Programs

1.31.2019 - Gadgets and Gizmos: Exploring Technology for Youth
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 tight budget?   Join us for the third annual Gadgets and Gizmos webinar. This . . .
2.21.2019 - Children's Summer Reading Program:
“A Universe of Stories” 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 . . .
3.6.2019 - Human Trafficking 101
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3.7.2019 - Escape Rooms from Scratch
Design your own library escape room for children, teens, and adults! We’ll explain how we put together a Seuss-themed escape room using a Breakout EDU kit, props we had on hand, and our love for all things puzzling. We’ll highlight how to . . .
3.14.2019 - Readers' Advisory Network for Children and Teens: Trends, Tools, and Tricks
Join us to talk about readers’ advisory and the latest trends and popular titles in literature for youth of all ages. We will also discuss the ins and out of the readers’ advisory interview, tools available to help with readers’ . . .
3.20.2019 - Tweens...After School Behavior: To Battle or Engage?
Do you dread the after school crowd? Tired of shushing over and over and getting nowhere? Stuck in a rut in programming for your tweens? This webinar will help give you some ideas and information to help you with your tween crowd. . . .
4.16.2019 - Play Your Way to Literacy Through STEM and Musical Madness!
Don’t miss this two-day extravaganza of fun and learning for Youth Services staff! NORWELD and NEO-RLS are partnering to bring back Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen of Mother Goose On the Loose to lead the first day of this workshop. On day one, you . . .
5.8.2019 - A Day for Public Service
This is a day for all public service staff.  We will start with "Providing Great Customer Service" followed by "Verbal De-escalation" and end with a roundtable discussion to help one another. . . .
5.16.2019 - Early Literacy 101-An Ohio Ready to Read Workshop
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 . . .
6.6.2019 - 2019 Emerging Tech Symposium: AR/VR- Immersive Realities
The 2019 Emerging Tech Symposium will focus on exposing library staff interested in emerging technologies to a broad array of possibilities.  The day-long format of the Symposium will include two speakers and four breakout sessions as well as a . . .