Do you wonder what's involved with a levy campaign? Want to know what you can and cannot do as a staff member to support your library's levy? Are you concerned you will say or do something incorrect? This program is for . . .
Weeding, the withdrawal of materials from a library’s collection, is a necessary process of collection development. Some library professionals, however, may find the task of weeding daunting. Why should we weed? How often should we weed? What . . .
9.12.2018 - Library Website Design: Is Your Site an Obstacle Course?
Library websites can be prone to a number of issues that frustrate their users. Many sites use outdated conventions, anecdotal "data" or fail to use standard practices, resulting in poor experiences for patrons, and a loss of credibility . . .
9.19.2018 - They're Not Kids Anymore: Adult Learning Basics for Library Program Planners
Do you design technology programs and classes for adult patrons in your community? If so, it’s important to understand the basics about how adults learn, where their motivation comes from, and what it takes to keep them engaged. Join Monica . . .
10.10.2018 - Creating Programs for Patrons in Their 20s and 30s
Presenters will discuss their experience with programming for Millennials, including establishing a new program series, developing a brand, and marketing techniques. Attendees will learn about specific programs such as bar trivia, a book club . . .
This webinar will educate you about human trafficking and equip you to identify and respond to this terrible human rights abuse. We will define human trafficking, explain how and why it takes place, and discuss the impact on victims. We will end with . . .
10.31.2018 - Reference Reboot: Refreshing Your Reference Interview and Information Searching Skills
Every once in a while, we all need a "reboot" to keep our skills fresh. While we may provide information to patrons on a daily basis, sometimes we need to step back and re-assess what we're doing from an objective perspective. This webinar . . .
11.13.2018 - College Readiness: A collaboration between local schools and colleges
As the number of students enrolled in College Credit Plus courses continues to rise across the state, many colleges and universities find themselves challenged to adequately serve and provide support to this unique group of students. Columbus . . .
It’s that time of year again! It's the time that everyone begins their search to find the best toys for their loved one, friend, or even themselves. Learn about the new emerging tech products that your patrons may likely want, have . . .
11.28.2018 - Beyond Rosetta Stone: How Libraries Can Support English Language Learners
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 . . .
Have you ever wanted your own personal assistant, one that can help you with everyday tasks and information as you need it? This is possible today with smart voice assistants! Devices and software like Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Siri are . . .