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The Nonprofit technology Conference will be held in Austin from March 4-6, 2015.  Learn more. ...

With Reach Out and Read, doctors, nurse practitioners, and other medical professionals incorporate an evidence-based, three-part model into regular pediatric checkups: Trained doctors and nurses speak with parents about the importance of reading aloud, starting in infancy. At...

This webinar will be held on February 5 and 19, 2015 at 2pm EST Join your colleagues from archives, libraries and museums for a two-part, interactive learning webinar that will introduce the fundamentals of project management: planning a project. All of our fields struggle with...

The Toronto Public Library is offering to buy patrons’ used books in order to meet the demand for popular titles. ...

The Understood Community site provides a place for parents and experts to connect, with links to webinars, Twitter chats and other resources for learning and attention issues, as well as for general behavorial issues. ...

According to MindShift, inquiry-based learning is making a come back with Common Core.  Librarians, who have been doing this for years, can help.  Read about it! ...

Fundraising IP, a fundraising site, offers 24 ways to prep your Board to fundraise organized under these main categories: Define the board member role as a fundraising job Take board fundraising fear away Make it fun to fundraise Set measurable, attainable fundraising goals...

Thirty-five projects totaling $6,664,072 were recently awarded Keystone grants. See the list of awarded projects below. The competitive grant is used to award matching construction and facilities grants to municipalities that sponsor state-aided public libraries. Grants pay up to...

On January 29th, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Institute for Museum and Library Services will offer a free webinar on financial literacy.  It is part of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s monthly webinar series intended to instruct library staff on...

The webinar Getting Your Volunteers Out of the Box will be held on January 21, 2015.  It will be presented by Mary Beth Harrington and is hosted by 4Good. Learning and outcome objectives: Participants will learn how to ensure that they can recruit not only the volunteers they...