03/26/2019 The Compassionate Librarian

  • With Ashley Kazyaka
  • When 03/26/2019 at 12:00p - 1:00p, Mountain Time

Big issues like homelessness, addiction, mental illness, and poverty are at the height of our current conversations, and can sometimes feel overwhelming. You might even start to feel burnt out or afraid to face your customers. This session is going to address ways that you can build your own personal capacity to deal with challenging situations at work, give you the tools to understand how trauma and mental illness might be impacting your patrons, and actionable ways you can avoid compassion fatigue.

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03/27/2019 Helping Patrons with Legal Questions: Part 2: Researching State and Local Laws

  • With Keslie Kandt
  • When 03/27/2019 at 12:00p - 1:00p, Mountain Time

This is the second webinar in a series of three presented by the Colorado Association of Law Libraries and the Colorado State Library. It will address aspects of researching state and local laws. In this session, attendees will learn free and low-cost resources for Colorado state and local legal research. This will include locating statutes, regulations, case law, court forms, corporate filings, and secondary sources.   This session will provide attendees with a basic overview of these resources and facilitate a discussion of when to direct patrons to a law library or attorney for additional help.

Session three will delve more into where to locate federal resources, and is scheduled for April 25, 2019.

Missed session one? View the archive here.

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04/04/2019 Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Reader’s Advisory for K-3rd Graders

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

This session has been rescheduled for Thursday April 4, 2019 from 12 – 1 PM MDT.

Part 1 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. The importance of balancing reading level with interest will be discussed. You’ll walk away with more insight into the elements of an excellent developing reader book, as well as tips on how to navigate advisory interactions with kids and grown ups.

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04/17/2019 Collaborating with Local Health Organizations to Address Health Disparities in your Community

Maggie Shawcross
  • With Maggie Shawcross
  • When 04/17/2019 at 12:00p - 1:00p, Mountain Time

We now accept that our race and socioeconomic status affects our health. Recognizing these indirect factors is the first step in addressing and promoting health to the patrons we serve. In this presentation participants will learn about the factors that affect health, as well as local health resources that libraries can access to provide free or low-cost health programming. Lastly, we will discuss online health resources, other than Google, that are available to help connect patrons to reliable health information that will help them achieve their full health potential.

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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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05/22/2018 Promising Practices: Student-Centered Learning: Creating Engaging and Meaningful Experiences!

  • With Becky Russell, Graig Machendrie, and Tammy Langeberg
  • When 05/22/2018 at 3:45p - 4:45p, Mountain Time

What is Student-Centered Learning? And, how can we create more meaningful and engaging learning both in our classrooms and with other educators? Join facilitators, Graig Machendrie, Tammy Langeberg and Becky Russell on Tuesday, May 22nd, from 3:45 – 4:45 pm MST for our next “Promising Practice in Session” webinar series as we explore this topic. Attendees will walk away from this interactive webinar with strategies and ideas for making shifts to engage and motivate our learners.

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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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