CENL Event

15th June 2020

LKN Webinar: The New Unknown

This webinar series is aimed at supporting UK public libraries as they look to re-open, from supporting the mental wellbeing of staff to sharing first hand insights from European library leaders.  

Upcoming Webinars:

Navigating Change and Uncertainty. 24 June, 11am.

As we look ahead to the potential reopening of some library services, looking after the wellbeing of ourselves and our colleagues will be important. In this webinar Creative Consultant, Lawrence Becko returns to explore strategies that address anxieties staff may feel about this period of transition and uncertainty.

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1020972820214278159


Reopening Public Libraries; stories from Denmark, with Marie Oestergaard Library Director of Aarhus Public Libraries. 1 July, 11am.

There is much we can learn from our international colleagues as plans take shape for re-opening public libraries across the UK. Join Marie Oestergaard to glean insights as well as advice from her experiences as Director as Public Libraries in Aarhus, Denmark. Marie will share practical and strategic challenges experienced, as well as some of the long term strategic choices this new reality for library business might call for.

Recording available: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/520643352968740366 


Reopening Libraries: stories from Denmark part II with Christian Lauersen Director of libraries 15th July, 11am

Recording available: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/8483571543934481935

Christian believes that libraries are crucial institution in every community, public as academic to create and open, more diverse, inclusive and equal world and that the key to lift this is skilled library workers – the most important asset of any library. Christian is co-founder of Library Planet – the crowdsourced travel guide to libraries of the world – and the first library bossa nova song in the world. He is based in Copenhagen and loves socks and LEGO


Resilience for Library Professionals 23rd July, 11am

SIGN UP HERE: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2114190843849777424

As libraries embark on the process of reopening, library staff will face inevitable challenges navigating the “new unknown”. This webinar will explore strategies for maintaining personal and professional resilience. Back by popular demand, Creative Consultant, Lawrence Becko will lead the session, which will include plenty of opportunity for interaction and reflection. This is a chance to take a step back and consider how to approach the ever-changing landscape that lies ahead with a resilient mind set.

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