Apply for 3-day Virtual Library-Focused Training Opportunity

You can apply now to participate in the upcoming Transformation for Libraries: The Futures School training program.

Through the continuation of an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant, the Connecticut State Library will be hosting various cohorts that you can join for a three day, hands-on, virtual training during 2022 and into 2023. Sarah Fuller, Senior Program Officer at IMLS, referred to the training program as “a game changer for librarians.”

“You have the opportunity to participate in this IMLS grant funded project. With tangible results and a repeatable framework, you’ll be on your way to developing a foresight mindset and skillset, ensuring you are primed for market-leading innovation, successful opportunity development, and revenue-generating futures intelligence. Ultimately, you will learn a strategic framework that enables you to continuously learn-unlearn-relearn to lead discussion and action in the transformation of libraries.”

  • Who Should Attend: Individual library staff from academic, public, school, and special libraries, regardless of geographic region
  • When: It’s a three day opportunity at various times in the upcoming year for cohorts based on geographic region, but you can join any of them. The Southwest one is happening this March. See full schedule
  • Where: These are online, via Zoom meetings
  • Cost: Free; funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services grant #RE-250063-OLS-21 in the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
  • How to Participate: Select which three day cohort works best for you and then submit an application form
  • Questions: Contact the CT State Library via their online contact form

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