Training by Location



8.22.2018 - Hands-on EBSCOhost Training
County: Cuyahoga EBSCO has been working with libraries for more than seventy years!  They provide research databases, scholarly journals, magazines, and discovery tools to meet research and information needs.  We’ll use the EBSCOhost resources . . .
8.23.2018 - Levy Webinar for All
County: Do you wonder what's involved with a levy campaign?  Want to know what you can and cannot do as a staff member to support your library's levy?  Are you concerned you will say or do something incorrect?  This program is for . . .
8.28.2018 - Local History at Your Library: Discover Hidden Treasurers
County: Huron In the morning you will hear about the local history room at the Milan - Berlin Library District and it's storied history. James Tolbert, Director, is excited to share with you how it came to be, where it has been, and where it is going. The . . .
8.30.2018 - Early Literacy 101-An Ohio Ready to Read Workshop
County: Summit Back by popular demand! This hands-on workshop will help you build a firm foundation in early literacy. Participants will learn how brain development impacts how young children learn and will explore effective, research-based early literacy resources . . .
9.6.2018 - Communication Is a Two-way Street When It Comes to Change
County: Summit When you think about change, are you excited about embarking on a new adventure or are you dreading the unknown?  For most people, acceptance of change is often dependent upon what the proposed change is, whether or not they had input to the . . .
9.6.2018 - Weeding 101
County: Weeding, the withdrawal of materials from a library’s collection, is a necessary process of collection development. Some library professionals, however, may find the task of weeding daunting. Why should we weed? How often should we weed? What . . .
9.7.2018 - Human Resources Network Meeting
County: Summit Join your peers for a lively discussion of the latest issues facing human resources. . . .
9.11.2018 - How to Develop and Execute a Marketing and Communications Plan for Your Library
County: Summit You've heard all about it and know it's important, but just how do you create and leverage it to the best of your library's advantage? During this hands-on workshop, attendees will gain an understanding of the importance of developing and executing . . .
9.12.2018 - Library Website Design: Is Your Site an Obstacle Course?
County: Library websites can be prone to a number of issues that frustrate their users. Many sites use outdated conventions, anecdotal "data" or fail to use standard practices, resulting in poor experiences for patrons, and a loss of credibility . . .
9.14.2018 - Branch Managers Network Meeting
County: Summit Here is an opportunity to share your challenges and successes with other branch managers within the region.  Please send agenda items to Emily Crilley. . . .
9.18.2018 - NEO-RLS Annual Membership Meeting
County: Summit The NEO-RLS Annual Membership Meeting is Back! . . .
9.19.2018 - They're Not Kids Anymore: Adult Learning Basics for Library Program Planners
County: Do you design technology programs and classes for adult patrons in your community? If so, it’s important to understand the basics about how adults learn, where their motivation comes from, and what it takes to keep them engaged. Join Monica . . .
9.21.2018 - Teen Think Tank
County: Trumbull Teen Think Tank started with three Ohio teen librarians who liked to collaborate. Rikki Unterbrink (Shelby County Libraries), Erin Gillespie (Findlay-Hancock County Public Library), and Steve Moser (Dayton Metro Library) shared ideas and . . .
9.25.2018 - The Art of Managing Student Workers
County: Cuyahoga The management of student workers brings its own unique set of challenges and rewards.  Whether you are managing work study students in a university library or regular student employees in a public or special library, there are many aspects to . . .
9.26.2018 - Disaster Planning: Are You Prepared?
County: Cuyahoga You never know when disaster will strike.  It is important to be prepared and to plan for the unforeseen. . . .
9.27.2018 - New Supervisors' Academy - 3rd Face to Face Session
County: Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Twinsburg Public Library  9:30 -3:30 . . .
9.28.2018 - New Supervisors Network Meeting
County: Summit Being a new supervisor can be a daunting experience.  The ability to share successes and find answers to your challenges can go a long way toward making the transition a positive one.  Please join us for this self-directed group open to all . . .
10.10.2018 - Creating Programs for Patrons in Their 20s and 30s
County: Presenters will discuss their experience with programming for Millennials, including establishing a new program series, developing a brand, and marketing techniques.  Attendees will learn about specific programs such as bar trivia, a book club . . .
10.16.2018 - Making Movable Books Pop into Library Programming
County: Cuyahoga This workshop will expand the participants' knowledge of movable books through an examination of their history, creators, and publishers.  Participants will appreciate the variety of formats, purposes, and styles that characterize these books by . . .
10.17.2018 - Soft Skills for Strong Management: Cultivating Good Critical Thinking
County: Soft Skills for Strong Management: Cultivating Good Critical Thinking . . .
10.18.2018 - Construction and Facilities Network Meeting: Focused on Inspection Documentation
County: Trumbull Write it down or it didn’t happen…a guide on inspection documentation . . .
10.23.2018 - Brainstorming and Innovation
County: Summit Brainstorming is an incredibly powerful innovation tool. From solving problems to generating creative, groundbreaking ideas, the act of brainstorming can spark fresh and extraordinary concepts, vision and actions.  Is there a systematic way to . . .
10.24.2018 - Homework Help Centers
County: Come hear about the Westerville Public Library’s Homework Help Center and other library homework centers. . . .
10.25.2018 - Back to the Book XVIII: Narrative Nonfiction and Listener/Audiobook Advisory
County: Summit One of NEO-RLS’s most popular programs, Back to the Book is in its 19th year.  This year 's Back to the Book will focus on narrative nonfiction and listener/audio advisory.  We will start the morning off with Bestselling Author . . .
10.29.2018 - Human Trafficking in the Heartland
County: This webinar will educate you about human trafficking and equip you to identify and respond to this terrible human rights abuse. We will define human trafficking, explain how and why it takes place, and discuss the impact on victims. We will end with . . .
10.30.2018 - Make Your Library Deaf-Friendly
County: Cuyahoga Join Ben Gulyas, Deaf Services Coordinator at the Coventry Village Branch of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library, who will talk about the various aspects of making your library Deaf-friendly.  He will give tips for . . .
10.31.2018 - Reference Reboot: Refreshing Your Reference Interview and Information Searching Skills
County: Every once in a while, we all need a "reboot" to keep our skills fresh. While we may provide information to patrons on a daily basis, sometimes we need to step back and re-assess what we're doing from an objective perspective. This webinar . . .
11.1.2018 - A Safety Day for Everyone
County: Holmes The fundamental safety responsibility of all employers is to provide an environment free of recognized hazards capable of causing loss. Understanding each and every potential hazard capable of causing a loss is an overwhelming task. Numerous . . .
11.2.2018 - Managing Staff Remotely
County: Managing staff remotely is not always easy.  Receive ideas and tips on how to effectively manage remote staff from Enda Bracken and Caroline Vicchiarelli,  two experienced Branch Services Directors at the Cuyahoga County Public . . .
11.7.2018 - Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
County: Summit Summit County Children Services took over 10,000 hotline calls in 2017 with concerns of child abuse and neglect. This presentation will help you recognize physical and behavioral indicators of child maltreatment as well as instruct you what to do . . .
11.8.2018 - New Supervisors' Academy - Final Face to Face Session
County: Thursday, November 8, 2018 Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library  9:30 -3:30 . . .
11.13.2018 - College Readiness: A collaboration between local schools and colleges
County: As the number of students enrolled in College Credit Plus courses continues to rise across the state, many colleges and universities find themselves challenged to adequately serve and provide support to this unique group of students.  Columbus . . .
11.14.2018 - Day for Circ Staff: Don't Eat the Red Frog! A Crash-Course in Handling Some of the Worst Customers that Come Through Your Doors!
County: Erie Some library customers are like the Red Poison Dart Frog of Costa Rica. Their behaviors are toxic! How many times a day are you dealing with angry, difficult and even downright unreasonable customers? They truly can be poisonous, if you let . . .
11.15.2018 - Day for Circ Staff: Don't Eat the Red Frog! A Crash-Course in Handling Some of the Worst Customers that Come Through Your Doors!
County: Lake Some library customers are like the Red Poison Dart Frog of Costa Rica. Their behaviors are toxic! How many times a day are you dealing with angry, difficult and even downright unreasonable customers? They truly can be poisonous, if you let . . .
11.16.2018 - Hottest Tech Toys for the Holidays
County: It’s that time of year again!  It's the time that everyone begins their search to find the best toys for their loved one, friend, or even themselves.  Learn about the new emerging tech products that your patrons may likely want, have . . .
11.28.2018 - Beyond Rosetta Stone: How Libraries Can Support English Language Learners
County: Providing Library access to English Language Learners (ELL) can be much more than developing your foreign language and ESL collections.  Those learning English can have more pressing information needs and all staff can play a part in creating a . . .
11.29.2018 - Data-driven Collection Development
County: Lake Are you struggling to make the best collection choices for your community?  Why not make data-driven decisions for your collection?  Learn how Deb Lambert, Director of Collection Management, Indianapolis Public Library, uses evidence-based . . .
12.4.2018 - Weeders attract more readers! Specifically for Children's Library Staff
County: Summit We all know weeding is necessary to maintain up-to-date and useful collections, but how much is “too much,” especially when budgets are tight? This workshop provides practical tips for weeding specific Dewey categories and . . .
12.6.2018 - A Safety Day for Everyone
County: Mahoning The fundamental safety responsibility of all employers is to provide an environment free of recognized hazards capable of causing loss. Understanding each and every potential hazard capable of causing a loss is an overwhelming task. Numerous . . .
12.7.2018 - Ohio's Open Meeting Act & Records Retention Basics
County: Summit Learning Objectives: . . .
12.7.2018 - Fiscal Officers Network Meeting
County: Summit Join us for a lively discussion with your peer fiscal officers.  Please send Debbie any items for the agenda to be discussed in the by November 27, 2018. The agenda will be distributed one week prior to the event. . . .
12.10.2018 - Smart Voice Assistants
County: Have you ever wanted your own personal assistant, one that can help you with everyday tasks and information as you need it?  This is possible today with smart voice assistants! Devices and software like Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Siri are . . .
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