#LibrariesCOnnect: Virtual Programming Social Media Campaign

…available for all Coloradans! Sample Instagram post: Colorado libraries have teamed up to to make virtual programs and activities for adults, teens, and kids easy to find on Instagram with… (Search hits: 7 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 455.09)

May is Building Safety Month

…A Guide for Installing Affordable Radon Control Systems in New Homes. Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, 2007. Radon-Resistant Construction Techniques for New Residential Construction. Colorado Department of Public… (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 130.03)

Free Continuing Education Opportunities for May 2019

…mission and special D-Day resources available for teachers and librarians. For more information and to register, visit: https://www.booklistonline.com/webinars The Essentials: Fundraising on Facebook + Instagram Donation Sticker (Grantspace) Instagram announced… (Search hits: 7 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 455.09)

Christo’s Colorado Art

…creating conceptual installations around the globe. Christo’s first Colorado project was the Valley Curtain, constructed near Rifle on the Western Slope. For this installation, the artist and his team hung… (Search hits: 6 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 390.08)

Free Continuing Education Opportunities for February 2018

…nonprofits have seen phenomenal growth on Instagram with an average 101% follower increase. At the end of last year Instagram announced that users can now follow hashtags, giving nonprofits extra… (Search hits: 6 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 390.08)

Online Learning Opportunities in December 2021 for Library Staff

…the Trade (Connecting to Collections Care) COMMUNICATION Dec 3: Social Media 101 for Nonprofits (Firespring) Dec 8: Instagram Basics for Libraries (Niche Academy) Dec 14: Convert Supporters with Powerful Landing… (Search hits: 5 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 325.07)

Free Online Learning Opportunities for July 2019

…of the (Graphic) Novel (Booklist) July 9: HVAC Installation, Renovation, and Collections Environments – An Introduction (Connecting to Collections Care) July 11: Unreturned Materials as Barriers to Access (Public Library… (Search hits: 5 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 325.07)

Free Continuing Education Opportunities for November 2018

…Data We Don’t Collect: How It Drives Funding Decisions By People Who Don’t Use the Library (Colorado State Library) Nov 14: 3 Instagram Tips Successful Nonprofits Use to Raise Awareness… (Search hits: 4 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 260.05)

Free Online Learning Opportunities for December

…visit: https://productivefundraising.com/event/donor-retention-free-webinar/   Thursday, Dec 17 (11-11:45 am) How to Set up Instagram’s Free Fundraising Tools to Drive Donations (CharityHowTo) In the last year, Instagram has rolled out several features… (Search hits: 4 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 260.05)

Friday Grab Bag, January 21, 2022

…experience levels are welcome! Learn more. Boulder Public Library is getting a new skate park at their main branch, one of several new skate features installed recently by the city…. (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 195.04)

Friday Grab Bag, April 23, 2021

…Grab Bag! Cultivation Do you like flowers, fruits, and veggies? Then help out native pollinators at Bee Hotel Decoration & Installation with Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers at the Basalt Regional… (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 195.04)

Get To Know CSL: Kieran Hixon on Technology and Storytelling

…have had. In this third installment of #GetToKnowCSL, we have Kieran Hixon, the Technology and Digital Initiatives Consultant for the Networking and Resource Sharing (NRS) unit of the State Library…. (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 195.04)

Free Online Learning Opportunities for February

…West Museum, and Skye Cranney, Historic Idaho State Penitentiary in this second installment of our two-part podcasting series. This is an audience-driven session meant to help museums and libraries get… (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 195.04)

Time Machine Tuesday: Colorado Historic Markers

installed in the 1930s as WPA projects, such as one in Lakewood near Red Rocks Amphitheatre.  Many other markers were installed in the ’50s and ’60s.  In 1972, the Colorado… (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 195.04)

Tips for Avoiding Cyber Scams

…purpose of tricking the victim into sharing personal information or even installing malware. Tip: when clicking on social media posts, if you receive a suspicious-looking popup asking you to update… (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 195.04)

Spotlight on Sharing: Colorado Libraries Go Outside the Lines, 2016

…interactive, multimedia installation using artwork created by their patrons. From September 12-14, patrons can create 6×6” pieces of artwork at several locations. Then the artwork will be part of an… (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 195.04)

Protect Yourself from Credit Card Scams

Any time you use an ATM or pay for gas at the pump using a credit or debit card, you are at risk.  Criminals install “skimmers,” or card readers, that… (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 195.04)

Literary Libations: Get Lit with DPL and Denver Distillery!

Photo from GoodReads.com This month, we’re back with a very special installment of Literary Libations from the Colorado State Library in collaboration with Denver Public Library’s Get Lit Pop-Up Book… (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 130.03)

Free Online Learning Opportunities for September 2019

…to Build Buzz with Young Members on Instagram (Wild Apricot) In this free webinar, research author Amanda Myers will share the hacks, tips and tricks of making your organization Insta-worthy… (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 130.03)