Category Archives: Populations

Geri-Fit at the Library: A Look at Evidence-Based Fitness Programming in Libraries (1 LEU)

Learn how libraries can partner with local and state funding sources to bring evidence-based fitness programs, fall prevention courses, and chronic disease-management classes to their libraries. The focus will be on older adult programming. Hear from other Indiana libraries about their success stories and expansion efforts into offering community education classes for this special segment of the population.

Date Recorded: 04/10/24

Format:  Archived YouTube Video

Presenter:  Fran Fisher, CEO of Geri-Fit Company, LLC

Indiana Educational Scholarship Accounts – 1 LEU

Indiana Educational Scholarship Accounts – How INESA helps hundreds of Hoosier families fund a unique education for their child with intellectual disabilities. Sam Gilmore and PJ Vaught, representing the Treasurer of the State’s office, share information about how to enroll your child and where to find a list of ESA providers.

Date Recorded: 03/28/24

Format:  Archived YouTube Video

Presenters: Sam Gilmore and PJ Vaught, Treasurer of the State’s Office

Resources: INESA 2024_2025 Presentation

 

Wow! Workone Can Help You! – 1 LEU

image of workone logo start here go anywhere american job center indianaThis session covers the employment services that WorkOne provides.  From Career Counseling to Job Referrals to Hiring Events to Workshops to Training Assistance, WorkOne has much to offer. After this workshop, attendees will understand the value and accessibility of WorkOne services.

Date Recorded: 3/26/2024

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Bryann H. Gibson, Sr. Outreach and WorkOne System Liaison / WorkOne

 

Talking Book and Braille Library: Helping the Visual, Physical and Reading Disabled Hoosier – 1 LEU

In this webinar, you will learn about the talking book library. Who they are, what they do, who they serve, and the programs and services they provide.

Date Recorded: 2/28/2024

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Abby Chumin, librarian at the Talking Book and Braille Library / Indiana State Library

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Dementia Friendly Community Collaborations: Thrive Alliance and Bartholomew County Public Library – 1 LEU

image of brain with missing piece and elderly man with a caneOver the last decade many areas in the state of Indiana have paid increasing attention to individuals living with dementia, primarily due to the rapid growth of the elderly population. Thrive Alliance and Bartholomew County Public Library have formed a partnership to work with individuals that are experiencing memory issues. This partnership has included working with music, delivering educational programs to the community at large and to the staff at the library, circulating kits targeting this population, and many more services. Come learn about how Thrive Alliance and Bartholomew Public Library evaluated and implemented these services.

Date Recorded: 1/11/2023

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters:  Sue Lamborn / Thrive Alliance and Sandy Allman / Bartholomew County Public Library

 

Digital Inclusion Series: Implementing Digital Tools – 1 LEU

An introduction to how to assist patrons in the application of digital resources. Emma will be discussing the Affordable Connectivity Program and ways to assist digital skills development.

Presenter: Emma Woods, Digital Inclusion Fellow / Indiana State Library

Date Recorded: 07/12/2023

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Emma is an Americorps member serving through the American Connection Corps program run by the Purdue Center for Regional Development and Lead for America. In her previous role, she served the Uplands region of Indiana in developing county and regional-level digital inclusion plans.

 

Digital Inclusion Series: Digital Resources – 1 LEU

Building on the ideas presented in the Digital Inclusion 101 webinar, this webinar will further detail the resources available to bridge the digital equity gap.

Presenter: Emma Woods, Digital Inclusion Fellow / Indiana State Library

Emma is an Americorps member serving through the American Connection Corps program run by the Purdue Center for Regional Development and Lead for America. In her previous role, she served the Uplands region of Indiana in developing county and regional-level digital inclusion plans.

Date Recorded: 06/14/2023

Format: Archived YouTube Video

 

 

Digital Inclusion Series: Digital Inclusion 101 – 1 LEU

An introduction to how to assist patrons in the application of digital resources. Emma will be discussing the Affordable Connectivity Program and ways to assist digital skills development.

Presenter: Emma Woods, Digital Inclusion Fellow / Indiana State Library

Emma is an Americorps member serving through the American Connection Corps program run by the Purdue Center for Regional Development and Lead for America. In her previous role, she served the Uplands region of Indiana in developing county and regional-level digital inclusion plans.

Date Recorded: 5/31/2023

Format: Archived YouTube Video

IN211 and Libraries – 1 LEU

Indiana 211 logo2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps Hoosiers across Indiana find the resources they need. Dial 2-1-1 to speak to a community navigator. 2-1-1 is available 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Date Recorded:  03/16/2022

Format:  Archived YouTube Video

Presenters: Presenters: Lizzy McGrevy, Domestic Violence Outreach Specialist, Indiana 211 Partnership Inc, and Seth Pennington, Program Director, FSSA.

This webinar is eligible for Library Education Units for Indiana Librarians. The following policy applies: Any time a staff member views an online event (or a library purchases a site license for an online event) by any of the Training Providers Approved by ISL for LEUs, the library’s designee in an administrative or Human Resources role shall create and award LEU certificates in-house.

 

 

Come As You Are: Getting Started with EDI Committees in Your Library – 1 LEU

artistic collage of diverse human headsEquity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committees are a great first step towards strategically ensuring that those facing barriers to library services in our communities are given access and opportunities.  During this webinar, three different libraries will share their experiences with starting, maintaining, and moving forward with EDI committees.  They’ll share what inspired them to begin, how they formed the committee, where they are now, and how they hope to keep growing in the future.

Date Recorded: 3/15/22

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters: Shelby Couch and Robyn Bowers, Hussey-Mayfield Public Library / Angie Garrett, Amy Russell, and Ashley Meyers, Kokomo-Howard County Public Library / Whitney Woody and Keeley Waters, Johnson County Public Library

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