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Friday, April 9, 2021

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Continuing Education Highlights


WeCOPE: Connecting with our Positive Emotions

Tuesdays, April 13th - May 25th, 7:30 am - 8:15 am

WeCOPE is an interactive program that helps adults cope with life stress. WeCOPE has been shown to reduce stress and depression, increase positive affect, and improve health behaviors. 

Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows participants to take better care of themselves and others. 

This 7-week program meets via Zoom once a week for 45 minutes.

Register at:

County Educator Contacts:

Webinars in April (NEWI)

Please check the latest NEWI list of free webinars to find online continuing education opportunities you may attend from where you are, whether in the library or working from home.

Most sessions are 60 minutes long, and are provided – at no charge to you – by associations, agencies, companies, and library systems.

There’s a lot to choose from, so here’s a sample of topics that may be of interest to you.

Click here for the list of April webinars.

Upcoming CE, Deadlines & Celebrations

Items in red were just added since the prior newsletter.
Remember to visit the NEWI website for the latest CE opportunities.

Applications Due for ALSC's New Membership Funding for BIPOC
April 12

GIS Day Virtual 2021 Programs from UW-Milwaukee
April 12-16

Partnering through the Pandemic to Reach Patrons
April 13

Mental Health First Aid and Trauma-Informed Approaches for Libraries
April 13

Media Literacy for Adults: Media Engagement and Creation from Programming Librarian (ALA)
April 14

Next Chapter: Partnering with Local Jails to Decrease Recidivism from Niche Academy
April 14

Health Information Online:  Finding Information You Can Trust--Train the Trainer (Webinar)
April 14 PART ONE  Register here
April 15 PART TWO Register here

From Plexiglass to Physical Distancing: Library Spaces in 2021
April 15

REALM Project Webinar: Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines from WebJunction
April 15

Global Standard, Local Choices - the new RDA Toolkit from CORE (ALA)
April 20

Building News Literacy for Tweens and Teens
April 21

Diversifying Your Collection as a Small Library
April 22

WLA SSCS Paralibrarian of the Year Nominations Due
April 23

ARSL Preconference and Conference Session Proposals Due
April 27

Digital Backpack Workshops: Adapting to Student Needs
April 27

Smart Spaces are Community Places
April 27

Managing Digital Content Over Time: An Introduction to Digital Preservation (3-Session Course)
April 27, May 4, May 11

Nancy Drew 90th Anniversary Celebration
April 28

Reimagining School Partnership Programs during the Pandemic (PLA Webinar)
April 28

RA for All: Flip the Script and Think Like a Reader (Covid Edition)
April 29

WAAL Virtual Conference
April 29-30

Place your order at the CSLP Store
by May 1 (to receive by June 1)

2021 Ideas to Action Fund Application Period
May 3 - June 28

Training New Supervisors for Success: Don’t Start from Scratch
May 4

WAPL Annual Conference
May 4-7

Library Journal's Day of Dialog
Mary 6

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Grants (HCRR) - Applications Available
May 15

ARSL Roundtable: Topic TBD
May 20

Support Staff & Circulation Services One-Day Conference
May 27

Virtual Lake Superior Libraries Symposium 2021: Mapping Our Identity
June 11

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Grants (HCRR) - Applications Due
July 15

From Self-Care to Community Well-being through Design Thinking
June 17

Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World Mini conference from SJSU School of Information
June 17

2021 ARSL Conference
October 20-23
Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Grants (HCRR) - Project Start Date
June 1, 2022

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