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Continuing Education Events for Library Staff

  • Library Law Spotlight: January 2021- Library Privacy Act Amendments

    January 27, 2021 10:00am-11:30am
    Recent amendments to the Library Privacy Act have the potential to affect how libraries report crime, interact with law enforcement, interact with each other and to underscore the seriousness of maintaining patron privacy. This session will go through the new amendments and discuss how they may affect existing library practices.

  • Tails & Tales: a Summer Library Program Planning Workshop

    February 2, 2021 2:00pm-3:30pm
    Join public library staff across Michigan as we brainstorm and share ideas for early literacy, children's and teen programming, explore the 2021 manual and CSLP support, and how we might adapt programming for the unique circumstances of a pandemic. We will also have the opportunity to meet with CSLP Organizational Coordinator, Luke Kralik to learn more about how this mostly volunteer organization empowers libraries across the country to foster community through literacy.

  • Uniform Chart of Accounts Update

    February 9, 2021 2:00pm-3:30pm
    The Uniform Chart of Accounts provides a systematic arrangement and means for the uniform accumulation, recording, and reporting of financial information and transactions for all local units of government in Michigan. Local units of government, including public libraries, are required to use the Uniform Chart of Accounts in administering their financial accounts.

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