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ALA Partners with the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission to Donate 6,000 Book Sets to Libraries

The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to partner with the  Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission (WSCC) to distribute 6,000 women’s suffrage youth book sets to libraries across the country. Public and school libraries are encouraged to apply for the book sets by June 15...

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The Public Library Association and Microsoft announce initiative to help expand internet access in rural communities during COVID-19 crisis

The Public Library Association (PLA) and Microsoft Corp. announced a new initiative today to increase access to technology in rural communities during the COVID-19 crisis. Microsoft will provide funding to help public libraries in rural communities extend WiFi access by installing public WiFi access...

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Join Us for Chatting with CAL!

Do you miss seeing your CAL colleagues?  Are you craving some interaction with the best group of library peeps around?  Do you need a little time to unwind? Join us for Chatting with CAL.  These free form 1-hour online sessions are available to connect, celebrate, and see the amazing...

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Free Resources shared by the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC)

The Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) shared a reminder that the updates keep coming to their free resources webpage! The companies with which CLiC partners are dedicated to supporting libraries/schools during this unusual period. Some of their resources are currently available for FREE for a limi...

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The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) to host a free webinar on ‘A Crash Course in Protecting Library Data While Working From Home’

LITA to host a free webinar on ‘A Crash Course in Protecting Library Data While Working From Home’ This 60-minute interactive webinar will guide library workers in protecting patron data as they adjust to the new normal of working from home. Participants will also have the chance to ask...

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American Libraries (AL) Live Free Webinar

American Libraries (AL) Live Free Webinar Libraries and COVID-19: Using 3D Printing to Make Personal Protective Equipment Date:  Thursday, April 9th Time:  11:00 am Central Time / 10:00 am Mountain Standard Time Event Overview: Personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care worke...

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Free COVID 19 Webinars from ALA Divisions This Week

ALA and its divisions and other units are committed to supporting our members, staff, and all librarians and library workers during these uncertain times. Below are links to the free webinar series and town hall meetings (including previous recordings) of ACRL, PLA, and AASL with what is happening...

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Free Resources from Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) Partners

In this ever changing environment, CLiC is working to keep you updated with resources available to you. The companies CLiC partners with are dedicated to supporting our libraries/schools during this unusual period. Some of their resources are currently available for FREE for a limited time. The pag...

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Booklist Announces Free Online Access for All

All Booklist and Book Links content on www.booklistonline.com is freely available until further notice. “The COVID-19 threat is unprecedented and will continue to cause extreme disruption, both personally and professionally,” said George Kendall, editor and publisher of Booklist Publica...

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