Mental Model Busting – September 29, 2016

Presenter: Cheryl Gould Date / Time: September 29, 2016; 9am – 4 pm Location: State Library of Arizona; Con Cronin Commons* 1700 W. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85007 This workshop can be targeted towards a specific change to help move beyond resistance to embracing the change. “The library is all about books.” “The customers don’t […]

Cultural Competency for Library Staff – August 25, 2016

When: August 25, 2016; 9am-4pm Where: ASU Hayden Library, Room 133 Presented by: Dale Savage, MA, ABD Linguistics and Anthropology, UT Austin Registration required: http://www.azlibrary.gov/events/1681 Libraries are increasingly embracing people from a multitude of different cultural, ethnic, and linguistic groups from around the world. Other professionals such as foreign service workers, medical professionals, military personnel, and […]

Creating an Autism Resource Center in Your Library: Putting the Puzzle Together

When: May 18, 2016; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Where: Scottsdale Civic Center Library – Auditorium Free registration: http://www.azlibrary.gov/events/1620 The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System (Columbus, Mississippi) has been successfully serving their Autistic Community along with individuals displaying a variety of other special needs for the past two years. Programming has included family nights, support group meetings, […]

“Tell the Teens” – A reader’s advisory, April 26, 2016, 1-4 pm

This MCLC CE signature event features author, Bill Konigsberg. He is the 2016 Stonewall Book Award recipient for young adult literature for his book, The Porcupine of Truth. Other book talkers include: Alyssa Black with Scottsdale Public Library, and Donna Boyce with the Maricopa County Library District. To register for this event, visit this page. Please share this announcement widely. […]

MCLC CE Committee Report 3/17/2016

Highlights include: What’s New in Young Adult Literature with Patti Tjomsland, Friday, March 25, 2016 & Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 9am-4pm. Registration is required. Counts for 6 contact hours in Services. Tell the Teens, a MCLC CE signature event on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1-4 pm Creating an Autism Resource Center in your Library with Erin Busby, […]

Highlights from 2015 Programs

MCLC-CE Academy: Core Library Skills Series Merchandising and Marketing your Library: This seminar covered how to develop eye-catching displays, how to bring authors in for guest appearances, how to implement digital signage on a shoe-string budget,  and other tips and tricks. The secrets of bookstore-style merchandising, social media marketing, and successful author visits was presented […]