Training by Location



6.26.2018 - A Design Thinking Approach to Encore Career Exploration: Help Your 50+ Patrons (or Yourself) Discover the Next Act
County: An Encore Career has been described as “a movement of millions of people who are using our passions, skills and decades of experience to make a difference in our communities and the world" (Marc Freedman CEO Encore.org).  . . .
7.2.2018 - 30 Minute eClassroom: Consumer Health Complete & Medline Plus
County: Join us online for this short, hands-on course in accessing and using the  OPLIN databases Netwellness  and Consumer Health Complete available to staff in any Ohio library. . . .
7.5.2018 - Time Management vs. Energy Management Your Secret to Success!
County: Welcome to the trust & value economy! An economy that is fast-paced, constantly changing and just trying to keep up is a struggle. This is a new economy where the strategies of time management and making your “to do” list are not only . . .
7.10.2018 - Designing the Future: Using Human-Centered Design to Implement Service Improvements
County: The challenges facing librarians are real, complex and varied. As such, they require new perspectives, new tools and new approaches. With support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and in partnership with Chicago Public Library and Aarhus . . .
7.11.2018 - Time Management: Yours and Theirs
County: Almost everyone has more to do than they can get to in any one day.  When you become a manager/supervisor you generally inherit even more things to do in even less time.  Poor personal time management skills take a toll on us as individuals . . .
7.12.2018 - A Safety Day for Everyone
County: Lorain 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 . . .
7.18.2018 - Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Training for Management
County: Learning objectives: . . .
8.1.2018 - If It's Broke, Fix It: Handling Leftover Challenges Effectively
County: If It’s Broke Fix It: Handling Leftover Challenges Effectively . . .
8.2.2018 - Programming for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
County: Rhonda Johnston, Adult Outreach Coordinator,  Reed Memorial Library, focuses on connecting historically underserved populations with library resources. She has transformed the story time for adults with developmental disabilities into a fun and . . .
8.7.2018 - Canva Creative
County: This webinar will introduce library staff to Canva and share how Cuyahoga Falls Library is using their account to create easy and attractive signage, assist with social media marketing and increase circulation.  . . .
8.9.2018 - Opioids in Communities--Libraries in Response
County: Summit . . .
8.15.2018 - A Firm Grasp: The Nonverbals of Influential Leaders
County: Use body language to persuade others, manage conflict, project authority and work towards generating positive and welcoming professional connections. . . .
8.16.2018 - A Safety Day for Everyone
County: Ashtabula 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 . . .
8.17.2018 - Fiscal Officer's Network Meeting
County: Summit The Ohio Pooled Collateral System was rolled out a few months ago but many Fiscal Officers are still asking questions about the new website. Join us in the morning to learn more about how to navigate the website and how to use the tools on the . . .
8.21.2018 - Best Practices in Performance Documentation
County: Proper employee performance documentation can protect a library from future litigation and benefits its employees by providing concrete and specific feedback on areas in need of improvement. . . .
8.21.2018 - Readers' Advisory Network Meeting-Featuring Penguin Random House Book Buzz
County: Medina Sneak a peek at upcoming titles for Spring 2019, presented by Amanda Fensch, Penguin Random House representative.  You will want to stay for a roundtable discussion with your peers. . . .
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 . . .
9.7.2018 - Human Resources Network Meeting
County: Summit Join your peers for a lively discussion of the latest issues facing human resources. . . .
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: 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 . . .
9.26.2018 - 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. . . .
9.28.2018 - 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
County: Trumbull 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
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 . . .
10.30.2018 - 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 . . .
11.13.2018 - 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 . . .
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 . . .