[Libs-Or] Upcoming Infopeople Webinars

Darci Hanning darci.hanning at state.or.us
Wed May 29 15:17:19 PDT 2019


Infopeople is offering the following free webinars in June.  You can also visit their page of archived webinars<https://infopeople.org/training/view/webinar/archived>. Looking for additional online training resources? Visit the State Library's updated web page<https://www.oregon.gov/Library/libraries/Pages/Continuing-Education.aspx>!

Wednesday June 12, 2019 @noon Pacific Time
Community Climate Cafes: Science programming for adults<https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?id=853&reset=1>
Presented by: Sarah Kishler and Michele Rowic

This webinar will look at the San Jose Public Library's grant funded three-part series of adult programs on the subject of climate change and its impact on the community. Part book club and part science café, the program incorporated companion books, short film showings, guest speakers, giveaways, and community discussion. Presenters will discuss the program structure, themes, as well as outcomes, challenges and scalability. There will be a discussion of community partnerships, promotion and marketing as well as demonstration of the Pushing the Limits development materials which are freely available via Infopeople's Niche Academy modules https://my.nicheacademy.com/infopeople.

At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:

·         Be able to identify three strategies to make climate change information and discussions accessible and appealing to a diverse audience.
·         Identify potential community partners for climate change programs
·         Understand how the community climate café program could be scalable or replicable
·         Be familiar with Pushing the Limits development materials which are freely available

This webinar will be of interest to: Library staff involved with adult programming.

 For a complete description and to REGISTER: https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?id=853&reset=1

Thursday, July 11, 2019 @noon Pacific Time
Living in a Material World: Crafting programs for adults<https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?id=852&reset=1>
Presented by: Kimberli Buckley

Did you know that crafts are considered to be an excellent way to work through the pressures of daily life stressors? Research has revealed that crafts can provide a variety of tangible health benefits, such as feelings of relaxation, stress relief, a sense of accomplishment, increased happiness, reduced anxiety, and enhanced confidence.

In this webinar, presenter Kimberli Buckley will discuss how to put together an adult craft program on a budget, how to utilize crafts to promote awareness, and she will offer a wide variety and range of craft examples that will prove that crafts aren't just for kids. Additionally, she will discuss history of crafts and the current state of the crafting world as well as the therapeutic and health benefits that crafts can provide for adults.

 At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:

·         Gain creative ideas and numerous examples for adult craft programs
·         Develop strategies for innovative budgeting ideas
·         Understand past and present adult crafting trends
·         Identify the therapeutic value and health benefits of crafting

This webinar will be of interest to: Public, Academic and School library staff, Volunteers, and MLIS students

For a complete description and to REGISTER: https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?id=852&reset=1

If you pre-registered you will receive an email with login link and a reminder email the day before the event. If you are unable to attend the live event, you can access the archived version the day following the webinar.  Check our archive listing at:  http://infopeople.org/training/view/webinar/archived

Questions? Concerns? Contact:

Gini Ambrosino
Infopeople Project Assistant
(916) 690-6595
assist at infopeople.org<mailto:assist at infopeople.org>

Darci Hanning, MLIS
Public Library Consultant / CE Coordinator
darci.hanning at state.or.us<mailto:darci.hanning at state.or.us> | 503-378-2527| www.oregon.gov/library<https://www.oregon.gov/library>
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