-The upcoming October and November programming from the Education Institute
may be of interest to you

-La programmation du mois d'octobre et novembre de l'Institut d'éducation
pourrait vous intéresser


Hello and happy October!

The Education Institute
is a professional development and continuing education program for the
library community developed by The Partnership of Provincial and
Territorial Library Associations of Canada.

The Education Institute is running the following webinars geared
towards outreach and programming staff! We encourage you to register
yourself and your staff to gain more insight on how you can improve your
services for your community. If you’d like to register a group for the
webinar, the Education Institute provides special group discounts and we
are more than happy to work within your professional development budget.
Please email [log in to unmask] for more information about group

*Please see a list of upcoming programming below: *

*The Art & Science of Finding Quality Health Information Online
– OCTOBER 26 at 12-1 p.m. ET*

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*Speakers:* Katrina Grieve and Tedi Brash from Unity Health

*Fee*: Members: $45/Non-Members: $55

When searching online for health information, your retrieval and evaluation
practices should incorporate health literacy best practices. In this
session, the Patient and Family Education team at Unity Health Toronto will
introduce you to some key principles to help you quickly yield effective
results. Working together, we will explore the “good, bad and ugly” of
online health information, giving you the confidence to know the
differences and the ability to find great resources.

*Upcoming Virtual Conferences: *

*Marketing Libraries Think Tank Presents: What’s Next?
– OCTOBER 25, 2021*

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Full schedule details here <>
*Fees*: Special Rates – please email [log in to unmask] to register

As a library communicator, your role is vital to communicating frequent
changes to your hours, policies, and services. With new rules, changing
guidelines, and other unpredictable obstacles working on internal and
external communications can be frustrating. Now it’s time to re-assess your
strategies and focus on what’s next for your communication and marketing

*Attend and Learn: *

·         How to create Tiktok content? A representative from *TikTok
Canada will on hand to offer some tips and tricks, and advice on content
creation best practices!*
·         How to reach everyone in your community effectively—even people
without internet access?
·         How to communicate frequently changing guidelines?
·         How your website and marketing materials can better meet the
standards of the AODA?

*Child & Youth Services Expo – November 2-3, 2021*

Full schedule details here <>

*Fees*: Special Rates – please email [log in to unmask] to register

Features programming and readers advisory workshops on a variety of topics

·        Incorporating Indigenous ways of knowing and learning
·        City-based adventures that leverage local partnerships
·        Digital meeting spaces for youth
·        Representation and tokenism in YA literature
·        Handling controversial materials in the collection

*Children’s Programming Opportunity: *

Register today for Canada’s largest children’s choice reading program
– the *Forest
of Reading®*.  The Forest of Reading program
<> is designed to provide
quality online literacy and reading engagement activities for school and
public library programming – it’s reading for fun.

*For bulk registration pricing for 60% off or more of school boards and
library systems, please contact Director, Meredith Tutching at *
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*Marc Harper*


Atlantic Provinces Library Association

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