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Recording of a free webinar on serving veterans @ your library

A timely webinar will link you to information about how libraries can serve veterans and their families.

A timely webinar will link you to information about how libraries can serve veterans and their families.

Serving Veterans @ your Library: Learning about California’s Veteran Resource Centers and How to Develop your Community Based Service Model for Veterans

This webinar was held on Thursday, February 25, 2016
2:00-3:00 PM EST (11:00- 12:00 PM PST)

The recording of the webinar can be found at:
http://ala.adobeconnect.com/p6z1308ygvv/

The needs of veterans are often in the news and libraries are well positioned to provide services to veterans. Are you looking for ideas for serving veterans in your community?

California public libraries have a model for you!

This webinar will introduce you to the network of Veteran Resource Centers in California public libraries, http://calibrariesforveterans.org/

The network is an LSTA project funded through the California State Library which is working to connect veterans and their families to benefits and services for which they may be eligible. There are 38 “Veteran Resource Center” sites in public libraries around the state.

The project is in partnership with the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet), https://www.calvet.ca.gov

Moderator:
Jennifer E. Manning, Co-Chair, Subcommittee on E-Government Services, ALA Committee on Legislation

Speakers:

  • Karen Bosch Cobb, Library Consultant, Infopeople, Co-manager of Veterans Connect @ the Library program in California
  • Jacquie Brinkley— Library Consultant, Infopeople, Co-manager of Veterans Connect @ the Library program in California

 

 

About Jessica McGilvray

Jessica McGilvray is the Deputy Director of ALA Office of Government Relations (OGR).

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