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The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) invites applications for health information outreach and programming projects. [Public libraries are encouraged to apply. After reading the announcement, don’t hesitate to reach out for a funding...

  ALA has created a plethora of useful Census-related resources.  If you missed ALA’s sold-out webinar “Responding Online to the 2020 Census: What Libraries Need to Know” the recording is now available. I was impressed by the clear way that ALA outlined information...

The Pat Carterette Professional Development Grant  will provide up to $1,000 to an individual to attend a professional development event between Sept. 1, 2020 and Aug. 31, 2021.  You do not need to be an ALA member to apply.  The deadline is February 15, 2020.  Learn...

If you are a librarian interested in privacy awareness and advocacy,  apply to be part of the Library Freedom Institute’s Cohort 3. The deadline is February 10. Learn more and find the application. Library Freedom Institute (LFI) is a FREE, privacy-focused...

Picademy is the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s FREE, two-day training program that helps educators jump start their digital making journey. You’ll learn how to bring coding to life and explore new ways to create with technology. The academy will be held in Jersey City (June 1), Indianapolis...

Find professional development opportunities in February 2020 by topic or date at WebJunction! Remember to check WebJunction Courses,  WebJunction Webinars and the Compendium for other continuing education opportunities that may interest you. All WebJunction courses and...

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...

National Training Initiative:  Webinar and Live Training WebJunction is partnering with the nonprofit organization, Legal Services Corporation (LSC) to offer Improving Access to Civil Legal Justice through Public Libraries, a FREE national training initiative for public library...

The National Network Library of Medicine (NNLM )Training Office (NTO) and Southeastern Atlantic Region (SEA) have invited applications for their two-day interactive, hands-on Library Carpentry workshops in Baltimore, MD and Salt Lake City, UT this spring. Library Carpentry focuses...

Have you been to a technology conference? The following are several that may be especially interesting to librarians: Jan. 8–10 EdgeCon 2020  Long Branch, NJ Feb. 23-26 Pete & C  Pittsburgh, PA March 4–7 SXSW EDU Conference & Festival  Austin, TX March 24-26 Nonprofit...