If you are looking for ideas that may help you present Muslim Journeys programs, you may wish to view archived versions of the following webinars.
Public Libraries Bridging Cultures: Exploring Islamic History, held Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Is there a need in your library’s collection, and in your larger community, for authoritative and accessible resources about Muslim history, beliefs, and culture? The NEH grant initiative Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys will offer 1,000 libraries a collection of 25 books, three documentary films, and other resources to encourage exploration, conversation, understanding, and mutual respect between Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Experienced library programming experts will share their experiences presenting “Muslim Journeys” programs during the pilot phase, and offer ideas for submitting a successful grant proposal. Speakers: Terrilyn Chun, Multnomah County Library; Tim Grimes, Ann Arbor District Library. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the ALA Cultural Communities Fund. View the archive.
Outreach for Academic Libraries: Bridging Cultures Bookshelf, held Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Learn how to plan engaging programs about Islamic culture and submit a successful proposal for the ALA/NEH collection development grant, the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys. Attendees will hear from seasoned programming librarians about their prior experiences conducting thematic programs that reach beyond the campus community, inspire partnerships with community organizations, and raise the library’s visibility. The webinar also included a Q&A period to address questions about the Bookshelf application process, as well as information about upcoming cash awards that will support reading and discussion programs featuring the Muslim Journeys materials. Speakers: Sandy Marcus, Queensborough Community College of CUNY; Sara Marks, UMass Lowell O’Leary Library; Tammy Sayles, Western Illinois University. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the ALA Cultural Communities Fund. View the archive.