Libraries and Community Engagement: A Listening Session
Wednesday, April 7 | 4:00 p.m. | Workshop
Are you thinking about community engagement strategies or strategic planning? The California State Library wants to know about your aspirations and needs, what has worked for you, and what has stymied your work. Please join us to share your comments, ideas, experiences, and questions. All levels of staff are welcome, from front-line service providers to directors. Register for Libraries and Community Engagement.
Youth Mental Health First Aid
Thursday, April 8 + Friday, April 9 | 11:00 a.m. | Workshop
CALL partnered with the California Department of Education to offer a certificate in Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA). YMHFA teaches participants to identify, understand, and respond to youth, ages 6-18, who may experiencing emotional distress, mental illness or a substance use issue. This training gives adults the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support and help connect them with appropriate and timely care. Register for Youth Mental Health First Aid.
Next Chapter: Partnering with Local Jails to Reduce Recidivism
Wednesday, April 14 | 11:00 a.m. | Webinar
Join Assistant Director Chelsea Kovalevskiy as she describes the Next Chapter Program—a partnership between the Dade County branch of the Cherokee Regional Library and the Dade County Jail. This digital literacy and life skills program uses the Niche Academy platform to track inmate participation and completion data. Learn how your library can utilize this program, or create your own, to make a life-changing impact to one of the most vulnerable populations within your community. Register for Next Chapter.
Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines: A REALM Project Webinar
Thursday, April 15 | 12:00 p.m. | Webinar
This webinar will address COVID-19 vaccines and how they impact the reopening and ongoing operations plans for libraries, archives and museums. Register for Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines.
Capturing Outcomes of Virtual and In-Person Library Programs & Services
Tuesday, May 18 - Tuesday, June 15 | Online Course
As you tailor library programs and services to meet community needs, how can you effectively communicate the value of those programs and services to stakeholders? How can you assess programs and services beyond basic measurements like attendance, transactions, and participation? What strategies can you use to determine whether and how you’re meeting your goals? This four-week course includes two interactive online sessions. Register for Capturing Outcomes.
Preparing for the Next Wave of Pandemic-Fatigued Customers
CALL Academy Online Course | Available 24/7
Is your organization ready and are your employees prepared to safely handle the next wave of customer behaviors? This interactive and informative program will help organizations and their employees create and maintain safe workplace practices, and prepare them to better handle customer conflicts including people who are non-compliant with your rules and policies. Access Preparing for the Next Wave.