Library Toolkit: Essentials for Success conference

Call for Proposals
The SEFLIN Regional Conference Planning Committee seeks proposals for presentations at the Library Toolkit: Essentials for Success conference to be held Thursday, August 1, 2019, at the Kovens Conference Center in Miami, FL

February Workshops

Libraries as Civility Leaders
Join colleagues and fellow library leaders for an inspiring afternoon featuring award-winning author and civility leader Robert Watson, followed by discussion and sharing of ways to advance civility in our libraries and communities.
Feb 26, 2019
01:00pm – 04:00pm

Pulling off Creative Programming Stunts 
Empowering Staff, Engaging Community Artists, Exploring Creative Programming Possibilities.
Check out this short video ad for more information.
Feb 26, 2019
08:30am – 03:00pm

Florida Library Youth Program

Youth Workshops

We invite youth services staff to join us at one of our 2019 FLYP Youth Summer Workshops in the Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN).

This year’s theme, A Universe of Stories, is all about space. Workshop participants will:
• Explore programming elements.
• Brainstorm new ideas.
• Network with other library staff.
These are all-day workshops, so dress casually and plan to participate in activities.

The workshops will be presented:
West Dade Regional Library
9445 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33165
North Dade Regional Library
2455 NW 183 St., Miami Gardens, FL 33056
Please register for the youth workshop nearest you.

For more information or for ADA assistance, please contact:
• Sena Heiman at 850.245.6628
• Jana Fine at 850.245.6629

March Workshops and eCourses

Whole Person Librarianship: Social Work Concepts for Holistic Patron Services
Whole Person Librarianship applies social work concepts to library practice to improve patron services across library types. As library-social work collaborations expand in number and type across the country, all library staff members can learn to provide more holistic service by applying tools and technique that are grounded in decades of social work practice and experience.
5-Week eCourse – Asynchronous
Mar 4 2019 to Apr 5, 2019

Training LIS Students and New Librarians for Careers in Instruction
Teaching and presentation skills are crucial in librarianship, and many new librarians can feel uncertain in these roles due to no formal training. It’s important to help LIS students and new librarians develop these skills in order that they feel comfortable running a classroom and presenting to different departments across campus.
2-Session Event
03/06/2019 & 03/13/2019
02:00pm – 03:00pm

AV Cataloging in RDA & MARC 
This workshop will move participants beyond the basics of Resource Description & Access (RDA) and Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC). The instructor will cover RDA and MARC for audio-visual (AV) items, such as video recordings and sound recordings.
Mar 8, 2019
09:30am – 04:30pm

Building an Accessible and Inclusive Library Community 
Individuals with disabilities are an important part of the communities our libraries serve. In this course, you will learn how to make your library accessible for patrons with disabilities and how to foster an inclusive community that is welcoming and engaging for these patrons.
Mar 18, 2019 – Apr 15, 2019

Storytimes & Early Literacy-Workshop w/ National Experts
Saroj Ghoting and Elaine Czarnecki have designed this training to help YOU implement Supercharged Storytimes, the proven approach to building children’s early literacy development through storytimes. Participants will learn how to enhance their storytime activities using the three principles of Supercharged Storytimes: intentionality, interactivity, and community of practice.
Mar 26, 2019
9:30am to 4:30pm

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