Access & Equity
06 August 2020
If we are intentional, we can use these circumstances to grow our organizations and to address the digital access disparities in small and rural communities. A webinar hosted in collaboration with ARSL.
11 June 2020
This webinar explores common civil legal issues associated with times of crisis and provides guidance on ways for public libraries to respond to patron questions.
29 April 2020
This webinar will provide information on how libraries can collaborate with social work interns and programs, to provide critical services to community members and training and support for library staff.
05 March 2020
Join this webinar to explore the ways the library functions as a "protective factor" and how to build community resilience through more compassionate and inclusive policies and practices.
11 February 2020
In this webinar, learn about the ways public libraries can address the justice gap, connecting people with information as they navigate the complexities of the legal system.
22 January 2020
In this webinar, explore the potential value of dissent to facilitate positive change against systemic oppression in libraries, and in society at large.
05 December 2019
This webinar highlights the work of Richland Library staff as they work, both externally and internally, to improve dialogue and understanding on topics of race, equity, diversity and inclusion.
27 September 2018
In this webinar, learn about Next Chapter Book Club and how to grow inclusive outreach to and engagement with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
17 July 2018
In this webinar, presented in collaboration with TechSoup for Libraries, learn how Halifax Public Libraries uses asset mapping to identify immigrant community needs and develop responsive programs and services.
21 February 2018
A webinar hosted in collaboration with ARSL on how small or rural libraries can provide services to community members experiencing homelessness, especially with limited access to resources, like a social worker.