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Youth Services Update: January 2022

Upcoming Opportunities NATIVE KNOWLEDGE 360°  TEACHER WORKSHOP SERIES January 20 – March 3, 2022 During this three-part online workshop series from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, teachers will be introduced to the intersection of Indigenous women artists and activism. Native artists will explore art from the museum’s collections and contemporary children’s books…

Free CE and Training this week – Jan. 3 – 8

Weekly listing sourced primarily from Wyoming State Library Training Calendar with free training online, and free Texas workshops, updated as new events are added. See what’s happening on the CE calendar. Confirm the date and time when you register, or follow links for archive information. Events listed in Central Time. Tuesday, Jan. 4 (3:30-4:30 p.m.)Social Media 102 (Firespring) So you’ve finally…

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Youth Services Update: December 2021

Upcoming Opportunities LETTERS ABOUT LITERATURE DEADLINE: DECEMBER 17, 2021, 5:00 PM (CENTRAL) Letters About Literature is a reading and writing contest for 4th-12th graders under the direction of the Texas Center for the Book at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Participants select a book, book series, essay, play, poem, short story, or speech…

Free training: Basics of Archives

The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is pleased to offer an educational opportunity free of charge to individuals working with historical collections and who lack a background or formal training in archives. Through funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), THRAB has partnered with the American Association of State and Local…

Apply for Free Library Privacy Crash Courses

Library Freedom Project (LFP) is now seeking applicants for our new Crash Courses program. LFP’s Crash Courses are free, two-month online training programs for library workers who want to learn practical ways to defend privacy in their libraries.  Library workers can apply for two Crash Courses: Systems and Policies (will run May – June 2021)…