Tag Archives: Teen Services

Outdoor Learning at the Library: It’s Only Natural – 1 LEU


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Want to create an additional avenue for early childhood learning at a currently unused outdoor space? Join Kokomo-Howard County Public Library as we go through the process creating one, from the idea state to ground-breaking and from the ribbon-cutting to programming.

Date Recorded: 3/15/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Trina Evans and Susan Bednarz / Kokomo-Howard County Public Library


Tips & Tricks for Hosting Large Scale Community Driven Events – 1 LEU


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Often our best resources are those in the very communities we serve.  Whether you’re hosting an author visit, a concert, or a taste event these ideas will help your event go smoothly while relying on affordable resources within your community.

Date Recorded: 11/17/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Michelle Merritt / Allen County Public Library


Certification Made Simple: Need to Know Info about Librarian Certification – 1 LEU


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Indiana State Library’s Certification Program Director and Legal Consultant, Cheri Harris, will answer the questions she gets most often about becoming certified, staying certified, surviving a random audit, and accumulating LEUs. If you are a library administrator responsible for staff certification or if you’ve wondered about these questions, this webinar is for you:

  • Who needs to be certified and when?
  • Why the wait for a first temporary permit?
  • Do I need to send a new transcript with each application? Do you take electronic transcripts?
  • Should I get a 5-year certificate or a temporary?
  • Do I need 10 or 20 TLEUs? How can I be sure?
  • Are there different requirements for upgrades vs. renewals?
  • Who can renew on-line?

Date Recorded: 12/20/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Cheri Harris / Indiana State Library

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Collaborative Summer Library Program 2018: Teen/Adult – 1 LEU


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Get started planning your 2018 Summer Library Program from the comfort of your library by attending this Collaborative Summer Library Program 2018 “Libraries Rock!” themed webinar.  You will be introduced to the theme, the artwork, and the manual for teens and adults based on the CSLP 2018 theme, “Libraries Rock!”

Date Recorded: 1/10/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Beth Yates / Indiana State Library


Wix Wizardry: Free Websites in a Flash – 1 TLEU


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Attendees will learn what Wix.com has to offer as a free, drag-and-drop website building tool.  They will become familiar with the basics of using the Wix Editor to customize templates and add elements like images, text, pages, menus, and apps.

Date Recorded: 10/25/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Alexander Hampton / Central Library, Indianapolis Public Library


TeachingBooks – INSPIRE – 1 TLEU * Each *

 

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TeachingBooks has provided the Indiana State Library with several recorded webinars to share with Indiana libraries. The recordings are linked below. Each webinar is worth 1 TLEU apiece.


 

2018

TeachingBooks.net:  Summer Reading Support, This webinar will provide an overview on how to use TeachingBooks, as well as tools and resources to help streamline your promotion of summer reading programs. Booklists tied to CSLP and other reading programs and well as sharing tools to connect with families will simplify your summer reading program prep.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource!

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 1/16/18
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Kym Davick  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link: TeachingBooks.net:  Summer Reading Support – 1 TLEU


TeachingBooks.net:  Supporting Book Clubs, After a brief overview on how to use TeachingBooks, discover tools to locate and share author and book specific resources that will enliven book club discussions. Discussion guides, annotations and interviews will deepen insights and support book club member reflection and appreciation.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource!

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 3/13/18
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Kym Davick  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link:  TeachingBooks.net:  Supporting Book Clubs – 1 TLEU


2017

Train the Trainer, After a brief overview on how to use TeachingBooks in the classroom, we move into a “train the trainer” portion that will equip educators with the tools and strategies needed to facilitate staff development on TeachingBooks.net for colleagues.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource! 

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 9/7/17 & 9/12/17
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Val Edwards  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link: Train the Trainer- 1 TLEU


Literacy Across the Curriculum This webinar will provide an overview on how to use TeachingBooks in the classroom, as well as ways to enhance instruction, engage learners, and stimulate thinking with ready-to-use digital resources for content-specific titles. Strengthen cross curricular literacy initiatives using instructional examples that explore strategies to supplement your current lessons.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource!

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 10/12/17
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Kym Davick  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link: Literacy Across the Curriculum – 1 TLEU


Support for Homeschoolers Join us for an overview on how to use TeachingBooks in the classroom, as well as ways to share engaging author resources along with lesson plans and discussion guides to support your homeschooling families. Explore content-specific booklists and resources to assist with lesson design.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource!

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 10/31/17
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Kym Davick  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link: Support for Homeschoolers – 1 TLEU


 

Register for upcoming INSPIRE webinars.

Register for the Webinar-of-the-Month series.  Each month highlights ways the resources at TeachingBooks.net promote literacy and bring books to life!

Professionalism in the Workplace – 1 LEU


Professionalism doesn’t always mean what position you hold at a library. It can also mean how you show honesty and responsibility in any position you hold. This presentation will discuss topics such as dress codes, appropriate workplace language and conversations, diversity, and electronic communication issues. Small group exercises are also included.

Date Recorded: 12/19/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Kimberly Brown-Harden / Indiana State Library


School & Public Library Partnerships: Getting Public Library Access to Students – 1 LEU


image showing text the smartest card get it use it at your libraryGetting public library cards into the hands of all students can be a challenge.  Find out how two libraries worked with their local schools to do just that during this webinar.  First the Jasper County Public Library will share how they began providing Digital Access Cards to their middle and high schools, then Hamilton East Public Library will detail how they began allowing students to use their student ID as their library card number.  Both libraries have significantly increased students’ access to their collections by working directly with school librarians and administrators.

Date Recorded: 12/5/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters: Patty Stringfellow, Rebecca Amalong/ Jasper County Public Library  and Julie Walstra / Kankakee Valley High School and Lori Holewinski, Molly Mrozowski, Anna Sayres / Hamilton East Public Library and Terri Zabonick / Fall Creek Intermediate School


School and Library Partnerships: Easy Ideas and Best Practices – 1 LEU


Hancock County Public Library Children’s Librarian Bambi Pea acts as a liaison between HCPL and the district’s schools.  In this webinar, she’ll share successful ideas for school collaborations and visits, offer advice on how to initiate and maintain relationships with teachers and administrators, and provide insight into making it work from a public library’s perspective.

Date Recorded: 10/24/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Bambi  Pea / Hancock County Public Library Children’s Librarian


School and Public Library Partnerships: the Scoop from a School Librarian – 1 LEU


toy school bus and booksJoin us a Robyn Young, Avon High School Librarian and ILF Past-President 2017, shares the scoop on what school librarians do as well as the challenges they face.  She’ll offer suggestions for public librarians approaching school media specialists with partnership ideas, discuss the types of partnerships schools are most receptive to, and share information about successful public library partnerships in which she has participated.

Date Recorded: 9/28/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Robin Young / Avon High School  Librarian and ILF Past-President 2017