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Weekly Webcast Recap

By |February 17th, 2017|Blog|

Creating Inclusive Storytimes for ALL Children ALA February 23, 1:30pm Central Fee $60.00 Creating an inclusive storytime is as important as creating an engaging one. And in this workshop, you’ll learn how to do both! Child development expert Carol Morrone will tie child development into storytelling, offering insight on working with children with special needs, [...]

February is Love your Library with a Gift

By |February 15th, 2017|Blog|

Once again this year, the Arrowhead Library System (ALS) has designated February as Love Your Library month for our annual fund-raising campaign. All proceeds are used to purchase new materials for the ALS Mail-A-Book and Bookmobile collections. If you are interested in making a tax-deductible donation, checks can be sent to: Arrowhead Library System ATTN: Love [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |February 10th, 2017|Blog|

Online Tutorials: Creating them Easily and Effectively ALA February 13, continuing for 4 weeks Fee $175.00 Online tutorials are nearly ubiquitous in the library learning world – but are they effective? Are they easy to create? In this eCourse, Rempel and Slebodnik will introduce you to the process and principles of creating tutorials in order [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |February 3rd, 2017|Blog|

Basic Reference Skills for Non-Reference Librarians ALA February 6, continuing for 4 weeks Fee $175.00 Are you new to the reference desk? The ability to provide reference services is a valuable skill for every librarian, but proper training is essential. Basic Reference Skills for Non-Reference Librarians is a full-online course designed to help librarians who have never done [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |January 27th, 2017|Blog|

Introduction to Metadata and Linked Data eCourse ALA January 30, continuing for 6 weeks Fee $250.00 In this eCourse, Dr. Oksana L. Zavalina—an experienced instructor with extensive teaching and research experience in linked data and metadata—will provide you with the tools to get started and the resources to learn more on your own. Zavalina will [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |January 20th, 2017|Blog|

How to Implement a Digitized Program eCourse ALA March 6, continuing for 4 weeks Fee $185.00 Digitization is a rapidly growing area of librarianship. Whether you’re a community repository or you need to digitize old materials to save space, the ability to start a digitization project is becoming an essential skill for the modern librarian. [...]

ALS Board members help out with LOVE YOUR LIBRARY campaign

By |January 12th, 2017|Blog|

February is LOVE YOUR LIBRARY month and on December 8, several ALS Board members volunteered to help "stuff envelopes" in preparation for the annual fund-raising campaign. Pictured are Amanda Houle, Marcia Anderson, John Schifsky, Chris Carlson, Christopher Welter, Chadd Niles, Pat Brandstaetter, Marge McPeak, Patrick Layman, Audrey Stattelman, and Dennis "DJ" Jerome. Each year, the [...]

ALS Board says farewell to Patrick Layman

By |January 12th, 2017|Blog|

On December 8, 2016, Patrick Layman attended his final ALS Governing Board meeting after having served on the ALS Boars since 2006! Patrick was one of three people appointed to the ALS Board by the St. Louis County Board of Commissioners. The ALS Board honored Patrick with a cake. Thank you for your years of [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |January 6th, 2017|Blog|

Service Excellence in Challenging Times Webjunction January 11, 3:00pm Eastern In turbulent times, many Americans turn to their libraries. While this is a true affirmation of the value our country places on its libraries, it increase the responsibility for library staff to meet the public with the best customer service. During times of community turmoil, [...]

January Legacy Events

By |January 5th, 2017|Legacy Events|