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12.10.2019 - To Tag, or Not to Tag? Implementing RFID at Your Library
County: RFID promises to revolutionize circulation at your library, from checkout and returns to inventory and security. But once the equipment is installed, what does it really take to place an individually encoded RFID tag on every one of the thousands of . . .
12.11.2019 - Teen Programming: A Mover & Shaker's Recipe for Impact and Success
County: Courtney Saldana is the Assistant Director of the Ontario City Library.  She spent the first eight years of her career working for and with teens.  In 2016, Courtney was recognized as a "Change Agent" as a 2016 Library . . .
12.12.2019 - Adult Programming Palooza: Summer Reading & More!
County: Summit Looking to meet people who do what you do? Ready for a new networking experience? Join library staff members who are tasked with programming for the big kids - that’s right….the adults!    . . .
12.13.2019 - Salary Survey Discussion: Fiscal Officers and Human Resources Network Meeting
County: Discussion of the NEO-RLS Salary Survey will be conducted at this meeting.  Everyone is invited to attend this important meeting to help guide the process for relaunching this valuable tool.  We will have open discussions on options . . .
12.17.2019 - New-to-Libraries Network presents Library Residencies as told by Resident Librarians
County: New-to-Libraries Network presents a webinar about Library Resident Programs as told by current and past Residents. Our speakers are Adriana Cásarez, Maud Mundava, and Jamia Williams. Please join us on December 17th 3-4pm to hear them speak . . .
1.7.2020 - Using EBSCOhost and Explora to Search EBSCO Databases
County: OPLIN provides access to a number of full text databases from EBSCO. These range from Primary Search (designed for elementary school students) to MasterFILE Premier (for public libraries) to Academic Search Premier (for colleges and universities), . . .
1.8.2020 - Changing the Library World, One Subject Heading at a Time: Collaborating with the Cataloging Lab
County: Offensive terminology and biased classification structures can negatively impact the relationship between a library and its users. Change in these systems seems to move at a glacial pace, and the revision process can seem complex and opaque. Attend . . .
1.9.2020 - Children's Summer Reading Program: Imagine Your Story
County: "Imagine Your Story” is the theme for this year’s summer reading program.  Come join your children’s library colleagues for a program focused on summer reading.  There will be something for everyone whether you choose . . .
1.14.2020 - What the Heck Happened? 2019 Employment Law Update: Part I
County: Join Scott Warrick as he reviews the most recent and most important employment law changes and updates.  Scott will not only inform you of these important changes, but he will use his over three decades of Employment Law/Human Resource . . .
1.15.2020 - Copyright Basics for Librarians
County: Confused by copyright? You are not alone! U.S. copyright law permeates almost every facet of librarianship, and in this 90-minute session we'll explore the basics of U.S. copyright law that all librarians should be familiar with.  . . .
1.16.2020 - Run Your Friends Like a Firehouse
County: Recruitment and retention of library volunteers is an ongoing issue. Looking to other non-profit industries for creative solutions, presenters Kathy Kosinski and Madeline Jarvis discovered many similarities in the world of volunteer fire service. . . .
1.22.2020 - Book Club Reboot: Creative Twists on the Reading Groups We Know and Love
County: Is your book club feeling stale? Are you struggling to keep readers engaged? In this session, the authors of “Book Club Reboot: 71 Creative Twists” (ALA Editions, 2019) will share out-of-the-box ways to spice up your book clubs, with . . .
1.29.2020 - Learning does not end in the classroom: Workbooks for self-directed learning about equity, diversity and inclusion
County: While classroom training has an important place in library staff education, learning is extended and reinforced when staff have the opportunity to work through difficult topics outside of the classroom. In order to support staff learning about issues . . .
1.30.2020 - Onboarding Essentials: From Interview to Integration
County: Effective onboarding is related to many important outcomes for an organization including higher job satisfaction, organizational commitment, lower turnover, higher performance, reduced stress, and on-the-job effectiveness. Unfortunately, onboarding . . .
1.30.2020 - Construction and Facilities Network Meeting
County: Cuyahoga Please join your colleagues for a round table discussion about the latest issues affecting construction and facilities in libraries. Please send agenda items to Shawna Keringer
2.4.2020 - 2020 Census and Libraries: Key Details and Strategies
County: The Census is an important measure of the U.S. population that impacts every segment of American life.  Accurate Census counts help fund Federal programs and help states and cities/towns maximize resources and programs.  The 2020 Census is . . .
2.5.2020 - What the Heck Happened? 2019 Employment Law Update: Part II
County: Join Scott Warrick as he reviews the most recent and most important employment law changes and updates.  Scott will not only inform you of these important changes, but he will use his over three decades of Employment Law/Human Resource . . .
2.19.2020 - Gadgets and Gizmos: Exploring Technology for Youth
County: Want to engage children with the latest technology but don’t know where to begin? Interested in using technology in your programming but you’re on a tighter budget?   Join us for the third annual Gadgets and Gizmos webinar. This . . .
2.20.2020 - Why SMART Goals
County: Summit Goals provide us with a sense of direction and motivate us to complete the task at hand. SMART Goals, by their definition, are specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely and are a useful tool for a staff members’ performance . . .
2.25.2020 - EBSCO Do-It-Yourself Interfaces (Hobbies and Crafts, Home Improvement, and Small Business)
County: EBSCO Do-It-Yourself Interfaces provide full-text access for many DIY, hobbyist, home improvement and business magazines, along with reference books and video content. In this session, we will explore the Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center, Home . . .
3.5.2020 - Enhancing Community Partnerships and Grant Writing
County: More and more libraries are developing relationships with community partners outside the walls of the library. Libraries are often also writing grants to help enhance the services they can provide. Now consider combining these two efforts; getting a . . .
3.10.2020 - The Basics of Project Management
County: Project management is one of the most critical components of a successful business. It affects our goals, our performance and our ability to be and do who and what we say we are as an organization. . . .
4.22.2020 - RA Rethink: Merchandising and Upselling Edition
County: If someone told you there’s a practical and easy way to increase circulation, patron visits, program attendance and the job satisfaction of your staff, would you do it? Of course you would. Librarian Becky Spratford has developed a method you . . .