Preparing for the Holiday Rush
November 19
Session #1 at 11:00am EST & Session #2 at 7:00pm EST
The months of December and January are some of the busiest of the year as patrons and students get new devices for the winter holidays, eager to borrow eBooks and audiobooks from the library. Want to know more about how you and your staff can get ready? Join us for this information-packed special holiday webcast, where OverDrive team members will share practical ways to plan for the digital rush at your library this year. Register
Brainfuse Webinars for ALS Member Libraries
November 18, 9:30am & December 4, 9:30am
Another round of Brainfuse webinars for ALS member libraries of all types! The two-hour, interactive webinar will focus on the databases available to ALS patrons and students—HelpNow and JobNow. To register for one of these online webinars, please click on the following link and mark the date of the session you wish to attend. You will receive a log-in link to the webinar the business day before the webinar.
How to Create an Adult Coloring Book Program, Club, or Event at Your Library
Fee $59.00 
November 22
They are doing it all over America, England and France. Bookstores customers are doing it. Library patrons are doing it in droves. Join the fun today! The “it” is Coloring, Adult Coloring is all the craze, a new phenomenon that provides fun, relaxation and some even say stress relief to its participants. How to locate quality Fine Art coloring sheets, themes that illustrate popular novels, beautiful Japanese art, and more. You will find out where to locate the best free resources, quality books and apps in this 4 week workshop. You will even learn how to create your own coloring sheets from photos and teach your participants. This 4 week workshop will show you how to create and find resources for creating your own Adult Coloring programs at your library. Register
Basic Records Management for Minnesota Public Libraries
November 18, 1:00pm
Charles Rodgers of the State Archives Department of the Minnesota Historical Society will present a brief webinar review of the state records laws, the definition of government records, basic records management issues, and the role of the State Archives. Special emphasis will be given to records created and maintained by public libraries, including retention and disposition guidance, and documents with historical value. No registrations is necessary, just join the WebEx meeting online or call 888-741-5095 using conference code 874 403 3672 meeting number 253 118 533
Attend Taxes 101 for Minnesota Libraries
November 19, 11:00am
Believe it or not, the 2016 tax season is right around the corner! To help libraries serve their communities during the tax season, State Library Services and Prepare + Prosper’s Claim it! Campaign invite you to Taxes 101 for Minnesota Libraries. The webinar will cover topics such as who needs to file taxes, basics about tax credits for individuals and families with low to moderate income, free tax preparation sites, FAQ, and community resources. Register today and then join the WebEx meeting online or call in at 888-742-5095 use conf. code 874 403 3672 meeting number 593 489 753
Trials and Tribulations: Handling Hard Topics For Youth
December 3, 1:00pm Central
Join Booklist for this free, hour-long webinar that will cover a range of literature on difficult subjects for kids and teens. Representatives from Lerner Publishing Group, Lorimer, and Second Story Press will share titles to encourage understanding of, and discussion about, hard-hitting and sensitive topics. Moderated by Maggie Reagan, Booklist Books for Youth associate editor. Register