Upcoming Workshops and Webinars


Continuing Education at NEO-RLS:  Maximizing library potential together


Below are our upcoming CE opportunities, in-person and online.   Check back regularly to stay informed of newly posted workshops and webinars.

At NEO-RLS, we're constantly working with member libraries and partner organizations to develop and deliver the local, collaborative and member-based continuing education opportunities you want.

Outside our 22 county region, libraries that belong to their regional (NORWELD, SERLS, SWON) may register for CE opportunities as a NEO-RLS Bronze member.

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June
16

How To Launch a Podcast At Your Library

Podcasting is an excellent way for libraries to connect to their communities, es... Read More

June
17

Working with Zoom

Over the past year we have all become familiar with Zoom.  However, do you ... Read More

June
22

Diversity Works: Building an Inclusive Workplace

This highly interactive session will take an in depth look at the diversity in t... Read More

June
23

Outreach and Reference in the Land of Wikimedia

Wikipedia continues to be one of the world’s most popular websites, sharin... Read More

June
23

Collaborative Partnerships Sponsored by Multi-Type Libraries Network

The newly established Multi-type Libraries Committee of the NEO-RLS Board welcom... Read More

June
30

Awards Committee Meeting - 9:30 am

Open only to board members and the Awards Committee.Read More

July
13

Disability 101

This session will be a broad introduction to what disability is, what the Americ... Read More

July
14

Empathy in Enforcement: 10 Rules for Handling Difficult Situations

Security Specialist and Library Trainer, Eddie Kristan, will present 10 con... Read More

July
16

Human Resource and Fiscal Officer Virtual Networking Meeting

We know these uncertain times are a challenge for everyone.  Here is an opp... Read More

July
21

Understanding Bias: A nuanced approach to a vital news literacy topic

Bias is one of the most controversial and important subjects in news literacy. P... Read More

July
28

Social Media in the Library: Think Before You Post?

What rights do employers and employees have when it comes to social media bot... Read More

July
29

Anti-Racist Policies and Procedures – How to Build and Maintain an Anti-Racist Organizational Culture

Education and training around anti-racism helps individuals to see inequity and ... Read More

August
05

Academic Library Directors Virtual Networking Meeting

We know these uncertain times are a challenge for everyone.  Here is an opp... Read More

August
10

Creating Standards for Successful Customer Service (For Frontline Staff)

One of the most difficult issues for frontline library staff to navigate is the ... Read More

August
18

Disability 201: Disability in the Workplace: Let's talk about accommodations and boundaries

This session will briefly talk about the Americans with Disabilities Act and wha... Read More

August
19

What do we do with this? Managing artifacts in your Collection

Often libraries become the stewards of historic and cultural artifacts from thei... Read More

August
25

Rebuilding Our Why - For Managers

There was a day in the not-so-distant past when folks who needed access to readi... Read More

August
26

Rebuilding Our Why - For Library Staff

Have you given much thought to why patrons come to your library? “They hav... Read More

September
08

8th Annual Emerging Technology Symposium: Explore, Adapt and Transform

This year marks our 8th Emerging Technology Symposium - the 2nd time it has been... Read More

September
14

Indoors, and Outdoors, and Zoom! Oh My! – Flexible Storytelling for the 21st Century

Storytelling in the 21st century (and during a pandemic!) poses new challen... Read More