Programs

2.21.2019 - Children's Summer Reading Program:
“A Universe of Stories” is the theme for this year’s summer reading program.  Come join your children’s library colleagues for a program focused on summer reading.  There will be something for everyone whether you . . .
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 . . .
3.7.2019 - Escape Rooms from Scratch
Design your own library escape room for children, teens, and adults! We’ll explain how we put together a Seuss-themed escape room using a Breakout EDU kit, props we had on hand, and our love for all things puzzling. We’ll highlight how to . . .
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. . . .
4.16.2019 - Play Your Way to Literacy Through STEM and Musical Madness!
Don’t miss this two-day extravaganza of fun and learning for Youth Services staff! NORWELD and NEO-RLS are partnering to bring back Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen of Mother Goose On the Loose to lead the first day of this workshop. On day one, you . . .
5.1.2019 - Serving Forgotten Patrons: Libraries in the Fight Against Alzheimer's Dementia
Alzheimer’s dementia already affects more than 5 million Americans and is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States; all predictions are for even more rapid spread as the Baby Boomers age. Libraries in many cases have been slow . . .
5.16.2019 - Early Literacy 101-An Ohio Ready to Read Workshop
Back by popular demand! This hands-on workshop will help you build a firm foundation in early literacy. Participants will learn how brain development impacts how young children learn and will explore effective, research-based early literacy resources . . .
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 - . . .