Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

January 2015

SWFLN Integrating iPads into Story Time and Programming with Teens, Tweens, and iPads

January 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SWFLN Office,
13120 Westlinks Terrace Unit 3, Fort Myers, FL 33913 United States
+ Google Map

iPads, tablets, smartphones and computers are in children’s everyday home life. Integrating these items into your story time will model appropriate interactions for parents and caregivers and encourage additional literacy activities. This program will introduce multiple ways to integrate iPads and will also feature a “how to use iPads” section to introduce even the most novice user to the usage of these devices which are now available for checkout to all SWFLN members. Presenter: Artistic Literacy Location: 13120 Westlinks Terrace Unit…

Find out more »

SWFLN Programing with Teens, Tweens and iPads

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SWFLN Office,
13120 Westlinks Terrace Unit 3, Fort Myers, FL 33913 United States
+ Google Map

Learn how to put together a successful teen or tween program using iPads. Learn the basics of how to use iPads and how to manage groups of teens and tweens as they engage with this technology in meaningful social and educational ways. You will leave with ready-made programming perfect for teens and tweens, using a great new resource available for checkout from SWFLN’s lending library. Artistic Literacy is committed to teaching librarians new ways to connect with their communities with…

Find out more »

Managing Oversized Materials: Preservation of Posters, Maps, and Other Large Pages (SEFLIN)

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Live Online

Architectural drawings, large maps, big works of art on paper, can be fascinating treasures in our collections but can also cause frustrations. How do we transport and store them? How do we display them? This two hour class is designed for those who understand, care for, and manage collections containing unbound oversized paper artifacts and large bound volumes. It will review the basics of preservation for paper collections including agents of deterioration, collections care priority setting, handling, and storage. Additionally,…

Find out more »

NEFLIN Creating a Motivating Environment: Webinar (01/28/15)

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Live Online

Wednesday, January 28, 2015; 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT The Supervisory Handbook – Session 2 Creating a Motivating Environment Supervising people can be one of the toughest parts of your job…but it doesn’t have to be! In this session, we will talk about the taboo subject – favoritism. Is it in your workplace? Why? Why does it matter if it is? How can you avoid it? And we’ll get right down to the nitty-gritty regarding a motivating environment. What is…

Find out more »

NEFLIN PowerPoint 2013: Basic – Starke (01/29/15)

January 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bradford County Public Library,
456 W. Pratt Street, Starke, FL 32091 United States
+ Google Map

Thursday January 29, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST PowerPoint is full of features which allow you to present information in a concise and exciting format. Most presenters, however, only scratch the surface of all that is available when creating a PowerPoint presentation. This full-day workshop will provide you with the training to help you create professional and captivating PowerPoint presentations. PowerPoint 2013: Basic lessons include: Creating a Basic Presentation Working with Slides Templates and Themes Formatting Text and Lists Editing Efficiently Working with…

Find out more »

SWFLN Open Access: What’s In It For Your Library?

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Web Based Training

This training delivers a crash course on the open access movement and its benefits for libraries and users. Open access can mean any resource—including books, articles, and images—distributed freely and legally online. The Digital Public Library of America, the Directory of Open Access Journals, and other open digital collections will be highlighted. Academic Library staff will be interested in this workshop because open access is key to saving money, improving access to research, understanding copyright, discovering content, and making libraries…

Find out more »
February 2015

Preservation of Photographic Materials (SEFLIN)

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - February 4 @ 4:00 pm
Live Online

This two-part course will be held on Tuesday-Wednesday, February 3-4, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Students must attend both sessions. Photographic materials present significant preservation concerns in cultural heritage collections. They are often heavily used and are fragile and susceptible to damage due to improper handling and storage conditions. Visual examples of photographic processes and deteriorated photographs will be identified and discussed. Taught in two two-hour sessions over the course of two days, topics covered will include: Early photographic…

Find out more »

SWFLN Handling Difficult Situations

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SWFLN Office,
13120 Westlinks Terrace Unit 3, Fort Myers, FL 33913 United States
+ Google Map

Everyone encounters at least one difficult person or situation to deal with at some time.  Handling conflicts, differences, and diverse personalities are a part of life, personally and professionally.  In this highly interactive session, you will learn the skills needed to change interactions from ones of uncomfortable confrontation to those of effective conversation. Learning Objectives:  After completing the program, you will be able to identify various behavior styles, understand and control your emotions, apply conflict resolution techniques, and communicate assertively…

Find out more »

Downloadable e-books: Answers to Patron Questions: Webinar (02/05/15)

February 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Web Based Training

Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm Speakers: Matthew Buckley & Melissa Maria Johnson, Nova Southeastern University This interactive webinar will discuss the logistical and technical issues for libraries and library patrons surrounding downloadable electronic books. Attendees will learn about some of the most common problems libraries and patrons have with e-book downloading and what current solutions are available to alleviate these problems. Issues to be discussed include: digital rights management, lengthy downloading processes, patron knowledge, and…

Find out more »

NEFLIN Cataloging Sound and Video Recordings in RDA – Jacksonville (2/6/15)

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jacksonville Public Library – University Park eClassroom – Support Services,
3435 University Blvd N, Jacksonville, FL 32277 United States
+ Google Map

Friday February 6, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST Participants in this workshop will enjoy a hands-on approach to cataloging sound and video recordings using RDA (Resource Description and Access). Most catalogers will be dealing with a mix of AACR2 and RDA records in the future. This workshop will provide a foundation in RDA and highlight key differences in RDA and AACR2 cataloging. Using a hands-on approach, we’ll solve specific challenges posed by topics like: physical description, statements…

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events