Nothing Ever Happens Until it Does: Disaster Prevention, Response, and Recovery (Free webinar)

Nothing Ever Happens Until it Does: Disaster Prevention, Response, and Recovery (Free webinar)

This is a free webinar from the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).

  • Speaker: David Walls, Preservation Librarian, U.S. Government Publishing Office
  • Learning outcomes: While natural disasters can damage or destroy library collections, the collection space and the building that contains it may be a greater threat. This webinar will discuss how to assess risks to collections housed within the built environment, how to develop a basic plan to monitor those risks, and how to respond to and recover from small-scale disasters.
  • Expected level of knowledge for participants: No prerequisite knowledge required

For details and to register, visit

Thursday, June 1, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Online - at your computer
Other Webinar

To register for a DLD workshop or webinar, you must be a current staff member, Friend, or Board Member/Trustee of a library in CT. If you are an unemployed librarian in CT, please contact Steve Cauffman (  or 860-704-2223) to register.

Cancellation Policy

If you cannot attend a workshop you have registered for, please remember to cancel at least 3 days in advance so we can give your spot to someone else. You can cancel via the link in your confirmation email, or by contacting Steve Cauffman | (860) 704-2223.

Those who miss (without cancelling) 3 events within a 6-month period will be placed on the waiting list when registering for future events. Be sure to sign in when you arrive for any workshop.

Inclement Weather Policy

For all in-person workshops offered by the CT State Library, Division of Library Development:

If the public schools in the town where the workshop is to be held close due to weather, the workshop will be canceled. If the schools have a delay, the workshop will go on as scheduled.

For the most up-to-date information, call us at 860-704-2200.

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Continuing Education workshops and the professional development collection are funded in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Connecticut State Library.