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Northeastern MA Readers' Advisory Round Table

The Northeastern Readers' Advisory Round Table's Young Adult Fiction Arc: Relationship Stories Benchmark: Everyone Reads Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor and Park This is the first of a three-meeting ...
Date:
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Time:
9:45am - 12:00pm
Location:
Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, Wakefield, Meeting
Categories:
Affiliate Meetings

Lynda.com

If you can connect to the Internet, you can learn anywhere, anytime! Lynda.com access periods begin on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Registration opens one week prior to the access start d...
Date:
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Time:
All Day Event
Location:
Online, Self-paced online learning
Categories:
 Electronic Content
Register! - 9 seats left

Library Directors' Forum (brown bag lunch)

Please join us in Central Mass. for this brown-bag lunch library directors forum. Our main focus will be the topics of your choosing. Please email Greg Pronevitz with your suggestions. The library will prov...
Date:
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Time:
11:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Blackstone Public Library, Meeting
Categories:
 Leadership & Management
Register! - 9 seats left

Using Project Outcome to Measure & Build a Better Summer Library Program

Summer reading programs are on the horizon! How will you measure the success of your summer reading and learning programs? Project Outcome provides a set of tools to help you measure the outcomes of your summer...
Date:
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Online, Webinar
Categories:
 Community  School Libraries  Special Topics  Youth Services

Accessibility and Electronic Resources: A Case Study on Evaluating eBooks

Vendors often claim that their products are accessibility-compliant and easy to use, but is that really true? In this session, we'll examine some ways in which you can evaluate your electronic resources for...
Date:
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Online, Webinar
Categories:
 Academic Libraries  Collection Development & Maintenance  Electronic Content  Special Topics MLS: Commonwealth eBook Collections

Ready or Not, Here It Comes! Inclusive Summer Library Programs

Summer Reading: the beloved albatross of youth services. If we're not careful, it turns into a grind. This webinar will look at ways to make Summer Reading more inclusive, see what the latest research says,...
Date:
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Time:
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Online, Webinar
Categories:
 Community  School Libraries  Special Topics  Youth Services

Southeast Youth Services Roundtable (SEYS)

All Youth Services Librarians working in public libraries Southeast of Boston are welcome and encouraged to attend. The meetings are open to those who work in Children's Services or run Children's plus ...
Date:
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Time:
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Canton Public Library, Meeting
Categories:
Affiliate Meetings
Register! - 50 seats left

Mock Book Workshop and Celebration

Join us for a book celebration worthy of the ALA Youth Media Awards. We will announce the winner of our Mock Newbery voting, plus discuss and vote on our Mock Caldecott short list. Hear about the best books of ...
Date:
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Time:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
MLS-Marlborough, MLS Events
Categories:
 School Libraries  Youth Services
Register! - 6 seats left

Anytime, Anywhere: Britannica Escolar Webinar

View this recorded webinar anytime, anywhere! Join us to learn about the new Britannica Escolar! Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate ...
Date:
Monday, February 5, 2018
Time:
All Day Event
Location:
Online, Self-paced online learning
Categories:
MLS: Databases

Western MA Readers' Advisory Round Table

Advising readers on their next book is one of the most intimidating and exhilarating aspects of library work. Helping readers with their reading needs builds an ongoing and treasured relationship between librar...
Date:
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Time:
9:45am - 12:00pm
Location:
MLS-Northampton, Meeting
Categories:
Affiliate Meetings Readers Advisory
Register! - 11 seats left

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