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Mental Health and Libraries

Mental Health and Libraries

  Nearly one in five adults in the U.S. live with a mental illness in any given year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. While libraries cherish our privilege to serve all, we often struggle in responding to our patrons experiencing mental...

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Intermediate Genealogy: Census Records

Intermediate Genealogy: Census Records

  Handout Handout Handout Handout Handout Handout Handout   Every beginning genealogist knows that Federal Census records are a great place to start searching for our ancestors. However, we can learn more from them than just the places, dates, and names...

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The Healing Library

The Healing Library

This session will introduce participants to The Healing Library (THL) – lendable kits of healing for families who have experienced trauma. The free resources to create these kits include the following topics: The Death of a Loved One, The Death of a Pet, Separation...

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24 Adult Programming Ideas in 60 Minutes

24 Adult Programming Ideas in 60 Minutes

    Jump start your program planning with new ideas or variations on tried and true favorites in this rapid fire webinar. You don’t need expensive equipment or lots of extra staff to run these events. From easy to complex, for larger or smaller libraries,...

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What About Us?  Older Adults and Libraries

What About Us? Older Adults and Libraries

  Adults age 50 and up are often avid library users and supporters … but libraries often don’t give them the programming and support they provide other age groups. In this interactive and informative program, you will learn about trends and impacts of this...

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