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://icfl.adobeconnect.com/ce

2019 Sessions

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

Info2Go! Girls Who Code at your Library

October 21, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm MDT

Interested in starting a coding club at your library but don’t know where to start? The Girls Who Code platform is the perfect fit public and school libraries that want to host coding programs without a lot of training. Learn more about the curriculum and how it could have a positive impact on your community during this Info2Go session.

Presenter: Erin Barnhart, Girls Who Code

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Futures Camp “Fireside” Chat

November 5, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm MST

Anyone is welcome to attend our online post-Camp casual “fireside” group chats offered monthly between July and December 2019. (If you attended the Futures Camp, you agreed to attend at least two of these, but of course are welcome to attend more!)

  • Tuesday, July 23rd at 9:00am-10:00am PDT / 10:00am-11:00am MDT
  • Wednesday, August 14th at 1:00pm-2:00pm PDT / 2:00pm-3:00pm MDT
  • Monday, September 9th at 6:00pm-7:00pm PDT / 7:00pm-8:00pm MDT
  • Thursday, October 10th at 9:00am-10:00am PDT / 10:00am-11:00am MDT
  • Tuesday, November 5th at 1:00pm-2:00pm PST / 2:00pm-3:00pm MST
  • Thursday, December 5th at 6:00pm-7:00pm PST / 7:00pm-8:00pm MST

These group chats will be offered via Zoom. Connect to a group chat at the scheduled times by navigating to https://zoom.us/j/2086394167. You can connect to the audio via computer (with a headset or speakers and microphone) or via phone (1-720-707-2699 with meeting ID 208-639-4167). A webcam is also recommended, but not required. If you would like to do a meeting test with Zoom, navigate to https://zoom.us/test.

Info2Go! How To Manage Volunteers With No Time

November 18, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm MST

Attendees of this webinar will learn techniques on managing a volunteer program with limited time. This includes delegating volunteer management tasks to colleagues and other volunteers, taking advantage of resources to develop your library’s volunteer program, advocating for your volunteers, and setting them up for success at your library.

Presenter: Colleen Schowalter, Volunteer Services Coordinator for the Idaho Commission for Libraries

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Futures Camp “Fireside” Chat

December 5, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm MST

Anyone is welcome to attend our online post-Camp casual “fireside” group chats offered monthly between July and December 2019. (If you attended the Futures Camp, you agreed to attend at least two of these, but of course are welcome to attend more!)

  • Tuesday, July 23rd at 9:00am-10:00am PDT / 10:00am-11:00am MDT
  • Wednesday, August 14th at 1:00pm-2:00pm PDT / 2:00pm-3:00pm MDT
  • Monday, September 9th at 6:00pm-7:00pm PDT / 7:00pm-8:00pm MDT
  • Thursday, October 10th at 9:00am-10:00am PDT / 10:00am-11:00am MDT
  • Tuesday, November 5th at 1:00pm-2:00pm PST / 2:00pm-3:00pm MST
  • Thursday, December 5th at 6:00pm-7:00pm PST / 7:00pm-8:00pm MST

These group chats will be offered via Zoom. Connect to a group chat at the scheduled times by navigating to https://zoom.us/j/2086394167. You can connect to the audio via computer (with a headset or speakers and microphone) or via phone (1-720-707-2699 with meeting ID 208-639-4167). A webcam is also recommended, but not required. If you would like to do a meeting test with Zoom, navigate to https://zoom.us/test.

Info2Go! Grant writing AND tips for ICfL Grants

December 16, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm MST

Attendees of this 45 minute webinar will learn about the basics of grant writing (the components, data sources and best practices) as well as specifics on upcoming ICfL-funded grants. Come with your big picture questions as well as your detailed, grant-specific questions and leave feeling more confident for your next grant writing adventure.

Presenters: ICfL’s Grants Officer, Jamie Mott, and ICfL’s Read to Me Project Coordinator, Kristina Taylor

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2019 Webinars

2018 Webinars

2017 Schedule

  • January 9 ~ Collaboration for Summer Reading: ARCHIVE ~ SLIDES
  • February 13 ~ Adult Programming That Works:  ARCHIVE  ~ SLIDES
  • March 6 ~ Makerspace Communities and Their Futures  ARCHIVE ~ SLIDES
  • April 17  ~ It’s In the Bag! Kits of All Types and for All Ages!  ARCHIVE ~ SLIDES
  • May 15 ~ Volunteers in the Library: Mork Work Force or More Work?  ARCHIVE ~ SLIDES ~ RESOURCES
  • June 19 ~ Gaining Employee Engagement  ARCHIVE ~ SLIDES
  • June 16 ~ Get Downloaded on the New LiLI Databases. This webinar was canceled.

2016 Schedule