Grant Opportunity – Stewart’s Shops Holiday Match

Stewart’s Shops matches individual donations made at their stores between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and distributes funds to local nonprofit agencies. Organizations that benefit children are eligible to apply for funds. An online application can be completed at the Stewart’s Shops web site. All applications must be submitted by January 31, 2017.

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Free Webinar – Engaged Planning : Ask What you can do for your Rural Community

Date: Thursday, December 01, 2016 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at http://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/engaged-planning.html Presenters: Cindy Fesemyer, Columbus Public Library, WI Cost: Free Your community needs the library, and planning for the future of your library begins with understanding the community and their aspirations. Once you understand what your rural community wants and needs, you […]

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Free Webinar – Fix It at the Library with DIY Repair Programs

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Place: Online at https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=avafxubhksz2&campaign=h76umrgivws4 Presenters: Katrina Doktor (Brampton Library), Maia Albano Coladonato (Repair Cafe Mountain View), Crystal Schimpf (TechSoup) Cost: Free Making is all the rage. But what if you want to fix something that’s broken? Repair programs are an opportunity to teach patrons new […]

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Free Webinar – Active Shooter Procedures for Libraries

Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=624 Presenter: Mary Soucie Cost: Free Have you thought about what to do in an active shooter situation? Have you identified the most vulnerable areas in your library? Do you know where to go for resources to create an active shooter […]

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Free Webinar – Tabletop Games and 21st Century Skill Development

Date: Wednesday, November 09, 2016 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=606 Presenter: Lauren Hays Cost: Free Have you noticed many of your library users playing games? Have you ever wondered if games can be in your library for more than recreation? In today’s culture, games are ubiquitous. Although commercial games are […]

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