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Children's Services: Professional Development

Writing an Elevator Speech

Have your elevator speech ready for that perfect moment? Here are some links that will help you to write one.

From ALA Everyday Advocacy :

"Sample template: “I help_______________[your main customer group] _____________[verb]  in order to ________________[large, positive result].”

Ideas from ALSC.

By any other name - Call it a "Taxi Chat" or Call it a "Conversation".

Workshops and Training

Keep and eye on the various professional development offerings by Connecticut Library Association, Connecticut Library Consortium, and other Connecticut State Library Partners. There's something for everyone.

Connecticut State Listservs

Listservs are a great way to connect with other librarians in the same field across the state. Share ideas, ask for advice, block book programmer, and so much more!

GOODNIGHTMOON - Connecticut State Library

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Complete the form at http://mylist.net/listinfo/goodnightmoon and hit Subscribe

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Post messages to: goodnightmoon@mylist.net

If you have any questions or comments, please e-mail the list manager, Kymberlee Powe, Kymberlee.Powe@ct.gov.

SPEAK

Connect to Young Adult Librarians throughout the state of Connecticut.

To subscribe to this list, send an email message to listserv@list.ct.gov, leave the subject line blank, type
subscribe csl_speak in the body of the message, and send the message. You will receive a subscription confirmation message when the list owner subscribes you to the list. 

If you have any questions or comments, please e-mail the list manager, Kymberlee Powe at Kymberlee.Powe@ct.gov.

CONNTECH

Use Conntech to converse with Connecticut Librarians.

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subscribe csl-conntech in the body of the message, and send the message. You will receive a subscription confirmation message when the list owner subscribes you to the list. 
 
If you have any questions or comments, please e-mail the list manager, Stephen Cauffman, Stephen.Cauffman@ct.gov

Children and YA Consultant

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