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MHLS Mini Conference on Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) 9:30 AM
MHLS Mini Conference on Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)
Oct 7 @ 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Registration is open for the MHLS Mini Conference on Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) taking place Friday, October 7th, 2022, from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. This free online event will highlight trends and best practices in creating more inclusive and more equitable library spaces through keynotes from recognized leaders in EDI initiatives as well[...]
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Navigating Personalities in Library Administration 10:00 AM
Navigating Personalities in Library Administration
Oct 13 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Title: Navigating Personalities in Library Administration Description: Working in library administration means facing complex group dynamics every day. In this presentation, we will briefly discuss elements of effective collaboration and communication with different personalities when working with library Trustees, Friends groups, and staff. The audience will also have an opportunity to ask questions about specific[...]
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SALS Friends Council 7:00 PM
SALS Friends Council
Oct 17 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The SALS Friends Council, a virtual meet-up of Friends of the Library groups supporting SALS member libraries, will take place at 7 pm Monday, October 17. Join in the conversation about how to launch and support a vibrant Friends group at your library, and hear from colleagues throughout the SALS region — and New York[...]
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Library of Things: The What, Why, and How of Lending Objects 3:00 PM
Library of Things: The What, Why, and How of Lending Objects
Oct 19 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Library of Things: The What, Why, and How of Lending Objects Explore all aspects of hosting a Library of Things, including selecting, budgeting, cataloging, displaying, sustaining, and marketing. Hey library workers, are you thinking of starting a Library of Things for your community? From tools to toys, cameras to kitchen appliances, fishing gear to musical[...]
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De-Escalation for Frontline Staff 2:00 PM
De-Escalation for Frontline Staff
Oct 20 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
People from all walks of life visit libraries for a variety of reasons. Unfortunately, sometimes their behaviors are inappropriate for the library setting. They might push boundaries, be passive aggressive, act irrationally, try to bully staff, etc. In this workshop we will discuss common difficult customer service scenarios particular to working in libraries and identify[...]
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Effective Meetings Utilizing Parliamentary Procedure Webinar 5:00 PM
Effective Meetings Utilizing Parliamentary Procedure Webinar
Oct 27 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Effective Meetings Utilizing Parliamentary Procedure Webinar October 27, 2022  |  5:00 pm – 6:30 pm  | Online   Effective Meetings Utilizing Parliamentary ProcedurePresented by Adrian Stratton, PRP REGISTER HERE A workshop to discover how parliamentary procedure, also known as Robert’s Rules of Order, can assist with better meetings. Robert’s Rules of Order is a tool[...]
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