, from finding partners to recruiting fixers, and from getting management approval to effectively getting the word out.
Registration: https://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/hosting-repair-events.html

Darci Hanning, MLIS
Public Library Consultant / CE Coordinator
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