Programs

8.7.2018 - Canva Creative
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.  . . .
8.30.2018 - 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 . . .
9.6.2018 - Weeding 101
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 . . .
10.16.2018 - Making Movable Books Pop into Library Programming
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 . . .
10.24.2018 - Homework Help Centers
Come hear about the Westerville Public Library’s Homework Help Center and other library homework centers. . . .
10.30.2018 - Make Your Library Deaf-Friendly
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 . . .
11.7.2018 - Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
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 . . .
12.4.2018 - Weeders attract more readers! Specifically for Children's Library Staff
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 . . .