Live Webinars

2.3.2023 - Human Resource and Fiscal Officer Virtual Networking Meeting
Here is an opportunity to share your challenges and successes with your peers.  This meeting will be held through Zoom which is user friendly to all devices.  You will receive a link in your email when you register and 1 hour before the . . .
2.7.2023 - HR Challenges and Opportunities in 2023
It doesn’t necessary take a crystal ball to see what’s coming down the pike for employers, including public libraries.  This webinar will examine impending changes in the law and in the world of work.  It will give attendees the . . .
2.8.2023 - Strategic Leadership
This webinar is also part of the 2022-2023 Leadership Academy. . . .
2.14.2023 - Intersectionality 101
Intersectionality is a concept that allows us to examine multiple areas of our lives and social identities. During this session, participants will examine what it actually is, discuss the history of the theory and begin to apply an intersectional . . .
2.15.2023 - The Science of Library Marketing: Why Now is the Perfect Time to Experiment with Your Library Promotions (And How to Do It)
It goes without saying that libraries navigated a lifetime worth of challenges in the pandemic. Those challenges taught us an important lesson: we can do important things! As we emerge from the pandemic, now is the best time to ask exciting questions . . .
3.1.2023 - Responding to Uncomfortable Situations in the Library Setting
Many times we are caught off-guard by inappropriate comments and aren’t prepared to respond in the moment. In this session, we provide simple responses for common scenarios, that prepare you to curtail the behavior and make it clear that what . . .
3.1.2023 - Public Relations and Marketing Networking Meeting
Here is an opportunity to share your challenges and successes with your peers. This meeting will be held through Zoom which is user friendly to all devices.  You will receive a link in your confirmation email  a reminder 2 hours before the . . .
3.2.2023 - Nervous, scared and unsure: How access to librarians in high school can impact first-year students’ research readiness and library anxiety
How does access to a school librarian help students prepare for their first year of college? Do students feel more prepared for college-level research? Does it have any effect on feelings of library anxiety? Did remote learning have an impact? In . . .
3.14.2023 - Library Outreach: Creating and cultivating partnership for your library patrons
Determining relevant partnerships can be an overwhelming process. When an efficient and effective plan is in place, we have the greatest possible impact in our communities. During this session participants will receive the tools to enable library . . .
3.15.2023 - Early Literacy 101-An Ohio Ready to Read Workshop-Part I
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 . . .
3.16.2023 - Change Course without Rocking the Boat
This is part of the 2023 New Supervisors' Academy . . .
3.28.2023 - Increasing Confidence as an In Charge Person
Designed for non-managerial staff who occasionally serve as an In Charge person, this webinar will incorporate many real life scenarios for discussion with attendees. Cleveland Heights - University Heights Public Library Deputy Director Kim . . .
4.4.2023 - Leveraging the Power of TikTok
Learn about many of the different ways libraries & librarians can leverage the power of TikTok. Using examples from her own TikTok, Kelsey will demonstrate how TikTok videos can be used by libraries for things like advocacy, collection . . .
4.12.2023 - Responding Effectively Takes Practice
Rest and relaxation are important, but preparing for inevitable emotional triggers is empowering. Learn practical ways to turn habitual reactivity into ways to respond more effectively and with less regret. . . .
5.2.2023 - Outreach Networking Meeting
Here is an opportunity to share your challenges and successes with other staff involved in library outreach.  You will receive a link in your confirmation email  a reminder 2 hours before the meeting. We hope you will join us. Please send . . .
5.3.2023 - Understanding Race and Racism
Race and racism are significant parts of our society and shape the way it works. Participants will explore their own understandings, discuss how racism is upheld through policy and practice, and develop strategies to disrupt it . . .
5.11.2023 - Supervising Specialty Staff: How to Work With Employees’ Different Skill Sets
Every employee brings a different point of view to the library workplace, and managers cannot learn everything about staff members’ unique knowledge and training. Specifically, supervising employees in IT, building and grounds, and PR or . . .
6.13.2023 - Passive-Aggressive Behavior: Sources and Solutions for Library Workspaces
Passive-aggressive behavior can be maddening. It catches us off guard, causes confusion, resentment, and low morale. What causes it and how can you help prevent it? This webinar will bring together research from multiple fields on how to handle . . .