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Tuesday, March 20,9: Join a cohort of public libraries interested in implementing Project Outcome to drive change, influence decision making, and demonstrate the impact of their programs and services. Planning is a powerful tool that will guide your library to prioritize and revitalize while increasing impact, community support, and staff engagement.
This preconference will engage dialogue and activities to build skills and organizational capacity to address institutionalized racism and oppression.
Participants will explore our identities to understand how power and privilege operate interpersonally and institutionally; learn how oppression shows up in our communities and libraries; study historical and contemporary social movements that model equitable and anti-oppressive spaces; and develop action plans to advance equity work in your organization.
Health and Wellness Services for Your Community Health information is the number two most searched for information online.
Participants will learn about core reference and other materials, tips for helping library users evaluate health materials, and an action plan to put your new expertise to work.
Bringing Social Work Services into Your Public Library Over the last several years, many public libraries have hired social workers to address the needs of customers experiencing life challenges.
In this session, four social workers with a combined thirteen years experience working in public libraries will discuss best practices, challenges, and how their libraries have integrated a social service program into their systems. Presenters will work with participants to develop a blueprint for how they can bring social work into their library system.
What could we learn from connecting outside our own regions and learning together? Part spin on the traditional travelogue, full of photographs and details, and part hands-on design thinking workshop and brainstorming session, we will take a multi-country view on what is happening in libraries around the world, from the perspective of two director-level librarians deeply concerned with service design and delivery.
Barbara McGary, James V. Using deadpan library humor, this preconference will turn participants into players working together to solve the mystery of successful collaborative impact models.
As you scavenge for resources, unlock data sharing agreements, cipher shared collections, and decode collaborative impact models, the nature of how these collaborations work will be demystified.
Dismantling Institutional Racism in Public Libraries How do you create concrete, meaningful, and lasting change to transform your library into an inclusive institution?
Participants will formulate strategies for creating institutional change. It has also become a testing ground for new services: An online version of this concurrent program session was also presented during the PLA Virtual Conference.
Building Community with Hands-on Learning Learn how to develop, facilitate, and evaluate a maker program that fosters community building in this Making Justice workshop!
Diverse participants — including court-involved and at-risk teens; local artists, activists and educators; and university students — bridge cultural, technological and neighborhood divides as they collaborate on written, audio, visual, performance and life-skills projects.
Making It Possible is Not Impossible Librarians are obtaining a credential from the Department of Justice to provide immigration services outreach, screenings, and referrals. Several use the credential to provide direct assistance to those applying for immigration relief.
Join us for a panel discussion of how libraries in California are leading the way in providing immigration services.
Learn about how these libraries are addressing a community need and what steps have been necessary in order for them to provide these services. Concurrent Program Session Medium interaction example: Opportunities for Increasing Early Brain and Language Development Everyday interactions such as talking, reading, and singing strengthen early brain development.
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