04/25/2019 Helping Patrons With Legal Questions: Part 3: Federal Laws and Secondary Sources

  • With Michele Masias
  • When 04/25/2019 at 12:00p - 1:00p, Mountain Time

This is the third and final webinar in the Helping Patrons With Legal Questions series presented by the Colorado Association of Law Libraries and the Colorado State Library.

In this session, attendees will learn about researching federal laws and secondary sources. This will include an overview about federal laws and information about where to find federal statutes. The session will also provide attendees with a basic overview of the various types of secondary sources and why they are useful.

Part 1: Legal Research Basics

Part 2: Researching State and Local Laws

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05/07/2019 The 2 Generation Approach to Eliminating Poverty

  • With Beth Crist and Becki Loughlin
  • When 05/07/2019 at 12:00p - 1:00p, Mountain Time

What is the 2Gen approach? You’re probably already doing it! The 2Gen approach is a method that helps families escape the cycle of poverty by intentionally serving children and their parents or adult caregivers together. Join us to brainstorm about how to support all members of the family and learn new ways to fight poverty in your community through library programs and services. Discover how you can expand and implement 2Gen more proactively. Explore examples from High Plains Library District and other Colorado communities and share your own examples and ideas for partnerships and programs from your own community.

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05/14/2019 Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Literacy-Based Programs for K-3rd Graders

  • With Warren Shanks & Carrie Wolfson
  • When 05/14/2019 at 12:00p - 1:00p, Mountain Time

Part 2 of a 4 part series about services designed for kids K – 3.

Learn how the Children’s Librarians at Denver Public Library are expanding their services to developing readers and the grown ups in their lives using the five Grade Level Reading Skills. Using the skills as a framework, we’ll look at strategies for developing programming intentionally created to support developing readers. Program examples will be shared, along with the challenges and successes of each.

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09/24/2019 Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Collection Development for K-3rd Graders

  • With Amy Forrester & Sarah Lee
  • When 09/24/2019 at 12:00p - 1:00p, Mountain Time

Part 3 of a 4 part series about services designed for kids K – 3.

Learn how the Children’s Librarians at Denver Public Library are expanding their services to developing readers and the grown ups in their lives using the five Grade Level Reading Skills. Selecting, cataloging, and shelving books for developing readers presents a number of unique challenges. We’ll talk about ways DPL has evaluated and enhanced their collection to make developing reader titles more accessible. Information on DPL’s recent diversity audit will be shared.

 

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11/04/2019 Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Outreach for K-3rd Graders

  • With Liesel Schmidt & Ann Schwab
  • When 11/04/2019 at 12:00p - 1:00p, Mountain Time

Part 4 of a 4 part series about services designed for kids K – 3.

Learn how the Children’s Librarians at Denver Public Library are expanding their services to developing readers and the grown ups in their lives using the five Grade Level Reading Skills. We’ll discuss outreach best practices, different types of outreach currently being piloted in Denver, as well as challenges and successes.

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