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    Managing Conflict for Supervisor Success

    Conflict inevitably arises in any workplace - it's just what happens when people work together, mingle their personalities, and encounter stresses. The Managing Conflict for Supervisor Success curriculum will help supervisors build skills to improve ...

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    Supercharging Your Storytime with Parent and Caregiver Tips

    Sharing early literacy tips with parents and caregivers at storytime can be daunting. Find out how you can supercharge your skills to demonstrate, inspire, explain, and empower parents and caregivers to try a behavior at home.

    Intentionally sh...

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    Free December Webinars for Library Staff

    Give yourself and your team the gift of learning this holiday season! As you wrap up the year, take some time to reflect on areas you'd like to explore, alone or with others. This month's list of free learning includes 82 webinars from library and no...

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    OCLC Awarded IMLS Funds to Expand 'Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces' Project

    OCLC has received a $223,120 award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to expand its National Leadership Grant project, Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces, to more small and rural public libraries across the U.S.

    In the...

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    Social Library, Volume 122

    Up next in our Social Library series, we're sharing innovative approaches from libraries we follow on Facebook related to Harry Potter, veterans, health literacy, water safety and baby karaoke. This range of services and programming demonstrates the ...

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    Opioid Resources from the Centers for Disease Control

    Through its Emergency Partners Information Connection (EPIC) Program, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has supplied the following educational resources for public libraries to use. This collection of printable posters, handouts, an...

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    Breaking Bread with Anythink Libraries

    Bread has been a major staple of the human diet for thousands of years - in fact, consumption of grains can be traced as far back as the Middle Stone Age. And while this simple combination of flour, water, salt and yeast can yield many different styl...

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    Social Library, Volume 121

    Welcome to the latest edition of our Social Library series, highlighting a range of events and displays that libraries are showcasing on their Facebook pages. From a library tour to books for trick or treaters, and from book displays to Mental Health...

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    Smart Space Transformation Stories

    Explore these Smart Space Transformation Stories from libraries who participated in WebJunction's Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces program, which led 15 small and rural public libraries from across the country to reimagine and reconfigure the...

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    Are Dogs the New Library Cat?

    At Red Land Community Library in Etters, Pennsylvania, parents can sign children up for a 15-minute slot to read to a golden retriever. Ella is one of three trained therapy dogs who are among the library's most famous and beloved volunteers. The dogs...