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Monday January 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM State Report for New Filers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: ACLA   412-921-1123   acla@einetwork.net
   

This session is designed for those brand new to completing the PA Public Library Data Collection (The State Report).

    Location: ACLA HQ
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM State Report Refresher Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: ACLA   412-921-1123   acla@einetwork.net
   

This session is designed for those who want to brush up on the PA Public Library Data Collection (The State Report).

    Location: ACLA HQ
        There are 7 spaces available.
Tuesday January 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Create List Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Jean Voigt     voigtm@einetwork.net
   

This is a basic class in using Sierra’s Create List for those who have little or no experience. You will learn how to do status reports, shelf lists, and if time allows patron reports. We will also cover exporting and formatting your lists in Excel. Class sizes will be small to provide individual help, and new classes will be added as long as there is a need. Some prior knowledge of Excel is needed. No CE credits will be given. 

    Location: Cooper-Siegel Community Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM LYL Campaign Brainstorming Session Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laurie Anderson   412.921.1123 x308   andersonla@einetwork.net
   

Join Deanne Heller, CLP, and Laurie Anderson, ACLA, to discuss what you did and did not like about the September 2016 Love Your Library campaign. If we do the campaign again this year, what should we do the same? What new opportunities could we have?

    Location: ACLA HQ
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday January 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: Maker & STEM Outreach Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch Series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about various Maker and STEM topics. Bring a lunch and contribute to the conversation. Each participant will have a designated amount of time to share if they choose to share ideas. ACLA will provide some  resources or take-a-way materials and possibly even a guest speaker to support the topic.

 

    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
Monday January 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Learning to Play, Playing to Learn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

The benefits of children’s play can be life lasting, as long as the experiences are developmentally appropriate, positive and engaging. This course discusses children’s play and the role of play in an early education setting. Participants will take part in varied individual and group discussions and activities that focus on the definitions, developmental mechanics and functions of play, as well as become familiar with and brainstorm new strategies for encouraging play. 3 CE Hours

 

    Location: PAEYC (Hazelwood)
        There are 24 spaces available.
Tuesday January 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Services Forum Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laurie Anderson   412.921.1123 x308   andersonla@einetwork.net
   

Adult Services Forums are held every other month to provide an opportunity for adult services librarians to meet one another and share resource and program ideas. This meeting will focus on envrionmental programs and resources. Elise Cupps, Education & Outreach Coordinator for Allegheny County Parks, will explain programs that they can offer at libraries. Also, Lisa Matt from the Allegheny County Health Department will talk about opportunities for promoting National Nutrition Month (March).

    Location: ACLA HQ
        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday February 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Summer Reading Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
    Location: CLP-East Liberty
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Create List Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Jean Voigt     voigtm@einetwork.net
   

This is a basic class in using Sierra’s Create List for those who have little or no experience. You will learn how to do status reports, shelf lists, and if time allows patron reports. We will also cover exporting and formatting your lists in Excel. Class sizes will be small to provide individual help, and new classes will be added as long as there is a need. Some prior knowledge of Excel is needed. No CE credits will be given. 

    Location: Sewickley Public Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Thursday February 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: Maker Space Feature Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch Series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about various Maker and STEM topics. Bring a lunch and contribute to the conversation. Each participant will have a designated amount of time to share if they choose to share ideas. ACLA will provide some  resources or take-a-way materials and possibly even a guest speaker to support the topic.

    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
Friday February 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Create List Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Jean Voigt     voigtm@einetwork.net
   

This is a basic class in using Sierra’s Create List for those who have little or no experience. You will learn how to do status reports, shelf lists, and if time allows patron reports. We will also cover exporting and formatting your lists in Excel. Class sizes will be small to provide individual help, and new classes will be added as long as there is a need. Some prior knowledge of Excel is needed. No CE credits will be given. 

    Location: Bethel Park Public Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Wednesday February 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Create List Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Jean Voigt     voigtm@einetwork.net
   

This is a basic class in using Sierra’s Create List for those who have little or no experience. You will learn how to do status reports, shelf lists, and if time allows patron reports. We will also cover exporting and formatting your lists in Excel. Class sizes will be small to provide individual help, and new classes will be added as long as there is a need. Some prior knowledge of Excel is needed. No CE credits will be given. 

    Location: Cooper-Siegel Community Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
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Monday February 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Youth Services Quarterly Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Quarterly Meetings are an opportunity for youth services staff to learn about countywide youth initiatives, potential partnerships, networking and program sharing. In February, the professional development will be led by the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh. Other topics for the meeting will include commitees (local, statewide and national), as well as presentations by the Allegheny County Parks and A Child's Place. An email will be sent to registered attendees prior to the meeting regarding lunch at Panera.

 

    Location: Oakmont Carnegie Library
        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday March 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM One Book, Every Young Child Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
    Location: CLP-East Liberty
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday March 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: Parents & STEM Learning Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch Series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about various Maker and STEM topics. Bring a lunch and contribute to the conversation. Each participant will have a designated amount of time to share if they choose to share ideas. ACLA will provide some  resources or take-a-way materials and possibly even a guest speaker to support the topic.

 

    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Providing Customer Service and Handling the Special Needs of Patrons of All Abilities Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: ACLA   412-921-1123   acla@einetwork.net
   

Carrie Banks is the Director of the Brooklyn Public Library's Child's Place for Children with Special Needs. Carrie sees libraries as an inclusive environment for people of all ages and abilities, and employs universal design and multiple intelligences principles so all are welcome and engaged.

    Location: Bridgeville Public Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Friday March 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Welcoming All Children and Teens – Designing Accessible Services for Youth Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Disability is natural -  20% of people under the age of 22 have one. This interactive workshop will explores how Universal Design, Multiple Intelligence Theory and the Social Model of Disability can help us create a natural environment where everyone comfortable. Children and teens with disabilities are in every community; make sure they are in your library. The Child’s Place is an inclusive environment at the Brooklyn Public Library that provides resources and programming to all children, parents and caregivers. 

    Location: Robinson Township Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Welcoming All Children and Teens – Designing Accessible Services for Youth (Question Driven Session) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

The afternoon session will be more specific with questions generated ahead of time from participants.

    Location: Robinson Township Library
        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday March 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Services Forum Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laurie Anderson   412.921.1123 x308   andersonla@einetwork.net
   

The Adult Services Forums are held every other month to provide an opportunity for adult librarians to meet one another and share resources and ideas. This session will focus on marketing programs. A panel of library staff will share their tips and best practices: Meghan Snatchko, Sewickley Public Library; Lauren Williams, Cooper-Siegel Community Library; and Santina Balestreire, Northland Public Library.

    Location: ACLA HQ
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday April 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: Maker Space Feature Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

 

Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch Series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about various Maker and STEM topics. Bring a lunch and contribute to the conversation. Each participant will have a designated amount of time to share if they choose to share ideas. ACLA will provide some  resources or take-a-way materials and possibly even a guest speaker to support the topic.

    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
Friday May 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Employee Handbook Clinic Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: ACLA   412-921-1123   acla@einetwork.net
   

Ray Frankoski, from the Bayer Center's Executive Service Corps, will be presenting a clinic on the design and content of employee handbooks. The workshop will begin with an overview of the handbook including do's and don'ts, followed by the structure for the handbook and then a policy by policy walk through. 

Each attendee should bring their library's current employee handbook to the workshop.

    Location: ACLA HQ
        There are 20 spaces available.
Thursday May 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: Engineering Design Process Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

 

Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch Series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about various Maker and STEM topics. Bring a lunch and contribute to the conversation. Each participant will have a designated amount of time to share if they choose to share ideas. ACLA will provide some  resources or take-a-way materials and possibly even a guest speaker to support the topic.

    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
Monday May 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Youth Services Quarterly Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Quarterly Meetings are an opportunity for youth services staff to learn about countywide youth initiatives, potential partnerships, networking and program sharing. In May, the professional development will be led by the A Child's Place. More information about other topics and lunch to be provided at a later date.

    Location: Sewickley Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday May 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Services Forum Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laurie Anderson   412.921.1123 x308   andersonla@einetwork.net
   

The Adult Services Forum is held every other month to provide an opportunity for adult librarians to meet one another and share resources and ideas. Topic TBD.

    Location: ACLA HQ
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Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: Maker Space Feature Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

 

Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch Series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about various Maker and STEM topics. Bring a lunch and contribute to the conversation. Each participant will have a designated amount of time to share if they choose to share ideas. ACLA will provide some  resources or take-a-way materials and possibly even a guest speaker to support the topic.

    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: STEM & Crafts Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

 

Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch Series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about various Maker and STEM topics. Bring a lunch and contribute to the conversation. Each participant will have a designated amount of time to share if they choose to share ideas. ACLA will provide some  resources or take-a-way materials and possibly even a guest speaker to support the topic.

    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Services Forum Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laurie Anderson   412.921.1123 x308   andersonla@einetwork.net
   

The Adult Services Forum is held every other month to provide an opportunity for adult librarians to meet and share resources and ideas. Topic TBD.

    Location: ACLA HQ
Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: Electronics Programming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

 

Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch Series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about various Maker and STEM topics. Bring a lunch and contribute to the conversation. Each participant will have a designated amount of time to share if they choose to share ideas. ACLA will provide some  resources or take-a-way materials and possibly even a guest speaker to support the topic.

    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
Monday September 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Librarians as Media Mentors Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Learn how to evaluate and use new media to support early literacy and family engagement in your communities. Claudia Haines leads storytimes, hosts maker programs, and gets great media into the hands of kids and teens as the librarian and media mentor at the Homer Public Library (Alaska). She trains other librarians as media mentors and serves on both local and national committees that support families and literacy, including the 2018 Caldecott Award Selection Committee. She is the co-author of ALSC's white paper on media mentorship and the book Becoming a Media Mentor: A Guide for Working with Children and Families.

 

    Location: Bridgeville Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Youth Services Quarterly Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Quarterly Meetings are an opportunity for youth services staff to learn about countywide youth initiatives, potential partnerships, networking and program sharing, as well as receive some professional development. More information on topics and lunch provided closer to meeting date.

    Location: Bridgeville Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday September 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Services Forum Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laurie Anderson   412.921.1123 x308   andersonla@einetwork.net
   

The Adult Services Forum is held every other month to provide an opportunity for adult librarians to meet one another and share resources and ideas. Topic TBD.

    Location: ACLA HQ
Thursday September 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: STEM & Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

 

Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch Series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about various Maker and STEM topics. Bring a lunch and contribute to the conversation. Each participant will have a designated amount of time to share if they choose to share ideas. ACLA will provide some  resources or take-a-way materials and possibly even a guest speaker to support the topic.

    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday October 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: Textiles Programming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

 

Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch Series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about various Maker and STEM topics. Bring a lunch and contribute to the conversation. Each participant will have a designated amount of time to share if they choose to share ideas. ACLA will provide some  resources or take-a-way materials and possibly even a guest speaker to support the topic.

    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday November 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: Science & Literacy Programming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

 

Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch Series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about various Maker and STEM topics. Bring a lunch and contribute to the conversation. Each participant will have a designated amount of time to share if they choose to share ideas. ACLA will provide some  resources or take-a-way materials and possibly even a guest speaker to support the topic.

    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
Monday November 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Youth Services Quarterly Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Quarterly Meetings are an opportunity for youth services staff to learn about countywide youth initiatives, potential partnerships, networking and program sharing, as well as professional development. More information on topics and lunch provided closer to meeting date.

    Location: Community Library of Castle Shannon
        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday November 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Services Forum Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laurie Anderson   412.921.1123 x308   andersonla@einetwork.net
   

The Adult Services Forum is held every other month to provide an opportunity for adult librarians to meet and share resources and ideas. Topic TBD.

    Location: ACLA HQ
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Thursday December 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: Woodworking Programming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

 

Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch Series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about various Maker and STEM topics. Bring a lunch and contribute to the conversation. Each participant will have a designated amount of time to share if they choose to share ideas. ACLA will provide some  resources or take-a-way materials and possibly even a guest speaker to support the topic.

    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
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