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October 2016

NEFLIN Youth Performers Showcase – Jacksonville (10/03/16)

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Southeast Regional Library,
10599 Deerwood Park Blvd.
Jacksonville, 32256 United States
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Looking for an entertainer for your summer reading program, or for a special performance any time of year?  NEFLIN has partnered with the Jacksonville Public Library to provide a forum for performers, entertainers, and educational speakers to demonstrate their talents to library staff serving all ages of the public looking for quality programming.  Throughout the day, performers will present a preview of their routines suitable for children, or for all ages.  The entertainers featured are all based in Northeast Florida,…

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SWFLN DigiRef Academy: Setting Up a Digital Reference Program Part One

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Web Based Training

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 10/4/2016 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:30 AM Description:  Digital Reference as a mode of delivering reference services is well on its way to becoming an established practice in all types of libraries. This workshop will cover a brief background of digital reference and its arrival in the library environment, discuss the suitability of this type of technology for reference service (recognizing the possibility that it is not useful in all contexts), and examine…

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SWFLN DDI: A is for Attitudes

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Web Based Training

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 10/7/2016 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:30 AM Description:  Discovering and understanding diversity is a complex and ongoing process. One key layer to that process involves our attitudes about diversity, and toward others. But what exactly IS an attitude? How do we create them and, perhaps more importantly, change our attitudes? Can we change the attitudes of others? And how can we respond in a positive and productive way to conflicting attitudes, internally within…

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Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED – NEFLIN (10/11/16)

October 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
2233 Park Ave.
Orange Park, 32080 United States
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      The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age – adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age). Students who successfully complete this…

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SWFLN SMILE: Setting Departmental and Individual Goals

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Web Based Training

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 10/12/2016 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:30 AM Description:  Description: The SWFLN Management Institute for Library Excellence (SMILE) is a continuing series that combines webinar and classroom learning experiences. It covers the essential skills necessary to lead others through the process of achieving organizational objectives. Managing the dynamics of people is a challenging, yet rewarding assignment that requires excellent administrative, interpersonal, and communication skills. In this web session, you will learn how to share…

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NEFLIN Expanding Your Career Potential: 2-Part Webinar (10/12 and 10/19/16)

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Live Online

IMPORTANT: This is a 2-part webinar that meets Wednesday, October 12 AND Wednesday, October 19 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am, EST. You must attend both sessions. This webinar offers practical advice to help information professionals and librarians assess and expand their existing skill sets and develop new areas of expertise to broaden their career potential, maximize their earnings in their current position or gain that competitive edge for landing their next job. Outcomes: Plan and jump-start your next career move Acquire…

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NEFLIN Bleeding Edge or Comfortable Cliff – Tech Trends for 2017: Webinar (10/13/16)

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Live Online

Like most of us, who pay even a little attention to recent developments in technology, you’re likely overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information and progress. With so much coming at us so fast, keeping up is difficult. Business models are changing rapidly, mobile-first is becoming mobile-only, and social media is a maturing medium yet, even so, the rules are evolving.  In this webinar, we’re going to distill recent advances in technology into some overarching trends that we should be…

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NEFLIN “Building Your Bounce!”: Developing Positive Working Relationships – Melbourne (10/14/16)

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Florida Institute of Technology,
150 W. University Blvd. Evans Library, Building 428, Link Room 204
Melbourne, 32901 United States
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Attendees will learn communication styles and how they can be used to enhance collaboration and team synergy.  Negativity and consequent behavior will be discussed, focusing on the impact these actions may have on your workplace and customer service. You will complete a Professional Self-Assessment (valued at $150.00), and Andrea will offer solutions for reclaiming work-life effectiveness and avoiding burn-out from “energy vampires”.  Interspersed with poignant testimonials on how to renew, repurpose, and unleash one’s excellence, attendees will discover new ways…

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SWFLN When Opportunity Knocks, Will You Be Ready? Understanding What Opportunity Means

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Web Based Training

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 10/14/2016 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:30 AM Description:  It’s always important to be ready for the next opportunity, but it’s just as important to know what “opportunity” looks like for you personally. The job opening that everyone is talking about as a great opportunity is not necessarily a great opportunity for you. Understanding yourself and what opportunity means to you is an important part of being ready for your next step. Academic Library…

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SWFLN Basic Book Repair ***Two Day Workshop***

October 18 @ 9:00 am - October 19 @ 4:00 pm
SWFLN Office,
13120 Westlinks Terrace Unit 3
Fort Myers, FL 33913 United States
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Event Type: Face-to-Face Date: 10/18/2016 Start Time: 9:00 AM End Time: 4:00 PM Description:  THIS IS A TWO DAY WORKSHOP. YOU MUST REGISTER FOR AND ATTEND BOTH DAYS. The Basic Book Workshop offers two days of hands-on training. Participants gain knowledge of how a book is constructed and will learn appropriate repair techniques for book and paper repair. Sources for supplies and how to create a book repair area will be discussed. Students will learn skills for mending a torn…

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