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SLJ Presents : A Censorship Town Hall

Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2023Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PMPlace: Online at Presenter: PanelCost: Free Take the lead in defense of intellectual freedom! Learn strategies for effective coalition building, managing a crisis, and exercising legal options in the face of book banning efforts. In this free, virtual town hall, glean practical takeaways on how to take control and feel empowered in these challenging times. During […]

Free Webinar: Defending the Freedom to Read: Policies, Procedures, and Civic Engagement

Date: Monday, August 28, 2023Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PMPlace: Online at Jamie LaRueCost: Free The value of Intellectual Freedom has been an integral part of librarianship since the dawn of World War II. In recent years, we have seen an unprecedented surge of challenges to libraries across the country, primarily focused on resources concerning LGBTQ+ people and […]

Free Webinar – Fundraising Beyond the Book Sale

Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021 Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Place: Online at Presenters: Rebecca Fuss, Kathy Shay, Jenny Goodmote Cost: Free to MVLS libraries (select CDLC as your ESLN Council when registering) The Central New York Library Resources Library Council and the Friends of Libraries Section of the New York Library Association are happy to […]

Free Webinar – Cultivating Community Support for Library Funding

Date: Tuesday, February 09, 2021Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PMPlace: Online at Patrick Sweeney, EveryLibrary Political DirectorCost: Free Political power and influence comes from only two resources: people and money. Without at least one of these, your library will not have the influence it needs in the community to encourage local legislators to support […]

Free Webinar – Proactive Advocacy and Communication for Library Trustees and Staff

Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2021Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PMPlace: Online at Lori FisherCost: Free Rally the troops, consolidate the message, and get it out there! These common and important steps are all part of the response when there’s a crisis challenging the library. But what can we do the rest of the time, […]