TechSoup invites your public library to participate in their 2012 TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge! They’re in the midst of an exciting challenge with learning opportunities and a chance to submit your one-minute video or five-photo slideshow to win excellent award donations (READ: PRIZES) from their partners.How to get involved this year
Submit a one-minute video or five-photo slideshow to win prizes
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Big Talk From Small Libraries
February 28, 2012
8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (CT)
Registration (364 registered to date, and room for 600 more!)
This free one-day online conference, Big Talk for Small Libraries, is aimed at librarians from small libraries. Each of the speakers is from a small library or directly works with small libraries. The schedule was just [...]
If you live in northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin, live proffessional development opportunities for library staff are limited. The more common offerings are in the Twin Cities or Madison – a three to eight hour drive. So, this event caught my attention when I saw it in a blog posting the other day.
It’s being organized by [...]
Join me there tonight?
An exhibit celebrating Cave Paper’s work runs January 20 through March 25, 2012 in the second floor literary commons of the Open Book building, 1011 Washington Avenue South in Minneapolis. A reception showcasing the exhibit and honoring O’Malley and Degener takes place Friday, February 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. [...]
Access to LE@D courses has been extended for a limited time! You may continue to enroll in LE@D courses through the end of February, and you will have access to LE@D courses for a year from date of enrollment. So, even if you cannot actually go through the course right away, sign up by end [...]
Good news! The deadline for enrolling in University of North Texas LE@D courses has been extended by a month, through February 29, 2012!
Here’s the most current summary of WebJunction course enrollment deadlines – so that you can proceed and advise others accordingly. Please read the full message. Several points have changed.
1. LE@D courses – Enroll in [...]
Interested in pursuing the role of the library as community engagement leader? There is increasing awareness of the leadership role libraries can play in engaging their communities by convening deliberative conversations. Here are several resources that I’ve shared elswhere this week.
Shifting Roles for Public Libraries: From Supporting Player to Community Engagement Leader – This is an excellent blog [...]