Gainesville

Fun with Die Cuts: Celebrate the Seasons (Gainesville) (NEFLIN)

Tuesday, October 25, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at Alachua County Schools, Sivia Center, Gainesville Make the most of your organization’s die cutting system. Join education consultant Jane Fischer for an AccuCut Workshop and you will see a year’s worth of ideas for eye-catching displays, curriculum projects, and crafts. The morning session of our workshop …

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Youth Services Interest Group (Gainesville) (NEFLIN)

Wednesday, August 31, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm at Millhopper Library, Alachua County Library District, Gainesville Join us for a discussion on youth services in libraries, focusing on babies, toddlers and preschool through elementary school. We’ll share programming ideas and success stories and discuss what works and what doesn’t. Bring books, stories, songs, finger plays, …

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Helping Your Patrons and Staff Cope with Library Changes (Gainesville) (NEFLIN)

Friday, August 26, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm at Millhopper Library, Alachua County Library District, Gainesville Libraries are facing so many challenges and changes today it can be difficult for both library staff and patrons to accept. Changes may involve the threat of reduced library hours, branch closings, staff cuts and limiting services and programming. …

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The Collaborative Imperative and Information Literacy: Strategies for Librarian-Faculty Partnerships (Gainesville) (NEFLIN)

Friday, August 5, 12:30 – 4:00 pm in Gainesville This session, designed primarily for librarians who work with faculty in higher education or school settings, will explore constructive strategies for forming librarian/instructor partnerships.  These strategies will include collaborative planning activities for library instruction sessions, ways to collaborate using course management systems, and the design of …

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Ready, Set, Cut Your Way to a New School Year (Gainesville) (NEFLIN)

Tuesday, August 2, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at Alachua County Schools, Sivia Center, Gainesville Learn how to make the most of your organization’s die cutting system. Join education consultant Jane Fischer for a Back-to School workshop and you will see dozens of ways to use die cut shapes to create eye-catching displays, to enhance …

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Managing Conflict with Confidence: Seven Skills You Didn’t Learn on the Playground (Gainesville) (NEFLIN)

Conflict happens! If your current approach to conflict is to run away as fast as you can, avoid the conflict for as long as you can or unleash your inner five-year old (did not! did too!), there is a better way. Each of us has a choice about our responses to conflict – we can use …

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Teen Interest Group (Gainesville) (NEFLIN)

Join us for a discussion of tweens, teens, teen issues and libraries. Teen Librarians from the Alachua County Library District will discuss successful teen involvement in programming and recruitment of teen volunteers. Share your success stories or failures in working with teens. We will also discuss what teens are reading, trends in teen literature, teen …

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