Free Wednesday Webinar: Financial Literacy Skills and Digital Library of Georgia

The Georgia Library Association and Georgia Public Library Service are pleased to announce the September sessions of the Wednesday Webinar series, which highlights trends, innovation, and best practices in Georgia Libraries. The webinars feature Georgia speakers, but registration is open to anyone, anywhere. Topics are chosen to be of interest to employees of all library types, and each session is approved for one Georgia Continuing Education (CE) contact hour each.

Money Matters: Teaching Financial Literacy Skills in the Library
http://georgialibraries.org/events/wed-web-series/money-matters-teaching-financial-literacy-skills-library
Presented by Trudi Green and Teri Hanna

* Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 10:00am – 11:00am Eastern Time
* Separate registration is required for each hour-long session.

Financial literacy is one of the 21st century library competencies outlined in the 2010 IMLS 21st Century Museum and Libraries Report. The Athens-Clarke County Library has addressed this competency with the launch of a grant-funded program “Money Matters: Because Your Future Matters” aimed at helping GED students and others learn basic financial skills. Join Trudi Green and Teri Hanna to learn more about this innovative and timely program. Come away with a clear idea of the benefit of such programming as well as ideas for incorporating parts of this unique program into your library’s programming efforts using your own local resources. You’ll even learn something about the newest credit rules! Money Matters is funded by Smart Investing @ Your LibraryTM, a partnership between the American Library Association and FINRA.

Discovering Georgia History and Culture: GALILEO and the Digital Library of Georgia
http://georgialibraries.org/events/wed-web-series/discovering-georgia-history-and-culture-galileo-and-digital-library-georgia
Presented by Karen Minton

* Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 11:15am – 12:15pm Eastern Time
* Separate registration is required for each hour-long session.

The Digital Library of Georgia, a part of GALILEO, is a unique gateway to Georgia’s history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources. Join us for this look at the Digital Library of Georgia and a couple of popular history and culture resources. Learn tips on ways training can help your patrons and staff get excited about using electronic local history resources.

Please contact a member of the Wednesday Webinar planning team with questions or ideas:
Pat Carterette, Georgia Public Library Service, pcarterette@georgialibraries.org
Buffy Hamilton, Wednesday Webinars Steering Committee, buffy.hamilton@gmail.com
Sarah Steiner, Georgia Library Association, PACE Chair, ssteiner@gsu.edu

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About Buffy J. Hamilton

I am a writing and Language Arts teacher who loves learning, literacy, stories, learning, dogs, poetry, fabulous shoes, and good lip gloss. I began my career as a high school English teacher in 1992 and then became a high school librarian and 2011 Library Journal Mover and Shaker before returning to the classroom in August 2016.

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