[Library Media] Fwd: financial education for librarians - CFPB webinar

Stephen Matthews smatthews at utah.gov
Mon Jul 7 07:23:01 MDT 2014


This information from the Institute of Museums and Library Services
(Wash.DC) is passed along for your interest and education.  Feel free to
further disseminate it.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Maura Marx <MMarx at imls.gov>
Date: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 11:58 AM
Subject: financial education for librarians - CFPB webinar
To: Maura Marx <MMarx at imls.gov>
Cc: James Lonergan <JLonergan at imls.gov>, "Teresa A. DeVoe" <TDevoe at imls.gov>,
Susan Hildreth <SHildreth at imls.gov>, Kim Okahara <KOkahara at imls.gov>,
Michele Farrell <MFarrell at imls.gov>, Timothy Owens <TOwens at imls.gov>

 *TO: Chief Officers, LSTA Coordinators, and Heads of Library Development*

IMLS’ partner, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, is holding its first
financial education webinar for librarians on Thursday, July 10 at 2:30
p.m. Eastern Time. We invite you to attend using the login information
below. In the meantime,

Happy 4th to all!



•                    To join, please click on the following link at the
time of the webinar:

•                    Alternatively, you can also access the webinar by
clicking https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/ and enter the following

o   Conference number: PW7282426

o   Audience passcode: LIBRARY

If you are participating only by phone:

•                    Phone: 877-960-9067

•                    Participant passcode: LIBRARY

CFPB also has new resources for librarians, launched during the ALA
conference last week at www.consumerfinance.gov/library-resources. These
resources include:

·         Program ideas
<http://www.consumerfinance.gov/library-resources/program-ideas/> – program
ideas from CFPB, its partners and other libraries (updated monthly).

·         Partnership guide
–22-page guide to local partnerships, developed with input from librarians.

·         Links and web resources
<http://www.consumerfinance.gov/library-resources/resources/> – a selection
of 50 financial literacy websites, videos and courses using guidelines
consistent with the National Strategy for Financial Capability and other
financial literacy organizations.

·         Free print materials
<http://promotions.usa.gov/cfpblibraries.html> – more than 20 free
publications from the CFPB, Federal Trade Commission, Securities and
Exchange Commission, and Department of Labor, which can be ordered in
English and Spanish (up to 200 copies of each publication).

·         Marketing materials
<http://www.consumerfinance.gov/library-resources/marketing-materials/> –
social media share graphics and web banners, as well as a preview of
posters, bookmarks and displays that will soon be available for bulk

·         Librarian training
<https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join.php?i=PW7282426&p=LIBRARY&t=c> –
monthly one-hour webinars for librarians on a variety of financial literacy
topics. The webinars will be recorded and archived for viewing anytime.

Stephen A. Matthews, PhD
LSTA Grants Coordinator | Rural Library Consultant
Utah State Library
250 N 1950 W, Suite A
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
W: 801-715-6722
Fax: 801-715-6767
smatthews at utah.gov
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