Urban Libraries Professional Development Symposium POSTPONED

This event will be postponed to a later date. More information soon.

Based on findings from CSL’s Urban Library Task Force identifying specific areas of need for professional development for librarians serving urban communities, the Urban Libraries Professional Development Symposium was created.

Keynote: David Perez, MSW Library Social Worker, Social Work & Diversity Services Manager Long Branch Free Public Library, NJ. David Perez is the first social worker hired directly by a public library in the state of New Jersey.

Lunchtime Speaker: Bridget Fox, Chief Impact Officer & President, Stamford Cradle to Career United Way of Western Connecticut

Other presenters/panelists throughout the day.

Thursday, March 26, 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm
Hartford Public Library, 500 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103
Event Cancelled
Registration has closed.

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 Gail Hurley (gail.hurley@ct.gov or 860-704-2222) 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.