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Contact Mary Puhr at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on membership levels.
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Mid-America Library Alliance (MALA) now offers Webcasts for Group Viewings for Staff Meetings and Staff Development Days
Need a guest speaker for your staff meetings or staff development days? We have the answer. The Mid-America Library Alliance now offers group viewings for our webcasts for one flat fee. You pick the date, you pick the time and the webcast will be available for you to show to your group. We still offer individual registration for our webcasts. You can find links for those on our website under MALA Webcasts.
These webcasts are pre-recorded. The link and password will be sent via email the day of the scheduled webcast. When registering, please enter the name and email address of the person who will log the group in to view the webcast. You will also receive a handout via email a couple of days prior to the webcast date you have chosen.
Webcasts 1 Hour or less (click on the title for a description of the webcast and the presenter's bio):
Social Media: Pros and Cons – presented by Pat Wagner
How to Break the Rules: Offering Great Customer Service to Everyone - presented by Pat Wagner:
Meeting Deadlines When Staff and Resources Are Cut – presented by Pat Wagner
How to Change the Dynamics in the Workplace Culture – presented by Pat Wagner
Communication Skills for Front Line Library Staff – presented by Pat Wagner
Library Conflict Management for Consenting Adults: Turning Enemies Into Allies – presented by Pat Wagner
Navigating the Rapids: Myths and Realities of Intergenerational Workplaces – presented by Pat Wagner
The Brave New World of Genre Fiction Selection – presented by Marlene Harris
Beyond the Bestseller List – presented by Marlene Harris
Non-Fiction Reader’s Advisory – presented by Rebecca Vnuk
Women’s Fiction: An Overview – presented by Rebecca Vnuk
Outreach: Reaching Populations That Can’t Reach You – presented by Dan Brower
Webcast more than 1 hour:Whether You Call it Bullying, Harassing, Intimidation, Stalking, Threatening, Tormenting, Browbeating, Needling or Pushing Around, Make Your Workplace Safe from Bad Behavior – presented by Pat Wagner
Group viewing rates:
Our group viewing rate is for ONE viewing in a group setting, not individuals viewing the webcast at their desktops. Please register with the email address that will receive the login information.
Registrations may not be shared in any way. You may not broadcast or redistribute in any way without prior approval from Mid-America Library Alliance. That includes, but is not limited to, displaying webcast via projector, large screen tv, or overhead projector.
· MALA Member: $100.00 per webcast for one viewing
· Non-Member: $200.00 per webcast for one viewing
Additional viewings of the same webcast on the same day are available for 1/2 price - $50 for MALA Members and $100 for non-members for each additional viewing on the same day.
Contact: Contact Mary Puhr, Professional Development Coordinator for more information.