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Grant Opportunity – Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Great Stories Club

ALA invites libraries to apply for a pilot of the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Great Stories Club (GSC), a thematic reading and discussion program series that will engage underserved teens through literature-based library outreach programs and racial healing work. The TRHT GSC is supported by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. An expansion of […]

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Grant Opportunity – American Dream Adult Literacy Grants

With a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the American Library Association (ALA) is launching the sixth round of American Dream grants to public libraries to expand services to adult English language learners and/or adults in need of basic education and workforce development. Up to 15 grants of $10,000 each will be awarded. […]

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Free Webinar – Storytelling for Community Relationships

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at Presenter: Barbara Alvarez Cost: Free Do you want to develop more meaningful relationships with your library’s community? Would you like to create sustainable engagement with local businesses, organizations and library users? Enter storytelling- it’s not just for kids! The people who […]

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Workshop – Digital Literacy Programming for Adults & Seniors : Practical Tools for Library Educators

Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017 Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Place: Upper Hudson Library System Presenter: Rebekah Jarvis-Girtler Cost: Free to MVLS, SALS and UHLS libraries Your patrons have burning questions (and deep insecurities) about devices, computers, and digital media. Learn how to confidently address these information needs, build support for your library, and improve the well-being of […]

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Workshop – How to Run a Hi/Lo Book Club

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017 Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Place: Southern Adirondack Library System Presenter: Krista Conrick, Adult Education Teacher, WSHWE BOCES Cost: Free Krista Conrick of WSHWE BOCES will lead this workshop on helping low-literacy adults improve their reading skills in a small group setting. She’ll cover reading research, improving comprehension, group structure, selecting appropriate materials, […]

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