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Workforce Recovery at the CAL Conference

On behalf of Sarah Koehn Frey, Director, Northern Saguache County Library District:

On October 13 I attended a preconference workshop at the CAL conference entitled “Project Compass:  Libraries at the Front Lines of Workforce Recovery”.  The presenter was Jennifer Pratt, who is the Chief of Library Development for the State Library of North Carolina.

Jennifer navigated through enough of the Project Compass website to really pique our interest.  I need to do much more searching to find all that is available there, but I’m happy to know about this resource and can direct patrons to it.  During the presentation I was sitting beside Maria DeHerrera of the Costilla County Library District.  She and I represented 2/3 of the three poorest counties in Colorado, so we were especially interested in how our libraries can be of help to our unemployed patrons. Continue reading ‘Workforce Recovery at the CAL Conference’

Protecting Cultural Collections – FREE Workshops

Register now for a FREE two-part workshop on Protecting Cultural Collections, available in both Fort Collins and Colorado Springs. Topics include disaster prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.

Part 1: Prevention & Preparedness – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Ft. Collins: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 – Colorado State University, Morgan Library
  • Colorado Springs: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 – University of Colorado, Kraemer Family Library

Part 2: Response & Recovery – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Ft. Collins: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 – Colorado State University, Morgan Library
  • Colorado Springs: Thursday, July 28, 2011 – University of Colorado, Kraemer Family Library

Sponsored by: Western States & Territories Preservation Assistance Service (WESTPAS)
Instructor: Julie Page, Co-Coordinator, California Preservation Program and WESTPAS

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Literacy-Enhanced Storytimes Workshop – April 15

Want to juice up your library storytime? Make your storytimes better-than-ever? Attend a FREE all-day interactive and hands-on workshop using the 6 skills and techniques of Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR) in your library storytimes.

Participants will walk away with a better understanding of the importance of age appropriate materials, early literacy research, connecting with parents, and dialogic reading, and will see a demonstration of a literacy-enhanced storytime by an expert.

Experienced trainer Carol Wagstaff (Douglas County Libraries) and Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy (CLEL) will review ECRR resources and coach you through how you can use ECRR techniques and plan a literacy-enhanced storytime.

The workshop will be limited to 20 participants and priority will be given to Western Slope libraries.

Location: Durango Public Library
Date & Time:
Friday, April 15, 8:30am-3pm
Questions:
Patricia Froehlich, CDE – State Library, 303-866-6908

REGISTER NOW! (at least 1 week in advance)
View flyer (PDF)

Youth Services Workshops – Register Now!

Registration for the 2010 Youth Services Workshops is now open. Public librarians, school librarians, and those interested in youth services programming are all welcome and encouraged to attend. Register now! (Please register at least 1 week in advance.)

Download flyer (PDF)

AGENDA:

  • 2011 statewide summer reading programs, presented by Kathy Barco: “One World, Many Stories” (children) and “You Are Here” (teen) OneWorldManyStories
  • Lunch and  networking 
  • Table talks: issues and discussions
  • Update on State Library youth services initiatives
  • Summer Reading manuals and Highsmith catalogs Continue reading ‘Youth Services Workshops – Register Now!’

NASA Space Science Workshop

On behalf of Keliann LaConte, Education Department, Lunar and Planetary Institute:

Connect children and youth with your library’s space science resources! Join us for a FREE NASA-supported workshop designed to help you bring space science to your programs through hands-on activities.

Harmony Library
4616 South Shields
Fort Collins, Colorado 80526
September 2-3, 2010

“Explore! Hero Moon” will acquaint you NASA’s investigations into the ongoing saga that has shaped our Moon. Discover our scientific, cultural, and personal understanding of Earth’s nearest natural neighbor. Scientists and educators from the NASA Lunar Science Institute and the Lunar and Planetary Institute will share space science information, resources, hands-on activities, and demonstrations developed specifically for you to infuse into your programs with children and youth ages 8 to 13 and their families.

The workshop is FREE. A $150 stipend is available for 30 participants. A stipend request form will be emailed to participants on a first-come-first-accepted basis.

Space is limited! Register by July 16, 2010.

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Literacy-Enhanced Storytimes Workshop – March 19

Want to juice up your library storytime? Make your storytimes better-than-ever? Attend an all-day interactive and hands-on workshop using the 6 skills and techniques of Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR) in your library storytimes.

Experienced trainer Carol Wagstaff (Douglas County Libraries) and Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy (CLEL) will review ECRR resources and coach you through how you can use ECRR techniques and plan a literacy-enhanced storytime. Come prepared to practice dialogic reading and give parent tips.

The workshop will be limited to 25 participants and priority will be given to Western Slope libraries. Additional registrants will placed on a waiting list.

Registration fee: $15.00
Location:
Montrose Public Library
Date & Time:
March 19, 2010, 8:30am-3pm
Questions:
Patricia Froehlich, CDE – State Library, 303-866-6908

Register Now!

The State Library at CAL

The Colorado State Library will have a variety of pre-conferences and workshops at the 2009 CAL Conference.  Don’t forget to stop by our booth on Friday and Saturday in the Exhibits Area. We would love to:

  • * Share with you the latest services and resources we can offer Colorado libraries
  • * Hear how libraries have transformed your lives

CSL at CAL 2009 – Schedule (PDF)

Becoming a Film Friendly Archivist Workshop

Friday, August 22, 2008

9am to 4pm

$50 per person (lunch on your own in Golden)

RSVP: Beth Heller, Preservation Librarian, 303.384.0110 x13

bheller @ americanalpineclub.org

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New Year’s Plans

The CLiC staff has been busy planning for 2006. Read on for upcoming events!

LIBRARY DISTRICT WORKSHOP – January 31 – (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) at the Arapahoe Library District in Englewood. See the CLiC website for more info. www.clicweb.org

We have partnered with the Colorado State Library to offer SCHOOL LIBRARY WORKSHOPS. CLiC is presenting at eight locations around the state including Frisco (2/7), Craig (2/9), Lamar (2/17), Sterling (2/21), Durango (3/2), Windsor (3/6), Walsenberg (3/10) and Delta (4/10). Again, see www.clicweb.org

Next, we are sponsoring or partnering with organizations to present SPRING WORKSHOPS. There are also eight locations for these workshops including Denver (ALD) (2/24), Fort Morgan (3/28), Grand Junction (3/31), Woodland Park (4/6), Gunnison (4/21), Canon City (4/27-28), Frisco (5/5) and Durango (May-TBA). More information will be available on our website after the New Year.

Lastly, we have put together with the Colorado State Library and the CAL Trustee and Friends Division, TRUSTEE TRAINING. Details are on our website www.clicweb.org

And, as always feel free to contact any of the local consultants for information on whatever needs you have.
Lisa Priebe – 303-422-1150
Shelley Walchak – 719-650-1090
Beth Filar Williams – 970-560-9503

HAVE A HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!