Live Webinars

12.13.2018 - New Offering- And the Winner Is...
Caldecott. Newbery. Printz. . . .
1.9.2019 - Hire for Success
Hiring the right person is not easy.  You need to take many things into consideration.   . . .
1.10.2019 - KEPRO - Free Medicare Services & Resources for Seniors
KEPRO offers information and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and families regarding complaints, discharge appeals, Immediate Advocacy, and Patient Navigation. This webinar will provide a general overview of KEPRO's services and how local . . .
1.16.2019 - Moving Forward Through the Fog: Navigating the Internet in a Post-Truth Era
According to some, we're living in a post-truth, alternative-fact-based era. How do you distinguish between fake and fact when looking for information? This session will arm you with tools to distinguish reality from "truthiness" and why . . .
1.17.2019 - What the Heck Happened? 2018 Employment Law Update: Part I
Join Scott Warrick as he reviews the most recent and most important employment law changes and updates in his own unique, practical, entertaining and humorous style.  Scott will not only inform you of these important changes, but he will use his . . .
1.24.2019 - Employee Onboarding
Show your new employees that you’re excited that they’re joining your team! Nothing sours a new employee on their new job faster than a ho-hum onboarding experience. This webinar will explore: . . .
1.31.2019 - 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 tight budget?   Join us for the third annual Gadgets and Gizmos webinar. This . . .
2.6.2019 - Michigan Activity Pass: Your Library can Loan Passes Too!
The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) is a collaborative effort between Michigan’s public libraries and cultural partners including state parks, museums and a wide variety of other family friendly venues. Thanks to the MAP program Michigan’s . . .
2.13.2019 - What the Heck Happened? 2018 Employment Law Update: Part II
Join Scott Warrick as he reviews the most recent and most important employment law changes and updates in his own unique, practical, entertaining and humorous style.  Scott will not only inform you of these important changes, but he will use his . . .
2.20.2019 - Services for Immigrants (and your community) - Lessons Learned from Library Services for Immigrants and New Americans
In her book Library Services for Immigrants and New Americans, Jennifer Koerber reviewed programs and services provided by more than 20 libraries across the country. In this webinar, she'll share 5 case studies and highlight the best practices they . . .
2.27.2019 - I Didn't Know You Did That! - Public Library Board Game Circulation
Spend an agreeable hour learning how to write a board game circulation policy that aligns with your library’s mission and strategic plan, how to determine your audience, what type of games you should invest in, and the best places to purchase . . .
3.13.2019 - If It's Broke, Fix It: Handling Leftover Challenges Effectively
If It’s Broke Fix It: Handling Leftover Challenges Effectively . . .
3.14.2019 - Tools to Improve Your Workflow and Increase Productivity
Have you ever found a tool or service that made you go “AHA!”? Are there little gems that make your life so much easier that you wonder how you lived without them? This  informative webinar is filled with online (and free!) . . .
3.20.2019 - Tweens...After School Behavior: To Battle or Engage?
Do you dread the after school crowd? Tired of shushing over and over and getting nowhere? Stuck in a rut in programming for your tweens? This webinar will help give you some ideas and information to help you with your tween crowd. . . .
4.10.2019 - Effective Workplace Communication for New Supervisors
Experts suggest that we are communicating in one way or another more than 90% of the time we are awake! Communication can be positive or negative, verbal, non-verbal or in writing.  Communicating effectively is a learned skill that requires . . .
4.18.2019 - Increase Library Usage Through Strategic Merchandising
There's a lot of science and psychology in the retail merchandising world that can benefit your library. In fact, it can not only invigorate and improve your everyday displays and signage, it can also increase your usage statistics. Trying it doesn't . . .
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 . . .