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CLSP Summer Symposium

Date: Thursday, December 07, 2023Time: 11:00 AM – 4:30 PMPlace: Online at Free Save the date for the 3rd annual CLSP Summer Symposium! If you or your staff are interested in programming ideas, outreach and partnerships, or promotion and marketing of your library’s summer programming, then this day is for you! Registration is open now at the link above […]

Free Webinar – 30 Favorite Storytime Books and How to Use Them!

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2023Time: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PMPlace: Online at Free Join Alex Bernat, experienced storytime presenter, as she delves into a wide array of picture books and activities to pair with them. Gain strategies and ideas to enliven and enhance children’s storytime at your library. The webinar will be recorded for […]

Free Webinar – Show me the Money : Financial Literacy for all Ages at the Public Library

Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2023Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PMPlace: Online at Free Modern public libraries have redefined themselves as trusted civic, cultural, social and learning centers. Join staff from Lewes Public Library in Delaware to gain practical strategies for enhancing financial literacy education in the community your library serves. This session is designed […]

Free Webinar – Planning for a Library Construction Project

Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2023Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PMPlace: Online at Free A construction project is one of the most daunting challenges a librarian can undertake. In partnership with the design firm Sasaki, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners has developed a set of best practices for designing library space that may be applied to libraries across the […]

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 – Boosting Impact : Marketing Strategies for Programs and Services

Date: Friday, August 25, 2023Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PMPlace: Online at Free Learn about effective techniques for attracting diverse audiences, increasing community engagement, and leveraging digital platforms to amplify your library’s offerings. Through practical examples and interactive discussions, attendees will develop the skills needed to create compelling marketing campaigns that successfully promote their library’s programs and services, […]

Free Webinar – Departures and Arrivals : Succession Planning for Libraries

Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2023Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PMPlace: Online at Kate Hall, Kathy ParkerCost: Free (select Other Library Resource Council, and then CDLC when registering) Libraries are like airports with continual arrivals and departures of key staff. In order to have takeoffs and landings go smoothly, directors and trustees need to prepare […]

SLJTeen Live!

Date: Thursday, August 17, 2023Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMPlace: Online at PanelCost: Free Join us Thursday, August 17th for our 12th annual SLJTeen Live! virtual event! Come learn about the latest and most exciting forthcoming titles for teens and tweens. From rom-coms and mysteries to graphic novels and classic coming-of-age stories, our daylong program of author panels, in-depth conversations, and […]

Free Webinar – Sustainability 101

Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2023Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PMPlace: Online at Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, Executive Director, Mid-Hudson Library System (NY) and Co-founder/Current President, Sustainable Libraries Initiative (SLI), and AuthorCost: Free WebJunction and the Sustainable Libraries Initiative (SLI) are teaming up to support libraries in creating a more sustainable future! Starting this summer, WebJunction and the SLI are collaborating to […]