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    • The American Library Association (ALA) is reminding library users that they only have two weeks left to nominate their favorite librarians for the 2018 I Love My Librarian Award. This year’s nominations will close Mon., Oct. 1 at midnight Central Daylight Time. Library users across the country are encouraged to nominate librarians who have transformed []
    • Originally established in 2008, the purpose of Service Dog Awareness Month is to bring awareness to dogs that provide assistance to individuals living with disabilities. For libraries, questions about service dogs are common. Luckily, there is a wide variety of information about service dogs that library professionals can access to learn about these important members []
    • The purpose of Deaf Awareness Month is to increase awareness of deaf issues, people, and culture. In recognition of Deaf Awareness Month, the Association of Specialized, Government and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA), a division of ALA, encourages you and your team to check out our free toolkit designed to help you create a more welcoming []

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    • Join us for a 4-week course that will cover the basics of Alzheimers and related dementias, including the variety of specific needs those living with the disease might bring to a library: medical, legal, financial, ethical, and emotional. We will evaluate traditional library information resources relating to those needs, consider a bibliography of fictional and []
    • This webinar will cover veteran resources, collection development, making your spaces and services more welcoming to veterans, and outreach to them. By the end of this webinar, participants will have a working knowledge of: The unique needs of veterans in terms of accessibility and outreach The collection development needs of veterans, especially for those just []