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July 2017

PLAN Webinar: The Dos and Don’ts of Applications and Interviewing with Andrew Sanderbeck

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The good news: You’re hiring for a position in the library! Now the work to find your ideal candidate begins. Personal interviews and employment applications are the most frequently used tools for selecting the best qualified candidates for employment. As with the application process, employers need to think critically about their interview procedure to make sure that every person involved in the process is familiar with the “dos and don’ts” of the interview process. In this interactive and informative webinar,…

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August 2017

Quick and Easy Book Repairs for Circulating Collections – NEFLIN (08/01/17)

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
NEFLIN Headquarters,
2233 Park Avenue Suite 402
Orange Park, FL 32073 United States
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Many library books need a quick repair to get them back into circulation as soon as possible.  Students will learn easy and low cost book repair techniques.  The class will provide hands training in repairing torn pages, tightening book hinges, strengthening a torn spine and other skills.  Students will learn how to cover a paperback book, how to sew a pamphlet into a protective cover, and how to protect a dust jacket. The class will not teach archival book repair,…

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NEFLIN Starting Library Social Work Collaborations: Webinar (08/01/17)

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Whole Person Librarianship – Part 1 Whole Person Librarianship: Starting library-social work collaborations Since San Francisco Public Library became the first in the world to hire a full-time social worker in 2007, the interest in library-social work collaboration has grown exponentially. This session will introduce options for beginning a library-social work collaboration, such as hosting a social work intern or inviting social services into your library. We will provide an overview of what social workers do and where to look…

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PLAN Webinar: How to Conduct Interviewing Workshops at Your Library with Linda Bruno

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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In this 90-minute webinar, we will cover tips you can use to coach your patrons (or friends and family members!) on how to handle the result of a good resume – the interview. We will discuss what to include in our answers as well as what not to share. We will learn the “best” way to answer one of the most common interview questions: “So tell me a little bit about yourself.” What would you say to that question? Would…

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

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
NEFLIN Headquarters,
2233 Park Avenue Suite 402
Orange Park, FL 32073 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 Social Work Concepts for Libraries: Webinar (08/03/17)

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Whole Person Librarianship – Part 2 Whole Person Librarianship: Social work concepts for librarians Partnerships between librarians and social workers began as a practical approach to the needs of our patrons, but social workers can also help us be better librarians. Social workers are trained to approach their clients with empathy while maintaining professional boundaries, using skills many public service librarians need every day. In this session, we will explore social work concepts such as cultural humility and person-in-environment, giving…

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

August 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
NEFLIN Headquarters,
2233 Park Avenue Suite 402
Orange Park, FL 32073 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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SWFLN Reboot! Recharge! Re-Balance!

August 9 @ 9:00 am - 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: 8/9/2017 Start Time: 9:00 AM End Time: 4:00 PM Description:  Sometimes in our work and life we need to heed the airplane instructions – PUT ON YOUR OXYGEN MASK FIRST – because we can only give our all and fly high above the clouds into calm airways when we replenish our own reserves. Compassionate-Service-providing creates great life satisfaction and meaning for those of us who are wired to make a difference. Explore how the very qualities…

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PLAN Webinar: The Human Resources Fundamentals Webinar for Non-HR Managers and Supervisors, Part 1 of 2, with Andrew Sanderbeck

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An employee comes to ask you questions about FMLA. Another employee has a question about the Americans with Disabilities Act. What do you do? Do you know who to ask or where to search to find the information you need? Some library organizations do not have a Human Resources Department to refer to, and others are reliant upon a city or county HR department off-site. The Human Resource Fundamentals Webinar for Non-HR Managers and Supervisors will address questions you have…

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NEFLIN UX and Ethnography in Libraries: Webinar (08/09/17)

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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This workshop is for information professionals interested in exploring the growing field of ethnography in libraries. Whilst User Experience (UX) has often focused on web usability testing in the past, there’s an exciting movement in libraries to use it in face-to-face library environment. ‘UX’ in this context is used as an umbrella term to cover various ethnographic and design techniques, designed to help us truly understand our users, and then make changes to tweak our services based on what they…

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