Trainings for Libraries

April 11–12 in Maupin and September 26–27 in Newport

A woman, seated on the floor of a meeting room and wearing a lanyard reading "Yoko," speaks to three older people seated in chairs, facing away from the camera.

Gary Calicott

Oregon Humanities will present two trainings in 2024 for staff, board members, volunteers, and program partners of Oregon libraries of all types (public, academic, school, and tribal). These trainings will help people involved with libraries strengthen their skills in leading conversations about vital issues and ideas across differences, beliefs, and backgrounds. Using the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence as a jumping off point, participants will learn about facilitation and reflective conversation, practice new skills and techniques, and learn to design and facilitate conversations that allow people and groups to learn more about themselves and others.

April 2024
Thursday, April 11, and Friday, April 12, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Southern Wasco County Library, 507 Grant Ave., Maupin
Register for this training.

September 2024
Thursday, September 26, and Friday, September 27, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye St., Newport
Register for this training.

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These trainings are supported by funding from the Institute for Museum and Library Services' IMLS 250 project in partnership with the Federation of State Humanities Councils.




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