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Check out this list of monthly events and celebrations to help with your program planning.

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Illustration of people helping each other up a stack of large books.
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Partnerships and collaborations are the future of libraries. Are you making any mistakes in forging new partnerships?

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Illustration of senior couple carrying large coins.

Older Americans face unique challenges in managing their money. Are you prepared to help them navigate these obstacles? 

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Photograph of kids painting outside.

For most of us, our 2021 programming is going to look a whole lot different, and that’s OK.

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Photograph of a podcast studio
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Creating media content is easier than ever. Here are some ways to incorporate it into your programming.

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Illustration of green globe with leaves. Text reads: April 22, 2021. Happy Earth Day.
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Members of ALA's Sustainability Roundtable share their favorite Earth Day celebration ideas.

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Illustration of stack of coins against green background

A year into the pandemic, ALA's Financial Literacy Interest Group shares last-minute ideas for another virtual Money Smart Week.

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Image of the 9 Core Library Programming Competencies Chart. Going clockwise text reads: Knowledge of the community, interpersonal skills, creativity, content knowledge, evaluation, financial skills, outreach & marketing, event planning, organizational skills.

Programming librarians have a wide set of skills including some that are not often taught.