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Millennial Programming Roundtable

Millennial Programming Roundtable A Millennial can be defined as those born in 1981-1996. As we know, this age group can be hard to get into the Library. Let's reach them virtually! Le...
Date:
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Online - at your computer,
Categories:
CLC Events

How to Complete the 2020 Public Library Annual Report

Maria Bernier, State Data Coordinator, will provide an overview of the 2020 Public Library Annual Report: how to use the Excel form, changes to questions and form layout, what goes where, and some com...
Date:
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Categories:
DLD Online Webinar
Register! - 56 seats left

LSTA Grant Information Session

Do the LSTA Grant deadlines sneak up on you? Have you found that you did not have enough time to do an effective community needs assessment before the application is due? The solution is to start thin...
Date:
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Time:
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Categories:
DLD Online Webinar
Register! - 45 seats left

Transforming Teen Services: Connected Learning

Teens are notoriously hard to please, and even harder to keep focused, especially these days. While there may be no one-size-fits-all solution, hopefully we can share some tools and approaches to enga...
Date:
Friday, October 2, 2020
Time:
All Day Event
Location:
Online - at your computer,
Categories:
DLD Special Program
Register!

Small Libraries Roundtable

Virtual Meeting Please join us for our next meeting on Monday, October 5 as we discuss supporting homeschooling and distance learning. Please be prepared to have your cameras on if ...
Date:
Monday, October 5, 2020
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Online - at your computer,
Categories:
CLC Events

Closed - Columbus Day

Date:
Monday, October 12, 2020
Time:
All Day Event
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Holiday

Homework Help and School Outreach Grades K-5

We will use Explora and researchIT CT to review online resources available for classroom use. Magazines, newspapers, primary source documents and more will be discovered on multiple topics. We will ...
Date:
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Time:
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Categories:
DLD Online Webinar
Register! - 40 seats left

How to Complete the 2020 Public Library Annual Report

Maria Bernier, State Data Coordinator, will provide an overview of the 2020 Public Library Annual Report: how to use the Excel form, changes to questions and form layout, what goes where, and some com...
Date:
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Categories:
DLD Online Webinar
Register! - 75 seats left

Homework Help and School Outreach Grades 6-8

We will use Explora and researchIT CT to review online resources available for classroom use. Magazines, newspapers, primary source documents and more will be discovered on multiple topics. We will ...
Date:
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Time:
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Categories:
DLD Online Webinar
Register! - 40 seats left

What Patrons Really Want: Assessing Community Needs

Join DLD staff in this interactive zoom session and participate in some of the exercises that contribute to a powerful community needs assessment. This information session is designed to help libraria...
Date:
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Time:
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Categories:
DLD Online Webinar
Register!

MLSC Appointments

Starting June 1, the Middletown Library Service Center is open by appointment only.

Registration Eligibility

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
 stephen.cauffman@ct.gov | (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 Gail Hurley gail.hurley@ct.gov | (860) 704-2222.

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.