WebJunction News Archives

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    A Race to Save the Planet: Public Libraries Lead Climate Change Effort

    How is your library supporting the community in addressing questions about climate change? Do you think there is more you could do? The staff at the Mill Valley Public Library in California knew that they could do more and set out to engage the commu...

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    WebJunction at PLA in Nashville

    The Public Library Association (PLA) is hosting its 2020 Conference in Nashville, February 25-29, and we're excited to share that members of the WebJunction team will be attending! Here are some of the sessions and events we hope you'll add to your s...

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    Creating Pathways to Civil Legal Justice—FAQs

    Frequently asked questions related to the Creating Pathways to Civil Legal Justice online training program.

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    Legal Reference at the Library—Building Skill Through Practice

    For many library staff, the most intimidating questions posed by patrons are those that involve legal issues—an area in which librarians often have little or no expertise. Yet there are valuable ways that public libraries can help guide people toward...

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    Social Library, Volume 150

    Welcome to the 150th, or sesquicentennial edition of our Social Library series! We're thrilled to celebrate five years of highlighting the many ways libraries are leveraging Facebook to share innovative library programming, services, marketing, and s...

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    Free February Webinars for Library Staff

    It's hard to believe January has come to an end, but we're moving on to a new month, and a fresh chance to bring some learning to your library work. This month, with more than 90 webinars covering over 20 topic areas, you're sure to find a session or...

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    Libraries as Partners in Healthy Communities: Upcoming Course

    WebJunction is collaborating with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) to design a series of courses for public library staff related to health topics. The next course, available in March through WebJunction, is Libraries as ...

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    Outreach Programming: Serving Hidden Patrons

    Perry Memorial Library in Henderson, NC is a rural library serving Vance County where approximately two-thirds of the county's population is either under the age of 18 or over the age of 60. Yet mobility issues and lack of transportation meant these ...

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    CFPB 2020 Financial Education Program Survey of Libraries

    To help libraries better serve patrons, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is interested in learning about libraries’ financial education resources. Therefore, we invite you to participate in CFPB’s 2020 Financial Education Program Su...

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    Social Library, Volume 149

    Up next in our Social Library series we're highlighting five libraries for their Facebook posts which feature creative library programming, volunteer recognition and a very special 3D Baby Yoda. If you'd like to see your library featured in an upcomi...