Webinars

Explore recordings of past Library of Congress Literacy Awards webinars.

  • Film, Video
    Literacy Awards Applicant Information Session During this session, Literacy Awards staff will review application requirements and respond to questions about the application. Participants are encouraged to preview the full application package and FAQ, available at www.loc.gov/literacy. The 2024 application cycle will open on January 8, 2024, and close at 11:59 p.m. ET on February 19, 2024. The Literacy Awards Advisory Board will review applications, make award recommendations with oversight...
    • Date: 2024-01-16
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    FEDLINK Spring Expo: Thoughts on Information Literacy Crosby Kemper of the Institute of Museum and Library Services discusses information literacy. The semiannual FEDLINK Exposition features topics of interest to the federal library community. Topics include best practices in the federal information community, assisted acquisitions, professional development, reports from committees and working groups. The honorees at the two-day Spring Exposition are the annual winners of the FEDLINK awards that recognize and commend...
    • Contributor: Kemper, Crosby
    • Date: 2023-05-11
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    2022 Literacy Awards Program: Advancing Adult Literacy in the United States Watch a conversation on Advancing Adult Literacy in the United States with a select panel from this year's Literacy Awards Program Successful Practices Honorees recipients. This marks the fifth, and final, webinar of a five-part webinar series highlighting the 2022 Literacy Awards Program winners and honorees.
    • Contributor: Kirby, Dionne - Peterson, Jennifer - McDaniel, Blake - Lee, Judy - Sproull, Lauren
    • Date: 2023-04-20
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    2022 Literacy Awards Program: Promoting a Culture of Reading Watch a conversation about promoting the culture of reading with a select panel from this year's Literacy Awards Program Successful Practices Honorees recipients.
    • Contributor: Parker, David - Nobles, Susanne - Bailey, Erin - Lurie, Leib - Kovar, Marie - Lee, Judy
    • Date: 2023-03-16
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    Engaging Local Communities The 2022 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Successful Practices webinar series provides an online opportunity to highlight the exceptional work of the 2022 winning organizations and an opportunity to share successful practices as well as establish connections between the winners and attendees that may lead to future collaborations. Each of the five programs will feature 2 or more of this year's winners and honorees...
    • Contributor: Delaura, Catherine - Gittler, Debra - Lee, Judith - Soravito, Anna - Patel, Reshma
    • Date: 2023-02-16
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    Literacy Awards Applicant Information Session This webinar provides an overview of the 2023 Literacy Awards Program application and evaluation criteria. During this session, Literacy Awards staff will review application requirements and respond to questions about the application. The 2023 application cycle will open on January 11, 2023, and close at 11:59pm EST on March 1, 2023. The Literacy Awards Advisory Board will review applications, make award recommendations with oversight...
    • Contributor: Fa Chang, Allister - Roskin, Celia - Ristau, Karen - Lee, Judy - Francois, Chantal
    • Date: 2023-02-09
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    2022 Literacy Awards Program: Nurturing Partnerships A conversation on Nurturing Partnerships with a select panel from this year's Literacy Awards Program Successful Practices Honorees recipients. This session features panelists from the following organizations: International Literacy and Development (ILAD) (2022 Successful Practices Honoree); World Education (2022 Successful Practices Honoree).
    • Contributor: Murali, Geetha - Sharma, Priyanka - Lee, Judy - Turney, Adam - Holland, Brenda
    • Date: 2023-01-19
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    2022 Top Literacy Award Winners The 2022 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Successful Practices webinar series will provide an online opportunity to highlight the exceptional work of the 2022 winning organizations and an opportunity to share successful practices as well as establish connections between the winners and attendees that may lead to future collaborations. Each of the five programs will feature 2 or more of this year's winners and...
    • Contributor: Madhavan, Ramya - Lee, Judith - Hoffman, Natalia - Potter, Lee Ann - Wanume, Elvis
    • Date: 2022-12-15
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    Sharing a Table: Commensality in Middle Eastern And North African Cookbooks On July 19 and 20, 2022, the African and Middle Eastern Division (AMED) hosted a symposium, "Religious Practices, Transmission, and Literacies in Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia." The symposium featured the presentations of seven scholars who conducted two-week research residencies in the AMED Reading Room between June 1 and July 15, 2022. The residencies and symposium are part of the Exploring Challenging...
    • Contributor: Salhi, Muhannad - J. Sharkey, Heather
    • Date: 2022-08-15
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    Culturally Relevant Literacy Approaches Join us for a conversation on successful practices and culturally relevant literacy approaches. This session will be facilitated by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Advisory Board Member, Dr. Gholdy Muhammad; author of "Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy."
    • Contributor: Liberiste-Osirus, Anasthasie - Collette, Chiara - Black, Kaleena - Dyer, Dorothy - Bender, Penelope - Muhammad, Gholdy
    • Date: 2022-03-10
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    Places and Spaces to Grow Literacy Join us for a conversation on successful practices for growing literacy programs and services in unique places and spaces. This session will be facilitated by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Advisory Board Member, Allister Chang.
    • Contributor: Briggs, Nora - Naviwala, Nadia - O'Brien, Sharon - Black, Kaleena - Adelson, Robin - Chang, Allister - Torgerson, Michelle
    • Date: 2022-02-10
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    Literacy Education Beyond the Classroom Join us for a conversation on successful practices related to literacy education beyond the classroom. This session will be facilitated by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Advisory Board Member, Don Vu; author of "Life, Literacy, and the Pursuit of Happiness: Supporting Our Immigrant and Refugee Children Through the Power of Reading."
    • Contributor: Baron, Caitlin - Nesheim, Eric - Gully, Constance - A. Robinson, British - Black, Kaleena - Vu, Don
    • Date: 2022-01-13
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    Serving Adult Literacy Needs Join us for a conversation on successful practices in the field of serving adult literacy needs. This session will be facilitated by Library of Congress Literacy Awards Advisory Board Member, Dr. Loriene Roy; Professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin.
    • Contributor: Roy, Loriene - Entler, Bonnie - Finsterbusch, Marty - Clymer, Carol - Black, Kaleena - Secrist, Sarah
    • Date: 2021-12-09
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    2021 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Application Webinar This webinar will provide an overview of the awards application process and address questions that applicants might have about completing the application. Award applications are accepted between January and March every year and are reviewed by committees of the Advisory Board who recommend finalists. The Librarian of Congress selects the winners of the major prizes.
    • Contributor: Stitzel, Dawn - Ristau, Karen M. - Hildreth, Susan H. - Roy, Loriene
    • Date: 2021-01-28