Monthly webinars showcasing current topics in Idaho Libraries. 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://zoom.us/j/107587185

2020 Sessions

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

Info2Go! Census 2020 & Libraries

February 10, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm MST

Census 2020 is the first census to be taken online – and it is just around the corner!  Come learn what your library can expect when patrons arrive to complete the Census, how your staff can answer their questions (whether they complete the survey while at the library or offsite electronically, by phone, or paper submission), and why a complete count is so important to all of Idaho’s libraries.  

Session Outcomes: 

  • Clear understanding of the Census with succinct talking points 
  • Broad overview of the survey content and insights on completing the survey 
  • Knowledge of how a complete count benefits local communities 
  • A set of FAQs library patrons may ask with answers 
  • Answers to your questions 

Presenters:

  • Carolina Valderrama-EchavarriaPartnership Specialist (Idaho), Community Partnership & Engagement Program, Los Angeles Regional Census Center, U.S. Census Bureau. 
  • Lisa Egan. Access Services Manager, Latah County Library District 
  • Eric Suess, Director, Marshall Public Library

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Info2Go! Hunger Does Not Take a Vacation

March 16, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm MDT

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally-funded, state-administered program that provides free meals and snacks to children in low-income areas during the summer months when school meals are not available. There are a number of ways libraries can be a part of the Summer Meals Program, and this webinar will give you an overview of the benefits and services provided.

Presenters:

  • Domonique Ayarra-Sykes, Coordinator of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), Idaho State Department of Education

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Info2Go! WiFi Content Filtering Overview

April 20, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm MDT

A new amendment to the Idaho Code requires all public libraries to have content filtering on their publicly accessible wireless internet starting July 1, 2020. Join us to learn about this new wireless requirement and develop ways to address it in your library with the guidance of our broadband consultant, Dylan Baker. Please bring any questions you may have about WiFi, content filtering, and what the law requires.

Presenters:

  • Dylan Baker, ICfL Broadband Consultant
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Info2Go! Taming LOC.gov

May 18, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm MDT

How often do you use the Library of Congress website? Do you find it too large to navigate? Do you think it’s only for scholars? Join us for this informative discussion and see what resources are available to support patrons of all ages, learn how to make navigating the website manageable, and get tips that will help you make effective use of the website and its resources.

Presenters:

  • Danna Bell, Educational Resource Specialist at the Library of Congress
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