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Are you interested in improving library access for people with disabilities? As part of an IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Lifelong Learning Continuing Education grant, Infopeople, the Califa training arm, is collaborating with Syracuse University and Project ENABLE to offer...

Highlighted Content on WebJunction: Prioritizing Accessibility and Disability Inclusion at Your Library: Putting a focus on accessibility helps create a library that can be enjoyed by more people and can connect more people to the information and resources they need. Opportunities...

InfoPeople is offering the following FREE webinars: Creating A Crisis Communications Plan That Works –Presented by Kim Thursday, March 27, 2019 @ 3pm EST  In world with a 24-hour news cycle, libraries must be ready to communicate quickly about any crisis that may impact their...

InfoPeople is offering the following FREE webinars: Balancing Books and Social Issues: Homelessness and Trauma Date:  Wednesday February 6, 2019 Presented by Elissa Hardy With numerous budget cuts to social services programs, public libraries are encountering more individuals experiencing...

The December 11th webinar is the third part in the Libraries Helping Immigrants series of webinars. If you missed the first two webinars, the descriptions and recordings are available below.  Tuesday December 11, 2018 @3:00pm EST Using USCIS Resources to Support Immigrants and...

FREE InfoPeople Webinar Date: Thursday, June 14 at 3:00pm Presented by: William Mongelli Stress – good AND bad – is a fact of human existence. As it turns out, laughter IS one of the best medicines! The physiological and psychological benefits of laughter and humor continue...

Emerging Tech Trends in Libraries This is part 8 of an InfoPeople’s series of FREE webinars.  Register Now (link is external) Date: May 8 at 3pm ET Presenter: Laura Solomon ​ Register As part of the Emerging Tech Trends series, presenter Laura Solomon continues...

Please complete this Infopeople survey about your continuing education/professional development  needs! Results from Pennsylvania will be shared with the Office of Commonwealth Libraries and will help with planning workshops and other programs to meet your CE needs. This survey...

Infopeople Academy is offering FREE access to Survival Spanish for Library Staff, which was based on an all-day workshop developed to provide library staff with the basic skills for communicating with Spanish-speaking patrons. Essential words and phrases have been integrated into...

New Webinars and Courses Added to the WebJunction Catalog In 2017, a lot of new and updated content was added to the WebJunction catalog. You’ll find fresh learning on topics including advocacy, organizational management, outreach and programming. You’ll...