The Federal Trade Commission: Helping You Empower Patrons (Free webinar)

The Federal Trade Commission: Helping You Empower Patrons (Free webinar)

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

  • Speaker: Carol Kando-Pineda, Attorney, FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, Project Manager for outreach to public libraries
  • Learning outcomes: This presentation will cover FTC’s materials to help consumers manage their money, make wise buys, recover from identity theft, and avoid scams. FTC produces plain-language, actionable tips in print publications, interactive websites, videos, and on social media, designed for various audiences. The tips and tools can help you help your patrons on a variety of consumer issues.  
  • Expected level of knowledge for participants: No prerequisite knowledge required

For details and to register, visit

Thursday, August 16, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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.