Live Webinars

9.27.2022 - Critical Library Instruction: Challenging the Ways Things Work
What is critical library instruction? How do librarians use it to address injustices in libraries and information systems, and how do our current situations complicate and create new possibilities for its practice? By striving to recognize . . .
10.5.2022 - Carving a Path from the Public Library to the College Classroom
In this class, library staff will learn how to play an active, positive role in helping teen and young adult patrons navigate the process of applying to college. From learning the basics about the college application process today to programs they . . .
10.6.2022 - Academic Library Directors Virtual Networking Meeting
Here is an opportunity to talk with your peers to share challenges and successes.  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 . . .
10.12.2022 - Getting the Most Out of Your Budget
This webinar is also part of the 2022 New Supervisors' Academy. . . .
10.19.2022 - Kindness in the Workplace: Self-Care, Mindfulness, and Remaining Positive
Do you ever find it challenging to maintain an optimistic attitude at work? If so, this webinar is for you! Discover how to create a positive workplace culture.  . . .
11.1.2022 - Safety and Security Networking Meeting
Join us for our first Security and Safety Networking Meeting.  Here is an opportunity to connect with security staff from other libraries around the region; to share ideas, experiences, etc..  We hope you will join us. Please send agenda . . .
11.2.2022 - 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 . . .
11.2.2022 - Directors Virtual Networking Meeting
Here is an opportunity to share your challenges and successes with other directors.    This meeting will be held through Zoom which is user friendly to all devices.  You will receive a link in your confirmation email  a . . .
11.3.2022 - Circulation Networking Meeting
Join us for our first Circulation Staff Networking Meeting.  Here is an opportunity to connect with circulation staff from other libraries around the region; to share ideas, experiences, etc..  We hope you will join us. Please send agenda . . .
11.4.2022 - Human Resource and Fiscal Officer Networking Meeting - In-person
Here is an opportunity to share your challenges and successes with your peers.  This will be an in-person meeting at the newly renovated Warren-Trumbull County Public Library  We hope you will join us.  Please send agenda . . .
11.9.2022 - Service Anchors: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Youth Library Services and Programming
It’s crucial for youth services library paraprofessionals and Librarians to support lifelong learning by constantly developing cultural awareness, acceptance, and understanding of how diverse and rich our young library patrons and families are. . . .
11.15.2022 - Inoculating Patrons Against Misinformation: Media Literacy Strategies Based in Science
Researchers in the fields of psychology and education have published dozens of studies exploring methods of combating misinformation, and some have had some success. One strategy with a lot of potential is the idea of "inoculating" people . . .
11.17.2022 - From Peer to Leader
This webinar is also part of the 2022-2023 Leadership Academy. . . .
11.30.2022 - Evaluating Managers: The key to success!
Consistent and effective evaluation of your managers is key to the success of your organization. Even the most motivated, highest performing employee will struggle and become disengaged if they are being managed poorly and bad managers open you up to . . .
12.1.2022 - Recognizing Bias
Various people, institutions and organizations help shape the way we view the world, sometimes in inaccurate ways. Participants will learn to identify implicit and explicit biases and explore strategies for challenging them in ourselves and others. . . .
12.6.2022 - Youth Services (Children & Teen) Virtual Networking Meeting
Here is an opportunity to share your successes and challenges with your peers.  You will receive a link in your confirmation email and a reminder 2 hours before the meeting. We hope you will join us. Please send agenda items/questions to Melissa . . .
12.8.2022 - Your Library's Digital Branch Today and Into the Future
More than ever, patrons are engaging with their library online. With that being said, in what ways is a library digital branch more than just a website? More importantly, how can we build our digital branches to best serve current and future users? . . .
12.13.2022 - Adult Services Virtual Networking Meeting
Here is an opportunity to talk with your peers to share ideas, successes and challenges.  This meeting will be held through Zoom which is user friendly for all devices.  You will receive a link in your confirmation email and a reminder 2 . . .
12.14.2022 - Addressing Microaggressions
Discover how everyday comments and actions can unintentionally hurt or harm someone. Participants will build skills and practice strategies to recognize and interrupt microaggressions. . . .
1.18.2023 - Delegating Made Easy
This webinar is also part of the 2022-2023 Leadership Academy. . . .
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 . . .