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This page presents Infopeople's planned training for the 2016/2017 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. You can also download and browse through this learning catalog for a comprehensive look at our online course offerings.

See this page for more information about ALA's LSSC program.

July 2016

Online Courses

  • Transforming Adult Services: Engaging and Serving Those Over 50 - Instructor: Jane Salisbury
  • Useful and Free Online Tools (2016) (Short Format) - Instructor: Laura Solomon
  • Customizing Vendor Interfaces for Better User Experience - Instructor: Matthew Reidsma

Webinars

  • Many Paths to Conversation: Techniques for Successful ESL Clubs - Presenter(s): Emily Weak, Rachel Schmidt, Hilda Lopez

August 2016

Online Courses

  • Readers Advisory: Books and Beyond (LSSC) - Instructor: Francisca Goldsmith
  • Communication is More Than Words (LSSC) - Instructor: Cheryl Gould
  • Emotional Intelligence (Part 1) - Instructor: Catherine McHugh

Webinars

  • New Twists on Storytime - Presenter(s): Penny Peck
  • Cultural Literacy @ Your Library - Presenter(s): Jamie Naidoo
  • Infopeople Training Kick-Off - Presenter(s): Infopeople Staff and Instructors

September 2016

Online Courses

  • Children's Services Fundamentals (LSSC) - Instructor: Penny Peck
  • Parent Engagement Workshops (Short Format) - Instructor: Amy Koester
  • Budgeting for the Right Brained - Instructor: Catherine Hakala-Ausperk

Webinars

  • ABCD and Community Led Libraries - Presenter(s): Tonya Kennon
  • Libraries Embedded in Local Business - Presenter(s): Barbara Alvarez

October 2016

Online Courses

  • Using Puppets in Children's Programming - Instructor: Lisa Shaia
  • Effective Social Media Strategies for Your Library - Instructor: Laura Solomon

Webinars

  • New Books for Storytime – Presenter(s): Penny Peck
  • Emerging Tech Trends in Libraries – Presenter(s): Laura Solomon

November 2016

Online Courses

  • Getting Started with Sensory Storytimes - Instructor: Laura Baldassari-Hackstaff
  • Reader's Advisory for Teens - Instructor: Sarah Flowers
  • Introduction to Library Management - Instructor: Anne Cain
  • Using Technology for Community Engagement (Short Format) - Instructor: Barbara Alvarez

Webinars

  • Tabletop Games and 21st Century Skill Development – Presenter(s): Lauren Hays
  • Active Shooter Policies for Your Library – Presenter(s): Mary Soucie
  • Building an Effective Learning Culture – Presenter(s): Crystal Schimpf

December 2016

Online Courses

  • Basic Cataloging and Classification (LSSC) - Instructor: Xiaoli Li
  • Weeding for Your Library's Health - Instructor: Francisca Goldsmith

Webinars

  • Measure Your Impact: Getting Started with Outcome Based Evaluation – Presenter(s): Linda Hofschire

January 2017

Online Courses

  • Core Reference Fundamentals (LSSC) - Instructor: Francisca Goldsmith
  • Content Marketing and Strategy (Short Format) - Instructor: Laura Solomon
  • Strategic Planning That Doesn't Hurt a Bit - Instructor: Catherine Hakala-Ausperk

Webinars

  • Organizational Resilience – Presenter(s): Debra Westwood
  • Digital Public Library of America – Presenter(s): Franky Abbott
  • Social Services in the Library – Presenter(s): Elissa Hardy

February 2017

Online Courses

  • Teen Services Fundamentals (LSSC) - Instructor: Sarah Flowers
  • Library Services for Patrons Experiencing Homelessness - Instructor: Julie Ann Winkelstein
  • ABCD Community Engagement - Instructor: Tonya Kennon
  • Project Management Skills - Instructor: Emily Clasper
  • Using Social Media for Reader's Advisory (Short Format) - Instructor: Kaite Stover

Webinars

  • Adult Storytimes – Presenter(s): TBA
  • Emerging Tech Trends in Libraries – Presenter(s): Laura Solomon
  • Programming for Babies and Toddlers – Presenter(s): Amy Koester and Brooke Newberry

March 2017

Online Courses

  • After School and Out-of-School Programming - Instructor: Lisa Shaia
  • Adult Literacy Programs - Instructor: Jane Salisbury
  • Technology Planning - Instructor: Diana Silveira
  • Widgets and Tweaks: Tools for spicing up old websites and blogs (Short Format) - Instructor: Rita Gavelis

Webinars

  • Historypin: Connecting Communities with Local History – Presenter(s): Kerry Young
  • What's New in Children's Literature 2017 – Presenter(s): Penny Peck

April 2017

Online Courses

  • Serving People with Mental Illness at Your Library - Instructor: Josh Berk
  • Developing Effective Library Partnerships - Instructor: Catherine Hakala-Ausperk
  • Beyond Cataloging: RDA - Instructor: Emily Nimsakont
  • Emotional Intelligence (Part 1) - Instructor: Catherine McHugh
  • Programs for Emerging Adults - Instructor: Audrey Barbakoff

Webinars

  • Informational Books for Storytime – Presenter(s): Penny Peck
  • Reader's Advisory for Immigrants – Presenter(s): TBA

May 2017

Online Courses

  • All Work is Team Work (LSSC) - Instructor: Cheryl Gould
  • Customer Service Challenges- Instructor: Mary Ross
  • Bilingual Storytimes - Instructor: TBA
  • Supervisory Success - Instructor: Sarah Flowers

Webinars

  • Multigenerational Workplaces – Presenter(s): TBA
  • What's New in Young Adult Literature 2017 – Presenter(s): Michael Cart

June 2017

Online Courses

  • Multicultural Programs and Services - Instructor: TBA
  • Staying on Top of Technology - Instructor: David Lee King
  • Re-Defining Safe at Work - Instructor: Catherine Hakala-Ausperk
  • Pop-Up Services - Instructor: TBA

Webinars

  • Creative Aging @ Your Library – Presenter(s): TBA
  • Microlearning and Staff Training – Presenter(s): TBA