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Monday September 26, 2016 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 x303   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.

    Location: Green Tree Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday September 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM eResource Training For Staff Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dustin Shilling     shillingd2@einetwork.net
   

The Digital Resources Committee has planned training sessions intended to help staff use eResources to answer questions from patrons. This training will look at 4 different scenarios and how various eResources available to all Allegheny County library users can be used to assist patrons. The training will also feature some of the newly added resources and databases, including: Gale Legal Forms, Overdrive Periodicals, and Chilton Library.

Topics and Presenters:

  • Consumer ResearchAnn Andrews, Cooper Siegel Community Library
  • Auto Information - Helping patrons make informed decisions concerning purchases, maintenance, and sale of personal vehicles - Dustin Shilling, Sewickley Public Library
  • Vacation/TravelAlexis Rittenberger, Northland Public Library
  • Research for Children - Helping parents and caregivers (and students) aware of library resources so that they can see success in school - Shannon Barron, Green Tree Public Library

Click here to register for the session.

    Location: Monroeville Public Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM eResource Training For Staff Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dustin Shilling     shillingd2@einetwork.net
   

The Digital Resources Committee has planned training sessions intended to help staff use eResources to answer questions from patrons. This training will look at 4 different scenarios and how various eResources available to all Allegheny County library users can be used to assist patrons. The training will also feature some of the newly added resources and databases, including: Gale Legal Forms, Overdrive Periodicals, and Chilton Library.

Topics and Presenters:

  • Consumer ResearchAnn Andrews, Cooper Siegel Community Library
  • Auto Information - Helping patrons make informed decisions concerning purchases, maintenance, and sale of personal vehicles - Dustin Shilling, Sewickley Public Library
  • Vacation/TravelAlexis Rittenberger, Northland Public Library
  • Research for Children - Helping parents and caregivers (and students) aware of library resources so that they can see success in school - Shannon Barron, Green Tree Public Library

Click here to register for the session.

    Location: Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM eResource Training For Staff (Online Webinar) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dustin Shilling     shillingd2@einetwork.net
   

The Digital Resources Committee has planned training sessions intended to help staff use eResources to answer questions from patrons. This training will look at 4 different scenarios and how various eResources available to all Allegheny County library users can be used to assist patrons. The training will also feature some of the newly added resources and databases, including: Gale Legal Forms, Overdrive Periodicals, and Chilton Library.

Topics and Presenters:

  • Consumer ResearchAnn Andrews, Cooper Siegel Community Library
  • Auto Information - Helping patrons make informed decisions concerning purchases, maintenance, and sale of personal vehicles - Dustin Shilling, Sewickley Public Library
  • Vacation/TravelAlexis Rittenberger, Northland Public Library
  • Research for Children - Helping parents and caregivers (and students) aware of library resources so that they can see success in school - Shannon Barron, Green Tree Public Library

Click here to register for the session.

    Location: Online Webinar
Wednesday October 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM eResource Training For Staff Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dustin Shilling     shillingd2@einetwork.net
   

The Digital Resources Committee has planned training sessions intended to help staff use eResources to answer questions from patrons. This training will look at 4 different scenarios and how various eResources available to all Allegheny County library users can be used to assist patrons. The training will also feature some of the newly added resources and databases, including: Gale Legal Forms, Overdrive Periodicals, and Chilton Library.

Topics and Presenters:

  • Consumer ResearchAnn Andrews, Cooper Siegel Community Library
  • Auto Information - Helping patrons make informed decisions concerning purchases, maintenance, and sale of personal vehicles - Dustin Shilling, Sewickley Public Library
  • Vacation/TravelAlexis Rittenberger, Northland Public Library
  • Research for Children - Helping parents and caregivers (and students) aware of library resources so that they can see success in school - Shannon Barron, Green Tree Public Library

Click here to register for the session.

    Location: Sewickley Public Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM eResource Training For Staff Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dustin Shilling     shillingd2@einetwork.net
   

The Digital Resources Committee has planned training sessions intended to help staff use eResources to answer questions from patrons. This training will look at 4 different scenarios and how various eResources available to all Allegheny County library users can be used to assist patrons. The training will also feature some of the newly added resources and databases, including: Gale Legal Forms, Overdrive Periodicals, and Chilton Library.

Topics and Presenters:

  • Consumer ResearchAnn Andrews, Cooper Siegel Community Library
  • Auto Information - Helping patrons make informed decisions concerning purchases, maintenance, and sale of personal vehicles - Dustin Shilling, Sewickley Public Library
  • Vacation/TravelAlexis Rittenberger, Northland Public Library
  • Research for Children - Helping parents and caregivers (and students) aware of library resources so that they can see success in school - Shannon Barron, Green Tree Public Library

Click here to register for the session.

    Location: Robinson Township Library
Thursday October 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussions (School Age Outreach Share) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123 x303   lanec@einetwork.net
    Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about a different topic each month. 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 possible even a guest speaker to support the topic.
    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
Monday October 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Technology and Literacy in Afterschool/OST Programs Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123 x303   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Digital camera, computers, tablets and smartphones are just a few of the technologies school-age children use daily. Explore ways to support literacy (reading, writing, speaking and listening) skills using technology appropriately.

    Location: Green Tree Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday October 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  3:30 PM Maker Showcase with Children's Museum of Pittsburgh Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Hear the participants from the five Maker trainings present about what they learned in animation, compuational thinking, electronics, woodworking and sewing sessions. Participate in group activities led by the Children’s Museum. Learn how to receive funding for Maker spaces and about additional ACLA Maker trainings with the Museum. 

 

    Location: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday November 1, 2016 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 focus for this session will be Technology Training for Adults - Best Practices. We will have a panel of experienced technology trainers including Arlene Kasenic, Technology Instructor for the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council; Dustin R. Shilling, Systems and Reference Librarian from the Sewickley Public Library; Harvey Schoenman, a volunteer OASIS Connections Technology Trainer at the Community Library of Castle Shannon; and a person TBD from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Panel members will describe the technology training they do and share the approaches that have worked best for them when working with adults of various ages and skill levels. There will be ample time for Q&A. 

You' will also learn about SW PA's plan to roll out a new Managed Long-Term Support & Services plan for older adults and people with disabilities. Libraries will have an important role in spreading the word about this new approach to services.

 

    Location: ACLA HQ
        There are 21 spaces available.
Friday November 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mandated Reporter Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: ACLA   412-921-1123   acla@einetwork.net
   

Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance will lead another mandated reporter training in how to recognize and report child abuse. Participants will receive supporting information in the form of workbooks, reference documents and strategies for preventing and addressing child abuse. This training is beneficial for all who work in the library not just youth services.

    Location: Green Tree Public Library
        There are 34 spaces available.
Monday November 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Are You Ready for the Digital Age? Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

This course provides educators a way to inventory and assess how to use technology and digital media with children.     

    Location: PAEYC (Hazelwood)
        There are 22 spaces available.
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Thursday November 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussions (Community Partnerships) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123 x303   lanec@einetwork.net
    Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about a different topic each month. 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 possible even a guest speaker to support the topic.
    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
Monday November 21, 2016 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 x303   lanec@einetwork.net
    Youth Services Quarterly Meetings are an opportunity for youth services librarians and staff to learn about countywide youth initiatives, potential partnerships, networking and program sharing. In 2016, each session will have a professional development component as well.
    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday December 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch Discussions (Large Library Discussion) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   412-921-1123 x303   lanec@einetwork.net
    Join other youth services professionals for the Brown Bag Lunch series to discuss, share ideas and ask questions about a different topic each month. 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 possible even a guest speaker to support the topic.
    Location: ACLA
        There are many spaces available.
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