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March 2017

SWFLN Coding Camp (with Robots!)

March 28 @ 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: 3/28/2017 Start Time: 9:00 AM End Time: 4:00 PM Description:  You can code! Learn basic computer programming skills that will give you the ability to control your robot minions in this hands-on workshop. In this program, we will utilizing a few of the hidden gems in SWFLN’s circulating collection of technology. After the class you will have the opportunity to borrow a set of Ozobots or Spheros for your library and host your own robot camp,…

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NEFLIN Library Collections – Writing a Disaster Plan: Part 2 Webinar (03/30/17)

March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Web Based Training

Writing a Disaster Plan: Part 2 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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April 2017

NEFLIN Metadata Principles and Practices Part 1 – Metadata Basics: Online (04/04/17)

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online

Do you catalog? Do you plan digital projects? Do you wish to better understand the role of metadata and how it works? This 2-hour online workshop will cover the basics of metadata. Topics include: defining metadata; outlining the purposes and functions of metadata; list the components of a metadata infrastructure and keys to successfully launching a new metadata standard; understand how well formed XML provides a framework for expressing metadata in an online environment. This class is part of a…

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NEFLIN A Dialogue on Respect – NEFLIN (04/06/17)

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
NEFLIN,
2233 Park Ave.
Orange Park, 32080 United States
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The time is always right to do what is right.                                     – Martin Luther King, Jr. Respect is universal – for all ages, all people, all situations.  It is a quality that at times can be missing.  Dealing with the public can be a challenging, yet rewarding experience.  Every individual providing service to others both within and outside of an organization is accountable for professional behavior.  It is everybody’s right to work in a safe, respectful, harassment and violence-free environment. …

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A Dialogue on Respect – NEFLIN (04/06/17)

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
NEFLIN,
2233 Park Ave.
Orange Park, 32080 United States
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The time is always right to do what is right.                                     – Martin Luther King, Jr. Respect is universal – for all ages, all people, all situations.  It is a quality that at times can be missing.  Dealing with the public can be a challenging, yet rewarding experience.  Every individual providing service to others both within and outside of an organization is accountable for professional behavior.  It is everybody’s right to work in a safe, respectful, harassment and violence-free environment. …

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SWFLN ACCESSibility Points: C is for Courage

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 4/7/2017 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:30 AM Description:  This interactive and reflective webinar will explore what it means to have courage in the context of the complexities of accessibility. What is courage? Is it an attitude? Belief? Response? How and why does courage relate and connect to disabilities and accessibilities? Does learning to be courageous mean that we have to ignore our own fears and perspectives? How can a better understanding of courage…

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PLAN Quick Class: Social Media Best Practices

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Live Online

Learn which social media platforms target which demographic and how to connect with your patrons on social media without overwhelming them. 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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SWFLN Adults vs Kids – Makers in S.T.E.A.M.

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SWFLN Office,
13120 Westlinks Terrace Unit 3
Fort Myers, FL 33913 United States
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Event Type: Face-to-Face Date: 4/11/2017 Start Time: 9:00 AM End Time: 12:00 PM Description:  For too long, Adults and Youth have been confined to opposite ends of our local libraries. It’s time to bring them together! Come and learn how to: • Use STEAM Competitions to engage both parents and kids • Bringing all ages together with a “mini-Makerpalooza” • Implement awesome ideas like “3D Design & Wine”! Don’t miss your chance to learn while you PLAY with 3D Printers,…

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NEFLIN Metadata Principles and Practices Part 2 – Metadata Standards and Types: Online (04/11/17)

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online

In this second workshop in the series “Metadata Principles and Practices,” students will discover how metadata standards are created and explore several standards commonly in use today. Topics include: XML DTDs and schemas; types and examples of metadata currently in use today. This class should be taken after “Metadata Basics,” but can be taken without the other two workshops in the series. Learning Objectives:  Understand the roles of schemas and DTDs in defining tags, attributes and structures used in defining…

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SWFLN Adults vs Kids – “Build a Better World” with S.T.E.A.M.

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 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: 4/11/2017 Start Time: 1:00 PM End Time: 4:00 PM Description:  For too long, Adults and Youth have been confined to opposite ends of our local libraries. It’s time to bring them together! Come and learn how to: • Incorporate STEAM into the “Build a Better World” summer reading challenge • Use STEAM Competitions to engage both parents and kids • Bringing all ages together with a “mini-Makerpalooza” • Implement awesome ideas like “3D Design & Wine”!…

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