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New WebJunction Content and Webinars

Highlighted content from WebJunction

  • Enhance your summer reading program! OCLC has collaborated with a number of WorldCat partners to give librarians a free, easy way to enhance their planned summer reading programs with an online social component.
  • Gamer’s Advisory 101: Breaking the Monopoly. John Pappas leads us from Monopoly and other familiar games to modern games that your patrons will love to play and check out. 

June Webinars 

Health Happens in Libraries: Launching Community Conversations with Local Health Data   Thursday, June 11 ♦ 2 pm Eastern Registration

Community health data is a powerful tool. It allows public library leaders and local partners to launch conversations and prioritize activities to support community members with reliable health information and services. The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program provides a comprehensive platform for community based organizations of all kinds to examine and take action on community health data. Attendees at this webinar will learn about ways in which cross-sector collaboration can positively influence social and environmental factors that impact community health. Attendees will also gain familiarity with key features of the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps tool for further exploration of these topics. Attendees will also learn how Buffalo & Erie County Public Library has built awareness, partnerships and services in support of community health, using local data and networks.
Presenters: Kate Konkle, Community Coach, County Health Rankings & Roadmaps and Renee Masters, Information Services/Outreach Librarian, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

Beyond Books Sales: Practical Ideas for Raising Funds for Your Library
 Tuesday, June 23, 2015 ♦ 2 pm Eastern Registration

It’s time to take a fresh look at ideas for raising funds for your library. Although book sales have been a standard library fundraiser, they take a lot of time and effort, with dwindling returns on investment in recent years. Whether considering new types of events or tried-and-true activities, you’ll learn the “12 Must-Know Facts About Fundraising.” Find out how to assess your library’s capacity for fundraising, enlist the right volunteers, engage the community, and create a sustainable plan to boost your library’s bottom line and raise visibility. With this strong foundation, libraries of any size can move into new directions to grow support for their libraries. This webinar is hosted in collaboration with the Association for Rural and Small Libraries.
Presented by: Sue Hall, Director of Library Strategies

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