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Registration Open for ALA Webinar “Going Virtual: Programs and Insights from a Time of Crisis” (Wed., Oct. 20, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT)–UIUC and Champaign PL Among Presenters

(via ALA)

Join ALA’s Public Programs Office for a live look at five successful library virtual programs offered during the COVID-19 pandemic. In these high-energy “lightning talks,” attendees will learn about creative programs that vividly demonstrate the ways in which library programming can make communities stronger and more resilient by creating lifelong learners, fostering conversation, and forging connections. Programs are featured in the Going Virtual: Programs and Insights from a Time of Crisis book.

Programs include the following.

  • “Hot Dog Man”–Carroll County Public Library, New Windsor, Maryland
  • “COVID-19 Misinformation Challenge”–Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono, Maine
  • “The History of Witchcraft”–Champaign Public Library and the University of Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Champaign, Illinois
  • “BookFix”–St. Ignatius College Prep, San Francisco, California
  • “Bilingual Kwentuhan”–Daly City Public Library, Daly City, California

This webinar will take place on Wednesday, October 20, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM CDT. More information about the webinar is available here. To register, please go here.

This webinar is made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of its American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grantmaking funding opportunity.​

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