Events

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Library Law Spotlight December: Playing Board Games-mitigating and managing Board conflict

12/18/2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET
  • Free
https://michigan-host.zoom.us/j/695216887
Conflict is a fact of life, but in a library, board conflict or board/director conflict can ripple through the institution and cause damage that can take years to repair. This webinar will discuss common causes of library conflict and present strategies to combat, mitigate and solve issues before they turn into library-wide, or community-wide problems.

Imagine Your Story: Ideas and Tips from the Library of Michigan's Youth Services Advisory Council

01/07/2020 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
https://michigan-host.zoom.us/j/623674230
Programming ideas and tips for CSLP's 2020 summer reading program will be shared from your peers in the field.

Starting a School Outreach Program from Scratch: What Worked, What Didn't, and Everything In Between

01/15/2020 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
https://michigan-host.zoom.us/j/509464774
A look at how a streamlined plan allows your library to engage with thousands of students a year. Specifically, learn how developing curriculum-based, grade specific programs help appeal to teachers and administrators, while still attracting students to participate.

Stepping Gently Outside of Your Comfort Zone! with Jenifer Strauss

01/21/2020 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
https://michigan-host.zoom.us/j/730830312
In this interactive webinar, Storyteller and Narrative Consultant, Jenifer Strauss will encourage you to step gently out of your comfort zone and create storytime programs with a new twist and some unique razz-a-ma-taz! Jen will be presenting innovative, "Out of the Box" ideas for storytime planning and model NEW use-right-away songs, stories and activities.

Parade of Elephants: Ready to Read Michigan 2020 with Jenifer Strauss

02/20/2020 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
https://michigan-host.zoom.us/j/500896718
Explore new ways to read aloud and engage your youngest patrons with the 2020 Ready to Read Michigan book, A Parade of Elephants by Kevin Henkes!

Beyond Storytime: The Care and Feeding of Teens at Your Library with Jenifer Strauss

03/24/2020 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
https://michigan-host.zoom.us/j/577981632
Don your hard hats and take a journey inside the teenage brain with former sixth grade teacher, Institute on Media and the Family speaker and Storyteller, Jenifer Strauss. Find out "why they act that way" and what it takes to really connect with tweens and teens at your library.

Loleta Fyan Small & Rural Libraries Conference EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

04/13/2020 12:00 PM - 04/15/2020 02:00 PM ET
  • $250.00  -  Non-Profit Vendor Registration
  • $350.00  -  Vendor Registration
  • $450.00  -  Non-Profit Vendor Registration - With Additional Booth
  • $550.00  -  Vendor Registration - With Additional Booth
Grand Traverse Resort
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd
Acme, MI 49610
The 2020 Library of Michigan event features keynote speakers and three days of breakout sessions at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, Michigan. The main exhibit space will be in the Governor’s Hall EF, in close proximity to the dining area and other event meeting rooms at the resort.

Library Law Spotlight-November: Graphic Mistakes: Copyright & Public Libraries' use of Images

11/27/2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET
  • Free
https://michigan-host.zoom.us/j/378699550
Discussion of Copyright do and don'ts with respect to the use of images on library promotional materials, social media and websites.

"Imagine Your Story!" and Virtual Reality Workshop

11/21/2019 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM ET
  • $30.00
Otsego County Library
2nd Floor Meeting Room
700 South Otsego Avenue
Gaylord, MI 49735
United States of America
Join Storyteller Will Stuck for a hands-on workshop for 2020's summer reading program, "Imagine Your Story." Virtual Reality equipment and experience will then be provided by Kevin McDonough of Northern Michigan University.

"Imagine Your Story!" and Virtual Reality Workshop

11/19/2019 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM ET
  • $30.00
Portage District Library
Lower Level Meeting Room
300 Library Lane
Portage, MI 49002
United States of America
Join Storyteller Will Stuck for a hands-on workshop for 2020's summer reading program, "Imagine Your Story." Virtual Reality equipment and experience will then be provided by Kevin McDonough of Northern Michigan University.

"Imagine Your Story!" and Virtual Reality Workshop

11/18/2019 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM ET
  • $30.00
Bloomfield Township Public Library
Community Room
1099 Lone Pine Road
Bloomfield Township, MI 48302
United States of America
Join Storyteller Will Stuck for a hands-on workshop for 2020's summer reading program, "Imagine Your Story." Virtual Reality equipment and experience will then be provided by Kevin McDonough of Northern Michigan University.

Library-Specific E-Rate Training

11/04/2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM ET
  • $25.00
Delta Township District Library
Community Room off lobby
5130 Davenport Dr
Lansing, MI 48917
This half day workshop will cover E-Rate for libraries as well as the exciting changes coming to schools and libraries as a result of the Michigan State Education Network (MiSEN), advice from a librarian-turned-consultant, and data about how different approaches to E-Rate & libraries work for other states.

Ploud Workshop at the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services in Lansing

10/21/2019 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM ET
  • $20.00
Midwest Collaborative for Library Services
Computer Lab
1407 Rensen St #1
Lansing, MI 48910
All-day, hands-on workshop specific to the Ploud website template solution for small and rural libraries. Provides practice and learning space for the beginner through intermediate staff person.

Ploud workshop at Cadillac Wexford Public Library

09/27/2019 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM ET
  • $20.00
Cadillac Wexford Public Library
Community room
411 South Lake St.
Cadillac, MI 49601
United States of America
All-day, hands-on workshop specific to the Ploud website template solution for small and rural libraries. Provides practice and learning space for the beginner through intermediate staff person.