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Free CE and Training This Week – March 18-22

2013 March 17
by Christina Manz

Here’s a weekly reminder of free training on the web. Confirm date and time when you pre-register, or follow the links for archive information. Webinars listed in Central Time. See the full monthly listing, and check the calendar to see what’s happening today.

Tuesday March 19, 2013
Signature Events for Small Libraries (WebJunction)
A webinar exploring signature fundraising events that help libraries raise funds and create friends. From “chocolate in the stacks” tastings to 5K runs to off-site literary dinner parties, small libraries are getting creative in offering signature events that raise funds and create friends. This webinar will be a “show and tell” of library fundraisers, with quick tips on how to get started in your community.
Time: 1-2:00 p.m.

Have No Fear, Poetry is Here! (Booklist)
Booklist teams up with the Poetry Foundation––publisher of Poetry magazine and an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture––to provide resources, ideas, and support for making the most of your library poetry collection. Please join Catherine Halley, the Poetry Foundation’s Director of Digital Programs, and the foundation’s library director, Katherine Litwin, for an insightful discussion of how audiences of all ages can enjoy poetry through programs, workshops, displays, and more.
Time: 1-2:00 p.m.

Editors’ Picks: Hot Summer Titles from HarperCollins, Macmillan, and Random House (LJ)
It’s almost spring, so why not find out what titles will be in demand this summer? And why not hear the news straight from the publisher’s mouth? Library Journal brings you its first Editors’ Picks webcast, modeled on the popular Editors’ Picks panel at Day of Dialog. Editors from sponsoring publishers HarperCollins, Macmillan, and Random will speak in-depth about their favorite books, which will be cramming your holds lists soon.
Time: 2-3:00 p.m.

Wednesday March 20, 2013
Financial Management for Texas Librarians: Internal Controls and Financial Statements (TSLAC)
Part 2 of 3-part series. This session will focus on financial statements for libraries and components of a good system of internal controls.  Discussion will include areas of high risk for libraries including cash collections and disbursements.
Time: 9-10:00 a.m.

How to Fail at Social Media – and How to Get it Right (Infopeople)
Description forthcoming on site.
Time: 2-3:00 p.m.

Thursday March 21, 2013
Spring Fling: Teen Book Buzz (SLJ)
From living Japanese ink drawings to the return of the nun assassins, these forthcoming spring releases are sure to appeal to every teen on your reading list. Get ahead of the curve and find out the latest and greatest hot reads for spring during SLJ’s Teen Book Buzz! Join Harlequin Teens, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, and Egmont as they present the books that will have every teen chatting at their lockers. You do not want to miss this exciting webcast!
Time: 2-3:00 p.m.

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