Friday, January 21, 2011

Free Webinar: Libraries and 21st Century Skills

Free Webinar: Libraries and 21st Century Skills

IMLS Briefing Showcases Best Practices and Provides Practical Tips on Using IMLS Tools

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is hosting a webinar for library professionals to discuss the central role that libraries play in cultivating the creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communications skills that individuals need to be successful in the 21st century.

Making the Learning Connection: Libraries and 21st Century Skills Webinar
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 from 3:00 - 4:30 PM ET

Speakers include Mary Chute, IMLS Deputy Director for Libraries, Mary Boone, North Carolina State Librarian, Jeffrey Patchen, President and CEO of the Indianapolis Children’s Museum, and Luis Herrera, San Francisco City Librarian.

Webinar participants will receive:

* Guidance for how to use the IMLS Museums, Libraries and 21st Century Skills Report and Self-Assessment Tool
* Best practices and approaches to enhancing 21st century skills of audiences and stakeholders
* Details for specific grant opportunities


1. Click here on the day of the webinar: Libraries and 21st Century Skills
2. Sign in using your FIRST NAME only and click the Connect button.
3. Once you have logged into the session, from your telephone please dial 1-866-459-4770.
4. Wait for the tone and then sign in with the access code 6502616# for audio.
5. Once you are connected, please dial *6 to mute your line.

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