There are some great webinars and workshops being offered this month. For more information and to register, visit the statewide CE calendar at https://maine-msl.libcal.com/calendar?cid=10791<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmaine-msl.libcal.com%2Fcalendar%3Fcid%3D10791&data=05%7C01%7CElaine.M.Bissonnette%40maine.gov%7C3658c0f4f78844aaab7108da5aa375d8%7C413fa8ab207d4b629bcdea1a8f2f864e%7C0%7C0%7C637921955660926706%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=CZuSE6Np1rysHPyCZStb%2B9wAA4DU%2FnelM0%2BAkKgS1Po%3D&reserved=0>.

Remember, even if you can't make the scheduled webinar time, register anyway so you'll get the link to the recording.

ONLINE CONFERENCES
July 7-8 (12-4 pm)
Zines & Libraries Conference (ZineLibraries.info)
The Zine & Libraries Conference is a two-day virtual conference that will gather together librarians, zine artists and educators to learn about all things zines! Presenters will go over zine history, cataloging, starting a collection as well as provide tools, resources and tips on how to successfully integrate zines into libraries and instruction. For more information and to register, visit: https://www.zinelibraries.info/events/zines-librarians-conference-2022/<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.zinelibraries.info%2Fevents%2Fzines-librarians-conference-2022%2F&data=05%7C01%7CElaine.M.Bissonnette%40maine.gov%7C3658c0f4f78844aaab7108da5aa375d8%7C413fa8ab207d4b629bcdea1a8f2f864e%7C0%7C0%7C637921955660926706%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=vmkFOZ3rFCVdg4xz%2FKkfTHNuv4j%2FnF%2BJMLBOOitbC8c%3D&reserved=0>

July 12-13 (10-2 pm)
Where Intellectual Freedom and Social Justice Meet: A Call to Action (Freedom to Read Foundation)
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) invites all library workers, educators, authors, journalists, publishers, social justice workers and First Amendment advocates to attend and participate in its free virtual symposium. The agenda for day one will focus on exploring the core values  of Intellectual Freedom and Social Justice and how to find the balance between them. Day two will focus on empowering participants to take action. Panelists will draw on their knowledge and experience to offer strategies for community change, building consensus, developing strong policies, and building coalitions and public outreach. For more information and to register, visit: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1v5gWww8XfmSWia7YJWTjF8unVsPLZNpz-2yLaIRhVN4/viewform?edit_requested=true<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.google.com%2Fforms%2Fd%2F1v5gWww8XfmSWia7YJWTjF8unVsPLZNpz-2yLaIRhVN4%2Fviewform%3Fedit_requested%3Dtrue&data=05%7C01%7CElaine.M.Bissonnette%40maine.gov%7C3658c0f4f78844aaab7108da5aa375d8%7C413fa8ab207d4b629bcdea1a8f2f864e%7C0%7C0%7C637921955660926706%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=PsRBdPTzlKe6%2FqCpD4n7ksP%2BLIPVXAOsJVChJR%2Fi7kI%3D&reserved=0>

July 14 (8-3 pm)
SLJ Picture Book Palooza
Join us July 14 for our second annual SLJ Picture Book Palooza, an all-day, free virtual celebration of authors and artists dedicated to the visual dance and extraordinary craft of picture books! Come for a day packed with keynotes, author panels, and illustrator spotlights with visionary creators. Visit the exhibit hall, chat with authors and publishing teams, download digital galleys, and be prepared to be inspired as you build your collection. For more information and to register, visit: https://www.slj.com/event/picture-book-palooza-2022<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.slj.com%2Fevent%2Fpicture-book-palooza-2022&data=05%7C01%7CElaine.M.Bissonnette%40maine.gov%7C3658c0f4f78844aaab7108da5aa375d8%7C413fa8ab207d4b629bcdea1a8f2f864e%7C0%7C0%7C637921955660926706%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=R0kP2Thqbsan3TAtQl55qcioqhnWW7O4IrY2%2B%2BHAakk%3D&reserved=0>

July 14 (1-4 pm)
Urban Librarianship: Embracing Challenges and Opportunities through Innovation, Leadership, and Best Practices (Library 2.022)
Urban librarianship increasingly encompasses having to address many of society's challenges through the people we serve. This situates Urban libraries in the epicenter of the communities they serve and also presents new opportunities to impact them at even greater levels. As always, we are up to the challenge. This Library 2.0 mini-conference is a chance to share and to learn the ideas, innovations, tools, and techniques that will help all library leaders in their work with people and their communities. For more information and to register, visit: https://tinyurl.com/pc7sp5pc<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Ftinyurl.com%2Fpc7sp5pc&data=05%7C01%7CElaine.M.Bissonnette%40maine.gov%7C3658c0f4f78844aaab7108da5aa375d8%7C413fa8ab207d4b629bcdea1a8f2f864e%7C0%7C0%7C637921955660926706%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=4OZ%2BgoaAHrO21nGgfuXS6ecx0Vt9Ju3WtSdAYz88q7I%3D&reserved=0>

July 21 (9-1:45 pm)
Training Industry Leader Talk: Coaching and Mentoring (Training Industry)
Coaching and mentorship are increasingly popular methods for supporting the learner experience, from onboarding to upskilling to leadership development. Yet they present their own set of new challenges like measuring effectiveness, delivering these programs to a dispersed workforce and ensuring the unique needs of individual employees are met. Developing informal training programs in your organization, like coaching and mentoring, begins with gaining a deeper understanding of employees' professional development goals. For more information and to register, visit: https://bit.ly/3QSUz4q<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2F3QSUz4q&data=05%7C01%7CElaine.M.Bissonnette%40maine.gov%7C3658c0f4f78844aaab7108da5aa375d8%7C413fa8ab207d4b629bcdea1a8f2f864e%7C0%7C0%7C637921955660926706%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=pzOedlkaBqh136%2B1Wo0ye%2B6YyRppVGJ3E%2F6GdJavZK8%3D&reserved=0>

July 27-28
2022 Smithsonian National Education Summit (Smithsonian Institution)
Knowledge begins with wonder! Join us online or in person for the free, two-day Smithsonian National Education Summit! This year's theme is: "Together We Thrive: Creating Our Shared Future through Education," acknowledging that given the right conditions and resources, all children can thrive. Participants will also have the opportunity to hear about key issues and engaging learning strategies from experts from the Smithsonian and our collaborators at PBS Learning Media, Harvard's Project Zero, the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), the Library of Congress, the U.S. Department of Education, and many more. For more information and to register, visit: https://events.bizzabo.com/409170/home<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fevents.bizzabo.com%2F409170%2Fhome&data=05%7C01%7CElaine.M.Bissonnette%40maine.gov%7C3658c0f4f78844aaab7108da5aa375d8%7C413fa8ab207d4b629bcdea1a8f2f864e%7C0%7C0%7C637921955660926706%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=qkeR57uldeIs13C1RTdanoQ9l0wSn8VFrsipEegsL5A%3D&reserved=0>

AT YOUR LEISURE - Pre-recorded webinars to view at your convenience
Grant Writing for Every Occasion (Wyoming SHRAB) Want to develop your grant proposal writing skills? Or are you just beginning to explore the world of landing grants? Grant writing is no secret- it's a learned skill. This workshop will help you master the logic and preparation needed for success. Learn tips, tricks, and pitfalls of grant writing, plus where to find help. We'll discuss the elements of a proposal and how to develop, prepare, and present a compelling case that will make funders sit up and take notice.
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Creating a Community of Readers: Academic Librarians Promoting Reading on Campus (iSchool @ UW-Madison)
How can academic librarians help the campus community build awareness of our leisure reading collections and connect to other readers on campus? Two academic librarians will share our successful programming strategies on a difficulty spectrum from easy to ambitious. Our past programs include silent reading parties, pop-up libraries, online book talks from campus community members, a Nerd Nite focused on books and reading, partnerships with public libraries and campus organizations, a community-wide reading program, and more! Attendees from all types of libraries will be able to adapt our approaches for their own contexts. Visit: https://mediaspace.wisc.edu/media/Creating+a+Community+of+ReadersA+Academic+Librarians+Promoting+Reading+on+Campus%2C+April+23%2C+2019/0_chx8esg3<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmediaspace.wisc.edu%2Fmedia%2FCreating%2Ba%2BCommunity%2Bof%2BReadersA%2BAcademic%2BLibrarians%2BPromoting%2BReading%2Bon%2BCampus%252C%2BApril%2B23%252C%2B2019%2F0_chx8esg3&data=05%7C01%7CElaine.M.Bissonnette%40maine.gov%7C3658c0f4f78844aaab7108da5aa375d8%7C413fa8ab207d4b629bcdea1a8f2f864e%7C0%7C0%7C637921955660926706%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=hj1v2qHu6Gd5ORAF7LMyoxqSlOkWZHBXX0Zy1OiTaek%3D&reserved=0>

Free Tools for Working with Social Media (Infopeople)
Do you spend a good part of your job working with social media? If so, then you already know how time-intensive content creation and management of social platforms can be. Fortunately, the web is filled with free tools vying for your attention. In this webinar you will learn about some online gems that you can use to improve your workflow, create new content, or share with your friends and colleagues. Presenter Laura Solomon will cover a plethora of online tools that you probably haven't heard of but will be glad that you have. Visit: https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?id=887&reset=1<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Finfopeople.org%2Fcivicrm%2Fevent%2Finfo%3Fid%3D887%26reset%3D1&data=05%7C01%7CElaine.M.Bissonnette%40maine.gov%7C3658c0f4f78844aaab7108da5aa375d8%7C413fa8ab207d4b629bcdea1a8f2f864e%7C0%7C0%7C637921955660926706%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=jENtRdEuAeUF0kJolTPaG7OI6ChqWVli3VZj2nMnLc4%3D&reserved=0>

Public Libraries and Public Health: Partners for Community Health (WebJunction)
Libraries are community hubs, including for health information and programming. As community health needs shift and grow, libraries are looking to support topics like consumer health literacy, healthy aging, mental health, food and nutrition, access to healthcare via telehealth, physical activity, and overcoming technological barriers to accessing health information. At the same time, the public health sector is learning that libraries are valuable partners in advancing local health priorities. Join this webinar for an introduction to public health, and hear how public health practitioners and library staff are partnering for success. Learn how to build library staff confidence in providing health information, assess community health needs, and build community partnerships that magnify the role public libraries play as key contributors to community health. Visit: https://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/public-libraries-and-public-health-partners.html<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.webjunction.org%2Fevents%2Fwebjunction%2Fpublic-libraries-and-public-health-partners.html&data=05%7C01%7CElaine.M.Bissonnette%40maine.gov%7C3658c0f4f78844aaab7108da5aa375d8%7C413fa8ab207d4b629bcdea1a8f2f864e%7C0%7C0%7C637921955660926706%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=9woxbCuaKczlnThHM4eAWQY0sbH5L9XVgbq5iUnuo5Y%3D&reserved=0>

Trauma-Informed Librarianship: Building Communities of Care (Network of the National Library of Medicine)
Trauma-informed librarianship (TIL) is a vital practice that invites us to be intentional and deliberate about creating cultural shifts in how we approach our work to move towards healing, for our patrons, for each other, and for ourselves. This webinar will introduce participants to what trauma is and how it impacts both individuals and communities; the principles and goals of trauma-informed librarianship; how we can apply this lens to library services in actionable ways to better support survivors in our libraries, whether they are patrons or colleagues; and how we can take care of ourselves too, through 10 concrete self-care strategies. Visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmK_NTtLWrs<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DdmK_NTtLWrs&data=05%7C01%7CElaine.M.Bissonnette%40maine.gov%7C3658c0f4f78844aaab7108da5aa375d8%7C413fa8ab207d4b629bcdea1a8f2f864e%7C0%7C0%7C637921955660926706%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=zczj3d5Op2WUghlfaPuunqt9opgmY46x32z3bHffUeM%3D&reserved=0>

BOARDS
July 21: Board Engagement (Propel Nonprofits)

CAREERS
July 12: Using a Technology Skill Map to Plan Your Marketing, Fundraising, or Communications Career Journey (TechImpact)
July 27: What's Up Wednesday - Retirement on the Horizon? a Public Library Director's Primer (Indiana State Library)

CHILDREN & TEENS
July 19: Creating a Sense of Home and Community Through Food Stories (Mackin)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT
July 12: Get Down with Graphic Novels!: Graphic Novel Book Buzz Part 1 (Booklist)
July 13: MacKids School & Library Fall 2022 Preview Event (Booklist)
July 14: Weed 'Em and Reap: Getting Your Collection from Awful to Awesome (WebJunction)
July 21: Be Prepared! The GNCRT Guide to Addressing Comic Book Bans, Censorship, and Challenges (Booklist)
July 26: Critical Thinking in the Age of Fake News (Library Journal/SirsiDynix)

COMMUNICATION
July 14: Beyond the Logo: Building Brand Identity (Bloomerang)
July 21: Tools Every Nonprofit Needs to Simplify Their Life (Firespring)
July 26: How to Use Linkedin, Marketing Collateral, and Messaging Templates to Expand Your Network (CharityHowTo)
July 26: Marketing Across the Customer Journey (Wyoming SBDC)
July 27: Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection (Network of the National Library of Medicine)

DIGITAL RESOURCES
July 14: There's a Week for That: Exploring Federal Government Resources for Diverse Weekly Celebrations (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 19: Next Gen Finding Aid Website, the Bureau of Indian Affairs Photograph Finding Aid (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 26: Critical Thinking in the Age of Fake News (Library Journal/SirsiDynix)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE
July 28: Lunch & Learn: Leadership Development Series (Niche Academy)

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSION
July 6: More than Lip Service - Making Diversity, Equity and Inclusion a Reality at Your Org (GovLoop)
July 13: Cultivating Protective Libraries: An Introduction to Public Library Social Work (Network of the National Library of Medicine)
July 20: Why Are We Still Having Hard Conversations? (North Carolina Library Association)
July 28: CSL in Session: Managing Implicit Bias in Your Library (Colorado State Library)

FUNDRAISING
July 14: Cut Costs and Get Creative with Nonprofit Appeals (Firespring)
July 21: Tools Every Nonprofit Needs to Simplify Their Life (Firespring)
July 26: How to Use Linkedin, Marketing Collateral, and Messaging Templates to Expand Your Network (CharityHowTo)
July 28: Sponsors: How to Find Them & Create a Win-Win (Productive Fundraising)

LEGAL
July 7: Your Nonprofit's Online Presence: Legal Risks and Protections for Websites and Social Media (Nonprofit Learning Lab)
July 21: Be Prepared! The GNCRT Guide to Addressing Comic Book Bans, Censorship, and Challenges (Booklist)
July 22: ACRL Presents: Ethical Engagement in Learning Analytics: Lessons Learned by Campus Colleagues (Association of College and Research Libraries)

LIBRARY SPACES
July 13: Cultivating Protective Libraries: An Introduction to Public Library Social Work (Network of the National Library of Medicine)

MANAGEMENT
July 6: More than Lip Service - Making Diversity, Equity and Inclusion a Reality at Your Org (GovLoop)
July 11: Becoming a Nonprofit Thought Leader (Nonprofit Learning Lab)
July 19: Dealing with Difficult Behaviors-in Person and Online (Training Magazine Network)
July 20: Sustainable Thinking for the Future of Libraries (Niche Academy)
July 25: 5 Signs of a Toxic Work Environment and How to Fix it (GovLoop)
July 27: The Post-Pandemic Library: Managing Issues Now That They are Our Daily Routine (Niche Academy)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS
July 5: First Tuesdays:  Introducing the New Libraries and Veterans National Forum (Washington State Library)
July 7: Engaging Adults with Low Literacy Levels (WebJunction)
July 13: Cultivating Protective Libraries: An Introduction to Public Library Social Work (Network of the National Library of Medicine)
July 26: Marketing Across the Customer Journey (Wyoming SBDC)
July 27: Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection (Network of the National Library of Medicine)

PROGRAMMING
July 5: First Tuesdays:  Introducing the New Libraries and Veterans National Forum (Washington State Library)
July 6: NCompass Live: Bring Free Tech Programs to Older Nebraskans (Nebraska Library Commission)
July 20: Digital Citizenship in Libraries All Year: Planning for the School Year (edWeb)

READERS' ADVISORY
July 12: Get Down with Graphic Novels!: Graphic Novel Book Buzz Part 1 (Booklist)
July 13: MacKids School & Library Fall 2022 Preview Event (Booklist)
July 19: Creating a Sense of Home and Community Through Food Stories (Mackin)

REFERENCE
July 12: Your Community by the Numbers: Data for Community Development (US Census Bureau)
July 19: Next Gen Finding Aid Website, the Bureau of Indian Affairs Photograph Finding Aid (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 20: Introduction to American Community Survey Group Quarters Data (US Census Bureau)
July 22: ACRL Presents: Ethical Engagement in Learning Analytics: Lessons Learned by Campus Colleagues (Association of College and Research Libraries)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
July 7: Google Slides Tips & Tricks (TeachersFirst)
July 12: Get Down with Graphic Novels!: Graphic Novel Book Buzz Part 1 (Booklist)
July 13: Designing Student-Centered Research Guides (Niche Academy)
July 13: MacKids School & Library Fall 2022 Preview Event (Booklist)
July 13: Fostering Accountability: Media Literacy in the Classroom (TeachersFirst)
July 14: There's a Week for That: Exploring Federal Government Resources for Diverse Weekly Celebrations (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 14: Weed 'Em and Reap: Getting Your Collection from Awful to Awesome (WebJunction)
July 19: Creating a Sense of Home and Community Through Food Stories (Mackin)
July 20: Digital Citizenship in Libraries All Year: Planning for the School Year (edWeb)
July 21: Be Prepared! The GNCRT Guide to Addressing Comic Book Bans, Censorship, and Challenges (Booklist)

TECHNOLOGY
July 6: NCompass Live: Bring Free Tech Programs to Older Nebraskans (Nebraska Library Commission)
July 12: Using a Technology Skill Map to Plan Your Marketing, Fundraising, or Communications Career Journey (TechImpact)
July 27: NCompass Live: Pretty Sweet Tech: CES 2022 and Libraries (Nebraska Library Commission)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION
July 7: Google Slides Tips & Tricks (TeachersFirst)
July 13: Designing Student-Centered Research Guides (Niche Academy)
July 19: Dealing with Difficult Behaviors-in Person and Online (Training Magazine Network)
July 20: Cheat Sheets Made Easy: Creating Job Aids for Employee Training (Wyoming SBDC)
July 27: Virtually There:Learning Myths and Popular Promises (InSyncTraining)

VOLUNTEERS
July 12: Understanding Soft Risk in Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)


Elaine Bissonnette
Maine State Library