In this exchange, we will discuss cultural diversity in our libraries and surrounding communities. We will focus on ways to reach community members from all cultural backgrounds.
From this training, you will learn:
Common experiences of immigrants and refugees and how these relate to library services
How to overcome cultural and language barriers when working with diverse individuals
Best practices for addressing equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in public libraries
Practical program and outreach ideas
Tips on using Spanish in the library
How to form or strengthen community partnerships
This training will be held at:
Lexington County Public Library
5440 Augusta Road
Lexington, SC 29072
Date and Time:
Friday, August 24, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Lunch will be provided.
This learning opportunity is open to all library staff, but space is limited so you are encouraged to register early. There is a fee of $10 to register.
Please mail a check for $10 payable to the South Carolina State Library to the following address.
Attn: Flora DuBose
SC State Library
1500 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201
If you cannot have a check processed before the event, please mail or fax a PO (purchase order) form to 803-734-8676. You may also bring the $10.00 fee in cash on the day of the workshop and receive a receipt for your records.
All registrations must be completed at least 5 business days before the event. We regret that we are not able to provide refunds. If you would like to cancel your seat and you meet the deadline indicated above, please contact Flora DuBose. You may send another staff person in your place, or receive a credit for a future CE event. Anyone who does not cancel prior to 5 business days before the event will be responsible for payment for the class.
Questions about the session? Contact:
South Carolina State Library
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Related LibGuide: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Libraries by Caroline Smith