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March 2018

Enid | Summer Reading Workshops for Public Librarians

March 13 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Public Library of Enid and Garfield County, 120 West Maine Street
Enid, OK 73701 United States
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Libraries Rock

Join Jenifer Strauss and Will Stuck for the 2018 Music Summer Reading Workshops! Jennifer Strauss has a background in education and is a co-founder of the Center for Imagination and a partner with Cygnus Storytelling, LLC. Strauss brings her expertise on brain development for Early Literacy, Children, and Teens and provide theme-appropriate books that can be included with her creative activities and program ideas. Will Stuck has twenty years in children’s services and has presented Summer Reading Workshops for Missouri State Library,

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Just What the Doctor Ordered: Consumer Health Information @ Your Library

March 15 @ 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

(one-day workshop for library and literacy staff and volunteers) This interactive, hands-on class will introduce participants to a variety of free, authoritative consumer health resources and provide time for guided practice. The impact of health literacy and resource evaluation will be explored and participants will also discuss reference interview tips, disclaimers, and collection development in the context of consumer health information. Class Objectives Identify practical tips for providing consumer health information services Locate authoritative health literacy resources Examine collection development

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Guymon | Summer Reading Workshops for Public Librarians

March 15 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Guymon Public Library, 1718 N Oklahoma
Guymon, OK 73942 United States
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Libraries Rock

Join Jenifer Strauss and Will Stuck for the 2018 Music Summer Reading Workshops! Jennifer Strauss has a background in education and is a co-founder of the Center for Imagination and a partner with Cygnus Storytelling, LLC. Strauss brings her expertise on brain development for Early Literacy, Children, and Teens and provide theme-appropriate books that can be included with her creative activities and program ideas. Will Stuck has twenty years in children’s services and has presented Summer Reading Workshops for Missouri State Library,

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OLA | Program Planning Committee & Executive Board

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
ODL South Conference Room, 200 NE 18th, 2nd Floor
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States
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HealthyMind OK Workshop | Lawton

March 27 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Lawton Public Library, 110 S.W. 4th Street
Lawton, OK 73501 United States
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Help Yourself + Help Others As Oklahomans search for assistance, many turn to their public libraries to locate services and information. In a 2014 ALA survey of 1300 libraries, more than 85 percent of respondents said they assist mentally ill patrons on a regular basis. To help libraries address this need, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries is pleased to partner with ODMHSAS and state and community organizations to host regional workshops for librarians. Library staff who attend will earn 0.6

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Improving the Health, Safety and Well-being of LGBT Populations in OKC

March 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:10 pm
ODL Computer Lab, 200 NE 18th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States
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Computer & App Classes

(half-day workshop for library and literacy staff and volunteers) LGBT individuals face many barriers in accessing healthcare, including discrimination, lack of access, misunderstanding, and fear. As a consequence, many LGBT individuals do not regularly access appropriate and timely care. The more informed healthcare professionals are, LGBT patients and clients will become more comfortable in an environment that is often alienating, disrespectful, and traumatic. Class Objectives Participants will develop a better understanding of the health information needs of the LGBT community

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HealthyMind OK Workshop | OKC

March 28 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
ODL South Conference Room, 200 NE 18th, 2nd Floor
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States
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help-yourself-help-others

Help Yourself + Help Others As Oklahomans search for assistance, many turn to their public libraries to locate services and information. In a 2014 ALA survey of 1300 libraries, more than 85 percent of respondents said they assist mentally ill patrons on a regular basis. To help libraries address this need, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries is pleased to partner with ODMHSAS and state and community organizations to host regional workshops for librarians. Library staff who attend will earn 0.6

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Locating Information on Developmental Disabilities using NLM Resources

March 28 @ 1:20 pm - 4:00 pm
ODL Computer Lab, 200 NE 18th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States
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(half-day workshop for library and literacy staff and volunteers) The American Library Association recognizes the needs of those who have developmental disabilities and strongly believes that "Libraries should provide training opportunities for all staff and volunteers in order to sensitize them to issues affecting persons with disabilities and to teach effective techniques for providing services for users with disabilities and for working with colleagues with disabilities." This class will provide an introduction to developmental disabilities, tools to evaluate quality websites,

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HealthyMind OK Workshop | Woodward

March 29 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Woodward Public Library, 1500 Main Street
Woodward, OK 73801 United States
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help-yourself-help-others

Help Yourself + Help Others As Oklahomans search for assistance, many turn to their public libraries to locate services and information. In a 2014 ALA survey of 1300 libraries, more than 85 percent of respondents said they assist mentally ill patrons on a regular basis. To help libraries address this need, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries is pleased to partner with ODMHSAS and state and community organizations to host regional workshops for librarians. Library staff who attend will earn 0.6

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April 2018

HealthyMind OK Workshop | Bartlesville

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Bartlesville Public Library, 600 S Johnstone Ave
Bartlesville, OK 74003 United States
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help-yourself-help-others

Help Yourself + Help Others As Oklahomans search for assistance, many turn to their public libraries to locate services and information. In a 2014 ALA survey of 1300 libraries, more than 85 percent of respondents said they assist mentally ill patrons on a regular basis. To help libraries address this need, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries is pleased to partner with ODMHSAS and state and community organizations to host regional workshops for librarians. Library staff who attend will earn 0.6

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