Training by Location



6.21.2019 - Mastering Uncomfortable Conversations with Library Visitors [Archive]
County: Your job is to enforce a rule, protect property, and create a safe place for people who come to work and play. If you knew what to say and do, and how to say and do it, you would be more likely to take effective action. Learn how the experts deal . . .
6.21.2019 - Fiscal Officers and Human Resources Network Meeting
County: Cuyahoga What is the most valuable thing the Human Resources function can do for an organization?  For most companies, it’s being able to find the right people quickly, figuring out ways to keep them motivated, and keeping them out of . . .
6.24.2019 - That's Already Encumbered [Archive]
County: I am sure you have heard the phrase, “that's already encumbered.”  What exactly does this mean?  Come to this webinar to find out what this means, how libraries are funded and much more. . . .
6.26.2019 - Bullet Journal Basics
County: Have you seen bullet journaling on social media? Are you wondering what it's all about? This webinar will teach you about bullet journaling, which is a flexible organization method that can be your planner, to-do list, notebook, calendar, and more - . . .
6.27.2019 - Brainstorming and Innovation
County: 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.  However, is there a . . .
6.28.2019 - The Welcoming Library: A Multi-sensory Approach [Archive]
County: You want your library to welcoming.  It is more than just customer service.  You want to surprise and delight your patrons to keep them coming back. . . .
7.10.2019 - 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 . . .
7.11.2019 - You Can Be the Expert-Tech Troubleshooting with Confidence 101
County: In this session, we’ll cover tech troubleshooting basics: how to approach the device or the person having the issue; first questions to ask; and common issues with websites, mobile devices, and computer programs. We’ll also reframe the . . .
7.17.2019 - Developing a Maker Mindset: No Makerspace Required
County: Summit Is your makerspace garnering the interest you first thought it would? Are you struggling to create programming that stems beyond crafting? Let me guide you through techniques to empower your patrons by encouraging them to develop a Maker Mindset: a . . .
7.18.2019 - IT Network
County: Ashtabula Join Fred Pierre, assistant Head of Library Systems, Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library as he discusses strategic technology planning to improve library services.  Following this discussion will be lunch and a round table discussion of what . . .
7.23.2019 - Special Libraries Showcase: How they can help your Patrons
County: Did you ever wonder what special libraries have to offer your patrons?  Join us for a special libraries showcase highlighting some regional special libraries and what they have to offer. Hear about the projects and patrons they serve.  . . .
7.25.2019 - Providing Top Notch Health Information in the Library
County: You’re a librarian, not a doctor!  But sometimes, it seems your customers don’t know that.  They’ve got a health concern, and you are going to give them an answer.  Find out how to take some of the stress . . .
7.31.2019 - Hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in Your Library
County: In this webinar, you will learn the basics for holding a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in your library. Edit-a-thons are a great programming activity for adults, or an opportunity to partner with a local organization. The presenter will share what worked and . . .
8.6.2019 - Rules and Benchmarks of the New Professional
County: Perhaps you’ve heard that being; acting, and looking professional is in the eye of the beholder. Perhaps you heard that professional behavior and performance does not matter anymore. The reality is that if you want to be successful, the way you . . .
8.7.2019 - 3rd Face to Face Session - New Supervisors' Academy
County: Wednesday, August 7, 2019- Twinsburg Public Library  . . .
8.8.2019 - Crafting Effective Messages: The Art and Science of Marketing Communications
County: Summit You’ve segmented your target audiences and outlined your projects. You’ve chosen your overall strategies, set quantifiable goals, and determined specific tactics. Now it’s time for the vital step of writing messages that your . . .
8.13.2019 - Day for Circ Staff: It's All About Myers Briggs and Working as a Team
County: Lake The morning will start with Understanding Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type. . . .
8.14.2019 - How to make Outlook and Calendar work for you!
County: How can Office 365 Outlook and Calendar make your life easier? Join us for a quick over view of the two App's and then follow us into some organization tips and tricks. These are tools that should be working for you! Let us guide you and build on . . .
8.15.2019 - A Tale of Two Levies: A Case Study for Planning Your Library Levy
County: Stark Do you have a levy coming up?  Then this workshop is for you. Bring your team and learn the do's and don'ts of a levy campaign and how all staff need to be involved in getting a levy passed. . . .
8.20.2019 - New Collection Management and Development Network and Workshop
County: Centralize it! Collection Development and Management, all in one place . . .
8.21.2019 - Engage Your Learners: Presentations and Training with Accelerated Learning Techniques
County: Cuyahoga Whether you plan on presenting to one person or a group of people, a few tips on being a presenter can help you get started to effectively pass on your knowledge.  The three P’s of training will guide you in developing more engaging . . .
8.22.2019 - Serving Veterans in the Library
County: Veteran Americans are special people who have proudly served to protect and defend the United States of America.  Their significant contributions and experiences - all the result of skilled military training (tactical, moral/spiritual, . . .
9.4.2019 - "But I saw it on the news!" : answering political questions without all the politics
County: In the past several years, patrons have been paying more and more attention to U.S. civics and politics thanks to the constant news cycles focused on the White House. How do you answer their questions without crossing the line into opinion? This . . .
9.10.2019 - Emergency Preparedness Plan Preparation
County: Cuyahoga Description: Developing emergency preparedness plans and training staff to respond accordingly to emergency is growing in importance.  Emergency planning for libraries must grow beyond the protection of the libraries collection.  The goal . . .
9.10.2019 - Girls Who Code
County: Please join the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System and Girls Who Code in growing our partnership to help launch FREE after-school Clubs! During the webinar, you'll learn all you need to know to start a 3rd-5th grade or 6th-12th Club. (No computer . . .
9.11.2019 - You Can Be the Expert-Tech Troubleshooting with Confidence 201
County: This advanced session will build out your tech troubleshooting tool box by exploring deeper or more subtle problems and discussing higher-level tech concepts that have an impact on users. At the end, you’ll learn how to continually increase . . .
9.12.2019 - Day for Circ Staff: It's All About Myers Briggs and Working as a Team
County: Mahoning The morning will start with Understanding Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type. . . .
9.17.2019 - NEO-RLS Annual Membership Meeting
County: Mark your calendars for Tuesday, September 17, 2019 for NEO-RLS Annual Membership Meeting.  This year our featured speaker will be Bruce Hennes, Chief Executive Officer, Hennes Communications. . . .
9.18.2019 - Soft Skills for Strong Management: Cultivating Good Critical Thinking
County: Soft Skills for Strong Management: Cultivating Good Critical Thinking . . .
10.8.2019 - ALICE Training: Active Shooter Response
County: ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) Training instructor led classes provide preparation and a plan for individuals and organizations on how to more proactively handle the threat of an aggressive intruder or active shooter . . .
10.9.2019 - 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 . . .
10.10.2019 - It's a Manager/Supervisor's Job to Motivate Staff
County: Great things happen when people are motivated.  However,  we often think that everyone comes to the job already motivated or they should be as motivated as others around them. Either rarely happens and therefore, it is the . . .
10.22.2019 - The Ohio Ethics Law: It's Everybody's Business!
County: This lively session will help public officials and employees in understanding how to identify and avoid acting on potential conflicts of interest.  It will also provide information regarding ethics prohibitions related to public contracts and . . .
10.24.2019 - Coping with Change
County: Change has become a part of everyday working life, yet how those changes are managed on a personal basis and our own personal attitudes to change are intrinsically linked.  This seminar teaches how to handle transitional periods of change with . . .
10.30.2019 - Adult Book Buzz with Penguin Random House
County: Join Amanda Fensch, Sales Manager with Penguin Random House, as she discusses the upcoming titles you need to know about.  These previews will help you know what books will be the hottest titles of the upcoming season and be prepared to answer . . .
11.6.2019 - Kids and YA Book Buzz with Penguin Random House
County: Join Amanda Fensch, Sales Manager with Penguin Random House, as she discusses the upcoming kids and YA titles you need to know about.  These previews will help you know what books will be the hottest titles of the upcoming season and be prepared . . .
11.7.2019 - Final Day of the New Supervisors' Academy
County: Summit Thursday, November 7, 2019- . . .
11.12.2019 - Day for Circ Staff: It's All About Myers Briggs and Working as a Team
County: Wayne The morning will start with Understanding Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type. . . .
11.13.2019 - Creating a Culture of Yes
County: The immortal Kurt Vonnegut said, "The America I love still exists at the front desks of our public libraries." In this webinar, you can discover at least three ways to shift your library from good enough to unexpectedly amazing, and to take . . .
11.14.2019 - Presenting 101
County: Summit Have you been asked to present a breakout session at a conference, a short presentation about the library, a webinar or even a workshop?  Then this workshop is for you. . . .
11.15.2019 - 2019 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 . . .
11.19.2019 - Facilitation Skills Workshop
County: This seminar is designed to teach the skills necessary to facilitate group interactions to achieve a successful conversation or discussion of a topic.  Facilitation skills training will include the four essential functions of high quality . . .
11.20.2019 - The Unified Desk-Customer Service at Its Best
County: Can circulation staff and librarians coexist? Can you manage the fact that the public thinks ALL library staff are librarians?  Is it possible to exchange ego for an expanded library experience?  . . .
11.21.2019 - Teaching Better Behavior: Social-Emotional Learning in Library Programming
County: Social-emotional learning (SEL), despite having been around for a few decades now, is still mysterious to many people. In this webinar, we will demystify the jargon so you can learn the basics of social-emotional learning and how to incorporate them . . .
12.5.2019 - Unconscious Bias & Micro Messages
County: Summit This foundational workshop serves as a starting point for diversity and inclusion programming.  It explores the phenomena of unconscious bias and how professionals can minimize its effects on employee and customer/client relations. Participants . . .