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If you missed any of the webinars below, the recordings can be found in the WebJunction Course Catalog.   Enter the catalog to receive a certificate! Here are the titles and links to the event listings on WebJunction.  Included are the PowerPoints, recordings, related resources...

Consider joining the first Library 2.019 mini-conference: “Shaping the Future of Libraries with Instructional Design,” which will be held online (and for free) Wednesday, March 13th, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm EST.   You can also watch the recordings at any time by signing...

These upcoming webinars are open for registration. If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for FREE in the WebJunction catalog. Help Teens Build Financial Wellbeing at Your Library Tuesday, February 26, 2019 ♦ 3:00 pm Eastern ...

FREE Webinar: Blockchain: Recommendations for the Information Professions Date:  September 24, 2018  1:00pm The Blockchain National Forum, funded by IMLS and held at San Jose State University’s iSchool in Summer 2018, brought together notable experts in the information professions,...

Date: Friday, August 3, 2018  10AM to 3PM Location: Lowry Room, James V Brown Library, Williamsport, PA Registration: email instructions are at the end of this posting David Lee King introduces emerging technology trends and shows how those trends are reshaping library services....

Brian Dawson

  By Brian K. Dawson Day two started with great energy and it continued throughout the day… David Pescovitz, co-editor of Boing Boing and Research Director for  Institute for the Future, kicked off the day by considering the intersection of science, art and magic. His premise...

Brian Dawson

  by Brian K. Dawson I have to start by thanking Mary Chute and the staff of the New Jersey State Library  for hosting the Futures Conference.  Peggy Cadigan and Betsy Beavers, both of the NJSL, were driving forces behind the event.  Additional support was provided by the...

These upcoming webinars are now open for registration. Can’t attend a live session? All WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for free in the Course Catalog. All provide CE credit for Pennsylvania public library staff! More Than #MotivationMonday: Motivating Your...

Learn about FREE two day Professional development events: the Future Ready Institute will be held in Philadelphia on October 11-12. ...

Trustee Training in SW PA

What values does your library building convey? What is the board’s annual agenda of work? Will Alexa take over the reference desk? These were some of the questions posed to the 56 library trustees and directors who attended the SWPA Region Trustee Training on April 29th in Greentree....