Programs

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 . . .
2.26.2019 - Keeping It Weird: Cataloging the Library of Things
Libraries maintain collections of cake pans, bicycles, garden tools, musical instruments, equipment... you name it, somebody circulates it. This practical, interactive cataloging workshop will break down the areas of catalog records dedicated to . . .
2.28.2019 - New Supervisors' Academy
The NEO-RLS New Supervisor's Academy is back by popular demand. . . .
3.6.2019 - Human Trafficking 101
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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!) . . .
3.21.2019 - Understanding Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type
The Myers Briggs Type Indicator assessment is one of the most popular and well-known personality assessments today, taken by 80% of Fortune 500 companies and 89% of Fortune 100 companies according to the CPP. It allows you to . . .
3.26.2019 - Cataloging is not neutral: improving equity and inclusion in resource description
Working toward equity and inclusion in library services is not just the responsibility of public-facing staff. As catalogers and other metadata professionals, viewing our controlled vocabularies and classification systems with a critical perspective . . .
4.2.2019 - What are they thinking? Teen behavior in Your Library
We work hard to plan services to attract teens, but there are times when teen behavior can make us stop to wonder what’s going on inside their head. Most people can see that teens are growing at a fast pace, but forget that their brains have . . .
4.4.2019 - Critical Conversations Conference: Mental Health Awareness: Libraries Create Safe Zones for Customers and Staff
“Mental Health Awareness:  Libraries Create Safe Zones for Customers and Staff” is the theme for the 2019 Critical Conversations Conference.  Speakers will focus on providing library staff with an overview of mental health . . .
4.12.2019 - New Supervisors Network Meeting
Being a new supervisor can be a daunting experience.  The ability to share successes and find answers to your challenges can go a long way toward making the transition a positive one.  Please join us for this self-directed group open to all . . .
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 . . .
4.30.2019 - Myers Briggs Communication
An ideal complement to the introductory workshop, “Understanding Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type,” this workshop will focus specifically on how you can use your Myers-Briggs personality type to maximize your communication skills and . . .
5.2.2019 - Collaboration Connection
Are you waiting for a collaborator in order to get your great idea off the ground or to apply for a grant?  Do you have services, collections, skills, etc. that you or your organization could offer to potential collaborators?  How do . . .
5.8.2019 - A Day for Public Service
This is a day for all public service staff.  We will start with "Providing Great Customer Service" followed by "Verbal De-escalation" and end with a roundtable discussion to help one another. . . .
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 . . .
5.22.2019 - 2019 Directors' Retreat: Steps to Stress Free Leadership
This year we will focus on you the leader.  The first day will be devoted to Facilitative Leadership with topics to include: developer of people, developer of teams, manager of conflict and master of problem solving.   The evening will . . .
6.6.2019 - 2019 Emerging Tech Symposium: AR/VR- Immersive Realities
The 2019 Emerging Tech Symposium will focus on exposing library staff interested in emerging technologies to a broad array of possibilities.  The day-long format of the Symposium will include two speakers and four breakout sessions as well as a . . .
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 . . .