Live Webinars

4.22.2019 - Beyond Rosetta Stone: How Libraries Can Support English Language Learners [Archive]
Providing Library access to English Language Learners (ELL) can be much more than developing your foreign language and ESL collections.  Those learning English can have more pressing information needs and all staff can play a part in creating a . . .
4.26.2019 - A Firm Grasp: The Nonverbals of Influential Leaders [Archive]
Three objectives, you will be able to: . . .
4.29.2019 - Programming for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities [Archive]
Rhonda Johnston, Adult Outreach Coordinator,  Reed Memorial Library, focuses on connecting historically underserved populations with library resources. She has transformed the story time for adults with developmental disabilities into a fun and . . .
5.1.2019 - Serving Forgotten Patrons: Libraries in the Fight Against Alzheimer's Dementia
Alzheimer’s dementia already affects more than 5 million Americans and is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States; all predictions are for even more rapid spread as the Baby Boomers age. Libraries in many cases have been slow . . .
5.14.2019 - RDA in Practice: Enrichment vs. Original Cataloging
Join us for an overview of RDA and its use in enrichment vs. original cataloging.   . . .
5.15.2019 - Free Tools for Working with Graphics and the Web
Do you spend a good part of your job working with graphics, social media or websites? The web is filled with tools vying for your attention, but some of the best lie waiting under the radar. Learn about these online gems, which you can use to . . .
6.5.2019 - HR Stuff that Every Supervisor Should Know
In order to successfully lead others, supervisors need to feel empowered, knowledgeable, capable of exciting their team members and inspiring them to do their best work every day. Join Robin S. Wood as she walks you through the basics of Human . . .
6.11.2019 - Creating a Resume Review Program for Your Library
Want to provide a new service for your patron while also promoting your resources? Consider creating a resume review program for your patrons. This type of program allows your library to build relationships within your community and show how . . .
6.12.2019 - Caring for the Mind
Library staff are often the first line of response for mental health issues, whether answering questions or dealing with afflicted patrons. In this class, participants will learn how to effectively provide mental health information using the best . . .
6.19.2019 - Team + Work = TEAMWORK
“Teamwork” can’t exist unless you have a motivated “TEAM” and are willing to put in “WORK”.  In this presentation, we will discuss how to facilitate a staff development session that demonstrates how . . .
6.26.2019 - Bullet Journal Basics
Have you seen bullet journaling on social media? Are you wondering what it's all about? This webinar will teach you about bullet journaling, which is a flexible organization method that can be your planner, to-do list, notebook, calendar, and more - . . .
6.27.2019 - Brainstorming and Innovation
Brainstorming is an incredibly powerful innovation tool. From solving problems to generating creative, groundbreaking ideas, the act of brainstorming can spark fresh and extraordinary concepts, vision and actions.  However, is there a . . .
7.10.2019 - Time Management: Yours and Theirs
Almost everyone has more to do than they can get to in any one day.  When you become a manager/supervisor you generally inherit even more things to do in even less time.  Poor personal time management skills take a toll on us as individuals . . .
9.18.2019 - Soft Skills for Strong Management: Cultivating Good Critical Thinking
Soft Skills for Strong Management: Cultivating Good Critical Thinking . . .
10.10.2019 - It's a Manager/Supervisor's Job to Motivate Staff
Great things happen when people are motivated.  However,  we often think that everyone comes to the job already motivated or they should be as motivated as others around them. Either rarely happens and therefore, it is the . . .