Advocating for the School Library Webinar

Advocating for Your School Library

Join presenter Jonathan Hunt and learn about school library advocacy. Learn how to recalibrate and rebrand your school library program so that it supports important district-level priorities such as equity, curriculum and instruction, college and career readiness, and universal design for learning. Presenters: Jonathan Hunt, Vice President of Professional Development, California School Library Association Date: December 3, 2020 View Webinar:  …

Work and Our Well-Being Webinar

Work and Our Well-Being

Work & Our Well-Being The coronavirus pandemic is impacting almost every aspect of our lives. Many library employees are under a great deal of stress and are experiencing a high level of uncertainty. An emphasis on workplace well-being is more important than ever. How can we take care of ourselves and take care of one another as we respond to …

Job & Career Accelerator Deep Dive - Utah

Job & Career Accelerator Deep Dive – Utah

 Session 4 of this four session series will focus on the resources and tools in Job & Career Accelerator that can help your patrons find a job by learning job-hunting skills such as networking and interviewing, create great resumes and cover letters, search job listings, and apply for jobs. View Webinar:  YouTube Presenters: Jason High & Donna Liss, EBSCO Date: …

LearningExpress Library Deep Dive Webinar

LearningExpress Library Deep Dive – Utah

In Session 3 of this four session series we will dive deeper into LearningExpress Library and explore in detail what is available in the different Centers, focusing on some key components such as help for those seeking to get their GED, educational resources for school age children and adults, college and grad school entrance exam preparation, career certification exam prep, …

Once Upon A Training Webinar

Once Upon a Training

 Once Upon A Training: The Impact Of Stories On Learning and Engagement Once upon a time in land near a salty sea, Patrick Hoecherl, a coordinator of staff development sat in his glass tower at the Salt Lake City Public Library. A dark presence, tedium, had permeated the training landscape. Was there a hero who could be called upon to …

LearningExpress Library and Job & Career Accelerator Setup, Marketing, and Usage Reporting Webinar

LearningExpress Library/Job & Career Accelerator Setup

Session 2 of this four session series covers best practices for setup including adding direct links to the main site and the different Centers within it to your library website, how to get MARC records for eBooks and other resources for your library catalog, examples of what other libraries are doing, and the marketing and promotion resources (both print and …

Introduction to LearningExpress Library

Introduction to LearningExpress Library and Job & Career Accelerator – Utah

Session 1 of this four session series provides an introduction and overview of all of the resources available in LearningExpress Library and Job & Career Accelerator. In this session you will learn how to help your patrons use these resources to develop academic and workplace skills, support students with tutorials and practice sets, prepare for high-stakes exams, create resumes and …

Prep Your Literacy Toolkit Webinar

Level Up: Prep Your Literacy Toolkit

What’s the most powerful literacy tool on your shelf? Libraries across the country are discovering that large print can effectively support striving readers, ESL/ELL students, and children with special learning needs. Large print isn’t just a bigger font size. Compared to standard print format, large print books are proven to help with decoding, fluency, tracking, and comprehension. Hear from librarian, …

Google Products Overview

Google Products Overview

Join James Britsch, Director of the North Logan City Library as he presents on free Google products that librarians can use every day. Presenters: James Britsch, North Logan City Library Login and view on Niche Academy

Beehive Book Awards Webinar

Beehive Book Awards

 What are the Beehive Books Awards and how are the books chosen? Why should I be interested in them, and how can I win free books for my library or money to support my summer reading program? How can I use the current nominees at my library to get students excited about reading? Presenters: Marilee Moon, Salt Lake City Public Library Login …

OverDrive Advantage Purchasing Webinar

OverDrive Advantage Smart Purchasing

Whether you are new to ordering, or a seasoned pro, this webinar will provide you with information on how to purchase Advantage titles for the Beehive Library Consortium’s OverDrive. Buy your holds, buy OC/OU, and buy sales! This training session is for Utah’s OverDrive Advantage libraries. Consortia name change OverDrive Marketplace basics OverDrive resources Consortia purchasing and sharing Purchasing basics …

Programming with STEAM Webinar

Programming with Steam

Picture books + STEAM activities = excellent library programming! In this webinar, Amanda Moss Struckmeyer will cover the planning essentials for a picture book/STEAM program, and look in detail at specific programs you could run at your library, including a picture book and related STEAM activity/activities. Presenter: Amanda Moss Struckmeyer Login and view on Niche Academy  Presentation Slides: PowerPoint  Presentation Slides: PDF