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Library Management Update: June 2024

Upcoming Opportunities These opportunities are available for free unless otherwise noted. Descriptions are provided by host organizations. My Friend the Library: Kids Promoting Libraries Through Art June 2024 Young readers in your community to join! To participate, kids create an original song, poem, rap, dance, or any creative art about the library. All video submissions are…

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Library Management Update: May 2024

Upcoming Opportunities These opportunities are available for free unless otherwise noted. Descriptions are provided by host organizations. Texas Public Library Continuing Education Survey Texas Public Library Continuing Education Survey The Continuing Education and Consulting team at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission would love to hear about the training topics that are most important…

Upcoming Webinar: Librarians as Leaders for Community Resiliency Collaborations

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission, in partnership with the Translational Health Research Center (THRC) at Texas State University, invites the library community to join us on May 15 for a webinar that will share results from a pilot project that positioned librarians in two rural Texas communities to lead their communities in resiliency…

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Library Management Update: April 2024

Upcoming Opportunities These opportunities are available for free unless otherwise noted. Descriptions are provided by host organizations. AI and Libraries II: More Applications, Implications, and Possibilities April 18, 2024 How has artificial intelligence impacted library services, resources, and work so far? How have libraries responded to these evolving technologies to better support their communities? It’s…

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EntreLib Pitch Perfect Workshop

If you’re preparing to enter in the 2024 Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference (EntreLib) Pitch Competition, or if you’re eager to learn the art of delivering a powerful pitch to secure funding for your business development, entrepreneurship, and economic development initiatives, watch the recording of EntreLib’s Pitch Perfect Workshop, and here are just a few takeaways…

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Let’s Bring Home the Prizes: 2024 Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference Pitch Competition

It’s that time again! Time to compete against libraries across the nation in a pitch competition to win a prize to launch or support your idea that will aid local entrepreneurs, small businesses, job creation, and economic development! Submissions for the pitch competition are open now! Mark your calendars with these important dates for the…

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Library Management Update: March 2024

Upcoming Opportunities These opportunities are available for free unless otherwise noted. Descriptions are provided by host organizations. 12 Months to Better Library Data (Webinar Series) Beginning March 2024 Are you interested in gaining knowledge and skills for data-informed decision-making, program improvement, planning, and advocacy? Do you want to learn how to use data to serve…

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Library Management Update: February 2024

Upcoming Opportunities These opportunities are available for free unless otherwise noted. Descriptions are provided by host organizations. Library of Congress Literacy Award February 19, 2024 The Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in the United States or abroad. The awards are intended to draw public…

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Texas Public Libraries: New Peer-Learning Trainings on Data Fluency and Summer Learning This Spring

Attention Texas public libraries: the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) invites you to participate in a new peer-learning program from March to July 2024. This program is designed to build public libraries’ capacity and skill to collect, analyze and communicate data, demonstrate the vital role of public libraries in using and analyzing data,…