Fall Materials Review Session

Hello, all you wonderful librarians:  Now that school is back in session, I want to make sure that you have the next Materials Review Session on your calendar. It will be on Friday, October 11 at 9:00 am at the Brown Public Library in Northfield. This is a  2 ½ hour oral presentation of reviews of new children’s and young adult books. I review  about 75 that I have read, and also bring along a couple hundred more that others have favorably reviewed. You get to see and examine the books before you actually order them.

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Vermont Health Connect and Public Libraries Webinar

Join us for a Webinar on September 17 (Repeat of the August webinar)

Vermont Health Connect and Public Libraries
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/855864151

Please REGISTER NOW for this webinar if you were unable to attend the one held in August. Learn about the Vermont Health Connect Open Enrollment that starts in October. Learn about the role of Navigators and how they can help your patrons, how you can host a forum to inform your town and what kinds of materials and information can help prepare you for the questions that will certainly come your way. Space is limited.

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Free Library Continuing Education Events for August

Listed below are FREE programs American Libraries Live, Accessible Technology Coalition, Booklist, Colorado State Library, Effectiveness Institute, Geek the Library, GrantSpace, idealware, Infopeople, Insync Training, Library Journal, Montana State Library, NASA, Nebraska Library Commission, Nonprofit Webinars, San Jose State University, Southern Maryland Regional Library Association, TechSoup, Training Magazine, United States Census Bureau, VolunteerMatch, Washington State Library, and WebJunction will be webcasting during August.

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Free Library Continuing Education Events for July

Listed below are FREE programs American Management Association, Booklist, Effectiveness Institute, GrantSpace, Infopeople, Library Journal, Lyrasis, Montana State Library, Nebraska Library Commission, Nonprofit Webinars, O’Reilly, School Library Journal, TechSoup, Texas State Library and Archives Commission, United States Census Bureau, VolunteerMatch, Washington State Library, and WebJunction will be webcasting during July.

In the event that you aren’t available during those times, or you would like to check out past webinars, here are the links to archived events:

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Vermont Historic Library Accessibility Training

Librarians, municipal staff, historic preservationists interested in modernizing historic buildings for improved accessibility can now register online for the Bradford Public Library Field-Based Training Day on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Josh Safdie, architect and Director of the IHCD Studio at the New England ADA Center trainer, will lead participants through hands-on assessment of the Vermont’s first charted library. Lunch is provided; fee for the day is $25.00. Space limited to 25 participants. For more information or to register: http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1252291

Free Library Continuing Education Events for May

Listed below are FREE programs Accessible Technology Coalition, ALA, American Libraries Live, Booklist, Colorado State Library, Geek the Library, Infopeople, Insync Training, Library Journal, Montana State Library, Nebraska Library Commission, Nonprofit Webinars, O’Reilly, School Library Journal, TechSoup, Texas State Library and Archives Commission, University of North Carolina, VolunteerMatch, and WebJunction will be webcasting during May.

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Free Library Continuing Education Events for April

Listed below are FREE programs Accessible Technology Coalition, ALA, ALCTS, American Association of School Librarians, American Libraries, American Libraries Live, American Management Association, Booklist, Colorado State Library, Geek the Library, GrantSpace, Infopeople, Insync Training, Libraries Thriving, Library Journal, Lyrasis, Montana State Library, Nebraska Library Commission, Nonprofit Webinars, O’Reilly, Public Library Association, San Jose State University, School Library Journal, Teacher-Librarian Virtual Café, TechSoup, Texas State Library and Archives Commission, TLT Group, University of Wisconsin-Madison, VolunteerMatch, Washington State Library, and WebJunction will be webcasting during April.

In the event that you aren’t available during those times, or you would like to check out past webinars, here are the links to archived events:

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Advocacy for Vermont Public Libraries

Friday March 29th
Midstate Regional Library, Berlin, VT

RSVP: lucinda.walker@norwichlibrary.org
Facebook Event Page: http://www.facebook.com/events/598610706832132/

A day long workshop hosted by the Vermont Public Libraries Section of the Vermont Library Association.

Come learn, be inspired, and gain crucial skills from your peers in Vermont public libraries. Librarians and trustees will share their stories and strategies for long term success.

Attendees receive a goodie bag and advocacy tool kit. FREE for VLA members; $15 registration fee for non-VLA members.

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Free Library Continuing Education Events for March

Listed below are FREE programs Accessible Technology Coalition, ALA TechSource, ALCTS, American Libraries, American Libraries Live, American Management Association, Booklist, Colorado State Library, Georgia Library Association, GrantSpace, Infopeople, Insync Training, Libraries Thriving, Library Journal, Lyrasis, Montana State Library, Nebraska Library Commission, Nonprofit Webinars, O’Reilly, San Jose State University, School Library Journal, TechSoup, TILT, University of Wisconsin-Madison, VolunteerMatch, Washington State Library, and WebJunction will be webcasting during March.

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