Info2Go!

Monthly webinars on current hot topics. The focus is on providing a platform for the library community and our partners to share knowledge. Join guest experts from 12:30-1:30 pm MT (11:30-12:30 pm PT) to explore new library trends and services.

All Info2Go sessions can be viewed live at https://icfl.adobeconnect.com/ce

2018 Sessions

All sessions are 12:30pm - 1:30pm Mountain Time (11:30am - 12:30pm Pacific)

January 22 Making Readers: How the Maker Movement Can Impact Literacy

We have all heard how making and makerspaces can encourag STEM learning. But what can they do for literacy? This webinar will address ways that literacy and making can go hand in hand to enhance your program offered at the library. By focusing on transliteracy skills and including maker activities with literacy activities, librarians can better influence the traditional literacy skills they have always targeted.

Presenter: Megan Egbert, Meridian Library District

Archived Recording
February 26 Parent Education Resource Center

The Idaho Digital Learning Academy (IDLA) is launching the Parent Resource Education Center – a portal for discovering educational resources for all ages in any Idaho community.   Join Sherawn Reberry from IDLA who will take us on a tour of this new site.  You also learn how you can use this site as an information resource, as well as a platform to post your events and resources.

Presenter: Sherawn Reberry, Idaho Digital Learnign Academy

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March 19 Idaho's Talking Book Service

Learn about the Talking Book Service and how to promote it with users in your library. This free service provide direct access to reading materials for eligible Idahoans who are unable to read standard print.

Presenter: Sue Walker, ICfL

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April 16 Protecting Children in the Library, policies and guidelines around mandatory reporting and safe places

Join staff of the Department of Health and Welfare as they share information important to library staff working in public places and their role in providing safe spaces for children.

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May 21 Managing Public Computing and Print Usage in the Library

Learn about a tool in use in some libraries to more easily manage usage of public computing workstations and printer usage by the public.

Presenter: Adam Day, Twin Falls Public Library

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June 18 Live Better Idaho

This community-focused web service can help you connect library users with Idaho services for better health, education, family needs, and work.

Presenter: Robbie Jackson, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

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July 16 Get Downloaded on the New LiLI Databases

An introduction to the changes taking shape at LiLI.org. New Databases? New features? Learn what's new and what's coming.

Presenter: Allison Floyd, ICfL

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August 20 Identifying and Confronting Microaggressions in Our Libraries

This session is intended to foster a more conscious, inclusive communication style. It will help identify examples of microaggressions and how they adversely affect our relationships between ourselves, our fellow staff members, and patrons. We'll discuss the ingrained biases that lead us to being perpetrators of microaggressions. We'll also learn what to do to stand up for ourselves and others when we're the victims of microaggressions.

Presenter: Elizabeth Ramsey, Boise State University

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September 17 Summer Summit for Schools: Continuing the Conversation

If you didn't make it to Summer Summit, join this session for a conversation of the hot topics that emerged. We will revive the table topics, revisit key points, and pick up the discussions we start in the summer.

Facilitator: Jeannie Standal

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October 15 BreakoutEDU in the Library

Learn how you can incorporate BreakoutEDU in your library to creat a collaborative, exciting, and problem-based learning experience for users.

Presenter: Nick Madsen, Community Library Network

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November 26 EOR and E-rate - Are you ready for 2019?

Get ready for the next round of EOR and E-rate. What can you expect for 2019? What can you do to be prepared? Get all the details here.

Presenter: Dylan Baker, ICfL

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December 17 YA Reads for the New Year

What's coming down the pike for your young adult readers in 2019? Learn what titles are on their way and what titles remain in top reading lists.  Learn from our presenter and be prepared to share your own ideas!

Presenter: Jen Scott Wills, Boise Public Library

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2017 Schedule

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