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Don't Play It Safe: Library Services to Latinos & Spanish Speakers
An Infopeople Hosted Webinar
Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM
Presenters: Salvador Avila, East Las Vegas Library Branch Manager, and Katy Azevedo, Butte County Library
Want to know more about how to best serve Spanish-Speakers in your community? Join Salvador Avila, East Las Vegas Library Branch Manager as he shares practical ideas on best ways to support our Latinos and Spanish Speakers across the U.S.A. Salvador is an award-winning, active and practicing public librarian with 25 years’ experience.
Outreach into Spanish-speaking communities is an opportunity to expand community engagement using traditional library services in an entirely new light.
At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:
- Be Motivated & Inspired to not play it safe when rendering relevant and responsive services & programs;
- Understand traditional best practices directed toward Latino & Spanish Speaking patrons;
- Learn new ideas to merge innovative services and programs;
- Experience an Interactive session, which will enhance your human-centered approach to library services.
This webinar will be of interest to: All librarians, library staff, and people who live and work in a diverse community.
About the Presenter:
Salvador Avila has been an active and practicing public librarian for the past 25 years. He is an award winning librarian who has published books and articles on services to Latinos and Spanish speakers. He is the Branch Manager of the new 41,050 square foot - $26 million East Las Vegas Library in Latino community in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Libraries Helping Immigrants - Series 2 Information
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