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February 2017

NEFLIN Expert Series: Open to All – Are You Really? – Jacksonville (02/28/17)

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jacksonville Public Library – Southeast Regional,
10599 Deerwood Park Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32256
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Is your library only serving half your population?  This workshop will address ways to accommodate active, hands-on, and auditory learners with surprising results.  You will have the tools and confidence to introduce a new way of thinking about libraries to your administration, staff, and public delivered in this session of give and take, exploration, and ample time for questions and conversation. Opportunities for individual coaching/mentoring sessions in the evening of 2/27 and the afternoon of 2/28, contact register@neflin.org for details.…

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NEFLIN Expert Series: Open to All – Are You Really? – Jacksonville (02/28/17)

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jacksonville Public Library – Southeast Regional,
10599 Deerwood Park Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32256
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Is your library only serving half your population?  This workshop will address ways to accommodate active, hands-on, and auditory learners with surprising results.  You will have the tools and confidence to introduce a new way of thinking about libraries to your administration, staff, and public delivered in this session of give and take, exploration, and ample time for questions and conversation. Opportunities for individual coaching/mentoring sessions in the evening of 2/27 and the afternoon of 2/28, contact register@neflin.org for details.…

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March 2017

NEFLIN Public Speaking Pointers: 2-Part Webinar (03/01/17 AND 03/02/17)

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Web Based Training

IMPORTANT: This is a 2-part webinar that meets Wednesday, March 1 AND Thursday, March 2 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am, EDT. You must attend both sessions. Public speaking strikes fear into the hearts of many – maybe it’s happened to you. You’ve been asked to speak in public about your organization and you have no clue where to begin.  Even if you could find a clue, you can’t imagine actually putting yourself into such an intimidating position! In Part…

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How to Respond to a Security Incident in Your Library with Dr. Steve Albrecht

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Live Online

In this workshop, security expert and former police officer Dr. Steve Albrecht will cover the top 10 security, behavior, crime, or emergency-related incidents that occur in libraries. He’ll describe the issues and concerns surrounding them, and show you how to respond effectively. Please note: Time listed is Central Time.

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NEFLIN Teen Books and Programs by Genre: Webinar (03/07/17)

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Web Based Training

Are your teen patrons fantasy fans?  What about those who are more interested in realistic fiction?  How do you plan teen library programs that will appeal to them all? Amy Alessio will present step-by-step instructions for planning genre-based teen programs. She’ll cover: Ideas for limited library budgets Program-specific details about supplies, preparation time, setup, and marketing tactics Strategies on how to avoid potential problems Leave this presentation with book trends, titles and program ideas for teens that you can implement…

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NEFLIN The Efficient Librarian: Productivity Strategies for Workplace Success – Fleming Island (03/08/17)

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay County Public Library Headquarters – Fleming Island,
1895 Town Center Blvd.
Fleming Island, FL 32003 United States
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The world of work seems to be moving faster and faster every day. Is it possible to keep up with the rapid pace and still be stress free? Yes it is! This workshop will present productive strategies for workplace success based in part on the book, Getting Things Done® by David Allen.  Learn powerful methods for managing commitments, information and communication that are the gold standard for personal and organizational efficiency.  Discover concrete solutions for transforming uncertainty into an integrated…

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NEFLIN Succeed with Style: Completing Projects and Achieving Goals – Fleming Island (03/08/17)

March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Clay County Public Library Headquarters – Fleming Island,
1895 Town Center Blvd.
Fleming Island, FL 32003 United States
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How can we make the best use of our limited time during the day and overcome procrastination?  What are the best ways that we can make effective and lasting progress on our important goals?  Learn the most productive principles of project management and meeting structure in this fast paced and interactive seminar.  Participants will learn the secrets to habit formation that are necessary to apply the principles of productivity. This workshop is based in part on the books The Power…

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Free

PLAN Tech Day

March 10 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
FSU – Panama City Campus,
4750 Collegiate Dr
Panama City, FL 32405 United States

Keynote: Ben Bizzle — It’s All About the Story From programming to purchasing, from the website to the reference desk, every library, in every action, is telling a story to its community. What story is your library telling? Join library advocate, marketer, author, and entrepreneur Ben Bizzle as he discusses the stories libraries tell, how we tell those stories, and ways to enhance the stories we are telling to our communities. Ben Bizzle is founder and CEO of the marketing and…

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PLAN Quick Class: How to Write a Press Release

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Live Online

Do you want to obtain media coverage for your library? The best way to let the media know about library services is to write and distribute a press release. In this course, you’ll learn what to include, what to leave out, and to whom to distribute the press release. Presented by: Regina Burgess. This webinar is part of the PLAN Quick Class Series, webinars that are just 30 minutes long that fit into any busy schedule!

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NEFLIN Library Collections – Writing a Disaster Plan: Part 1 Webinar (03/16/17)

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Web Based Training

Writing a Disaster Plan: Part 1 A disaster plan is an integral component of effective collections stewardship, but preparation of a plan can be daunting. This two-session course will be an in-depth coverage of risk assessment and steps involved in creating a disaster plan. The first session introduces the central elements of emergency preparedness and explores ways to identify internal and external hazards in order to assess and mitigate the risks they pose. Natural, industrial, technological, building, and human hazards…

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