Live Webinars

12.10.2019 - To Tag, or Not to Tag? Implementing RFID at Your Library
RFID promises to revolutionize circulation at your library, from checkout and returns to inventory and security. But once the equipment is installed, what does it really take to place an individually encoded RFID tag on every one of the thousands of . . .
12.17.2019 - New-to-Libraries Network presents Library Residencies as told by Resident Librarians
New-to-Libraries Network presents a webinar about Library Resident Programs as told by current and past Residents. Our speakers are Adriana Cásarez, Maud Mundava, and Jamia Williams. Please join us on December 17th 3-4pm to hear them speak . . .
1.7.2020 - Using EBSCOhost and Explora to Search EBSCO Databases
OPLIN provides access to a number of full text databases from EBSCO. These range from Primary Search (designed for elementary school students) to MasterFILE Premier (for public libraries) to Academic Search Premier (for colleges and universities), . . .
1.8.2020 - Changing the Library World, One Subject Heading at a Time: Collaborating with the Cataloging Lab
Offensive terminology and biased classification structures can negatively impact the relationship between a library and its users. Change in these systems seems to move at a glacial pace, and the revision process can seem complex and opaque. Attend . . .
1.14.2020 - What the Heck Happened? 2019 Employment Law Update: Part I
Join Scott Warrick as he reviews the most recent and most important employment law changes and updates.  Scott will not only inform you of these important changes, but he will use his over three decades of Employment Law/Human Resource . . .
1.16.2020 - Run Your Friends Like a Firehouse
Recruitment and retention of library volunteers is an ongoing issue. Looking to other non-profit industries for creative solutions, presenters Kathy Kosinski and Madeline Jarvis discovered many similarities in the world of volunteer fire service. . . .
1.22.2020 - Book Club Reboot: Creative Twists on the Reading Groups We Know and Love
Is your book club feeling stale? Are you struggling to keep readers engaged? In this session, the authors of “Book Club Reboot: 71 Creative Twists” (ALA Editions, 2019) will share out-of-the-box ways to spice up your book clubs, with . . .
1.29.2020 - Learning does not end in the classroom: Workbooks for self-directed learning about equity, diversity and inclusion
While classroom training has an important place in library staff education, learning is extended and reinforced when staff have the opportunity to work through difficult topics outside of the classroom. In order to support staff learning about issues . . .
1.30.2020 - Onboarding Essentials: From Interview to Integration
Effective onboarding is related to many important outcomes for an organization including higher job satisfaction, organizational commitment, lower turnover, higher performance, reduced stress, and on-the-job effectiveness. Unfortunately, onboarding . . .
2.4.2020 - 2020 Census and Libraries: Key Details and Strategies
The Census is an important measure of the U.S. population that impacts every segment of American life.  Accurate Census counts help fund Federal programs and help states and cities/towns maximize resources and programs.  The 2020 Census is . . .
2.5.2020 - What the Heck Happened? 2019 Employment Law Update: Part II
Join Scott Warrick as he reviews the most recent and most important employment law changes and updates.  Scott will not only inform you of these important changes, but he will use his over three decades of Employment Law/Human Resource . . .
2.19.2020 - 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 tighter budget?   Join us for the third annual Gadgets and Gizmos webinar. This . . .
2.25.2020 - EBSCO Do-It-Yourself Interfaces (Hobbies and Crafts, Home Improvement, and Small Business)
EBSCO Do-It-Yourself Interfaces provide full-text access for many DIY, hobbyist, home improvement and business magazines, along with reference books and video content. In this session, we will explore the Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center, Home . . .
4.22.2020 - RA Rethink: Merchandising and Upselling Edition
If someone told you there’s a practical and easy way to increase circulation, patron visits, program attendance and the job satisfaction of your staff, would you do it? Of course you would. Librarian Becky Spratford has developed a method you . . .