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Escape from Burton Barr Virtual Escape Room

Friday, December 30, 2022
Online Programming
After falling asleep in the library, you wake up to find yourself trapped!  Can you explore and solve the mysteries of Burton Barr Central Library in an hour?  Time to find out!  

To escape from the library, click the link below!
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One on One Remote Mentoring with the City of Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Online Programming

Obtain answers to questions involving the City of Phoenix from a member of the City of Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department. Answers provided will help start up entrepreneurs navigate City processes , understand and utilize available City services, connect City/Regional/State startup resources, as well as other questions pertaining to City licensing, procurement or policies.

By Appointment Only. Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.

Registration required, please register by emailing hive@phoenix.gov to ask for an appointment. 
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BabyTime Online

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Online Programming

This BabyTime program will meet on October 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 9:30 am. Registration is required and you will be automatically registered for all 4 weeks of class. You will receive an email on the day of the program with a link to join class. 

 

Who’s it for? Babies up to two years old and their favorite grownupsAn adult must participate onscreen with their child at all times. 

What will you do? In this online program, your instructor will teach you stories, rhymes and songs that are perfect for you and your baby 

What will your baby learn?  Your baby will learn pre-reading skills from you as you talk, sing, and play together with instructor-led activities 

 

Classes will meet on WebEx. WebEx is a closedsafe online meeting platformLearn more about using WebEx here. 

 

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #babytime 

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Tools for School Online

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online Programming

This Tools for School program will meet on October 20th and 27th at 10:30 am. Registration is required and you will be automatically registered for all weeks of class. You will receive an email on the day of the program with a link to join class. 


Who’s it for? Children three to five years old and their favorite grownups.  An adult must participate onscreen with their child at all times. 

What will you do?  In this live, online WebEx program, you and your child will get a head start on kindergarten! Share interactive books and activities that build kindergarten skills during the class and are easily practiced at home. 

What will we learn? Learn kindergarten basics like letters, numbers, shapes, and colors. You and your child will also go beyond the basics to work on social and emotional skills that all children need for school.  


Classes will meet on WebEx. WebEx is a closed, safe, online meeting platform. Learn more about using WebEx here.  


Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #toolsforschool 

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One-on-One Virtual Appointments with College Depot Staff

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Online Programming

Planning for college can be a lot to handle, and College Depot wants to make the process easier for you! We are here to help youth and adults develop a college plan that works for them. Whether you are a high school senior going to college for the first time, returning to school after a long break, planning to transfer credits, or just have no idea where to start, we can help you untangle the necessary steps to continue your education. Never graduated from high school? We can also get you connected to a school or program that will lead to a diploma or the equivalent (GED testing).

Students can meet one-on-one with College Depot staff by phone or Microsoft Teams for: 

  • ​Assistance with college planning 
  • Help with the college application process
  • Creating individualized college plans
  • Interest assessments for career and major exploration
  • Reviewing personal statements
  • Help with financial aid forms
  • Help with searching for and applying for scholarships​
  • ACT and SAT test results interpretation
  • Connections to GED and high school diploma programs​
  • Connections to apprenticeship programs

Call 602-261-8847 or complete an online form at https://tiny.cc/CDrequest to schedule a virtual appointment. Hablamos Español​. ​College Depot is open Monday, Friday and Saturday from 9-5 pm and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11-7 pm.

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Tools for School Online

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Online Programming

This Tools for School program will meet on October 20th and 27th at 11:30 am. Registration is required and you will be automatically registered for all weeks of class. You will receive an email on the day of the program with a link to join class. 


Who’s it for? Children three to five years old and their favorite grownups.  An adult must participate onscreen with their child at all times. 

What will you do?  In this live, online WebEx program, you and your child will get a head start on kindergarten! Share interactive books and activities that build kindergarten skills during the class and are easily practiced at home. 

What will we learn? Learn kindergarten basics like letters, numbers, shapes, and colors. You and your child will also go beyond the basics to work on social and emotional skills that all children need for school.  


Classes will meet on WebEx. WebEx is a closed, safe, online meeting platform. Learn more about using WebEx here.  


Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #toolsforschool 

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Book O'Clock!

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Online Programming
What have you been reading? What's up next on your list? Join our librarians and others for a casual discussion to share books, movies, music and more!  Looking for your next book or something for your child? Our librarians are here with suggestions!  All ages and genres welcome. 

This program will be presented online using Webex. Registration is not required. Please click the link below to join us! 




New to Webex Meetings?​ 

All you need to connect is a computer, smartphone, or tablet.  You don’t need a webcam or microphone to participate. If you don’t have a device, you can connect to the meeting’s audio only with a phone call.​ 

 

For more information about installing Webex for free visit:​ 



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DreamBuilder Academy Week 2: Research for Your Business Plan

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online Programming
DreamBuilder Academy Week 2: Research for Your Business Plan
This class walks you through resources and tools to help you explore and plan your dream of starting a business. You will learn where to find demographic data, research market competition, and discover workforce trends and commerce condition, by tapping into resources like ReferenceUSA, US Census, chambers of commerce, trade organizations, and local government reports.

Students shall finish Courses 4 and 5 online and independently by next Tuesday for class discussion following the guest presentation.


This program is a collaboration between ASU Thunderbird School of Global Management and Phoenix Public Library.

Please join us for the full course on the dates below.


10/27   DreamBuilder Academy Week 3: Telling Your Business Stories Through Videos

11/3   DreamBuilder Academy Week 4: LinkedIn for Networking and Sales

11/ 10   DreamBuilder Academy Week 5: Be the CEO, CFO, and COO of Your Business

This workshop will be conducted via Webex.  Registration is required.  Upon registration, library staff will contact you with program information. 

New to Webex Meetings?​ 

All you need to connect is a computer, smartphone, or  tablet.  You don’t need a webcam or microphone to participate. If you don’t have a device, you can connect to the meeting’s audio only with a phone call.​

For more information about installing Webex for free visit:​ 

This guide will help you get started with Webex:​ 

#hiveatcentral

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One on One Remote Mentoring with the City of Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Online Programming

Obtain answers to questions involving the City of Phoenix from a member of the City of Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department. Answers provided will help start up entrepreneurs navigate City processes , understand and utilize available City services, connect City/Regional/State startup resources, as well as other questions pertaining to City licensing, procurement or policies.

By Appointment Only. Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.

Registration required, please register by emailing hive@phoenix.gov to ask for an appointment.
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One on One Resume Help

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Online Programming
Collaborate through email with a Career Services Professional to review or create a professional resume to use in your current job search. 

Please have a copy of your resume available to submit electronically through email.  If you do not have a resume, please be prepared to submit information about your prior work history including dates to assist in creating a professional resume. 

To sign up, please register and a Career Services Professional will email you to begin the process.  

This free service is provided in partnership with the YMCA and ARIZONA@WORK.

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BabyTime Online

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Online Programming

This BabyTime program will meet on October 7, 14, 21, and 28 at 8:30 am. Registration is required and you will be automatically registered for all 4 weeks of class. You will receive an email on the day of the program with a link to join class. 

 

Who’s it for? Babies up to two years old and their favorite grownupsAn adult must participate onscreen with their child at all times. 

What will you do? In this online program, your instructor will teach you stories, rhymes and songs that are perfect for you and your baby 

What will your baby learn?  Your baby will learn pre-reading skills from you as you talk, sing, and play together with instructor-led activities 

 

Classes will meet on WebEx. WebEx is a closedsafe online meeting platformLearn more about using WebEx here. 

 

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #babytime 

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One-on-One Virtual Appointments with College Depot Staff

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Online Programming

Planning for college can be a lot to handle, and College Depot wants to make the process easier for you! We are here to help youth and adults develop a college plan that works for them. Whether you are a high school senior going to college for the first time, returning to school after a long break, planning to transfer credits, or just have no idea where to start, we can help you untangle the necessary steps to continue your education. Never graduated from high school? We can also get you connected to a school or program that will lead to a diploma or the equivalent (GED testing).

Students can meet one-on-one with College Depot staff by phone or Microsoft Teams for: 

  • ​Assistance with college planning 
  • Help with the college application process
  • Creating individualized college plans
  • Interest assessments for career and major exploration
  • Reviewing personal statements
  • Help with financial aid forms
  • Help with searching for and applying for scholarships​
  • ACT and SAT test results interpretation
  • Connections to GED and high school diploma programs​
  • Connections to apprenticeship programs

Call 602-261-8847 or complete an online form at https://tiny.cc/CDrequest to schedule a virtual appointment. Hablamos Español​. ​College Depot is open Monday, Friday and Saturday from 9-5 pm and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11-7 pm.

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Interview Skills for Success

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Online Programming
Attend this online class to learn how to effectively prepare, answer interview questions, and follow-up post-interview.  Presented in partnership with Arizona@Work, City of Phoenix.  

Registration is required.  Please register here. 




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Highly Selective Colleges & Universities Session

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Online Programming
​Learn about top national liberal arts colleges and universities that meet full financial need. Representatives from different schools will discuss their programs each session. Sessions take place every Wednesday from 3-5pm between 10/14/20 and 11/04/20. 
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Family Storytime Online

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Online Programming

This Family Storytime will meet on Wednesday October 21st. You will receive a link to join the class about an hour before it begins.


Who’s it for? Children, birth to age five, and their favorite grownups. An adult must participate onscreen with their child at all times.  

What will you do? Play, read, sing, and dance with your children in a fun, online program that builds reading skills. 

What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories become better readers. 

 

Classes will meet on WebEx. WebEx is a closed, safe online meeting platform. Learn more about using WebEx here 


Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #familystorytime  

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Moving your Business into the Future - Part 3 - Deepening Your Relationship with Customers and Employees

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Online Programming
Now is a perfect time to determine what you need to do to enrich your customer and employee relationships. This webinar will teach you how to strengthen loyalties and relationship dynamics that may have been affected by changing economic conditions. 
Actions you can take right now to enhance your visibility and accessibility to ensure your customers and employees will never leave you.
Online team-building tools to re-engage with, and stay connected to, your team in a new way that will maximize their productivity.
Plus a few bonus tips to re-engage and re-gain former customers.

Co-presenters: Andraé L. Jones, CEO of Octavia Social Media Strategies and six other successful businesses, and Steve Engelhardt, SCORE Mentor and recognized business leader.

This program will be presented online using Webex.  Registration is required. 
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All you need to connect is a computer, smartphone, or tablet.  You don’t need a webcam or microphone to participate. If you don’t have a device, you can connect to the meeting’s audio only with a phone call.​ 

For more information about installing Webex for free visit:​ 
https://www.webex.com/downloads.html​

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One on One Remote Mentoring with the City of Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Online Programming

Obtain answers to questions involving the City of Phoenix from a member of the City of Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department. Answers provided will help start up entrepreneurs navigate City processes , understand and utilize available City services, connect City/Regional/State startup resources, as well as other questions pertaining to City licensing, procurement or policies.

By Appointment Only. Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.

Registration required, please register by emailing hive@phoenix.gov to ask for an appointment. 
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Tiempo de Bebé Bilingüe en Línea/Bilingual BabyTime Online

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Online Programming

El programa de Tiempo de Bebes en Línea se reunirá en las siguientes fechas: 8, 15, 22, y 29 de Octubre a las 9:30 AM. Inscripción es requerida y al inscribirse usted está de acuerdo en asistir y participar en las 5 sesiones de la clase. Usted recibirá un correo electrónico el día del programa con un link-enlace para unirse a la clase.

 ¿Para quién es?   Bebes hasta los dos años acompañado por su adulto favorito. Una persona adulta deberá participar y permanecer en pantalla todo el tiempo.

 

¿Qué harás? En este programa en línea, ¡su instructor le enseñara historias, rimas y canciones que son perfectas para usted y su bebe! 

 

¿Qué aprenderá su bebe?  Su bebe aprenderá habilidades previas a la lectura mientras habla, canta y juega con actividades dirigidas por un instructor.

Las clases se reunirán en WebEx. WebEx es una plataforma de reuniones en línea cerrada y segura. Obtenga más información sobre el uso de WebEx haciendo clic aquí.


This BabyTime program will meet on October 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 9:30 am. Registration is required and you will be automatically registered for all 5 weeks of class. You will receive an email on the day of the program with a link to join class. 

Who’s it for? Babies up to two years old and their favorite grownups. An adult must participate onscreen with their child at all times. 

What will you do? In this online program, your instructor will teach you stories, rhymes and songs that are perfect for you and your baby.  

What will your baby learn?  Your baby will learn pre-reading skills from you as you talk, sing, and play together with instructor-led activities.  

Classes will meet on WebEx. WebEx is a closed, safe online meeting platform. Learn more about using WebEx here

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #babytime 

El apoyo a los programas de alfabetización temprana es proporcionado por un subsidio de First Things First, que se asocia con las familias y comunidades para dar a todos los niños en Arizona la oportunidad de arribar al Kínder sanos y listos para tener éxito. Obtenga más información FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #babytime 



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Mentoring with SCORE Greater Phoenix

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Online Programming
SCORE provides free and confidential business advice to meet the needs of your small business and your personal objectives, in addition to offering information on various Small Business Administration programs. SCORE mentors with decades of business experience are available for one-on-one remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, or Zoom, on Wednesdays, 10 AM to noon, and 1 to 3 PM. Schedule your appointment by visiting GreaterPhoenix.SCORE.org.

Asesoramiento también disponible en Español:

SCORE ofrece asesoramiento de negocios confidencial de manera gratuita para ayudar con las necesidades de su pequeño negocio y con sus objetivos personales, así como ofrecer información acerca de los programas de la Administración de Pequeños Negocios (SBA por sus siglas en Ingles). Los asesores de SCORE ofrecen asesoramiento con décadas de experiencia y están disponibles para citas individuales de manera remota por teléfono, correo electrónico, o Zoom los miércoles de 10 am - 12 p.m. y de 1 - 3 p.m. Visite GreaterPhoenix.SCORE.org para hacer una cita.

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Bilingual Family Storytime Online/Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingüe En Línea

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online Programming

This Bilingual Family Storytime will meet on Thursday October 22nd. You will receive a link to join the class about an hour before it begins.


Who’s it for? Children, birth to age five, and their favorite grownups. An adult must participate onscreen with their child at all times.  

What will you do? Play, read, sing, and dance with your children in a fun, online program that builds reading skills. 

What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories become better readers. 

 

Classes will meet on WebEx. WebEx is a closed, safe online meeting platform. Learn more about using WebEx here 


Este Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingüe se reunirá en el 15 de octubre a las 10:30 am. Usted recibirá un correo electrónico una hora antes del programa con un link-enlace para unirse a la clase.


¿Para quién es? Niños, desde el nacimiento hasta la edad de cinco años acompañado de su adulto favorito.  

¿Qué hará? Jugar, leer, cantar, y bailar con sus hijos en un programa en línea divertido y activo que ayuda al desarrollo de habilidades  de la lectura.  

¿Qué es lo que estará aprendiendo su hijo?   A los niños que les encantan los libros y los cuentos se convierten en mejores lectores.  

  

Las clases se reunirán en WebEx. WebEx es una plataforma de reuniones en línea cerrada y segura. Obtenga más información sobre el uso de WebEx haciendo clic aquí. 


Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #familystorytime  


La subvención de First Things First brinda apoyo a los programas de alfabetización temprana. First Things First acompaña a las familias y a las comunidades para darles a todos los niños de Arizona la oportunidad de llegar al kindergarten en buenas condiciones de salud y listos para el éxito. Para más informacióningrese a FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #familystorytime #bilingual 

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One-on-One Virtual Appointments with College Depot Staff

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Online Programming

Planning for college can be a lot to handle, and College Depot wants to make the process easier for you! We are here to help youth and adults develop a college plan that works for them. Whether you are a high school senior going to college for the first time, returning to school after a long break, planning to transfer credits, or just have no idea where to start, we can help you untangle the necessary steps to continue your education. Never graduated from high school? We can also get you connected to a school or program that will lead to a diploma or the equivalent (GED testing).

Students can meet one-on-one with College Depot staff by phone or Microsoft Teams for: 

  • ​Assistance with college planning 
  • Help with the college application process
  • Creating individualized college plans
  • Interest assessments for career and major exploration
  • Reviewing personal statements
  • Help with financial aid forms
  • Help with searching for and applying for scholarships​
  • ACT and SAT test results interpretation
  • Connections to GED and high school diploma programs​
  • Connections to apprenticeship programs

Call 602-261-8847 or complete an online form at https://tiny.cc/CDrequest to schedule a virtual appointment. Hablamos Español​. ​College Depot is open Monday, Friday and Saturday from 9-5 pm and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11-7 pm.

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PHXWorks Live

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online Programming
Join us for this twice-monthly job hunting and career program.  Learn about library resources, and meet featured guests and organizations.  This program's guest is: Phoenix Indian Center.  A question & answer session will follow.

Join the program by clicking here. 

This program will be presented online using Webex.  New to Webex Meetings?​ 

All you need to connect is a computer, smartphone, or  tablet.  You don’t need a webcam or microphone to participate. If you don’t have a device, you can connect to the meeting’s audio only with a phone call.​

For more information about installing Webex for free visit:​ 

This guide will help you get started with Webex:​ 

#phxworks

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Tools for School Online

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Online Programming

This Tools for School program will meet on October 22nd and 29th at 4:15 pm. Registration is required and you will be automatically registered for all weeks of class. You will receive an email on the day of the program with a link to join class. 


Who’s it for? Children three to five years old and their favorite grownups.  An adult must participate onscreen with their child at all times. 

What will you do?  In this live, online WebEx program, you and your child will get a head start on kindergarten! Share interactive books and activities that build kindergarten skills during the class and are easily practiced at home. 

What will we learn? Learn kindergarten basics like letters, numbers, shapes, and colors. You and your child will also go beyond the basics to work on social and emotional skills that all children need for school.  


Classes will meet on WebEx. WebEx is a closed, safe, online meeting platform. Learn more about using WebEx here.  


Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #toolsforschool 

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Grant Writing 102: Examine the Requirements for Applying for the Grant

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online Programming
This live series educates participants on the art of grant finding. By the end of the series, participants will have the confidence and knowledge to start their grant funding research. 

This program will be presented online using Webex. Registration is required. Registered participants will receive an email with instructions on how to join the meeting.  Don't see the email? Check your spam folder.

 

New to Webex Meetings?​ 

All you need to connect is a computer, smartphone, or tablet.  You don’t need a webcam or microphone to participate. If you don’t have a device, you can connect to the meeting’s audio only with a phone call.​ 

 

For more information about installing Webex for free visit:​ 


Presented by Carole Farabee, who has an MBA in Management, MS in Information Systems Engineering, and a PhD in Applied Management Decision Sciences.


10/8/20    5pm – 7pm    Locating Grants
Module 1 covers strategies participants can use to locate specific grants relevant to them.

10/22/20     5pm-7pm      Examine the Requirements for Applying for the Grant
Module 2 shows participants how to identify the requirements when applying for grants, as well as how to utilize key words to locate the right grant.

10/29/20     5pm-7pm     Identify the Different Types of Contributions
Module 3 familiarizes participants to different types of contributions that may benefit their organization.

11/5/20      5pm-7pm      Estimate the Amount of Funds Required to Operate Your Organization
Module 4 asks the participants to analyze how funds should be used, as well as what to ask when applying for a grant.


11/12/20      5pm-7pm      Distinguish the Differences between Fundraising and Philanthropy
In Module 5, the participants will determine whether their organization would benefit from fundraising or philanthropy.

11/19/20     5pm-7pm      Examine Revenue Streams through GuideStar and Other Resources
Module 6 covers some of the resources for products and services that participants can utilize for their organization.

12/3/20      5pm-7pm      Final Discussion
The final module allows participants to discuss all the topics covered throughout the series.


Presented by Carol Farabee.  Farabee has earned an MBA in Management, MS in Information Systems Engineering, and a PhD in Applied Management Decision Sciences. Farabee has a varied and extensive background in mentoring, including grant writing, business start-ups, and nonprofit management.

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BabyTime Online

5:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Online Programming

This BabyTime program will meet on October 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 5:15 pm. Registration is required and you will be automatically registered for all 4 weeks of class. You will receive an email on the day of the program with a link to join class. 

 

Who’s it for? Babies up to two years old and their favorite grownupsAn adult must participate onscreen with their child at all times. 

What will you do? In this online program, your instructor will teach you stories, rhymes and songs that are perfect for you and your baby 

What will your baby learn?  Your baby will learn pre-reading skills from you as you talk, sing, and play together with instructor-led activities 

 

Classes will meet on WebEx. WebEx is a closedsafe online meeting platformLearn more about using WebEx here. 

 

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #babytime 

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