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Conference Presentations are uploaded

Posted on: October 29th, 2012 by rose

Most 2012 ABOS Conference Presentations have been uploaded to our website. I am waiting on just a few. Presentations can be found at  http://abos-outreach.org/news/ If you go to the website, please visit the far right tab “News and Events” and choose ABOS Blog. You will

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Vendor Q&A

Posted on: October 23rd, 2012 by rose

VENDOR DISCUSSION SESSION Barb and Bob Ferne from OBS Speciality Vehicles and Martin Marek from Farber Speciality Vehicles sat down with conference attendees. There were two Q&A sessions. Our bookmobile vendors have taken the time to learn how libraries use bookmobiles. They know what the special manufacturing

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Quick and Easy Early Literacy Techniques to Present on the Road

Posted on: October 23rd, 2012 by rose

Quick and Easy Early Literacy Techniques to Present on the Road with Sherry Huston. Sherry will explain how the Outreach Services team at the Columbus Metropolitan Library has been sharing early literacy/ready to read skills with our customers of all ages during 2012. In as

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Programming to Children with Special Needs

Posted on: October 23rd, 2012 by rose

Programming to Children with Special Needs with Angela Shugart, Sherry Huston and Wendy Ramsey. The Columbus Metropolitan Library has been programming to children with special needs for over 20 years. Originally staffed by one librarian, the service now includes three librarians who conduct an average

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Now I Learned to Love Books: ESL Book Clubs

Posted on: October 23rd, 2012 by rose

“Now I Learned to Love Books”: ESL Book Clubs with Ramona Lucius. New immigrants are among the least likely to use libraries, but an ESL book club can change that. San Antonio Public Library’s Dare to Read is specially designed for adults who are learning

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Exploring Roles for Bookmobiles in Disaster Preparedness and Response

Posted on: October 23rd, 2012 by rose

Exploring Roles for Bookmobiles in Disaster Preparedness and Response with Daniel Wilson. The United States has recently endured several severe natural disasters, ranging from tornado outbreaks to winter storms. What roles can bookmobiles play in disaster preparedness and response? Come join in the discussion led

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How to Utilize your Library’s Bookmobile in a Time of Crisis

Posted on: October 23rd, 2012 by rose

How to Utilize your Library’s Bookmobile in a Time of Crisis with Abby Wilson. Has your library ever had to close a branch due to construction, flooding or other crisis? Learn about what the Medina County District Library did to maintain services when structural concerns

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Everyday Negotiation

Posted on: October 23rd, 2012 by rose

Everyday Negotiation a webinar with Robin Wood. Your ability to successfully negotiate an agreement can strengthen relationships both personally and professionally, control labor and operating costs, and improve your performance and the performance of others. This program will offer you some basic skills and practical

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Creativity Abounds! A Survey of Bookmobile and Outreach Programs Around the USA

Posted on: October 23rd, 2012 by rose

Creativity Abounds! A Survey of Bookmobile and Outreach Programs Around the USA with Sam Wallin. As part of his new position as Rural Services Coordinator, Sam conducted a survey of libraries to find out how other library districts both large and small were finding ways

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Creating a Fundraising Structure

Posted on: October 23rd, 2012 by rose

Creating a Fundraising Structure with Barbara Read. The Rolling Hills Library made the commitment to put a bookmobile on the road. Raising the money to fund the purchase became a priority for our inactive Foundation Board. Getting the right community people on the board, identifying

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