She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World got its first trade review! Kirkus Reviews says: “The words are all inspirational, and so are the stories. Better still, as examples for budding activists, along with the predictable recitations of jobs, honors, and successes, the overviews often acknowledge failures, cannily characterizing them as first steps or as means to some greater end. A chorus of voices for justice and change, diverse alike of identity and cause.” Read the whole review here.
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- Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Lovey Dovey Signs February 1, 2022 at 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Learn American Sign Language for love and friendship storytimes in this interactive session! Individual: $40. Group rates available. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/little-hands-signing-professional-development-lovey-dovey-signs-tickets-224399393627
- Webinar: Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes February 10, 2022 at 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Presented by Kathy MacMillan, NIC, M.L.S.; $79 per person; discounts available for ALA Members and groupsLearn how to plan video-friendly programs, how to keep your programming interactive even when you don’t have live feedback from storytime attendees, and how to manage external stresses such as technological glitches and internal stresses such as camera fright. Register at https://elearning.ala.org/local/catalog/view/product.php?productid=238
- Hands Up: Live ASL Practice for Library Staff (Beginners) February 18, 2022 at 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Learn and practice American Sign Language for library settings in this interactive series. Fridays, February 18-March 25 from 1:30-2:30 PM Eastern/12:30-1:30 PM Central/11:30AM-12:30 PM Mountain/10:30-11:30 AM Pacific Online sessions via Zoom (6 weeks, 1 hour per week). Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hands-up-live-asl-practice-for-library-staff-beginner-tickets-222421096487
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