PUG Day Webinar Series

PrairieCat Users Group Day (PUG Day) is an annual event dedicated to professional development, networking, and continuing education. This year PUG Day is going virtual!

PUG Days webinar series kicks off on August 18, 2020 and continue into September. Webinars are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays with bonus webinars on Friday, August 28, 2020. The schedule with registration links for the Zoom webinars is below! There is no cost to attend the webinars. There is no per library limit with this new format. 

PUG Day sessions are provided on both PrairieCat-specific topics as well as topics of interest to all types of libraries. Any staff from Fully Participating, Basic Online, or Union List PrairieCat member libraries should attend. Staff from non-PrairieCat libraries are welcome to attend. 

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Smith at elizabeth.smith@railslibraries.info

PUG Days 2020 Schedule   |   Calendar View

Select the program name to see the program description, speakers, and to register. All Zoom webinars are scheduled for 60 minutes unless otherwise noted. Recordings will be available for viewing after the webinar date unless otherwise noted. 

Tue, Aug 18 at 10:00 AM   |   Fine Free Panel (recorded)

Tue, Aug 18 at 2:00 PM   |   Onboarding and Training New Employees (recording for PrairieCat members only)

Thu, Aug 20 at 10:00 AM   |   OMNI Collection Development Q and A (recording for PrairieCat members only)

Thu, Aug 20 at 2:00 PM   |   Dynamic Programming on a Shoestring Budget (recorded)

Tue, Aug 25 at 10:00 AM   |   Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How, the CMC Catalogs Your Local Genealogy Items (30 min) (recorded)

Thu, Aug 27 at 10:00 AM   |   Partnering on a Memory Cafe' in YOUR Community - With Little or No Funding (recorded)

Thu, Aug 27 at 2:00 PM   |   Recruit and Retain Volunteers for Your Library (recorded)

Fri, Aug 28 at 10:00 AM   |   Shifting Focus: Trend Scanning, the Pandemic, and the Future of Libraries |  Miguel Figueroa, Center for the Future of Libraries (recording for PrairieCat members only)

Fri, Aug 28 at 2:00 PM   |   OverDrive for Front Line Staff - Better Help for Your Guests (recorded)

Tue, Sep 1 at 10:00 AM   |   New Resources from RAILS (recorded)

Thu, Sep 3 at 10:00 AM   |   The Marketing Funnel & the My Library Is... Campaign (30 min) (recorded)

Tue, Sep 15 at 10:00 AM   |   All Ages Programming Panel (recorded)

Tue, Sep 15 at 2:00 PM   |   Create Lists for Beginning Beginners Registration limited to 30 attendees (recording for PrairieCat members only)

Thu, Sep 17 at 10:00 AM   |   PrairieCat Mobile App (30 min) (recorded)

Thu, Sep 17 at 2:00 PM   |   Graphic Design beyond Publisher (recorded)

Tue, Sep 22 at 10:00 AM   |    Innovative Mobile Worklists Demo (recorded)

Tue, Sep 22 at 2:00 PM   |   Ghosts, Chupacabras, and Slender Man: How to Engage Teens in Writing Creatively  |  Natalie Lund, Author (30 min with QA)