Upcoming and Archived Library Learning Opportunities

We know that library staff around the state may have differing needs during this time of uncertainty. You may be working from home, or working in a closed library. You may be swamped with other tasks, or looking for projects, and professional development. No matter what your circumstances, we have a wide variety of online […]

Upcoming CSL in Session: Disaster Planning and Assistance for Libraries

Join us on Thursday March 26, 2020 from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm MT for Disaster Planning and Assistance for Libraries. Fires and floods are steadily increasing across Colorado. Do you have a plan for your library collection if a disaster occurs? The Colorado Cultural and Historic Resources (CHR) Task Force is here to help. In this […]

Upcoming CSL in Session Webinar: By the People For the People – Creating Community Profiles

Join us on Wednesday March 25, 2020 from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm MT for By the People For the People – Creating Community Profiles. Westminster Public Library has taken a hyper-local focus and created innovative strategies to satisfy the needs of all patrons in our service area. Explore how to create a data-driven community profile and […]

Upcoming CSL in Session Webinar – Serving the Underserved: tips for serving the homeless

Join us on Thursday January 23, 2020 from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm MT for Serving the Underserved: tips for serving the homeless. Sometimes, community services in rural areas don’t have resources to meet growing needs. As such, libraries become the primary service provider for those experiencing homelessness in the community. In an already busy library, how […]

Upcoming CSL In Session Webinar: Friends with Benefits

Join us on Thursday December 12, 2019 from 11:00 am -12:00 pm MT for Friends with Benefits. But not those kind of benefits! Join us as we walk you through programming designed to help your teens develop their social and emotional skill set. These skills are important for future success, plus the programs that develop them have […]

Upcoming CSL In Session Webinar – Unearthing Seed Money: Locating grants to fund your project (The Colorado Edition)

Join us on Thursday November 14, 2019 from 12:00-1:00 pm MT for Unearthing Seed Money: Locating grants to fund your project (The Colorado Edition). Intimidated by the grant writing process? Start off in the right foot by joining us for a discussion on selecting a funder that shares your library’s vision. Learn about the different types of […]

Upcoming CSL In Session Webinar – Conducting the Reference Interview: How to Ask Better Questions to Make Customers Happy

Join us on Wednesday November 6 from 12:00-1:00 pm MT for Conducting the Reference Interview: How to Ask Better Questions to Make Customers Happy. “Do you have any books on law?” “I need information on bats.” Have customers ever asked you general or ambiguous questions like these? How do we connect customers with exactly what they […]

Upcoming CSL In Session Webinar – Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Outreach for K-3rd Graders

Join us for our next CSL In Session Webinar, Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Outreach for K-3rd Graders (Part 4 of 4) on Tuesday November 4 from 12:00-1:00 pm MT. Learn how the Children’s Librarians at Denver Public Library are expanding their services to developing readers and the grown ups in their lives using the […]

Upcoming CSL In Session Webinar: Playing Well with Others – At Work

Join us for our next CSL In Session webinar, Playing Well with Others – At Work on Thursday October 24 from 12:00-1:00 pm MT. We all know that children learn through play, but what about adults? Research shows that when humans, at any age, play, they learn and grow into healthy, happy, well-functioning individuals. Find […]

Upcoming CSL in Session Webinar – Bullet Journaling: The Magic Bullet for Increased Productivity

Do you struggle each day to get through your “to do” list? Are you losing track of projects and missing deadlines because you don’t have a system to manage all of your responsibilities? Join us for our next CSL In Session webinar, Bullet Journaling: The Magic Bullet for Increased Productivity on Thursday September 26 from […]

Upcoming CSL In Session Webinar – Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Collection Development for K-3rd Graders

Join us for our next CSL In Session webinar, Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Collection Development for K-3rd Graders on Tuesday September 24 from 12:00-1:00 pm MT. This is part 3 of a 4 part series about services designed for kids K – 3. Learn how the Children’s Librarians at Denver Public Library are […]

Upcoming CSL In Session Webinar – Danger in the Comfort Zone: How to change when change isn’t coming naturally

Join us for our next CSL in Session, Danger in the Comfort Zone: How to change when change isn’t coming naturally on Thursday August 29, 2019 from 12 – 1  PM MDT. Rationally we know that change is imminent and to stay relevant we must adapt quickly, but emotionally we want to stay in our “comfort […]

New CSL in Session Webinar – CSL Resource Kits: What’s In Them For You!

Join us for our next CSL in Session, CSL Resource Kits: What’s In Them For You! on Thursday July 11, 2019 from 1 – 2  PM MDT. The Colorado State Library Resource Kits are bundled tools and materials that enable you to provide exciting programs to engage with your community in new and interesting ways. […]

New CSL in Session Webinar – Welcoming Transgender Customers at Your Library

Join us on Tuesday June 11, 2019, from 12 – 1:00 PM MT for Welcoming Transgender Customers at Your Library, with Adrian Johnson and Bec Czarnecki. As rights for transgender people continue to be debated, at the library we welcome the youth, adults, and colleagues who are in our communities. Join us to learn how to […]

New CSL in Session Webinar – Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Literacy-Based Programs for K-3rd Graders

Join us on Tuesday May 14, 2019, from 12 – 1:00 PM MT for Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Literacy-Based Programs for K-3rd Graders, with Warren Shanks & Carrie Wolfson In part 2 of a 4 part series, learn how the Children’s Librarians at Denver Public Library are expanding their services to developing readers and […]

New CSL in Session Webinar: The 2 Generation Approach to Eliminating Poverty

Join us on May 7, 2019 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM MT, for The 2 Generation Approach to Eliminating Poverty with Beth Crist and Becki Loughlin. What is the 2Gen approach? You’re probably already doing it! The 2Gen approach is a method that helps families escape the cycle of poverty by intentionally serving children and their […]

New CSL in Session Webinar: Helping Patrons With Legal Questions, Part 3: Federal Laws and Secondary Sources

Join us on Thursday April 25, 2019, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM MT for Helping Patrons with Legal Questions, Part 3: Federal Laws and Secondary Sources with Michele Masias. This is the third and final webinar in the Helping Patrons With Legal Questions series presented by the Colorado Association of Law Libraries and the Colorado State […]