The Library is a Sanctuary Webinar

An American Immigrant's Daughter’s Story

The Library is a Sanctuary: An American Immigrant’s Daughter’s Story. What is “belonging” and how can we be more welcoming and inclusive in our libraries? Let’s test “book cover bias,” examine types of library spaces we can cultivate (safe, creative, innovative), and discover ways to incorporate more diverse books and stories into our collections and displays, in order to promote …

Not Just Diverse, But Inclusive Webinar

Not Just Diverse, But Inclusive

Not Just Diverse, But Inclusive: Prioritizing Publishers of Color. This workshop will walk you through the steps of finding publishers of color to order from and support. The purpose of this workshop is to present methods as well as discuss the importance of bringing Publishers of Color to the forefront. We’ll also cover tips on knowing when not to purchase …

Dismantling Institutional Racism in Your Library Webinar

Dismantling Institutional Racism in Your Library

In this webinar Dr. Tobin Shearer teaches research-based methods for dismantling institutional racism in the library. View Webinar:  YouTube Presenters: Tobin Miller Shearer, Widerstand Consulting Date: October 8, 2020

Diversifying Storytimes

 Storytimes are standard early literacy programming in libraries, from babies to all ages and families. Many storytime library staff rely on classics and reliable favorites built around longtime storytime themes, but how often do you add new titles and refreshed themes to your rotation? What ways do you collaborate with storytime staff and collection development teams to share and develop new favorites …