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WSL Updates Special Edition for November 20, 2012

WSL Updates Special Edition for Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Topics include:

1) WASHINGTON STATE LIBRARY FEATURES WASHINGTON’S POET LAUREATE

2) WANTED – READER’S ADVISOR

3) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES

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1) WASHINGTON STATE LIBRARY FEATURES WASHINGTON’S POET LAUREATE

Join Washington State Poet Laureate, Kathleen Flenniken, and West Region National Student Poet, Miles Hewitt, as they share their talents in an evening of conservation and poetry sponsored by the Washington State Library.

  • When: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.;
  • Where: Columbia Room, Capitol Building, Sid Snyder Avenue SW (extension of 14th Avenue);
  • For more information please contact Marilyn Lindholm at 360.704.5249 or marilyn.lindholm@sos.wa.gov.

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2) WANTED – READER’S ADVISOR

The Office of the Secretary of State, Washington Talking Book & Braille Library (WTBBL) is recruiting for a permanent, full-time Reader’s Advisor in downtown Seattle. This is a direct employment opportunity. The recruitment announcement may be viewed at www.sos.wa.gov/office/employment.aspx. Please share this announcement with anyone who may be interested. Applications are due no later than Thursday, December 6, 2012.

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3) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES

Monday, November 26:

Tuesday, November 27:

Wednesday, November 28:

Thursday, November 29:

  • Great Group Reads All Year Long (Booklist); 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PST: www.sos.wa.gov/quicklinks/GreatReads;
  • Transforming Communities Through Apps: Part II (TechSoup); 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PST: www.sos.wa.gov/quicklinks/TS29Nov;
  • Washington State Database Resources from ProQuest (ProQuest); 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PST: www.sos.wa.gov/quicklinks/PQ506;
  • Leader as Coach: Create a Culture of Development – Shape People-Positive Outcomes (Part 3 of 3) (Texas State Library); 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. PST;

Friday, November 30:

  • Tech Tools With Tine: 1 Hour of Photo Fun (Texas State Library); 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PST;
  • Steampunk or Victorian Science Fiction (O’Reilly Community); 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. PST: oreillynet.com/pub/e/2477;
  • My Research (ProQuest); 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. PST: www.sos.wa.gov/quicklinks/PQ500;
  • Patron Initiated Resource Sharing (OCLC); 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PST: www.sos.wa.gov/quicklinks/patron;
  • Non-Profit Organization with Mission to Save the World Seeks Like-Minded Librarian: Following Your Passion and Finding Your Niche in a Small Research Library (San Jose State University); 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. PST.

For more information and to register (for those not linked above), visit the WSL Training Calendar at www.sos.wa.gov/quicklinks/training.

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