Northeast Ohio Regional Library System

Live Webinars

5.22.2024 - Genealogy Networking Meeting
We are excited to start this new genealogy networking group. 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 . . .
5.29.2024 - Cross-Training in a Union Environment
Are you exploring cross-training at your library, but unsure of how it fits in with your union? Cheryl Grizzell, Chief Operating Officer at Lorain Public Library System, and Jennifer Welsh, Senior Director of Public Services at Stark Library, will . . .
6.5.2024 - After Care: How Employees Can Care for Themselves and Their Co-Workers After Difficult Patron Interactions
Difficult interactions often leave us rattled and we either want to bury the memory deep inside or chronically complain about them. Neither is helpful nor effective. We can care for ourselves and others individually and as a group. Discover some best . . .
6.5.2024 - Excel Drop-in Q & A (Excel Nerds and Novices welcome)
Join us for a session to have your Excel questions answered.  Here is an opportunity to share tips and ask questions about Excel.  Do you want to learn more about quickly navigating in Excel?  Excel formula basics?  Using . . .
6.12.2024 - Conducting a Diversity Audit of Your Collections and Ordering: Where to Start
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6.13.2024 - Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid is a training course designed to give members of the public key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as CPR training helps a layperson without medical . . .
6.20.2024 - Artificial Intelligence and the Library: A Beginner's Guide
More and more we hear about artificial intelligence (AI), but what is it exactly? Even as AI continues to develop as a technology, its influence can already be felt in libraries. Our speaker will explore the many ways AI has begun to impact our . . .
7.17.2024 - Practical Budget Management: How to Avoid Disaster, Make Smart Moves, Report Responsibly, and Stress Less About your Budget!
Whether you’re a newly minted library staffer responsible for the budget for Summer Reading, a Director concerned with making the most of your budget, or have budgeting responsibilities somewhere in between, budgeting can be intimidating. Join . . .
8.15.2024 - Engaging with Teens Beyond Your Teen Library Staff
This interactive presentation will foster library staff confidence in engaging with community youth by addressing common challenges faced in the workplace. It will also cover best practices through the lens of mental health and social justice. . . .
8.21.2024 - We See You: Library Programming for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
This presentation aims to provide library workers with practical strategies and tools for developing outreach and in-library programming for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Participants will walk away with practical . . .
8.27.2024 - What can Roku do for your library?
We've been circulating Roku devices to our patrons since 2015. It's a way for them to experience streaming video without the investment and confusion and offer access to programs we can't offer or purchase in other ways. Discover how we made this . . .
9.4.2024 - Prioritizing Self-Care for Management
In our roles as supervisors and leaders, the importance of self-care is often acknowledged but frequently overlooked. Our attention is dedicated to managing our organizations, supporting our employees, and achieving our objectives. Neglecting . . .
9.18.2024 - Thinking Outside the (Search) Box: Advanced Strategies and Techniques for Fulfilling Patrons' Information Needs
You've successfully determined your patron's information need... now what? This webinar will provide strategies and techniques that library staff can put into practice to get the most out of the resources to which all libraries in Ohio have access, . . .
9.24.2024 - Challenging Post-COVID Impacts on School Readiness through Storytime Standards
Faced with dismal reading scores and school readiness in Charleston County (SC) K-8 students, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) created new Storytime standards prioritizing early literacy, raising awareness on school readiness, and leveraging . . .
10.2.2024 - Accessible Digital Libraries: Navigating Smartphone Assistive Technology with Low-Vision Patrons
Have you ever wondered what assistive technology options exist to break down the barrier between library collections and our patrons with visual impairment or blindness? Join this webinar to get an introduction to built-in accessibility features on . . .