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This page presents Infopeople's planned training for the 2015/2016 grant year. Please note: this list is subject to change. To stay current with new offerings as they are added, you can subscribe to the IFPTraining list or subscribe to our training feed.

 

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July

Format

Title

Instructor

Track

Online Courses

Customizing Library Vendor Tools for Better Customer Service

 

Matthew Reidsma

 

Technology

 

Power Searching

Rita Gavelis

Technology

 

Readers: Advisory: Beyond Books

 

Francisca Goldsmith

 

Reader’s Advisory

Webinars

Libraries that Lend Things

Steve Teeri & Anne Drozd

 

 

August

Format

Title

Instructor

Track

Online Courses

Effective Time Management for Busy Librarians

 

Brenda Hough

 

 

Communication is More Than Words

 

Cheryl Gould

 

LSSC

 

Rethinking Reference Collections

 

Dave Tyckoson

 

Reference

 

STEAM in the Library: Engaging Children in Learning

 

Amy Koester

 

Children’s Services

Webinars

Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age

 

Jason Boog

 

 

September

Format

Title

Instructor

Track

Online Courses

Children’s Services Fundamentals

 

Penny Peck

 

LSSC

 

Emotional Intelligence in the Library Workplace

 

Catherine McHugh

 

 

 

Finding the Right People and Helping them Grow

Catherine Hakala-Ausperk

Library Management

Webinars

Promoting Creativity in Childhood: Moving from Why? To How?

 

Erica Fortescue

 

 

Getting Started with Evernote

Laura Solomon

Technology

 

Successful Programming for Babies and Toddlers

Kendra Jones and Brooke Newberry

 

 

October

Format

Title

Instructor

Track

Online Courses

Building Collections: Best Practices for Collection Development

 

Mary Cohen

 

Collection Development

 

Afterschool and Out-of-School Programming

 

Lisa Shaia

 

Children’s Services

Webinars

Book to Action: Putting Words into Action

 

Mary Menzel

 

Community Engagement

 

Getting Started with Usability Testing

 

Amanda L. Goodman

 

Technology

 

 

 

November 2015

Format

Title

Instructor

Track

Online Courses

Success with Surveys

Rita Gavelis

 

 

User Experience Design for Libraries

Amanda L. Goodman

 

 

Supervisory Success: Interpersonal Skills

Sarah Flowers

Technology

Webinars

Beyond the Survey: A Practical Approach to Interviews and Focus Groups

Brenda Hough and Stephanie Gerding

Supervision & Management

 

Digital Badging in the Library Community

Catherine Hakala-Ausperk

Technology

 

December 2015

Format

Title

Instructor

Track

Online Courses

Storytime Fundamentals: Adding Literacy Skills and Parent Involvement to Storytime

Penny Peck

Children's Services

 

Basic Cataloging and Classification

Xiaoli Li

LSSC

Webinars

Using Social Media for Reader’s Advisory

 

Kaite Stover

 

Readers Advisory

 

Emerging Tech Trends in Libraries: Part 1

 

Laura Solomon

 

Technology

 

January 2016

Format

Title

Instructor

Track

Online Courses

Teen Services Fundamentals

Sarah Flowers

LSSC

 

Library Grants 101

Stephanie Gerding

 

 

Privacy Literacy: Tips and Tricks for Customers and Staff (Short Format)

 

Rita Gavelis

 

Technology

Webinars

Managing Challenging Patrons: Security for the New Library Environment

Steve Albrecht

 

 

Aspen Institute’s Rising to the Challenge

Susan Hildreth

 

 

February 2016

Format

Title

Instructor

Track

Online Courses

Using Technology for Community Engagement

 

Barbara Alvarez

 

Technology

 

Beyond Cataloging: RDA

Emily Nimsakont

Cataloging

 

Staying on Top of Technology Trends

David Lee King

Technology

 

Library Services for Patrons Experiencing Homelessness

Julie Winkelstein

 

Webinars

Emerging Tech Trends in Libraries: Part 2

 

David Lee King

 

Technology

 

Building an E-Book Collection

Amanda Jacobs-Foust

 

 

March 2016

Format

Title

Instructor

Track

Online Courses

Introduction to Library Management

 

Anne Cain

 

Supervision and Management

 

Core Reference Fundamentals

Francisca Goldsmith

LSSC

 

Workplace Effectiveness: Strategies for Managing Digital Overload

 

Crystal Schimpf

 

Webinars

Emerging Tech Trends in Libraries: Part 3

 

David Lee King

 

Technology

 

Visual Content: Level Up Your Social Media

 

Laura Solomon

 

Social Media

 

April 2016

Format

Title

Instructor

Track

Online Courses

Supervisory Success: Interpersonal Skills

 

Sarah Flowers

 

Supervision and Management

 

Basic Cataloging and Classification

Xiaoli Li

LSSC

 

E-Readers: Practical Help for Patrons and Staff

 

Amanda Jacobs-Foust

 

Technology

 

Financial Literacy Programming in Libraries

 

Jennifer Noble

 

Webinars

Content Marketing and Strategy

Laura Solomon

 

 

What’s New in Children’s Literature 2016

 

Penny Peck

 

 

May 2016

Format

Title

Instructor

Track

Online Courses

Maker-Centered Learning in the Library

Corey Wittig

 

 

All Work is Team Work

Cheryl Gould

LSSC

 

Techniques for Improving Customer Service to Those with Mental Illness

 

Josh Berk

 

Customer Service

 

Teen Services Fundamentals

Sarah Flowers

LSSC

 

Bilingual Storytimes

Alicia Rodriguez

 

Webinars

Future Proofing Library Spaces

Carson Block

 

 

What’s New in Young Adult Literature

 

Michael Cart

 

 

June

Format

Title

Instructor

Track

Online Courses

The Effective Library Spokesperson

Catherine Hakala-Ausperk

 

 

Library Grants 101

Stephanie Gerding

 

 

Emotional Intelligence: Part 2

Catherine McHugh

 

 

Developmentally Appropriate Programming

 

Amy Koester

 

Children’s Services

 

Storytime Fundamentals: Adding Literacy Skills and Parent Involvement to Storytime

 

Penny Peck

 

Children’s Services

Webinars

STEAM Programming in a Diverse Setting

 

Amy Koester

 

Children’s Services

 

Emerging Tech Trends in Libraries: Part 4

 

Laura Solomon

 

Technology