Community Events

Welcome to the community events page! Here we will provide links to upcoming webinars and conferences related to accessible libraries.

After an event has taken place, if a recording and/or additional resources are available, the recording will be found on the Curated Accessibility Resources pages.

If you have an event you would like to see added to the Community Events page, we have provided a form for your suggestions!

AcessibleLibraries.ca Events

All webinars created by AccessibleLibraries.ca will be recorded and posted to the website at a later date.

Creating Accessible Documents in Word

Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific ; 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern

Creating Accessible Documents in Word is an introductory workshop on creating accessible documents using Microsoft Word. This workshop will cover all the main features required and in-depth demonstrations on building an accessible document in Word. We will also provide a brief overview of converting your document to an accessible PDF and other considerations, tips, and tricks to ensure your success!

Target Audience: All Library Staff

Register: Zoom

Webinar Language: English. This webinar will also be conducted in French at a later to be determined date.

Accessible Social Media

Thursday, May 26, 2022, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific ; 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern

Social media platforms are powerful tools that connect libraries with their communities. Still, your messages will exclude people if you post inaccessible content. This Accessible Social Media webinar provides guidelines and tips on how you can make posts on popular social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accessible. The topics this webinar covers adding alt text to images, formatting hashtags, using emojis, and much more! Sign up for our webinar today so you can learn how to make your library’s social media posts accessible!

Target Audience: All Library Staff, but especially those who are in charge of social media.

Register: Zoom

Webinar Language: English. This webinar will also be conducted in French at a later to be determined date.

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