Month: September 2010

Creating Community through Dynamic Teen Book Discussion Groups (Online)

8, 2010, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. CDT Register here How do teens learn the fine art of conversation?  A teen book group can be the perfect forum for creating meaningful dialogue, developing listen and communication skills, discussing existential issues common to all, and building community. Teens with good conversation skills have a great advantage when …

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Baby Boomers: Serving the Next Generation of Seniors (Online)

Register here The baby boomers born between 1946 and 1964 have reached that magic age of 64! How will this generation re-define what growing older means? How can libraries begin to attract these “seniors” now and plan for the future to provide lifelong learning, civic engagement, and a nurturing library environment? How have libraries from …

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Seeing Is Reading: An Inside Look at Graphic Novels (Online)

Register here Note: If this time doesn’t fit your schedule, you can find links to this and other Booklist webinars at http://bit.ly/BooklistWebinars. More than ever, a strong graphic novel collection is essential in both school and public libraries. Whether used as curriculum support, literacy tools, or avenues of entertainment, comics hold undeniable appeal for both …

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Conversations on Curricular: Resource Strategy on the Road Ahead (Online)

Steven Bell and John Shank, co-founders of the Blended Librarians Online Learning Community and their guest, Mark Milliron, invite you to join them for a live webcast where they will dive into conversations about the quickly-changing curricular resource landscape. Content abounds, created by innovative publishing houses, hard-driving open-content advocates, and truly transformative interactive digital resource …

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Oral History Interviews for Libraries – CANCELLED

NEW WORKSHOP FOR FLORIDA Public and academic libraries are involved with capturing and preserving the memories of citizens in their communities. Oral history interview recordings may already exist in many formats and need to be digitized. New projects need to be developed and organized, and plans made for digitizing them and making these materials available …

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Powerful Presentations with Prezi (in Lee Co.)

Prezi is a free web-based, non-linear presentation tool that allows the audience to get the details of your topic while seeing the big picture. Come learn how it works and how you can use it for professional presentations, in programs for children and youth services, or for reader’s advisory. Register here