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September 2017

Reading Roundup with Alton Carter in Watonga

September 21
Watonga Public Library, 301 N Prouty
Watonga, OK 73772 United States
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Alton Carter

Alton Carter is a nationally acclaimed young adult book author. His book, The Boy Who Carried Bricks, won the 2016 Oklahoma Book Award in the young adult category. The Reading Roundup is an author and book-signing tour brought to several public libraries and schools across Oklahoma. It promotes reading and discussion of the books. During the tour, students and library patrons are able to meet with award-winning authors, hear about writing techniques, learn behind-the-scene stories, and talk about books in the genre. The authors

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Reading Roundup with Cynthea Liu in Tuttle

September 21
Tuttle Public Library, 305 W. Main St
Tuttle, OK 73089 United States
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Cynthea Liu

Cynthea Liu is a award-winning children’s book author. Her book, Bike On, Bear!, won the 2016 Oklahoma Book Award in the children’s category. The Reading Roundup is an author and book-signing tour brought to several public libraries and schools across Oklahoma. It promotes reading and discussion of the books. During the tour, students and library patrons are able to meet with award-winning authors, hear about writing techniques, learn behind-the-scene stories, and talk about books in the genre. The authors are on-hand to answer questions and sign books

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Make a Positive Impact on Your Community: A Needs Assessment How-To

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
ODL Computer Lab, 200 NE 18th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States
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Computer & App Classes

To properly plan services, libraries need to know their local population’s needs. By the end of class, participants will have completed a basic needs assessment for their community. The instructor will lead participants in discovering community information that can help with strategic decision-making, programming ideas, grant applications, and obtaining community support. Find existing demographic data from federal, state, and local sources. Use your library’s past ODL annual report data to create graphs and charts of your library statistics. Explore existing

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Reading Roundup with Cynthea Liu in Miami

September 22
Miami Public Library, 200 North Main Street
Miami, OK 74354 United States
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Cynthea Liu

Cynthea Liu is a award-winning children’s book author. Her book, Bike On, Bear!, won the 2016 Oklahoma Book Award in the children’s category. The Reading Roundup is an author and book-signing tour brought to several public libraries and schools across Oklahoma. It promotes reading and discussion of the books. During the tour, students and library patrons are able to meet with award-winning authors, hear about writing techniques, learn behind-the-scene stories, and talk about books in the genre. The authors are on-hand to answer questions and sign books

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Social Media 101: A Librarian’s Guide to Hashtags, Stories, and Filters

September 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
ODL Computer Lab, 200 NE 18th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States
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Computer & App Classes

Let’s face it—social media is here to stay. Guess what? That’s great news for librarians! Take advantage of these free tools to connect with patrons of all ages, including the millennials and young adults. This hands-on introductory level class will help you discover everything you need to know to get started with social media. We will be using Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Live apps. During the day, participants will sign up for accounts and have fun using these social media

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Reading Roundup with Cynthea Liu in Tahlequah

September 26
Tahlequah Public Library, 120 S. College
Tahlequah, OK 74464 United States
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Cynthea Liu

Cynthea Liu is a award-winning children's book author. Her book, Bike On, Bear!, won the 2016 Oklahoma Book Award in the children's category. The Reading Roundup is an author and book-signing tour brought to several public libraries and schools across Oklahoma. It promotes reading and discussion of the books. During the tour, students and library patrons are able to meet with award-winning authors, hear about writing techniques, learn behind-the-scene stories, and talk about books in the genre. The authors are on-hand to answer questions and sign

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Reading Roundup with Cynthea Liu in Tonkawa

September 28
Tonkawa Public Library, 216 S Main
Tonkawa, OK 74653 United States
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Cynthea Liu

Cynthea Liu is a award-winning children’s book author. Her book, Bike On, Bear!, won the 2016 Oklahoma Book Award in the children’s category. The Reading Roundup is an author and book-signing tour brought to several public libraries and schools across Oklahoma. It promotes reading and discussion of the books. During the tour, students and library patrons are able to meet with award-winning authors, hear about writing techniques, learn behind-the-scene stories, and talk about books in the genre. The authors are on-hand to answer questions and sign books

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Public Library Administration | Anadarko

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Anadarko Public Library, 215 W Broadway
Anadarko, OK 73005 United States
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Librarianship Logo

—Institute of Public Librarianship Course— Find out more about Librarian Certification.

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October 2017

Combating Information Fatigue: Health Information Resources for Veterans

October 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
ODL Computer Lab, 200 NE 18th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States
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Computer & App Classes

Veterans and their families need reliable health information resources and training to locate health information that is sensitive and pertinent to their needs. This course will cover resources for finding information on general health conditions, mental health resources, including those for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), family issues, substance abuse, amputations, support groups, and more. Additionally, this class will prepare participants to find and assess other veterans’ health resources. Class objectives: •Understand the unique information needs of veterans and their families

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Make Your Photos Pop! Photoshop Elements Basics for Librarians, part 1

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
ODL Computer Lab, 200 NE 18th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States
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Computer & App Classes

Learn to use Photoshop Elements, the gold-standard for digital camera picture editing. Topics include: Download photos from a digital camera Crop and straighten Correct red eye Heal areas of photos Use basic histograms Clone Make simple color adjustments Use the Organizer portal to help locate, manage, tag, share, and backup your photos. Go to the Eventbrite page for more info and to enroll >>>

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