CE Corner
JANUARY

January 11 | 1:00 pm | Keeping Up with Trends
(AZ webinar series for support staff)
Every library requires that all of their library employees "keep up" with the technology in the library - both hardware and software. But libraries are "changing" and - in fact - they are constantly changing! It is critical that library employees work with their managers to determine WHAT they need to keep up with and how that might happen. This webinar content will offer diverse ways for employees to keep up with their library's changes, and their profession so that they can stay current and relevant.
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FEBRUARY

February 16 | 1:00 pm | The Role of Support Staff in Community Partnerships
(A-Z webinar series for support staff)
Strategic partnerships with nonprofit, for-profit, and governmental organizations are a hot topic in libraries now, with benefits for programming, collection development, and library instruction. Learn how support staff can help libraries offer better services by connecting to other institutions.
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MARCH

March 2 | 1:00 pm | CFPB: Partnering with Libraries to Financially Empower Patrons
(A-Z webinar series for support staff)
Presenter - Ken McDonnell
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to help make libraries the go-to source for unbiased financial education resources in every community. Through this program we will provide program ideas, resources and tools; help libraries connect with local partners; share best practices already working in libraries; provide materials that promote financial education; and conduct trainings for library staff and patrons.
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March 30 | 1:00pm | The Most Unique Services in Today's Libraries
(A-Z webinar series for support staff)
Although our libraries have similar services for today's constituents, there are a wide variety of very different services - some that meet local needs and some that are just unusual and represent very different ideas for serving constituents! Coupon exchanges, borrowing small pets, pattern giveaways, tool checkout, circulating artwork - are long time, well-used services but libraries are making way for circulating bicycles, WiFi-unit checkouts, self-publishing, business spaces to check out, intermittent access to buses outfitted for showers for the homeless and even more unusual services!
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TLACast Newsletter
Volume 35 No. 7 | December 2016
3355 Bee Cave Road, Suite 401 | Austin, Texas 78746-6763
Phone: 512.328.1518 or 800.580.2852 | Email:
tla@txla.org
All webinars will be recorded. A link to the recording will be sent to all registrants (i.e. you may want to register even if you know you cannot attend the live event). All webinars will carry Continuing Education credit, some also have CE credit available for viewing the recording.

See individual descriptions for details.