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PLA hosts webinar with Britton, developer of first makerspace in a public library

At 1 p.m. CDT on Oct. 17, the Public Library Association (PLA) will host a live, hour-long webinar, “ Make Way for Makerspaces at the Library ” with Lauren Britton, transliteracy development director at the Fayetteville (N.Y.) Free Library, and creator of the first public library makerspace, the Fayetteville Fab Lab. Makerspaces are innovative spots […]

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PLA’s upcoming webinar challenges attendees to shake up traditional thinking in public library management

At 1 p.m. CDT on August 8, the Public Library Association (PLA) will host a live, hour-long webinar, “Are Your Mental Models of a Library Holding You Back?” to inspire library directors, managers and supervisors to shake off assumptions about their library and start thinking outside-the-box.Join presenter Cheryl Gould, library training consultant, Infopeople, for an […]

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E-Books 101 – PLA Webinar

E-Books 101: A Look at Devices, Platforms, and Training Ideas Tuesday, April 17, 2012 1:00 p.m. Central ___________________________________________________ Altogether, 43% of Americans age 16 and older have read long-form writing in digital format as of December 2011 – “The Rise of E-Reading” Report, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, April 2012 There’s no […]

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Upcoming PLA webinar will provide fun and affordable ideas to enhance the look and feel of your library

At 1 p.m. CST on Feb. 23, the Public Library Association (PLA) will host a live, hour-long webinar, “Creating Dynamic Library Atmospheres: What We Can Learn from Theater, Retail, Museums, and the Container Store,” as part of PLA’s “Public Libraries at Work” monthly webinar series. Presenters Sally Decker Smith, library consultant, and Ted Swigon, museum […]

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Enhance your library’s services for Spanish-speakers with PLA’s upcoming webinar

At 1 p.m. CDT on Oct. 26, the Public Library Association (PLA) will host a live, hour-long webinar, “Building Community: Online Tools for Spanish Speakers” as part of PLA’s “Public Libraries at Work” monthly webinar series. During this webinar, participants will learn how to create a library community that welcomes and assists Spanish speakers by […]

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September PLA Webinar – Check Out E-Readers!

Check Out E-Readers! Sacramento Public Library Did It and You Can Too! Sacramento (Calif.) Public Library recently received a $100,000 grant from the California State Library to form a partnership with Barnes & Noble and develop a plan to successfully check out e-readers to the public. In six short months, a committee of nine figured […]

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Create an engaging and user-friendly library website with tips from PLA’s upcoming webinar

At 1 p.m. CST on Feb. 23, the Public Library Association (PLA) will host a live, hour-long webinar, “Creating a User-Centered Website for Your Library,” as part of PLA’s “Public Libraries at Work” monthly webinar series. Library professionals hoping to make their website as welcoming as their physical library should sign up to attend. They’ll […]

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New PLA Webinar on Financial Literacy Programming

Plan a financial literacy program at your library with the help of PLA’s January webinar At 1 p.m. CST on Jan. 19, the Public Library Association (PLA) will host a live, hour-long webinar, “Right on the Money: Financial Literacy @ your library,”as part of PLA’s “Public Libraries at Work” monthly webinar series. Attendees will learn […]

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Deadline Approaches for PLA Nancy Pearl Webinar

The deadline to register for the upcoming PLA Webinar “Nancy Pearl Presents: Books That Make Great Gifts” is 4:30PM CST on this Thursday (December 9, 2010). Due to technical preparations for the webinar PLA is unable to process any registrations after this date/time. The Webinar will take place on Monday, December 13, from 1-2 p.m. […]

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