Live Webinars

10.22.2019 - The Ohio Ethics Law: It's Everybody's Business!
This lively session will help public officials and employees in understanding how to identify and avoid acting on potential conflicts of interest.  It will also provide information regarding ethics prohibitions related to public contracts and . . .
10.23.2019 - Hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in Your Library
In this webinar, you will learn the basics for holding a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in your library. Edit-a-thons are a great programming activity for adults, or an opportunity to partner with a local organization. The presenter will share what worked and . . .
10.30.2019 - Adult Book Buzz with Penguin Random House
Join Amanda Fensch, Sales Manager with Penguin Random House, as she discusses the upcoming titles you need to know about.  These previews will help you know what books will be the hottest titles of the upcoming season and be prepared to answer . . .
11.6.2019 - Kids and YA Book Buzz with Penguin Random House
Join Amanda Fensch, Sales Manager with Penguin Random House, as she discusses the upcoming kids and YA titles you need to know about.  These previews will help you know what books will be the hottest titles of the upcoming season and be prepared . . .
11.13.2019 - Creating a Culture of Yes
The immortal Kurt Vonnegut said, "The America I love still exists at the front desks of our public libraries." In this webinar, you can discover at least three ways to shift your library from good enough to unexpectedly amazing, and take . . .
11.15.2019 - 2019 Hottest Tech Toys for the Holidays
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, friends, or even themselves.  Learn about the new emerging tech products that your patrons may likely want, have . . .
11.20.2019 - The Unified Desk-Customer Service at Its Best
Can circulation staff and librarians coexist? Can you manage the fact that the public thinks ALL library staff are librarians?  Is it possible to exchange ego for an expanded library experience?  . . .
11.21.2019 - Teaching Better Behavior: Social-Emotional Learning in Library Programming
Social-emotional learning (SEL), despite having been around for a few decades now, is still mysterious to many people. In this webinar, we will demystify the jargon so you can learn the basics of social-emotional learning and how to incorporate them . . .
12.4.2019 - Spanish in a Pinch for Library Staff
This webinar will provide an introduction into the Spanish language as well as the people that speak it. You will be provided with short cuts and an understanding of the basics of the language. Know the essential phrases that can breach some of the . . .
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 . . .