Live Webinars

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 . . .
7.11.2019 - You Can Be the Expert-Tech Troubleshooting with Confidence 101
In this session, we’ll cover tech troubleshooting basics: how to approach the device or the person having the issue; first questions to ask; and common issues with websites, mobile devices, and computer programs. We’ll also reframe the . . .
7.25.2019 - Providing Top Notch Health Information in the Library
You’re a librarian, not a doctor!  But sometimes, it seems your customers don’t know that.  They’ve got a health concern, and you are going to give them an answer.  Find out how to take some of the stress . . .
7.31.2019 - 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 . . .
8.6.2019 - Rules and Benchmarks of the New Professional
Perhaps you’ve heard that being; acting, and looking professional is in the eye of the beholder. Perhaps you heard that professional behavior and performance does not matter anymore. The reality is that if you want to be successful, the way you . . .
8.14.2019 - How to make Outlook and Calendar work for you!
How can Office 365 Outlook and Calendar make your life easier? Join us for a quick over view of the two App's and then follow us into some organization tips and tricks. These are tools that should be working for you! Let us guide you and build on . . .
8.22.2019 - Serving Veterans in the Library
Veteran Americans are special people who have proudly served to protect and defend the United States of America.  Their significant contributions and experiences - all the result of skilled military training (tactical, moral/spiritual, . . .
9.4.2019 - "But I saw it on the news!" : answering political questions without all the politics
In the past several years, patrons have been paying more and more attention to U.S. civics and politics thanks to the constant news cycles focused on the White House. How do you answer their questions without crossing the line into opinion? This . . .
9.10.2019 - Girls Who Code
Please join the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System and Girls Who Code in growing our partnership to help launch FREE after-school Clubs! During the webinar, you'll learn all you need to know to start a 3rd-5th grade or 6th-12th Club. (No computer . . .
9.11.2019 - You Can Be the Expert-Tech Troubleshooting with Confidence 201
This advanced session will build out your tech troubleshooting tool box by exploring deeper or more subtle problems and discussing higher-level tech concepts that have an impact on users. At the end, you’ll learn how to continually increase . . .
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 . . .
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 to 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, friend, 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 . . .