Workshop – Libraries as Bridges Out of Poverty

Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018 Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 PM Place: Schenectady County Public Library, Central Library Presenter: Josh Willenbrink, Schenectady Bridges trainer, Karen Bradley & Leah LaFera, SCPL Cost: Free. Register at https://tinyurl.com/scplbridges Many people in our communities don’t use the library.  Libraries are for everyone, but for the poor, the disadvantaged and the marginalized, the […]

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The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness : an Empathy-Driven Approach to Solving Problems, Preventing Conflict, and Serving Everyone by Ryan J. Dowd

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Free Webinar – Handling Negative Feedback Online : Strategies for Your Library

Date: Thursday, March 08, 2018 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info%3Fid%3D751%26reset%3D1 Presenter: Laura Solomon Cost: Free We all dread it: the negative comment. Whether it’s on a blog post, in an email or on a social media channel, negative feedback can quickly demoralize us and leave us wondering how to respond. […]

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Workshop – SMILE Community of Practice Coding and Computer Science Regional Learning Day

Date: Tuesday, March 06, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM – 3:20 PM Place: Crandall Public Library Cost: Free Coding and computer science are a national educational priority, and are important skills for 21st century life for individuals of all ages. Come learn more about the critical role informal learning environments are posed to play with this newly mandated area of […]

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Free Webinar – What’s New in Children’s Literature 2018

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?id=744&reset=1 Presenter: Penny Peck Cost: Free Join esteemed children’s librarian and author Penny Peck in her yearly review of what’s new in children’s literature. Discover new books published in late 2017 and Spring 2018 that will be popular with children ages […]

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