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Friday, May 20 • 12:00pm - 12:20pm
Helping Immigrants Develop Library Skills

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This workshop is designed to assist public librarians develop programs to teach basic library skills to immigrants. Learn how to help patrons to prepare to take the U.S. Citizenship test, use the Dewey Decimal System, and learn English. This offering will also teach attendees how to aide immigrants find community resources they may need.

Learning objectives:
Assist librarians to develop programs to assist immigrants
Identify community resources that will assist immigrants
Teach librarians how to assist immigrants in finding the information they need

Speakers
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Lorie Womack

Reference Librarian, Washington Branch Library
I grew up in Northeastern Utah.  My earliest memories of books and libraries include checking out books from the bookmobile and school library.   I attended Southern Utah University and later completed a masters degree in library science from the University of North Texas.  It... Read More →



Friday May 20, 2022 12:00pm - 12:20pm MDT
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