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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Rena will discuss the details of this program, the challenges and successes she’s had at her library and ways you can implement it at your library.  1,000 Books before Kindergarten is an initiative to promote early literacy and reading to parents and caretakers of ...

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2018 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 popular,  detailed webinar ...

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2018 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 questions about, or...

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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 questions about, or...

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2020 Census and Libraries: Key Details and Strategies

The Census is an important measure of the U.S. population that impacts every segment of American life.  Accurate Census counts help fund Federal programs and help states and cities/towns maximize resources and programs.  The 2020 Census is important because it will ...

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2020 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 tighter budget?   Join us for the third annual Gadgets and Gizmos webinar. This popular, detailed webinar ...

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2020 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, friends, or even themselves.  Learn about the new emerging tech products that your patrons may likely want, have questions about, or even ...

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2020 Virtual Emerging Technology Symposium: Keynote: Don't Panic! WE are going to MAKE it

Keynote:  Don't Panic! WE are going to MAKE it
Janet Hollingsworth, Adam Watts and Zack Weaver, 2019 Library Journal

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A Firm Grasp: The Nonverbals of Influential Leaders

Using body language to persuade others, manage conflict, project authority and work towards generating positive and welcoming professional connections
 
Strong leaders and managers exhibit many skills that set them apart, not only in <...

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Adult Book Buzz with Penguin Random House Spring 2020


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 patrons questions ...

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Adult Programming Series: 20 Adult Programming Ideas in One Hour

Get ideas for new ways to engage adult patrons with programming in these fast paced, humorous sessions. Veteran programmer Amy Alessio will go over themes and ideas that were a hit - and ones you may want to avoid! Participate in the chat for a chance to win prizes and receive...

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Adult Programming Series: 20 More Adult Programming Ideas in One Hour

Get ideas for new ways to engage adult patrons with programming in these fast paced, humorous sessions. Veteran programmer Amy Alessio will go over themes and ideas that were a hit - and ones you may want to avoid! Participate in the chat for a chance to win prizes and receive...

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ALAO/SWON Innovation Conversation: What We (don't) Talk About When We Talk About Diversity

ALA lists “diversity” as one of its 11 core values. Lately, the rhetoric around “diversity” has expanded to include the terms “inclusion” and “equity.” Typically, when we use the word “diversity” we refer to specific ...

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An Office in your Pocket

Many of us carry our smart phones and tablets with us everywhere.  We use them to send emails, connect with family and friends, and gather information.  But do you know that they can be one of the most versatile and powerful productivity tools you own?  It’...

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An Overview of SharedWork Ohio and the CARES Act

A high-level overview of the CARES Act provisions and an overview on the SharedWork Ohio program will be presented by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

Presenter:  Juliane Barone, Legal Chief, OUIO Legal Support, Ohio ...

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And the Winner Is...

Caldecott. Newbery. Printz.
 
If you’ve been in the youth library world for even a short time, you know about the big three.  How about the other fourteen awards announced at the ALA Midwinter Meeting? Did you know there are several established, ...

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Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Training for Management

In this webinar we will:

  • Review sample Equal Employment Opportunity and Anti-Harassment policies.

  • Provide an overview of discrimination and harassment law and prohibitions against retaliation.

  • Provide specific ...

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Art of Customer Service

What is customer service and why is it important?  This webinar will introduce and improve the soft skills needed to deliver truly excellent customer service.  Staff and managers alike are invited to discover how patience, body language, positive language and active ...

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Battle of the Books

Knox County Battle of the Books Program Leaders will be discussing the origin of the program, what is involved “behind the scenes” in prep for the reading list, questions for teams to practice and the final competition questions and procedures. Also, from a PR...

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Battle of the Books: Teen Edition

How can you encourage young people to read voraciously? Inject some competition into their reading! Join the Director, Benjamin Reid, and Public Services Librarian, Carol Opalka, from Huron Public Library for a webinar on the Erie County Libraries Battle of the Books. ...

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Best Practices in Performance Documentation

Proper employee performance documentation can protect a library from future litigation and benefits its employees by providing concrete and specific feedback on areas in need of improvement.
This webinar will explore:

  • How to document performance

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Beyond Rosetta Stone: How Libraries Can Support English Language Learners

Providing Library access to English Language Learners (ELL) can be much more than developing your foreign language and ESL collections.  Those learning English can have more pressing information needs and all staff can play a part in creating a welcoming environment. ...

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Book Club Reboot: Creative Twists on the Reading Groups We Know and Love

Is your book club feeling stale? Are you struggling to keep readers engaged? In this session, the authors of “Book Club Reboot: 71 Creative Twists” (ALA Editions, 2019) will share out-of-the-box ways to spice up your book clubs, with examples from real clubs from ...

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Boys, Books and Libraries: Making the Connection

Boys and books, boys and reading, boys and libraries, these are sometimes complicated relationships. How do we welcome boys into our libraries, engage them in reading, and connect them with the books that can make them avid, lifelong readers? Hear why this is sometimes so hard...

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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 systematic way to brainstorm? ...

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Brand Touchpoints: All the Staff & All the Stuff

You probably have a pretty good understanding of what a "brand" is. But what about a "brand touchpoint"? Do you know what that is? And do you realize that you are a brand touchpoint?
 
A brand is much more than a logo; it's how people feel about your ...

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Breath by Breath: Dealing with Anxiety through Yoga-4/16/20-Archive

Approximately 40 million Americans deal with anxiety disorders.  Anxiety is a common mental health concern that we are seeing more often.  Our brain function remains the same but our lifestyles keep taking on more and more stress, just like what is happening ...

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Breath by Breath: Dealing with Anxiety through Yoga-4/23/20

Approximately 40 million Americans deal with anxiety disorders.  Anxiety is a common mental health concern that we are seeing more often.  Our brain function remains the same but our lifestyles keep taking on more and more stress, just like what is happening ...

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Breath by Breath: Dealing with Anxiety through Yoga-Archived-4-30-20

Approximately 40 million Americans deal with anxiety disorders.  Anxiety is a common mental health concern that we are seeing more often.  Our brain function remains the same but our lifestyles keep taking on more and more stress, just like what is happening ...

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Breath by Breath: Dealing with Anxiety through Yoga-Archived-5/7/20

Approximately 40 million Americans deal with anxiety disorders.  Anxiety is a common mental health concern that we are seeing more often.  Our brain function remains the same but our lifestyles keep taking on more and more stress, just like what is happening ...

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Budgeting Part 1: The Rules

Learning Objectives:

  • Accounting terminology defined.

  • Typical accounting processes explained.

  • Laws and rules affecting budgeting explained.

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Budgeting Part 2: The Process

Learning Objectives: Presenter:

  • Learn how to interpret standard accounting reports.

  • Learn how to convert your Strategic Plan into a Budget.

  • Learn the basics of Revenue and ...

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Build a Better World with Upcycled Materials

Spring is almost upon us.  Now is a good time take stock of where we are with our programs and our programming.  Maybe you are ready to spend some time straightening up your back room?  From those audio visuals that need to be surplussed to the boxes ...

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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 - all in one place! A bullet ...

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But I Saw it on the News

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 session will teach you how to ...

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Canva Creative

This webinar will introduce library staff to Canva and share how Cuyahoga Falls Library is using their account to create easy and attractive signage, assist with social media marketing and increase circulation. 

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Caring for the Mind

Library staff are often the first line of response for mental health issues, whether answering questions or dealing with afflicted patrons. In this class, participants will learn how to effectively provide mental health information using the best free electronic resources as ...

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Cataloging for the Rest of Us

Have you ever wondered just what happens in the Technical Services Department of your library? Are you curious about how new materials are readied for the public? What about RDA? If you are eager to ease your confusion about Technical Services, join Teanna Weeks for an ...

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Cataloging for the Rest of Us 2.0

Have you ever wondered just what happens in the Technical Services Department of your library? Are you curious about how new materials are readied for the public? What about RDA? If you are eager to ease your confusion about Technical Services, join Teanna Weeks for an ...

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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 can make us more aware of ...

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Changing the Library World, One Subject Heading at a Time: Collaborating with the Cataloging Lab

Offensive terminology and biased classification structures can negatively impact the relationship between a library and its users. Change in these systems seems to move at a glacial pace, and the revision process can seem complex and opaque. Attend this session to learn about ...

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Classroom Management Techniques

"Have you ever done a library program but things didn’t go as smoothly as you would have liked? Do you ever struggle to maintain control with a group of kids? Have you ever had an issue with behavior in your programs? Then join us for this webinar featuring Angela ...

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College Readiness: A collaboration between local schools and colleges

Lorena Popelka is a Reference and Instruction Librarian with Columbus State Community College.  Upon earning her Masters in Library Science degree in 2003, she worked for four years as a Youth Services Librarian with the Columbus Metropolitan Library system before joining...

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Communication Strategies: Working With the Deaf Community

CSABrand2020.pngIt is increasingly important to make certain we are able to communicate effectively with everyone in our communities.  The Deaf community...

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Compassionate Collaborations: Innovative Library Programs and Partnerships Around Mental Health

Learn what libraries big and small around the country are doing to meet the needs of those who fall through the cracks of our mental health systems. Attendees...

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Connecting with Community and Families in Support of Youth

Ask yourself, how am I connecting with community partners and families while libraries are closed and social distancing is enforced?  Your answer might be, “I’m not” or “Our connections are very limited.”  In this webinar you’ll ...

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Connecting with Teens Today and Tomorrow

Library staff working with teens are expert at connecting with the age group in face-to-face settings. However, it can be challenging to keep those connections, and create new ones, within a virtual environment. In this webinar participants have the chance to learn ...

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Coping in a New World: How to continue to thrive and cope while providing public service

Participants will engage in learning around ways to take care of ourselves and provide quality public service during COVID.
 
Objectives:

  • Consider change and how it impacts us
  • Learn ways to keep ourselves safe and ...
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Copyright Basics for Librarians

Confused by copyright? You are not alone! U.S. copyright law permeates almost every facet of librarianship, and in this 90-minute session we'll explore the basics of U.S. copyright law that all librarians should be familiar with. 

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Course Correction: How to Guide Library Employees Back on Track

Some managers think that the best way to correct poor library workplace behavior is to wait until someone does something wrong, and then tell the person in front of a crowd how they failed: in detail and going back several decades. A better approach is to create an assignment ...

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COVID-19: Documenting the Pandemic in Your Community

The webinar will focus on how to engage the communities you serve to record and collect local history as it happens. Learn the mechanics behind a project that gets everyone involved in documenting community history.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn...

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Creating a Coding Club in Your Library

Real advice for real librarians! We all know that STEAM programming is important, but how practical is a coding club in a real library with limitations like budgets, space, and a staff who has never touched code before? Learn how one librarian took herself from coding newbie ...

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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 your community's image of the public...

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Creating a Resume Review Program for Your Library

Want to provide a new service for your patron while also promoting your resources? Consider creating a resume review program for your patrons. This type of program allows your library to build relationships within your community and show how contemporary and traditional ...

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Creating Programs for Patrons in Their 20s and 30s

Emily and Katie will discuss their experience with programming for Millennials, which includes establishing a new program series, developing a brand, and marketing techniques.  Attendees will learn about specific programs such as bar trivia, a book club for adults who ...

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Customer Service at the Library: Cultivating Loyal Library Customers

This webinar deals specifically with attitudes and actions for cultivating customer loyalty with both internal and external customers at the library, and offers a number of specific tools to help make the patron interaction a meaningful and memorable experience.
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Customer Service on the Telephone and by Email

Communicating with a customer on the phone or via email can sometimes be a difficult task. Without seeing an individual’s body language, messages can ...

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Day for Page Supervisors: Hiring on the Fly

If your page departments seems to have a revolving door on it and you spend more time hiring pages than seeing items actually get shelved, this workshop is for you. Come hear some great ideas for streamlining this never ending, challenging and rewarding job of Page Supervisor...

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Day for Page Supervisors: Training Shelvers

Ideas for Training your Pages.

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De-escalation and Productive Conversations: Working with Individuals Experiencing Mental Health Challenges in a Library Setting

This session delves more deeply into strategies to work productively with individuals experiencing mental health challenges. What are good policies to have in...

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Delegating Made Easy

You know you should. You wish you could. But delegation has never been your strong suit. Take heart! This is definitely an area you can improve in – it just takes knowing yourself, knowing your employees, and knowing how to put that knowledge to work for you!

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Delivering Effective & Strategic Performance Appraisals
  • How can you use your performance appraisal and goal setting system to change and reinforce your organization’s corporate culture?

  • What are the most common errors made in performance appraisals, and how can they be overcome?

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Designing the Future: Using Human-Centered Design to Implement Service Improvements

The challenges facing librarians are real, complex and varied. As such, they require new perspectives, new tools and new approaches. With support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and in partnership with Chicago Public Library and Aarhus Public Library, IDEO created a...

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Developing a Maker Mindset: No Makerspace Required

Is your makerspace garnering the interest you first thought it would? Are you struggling to create programming that stems beyond crafting? Let me ...

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Ditch the Drama: Strategies for Peak Performance: More Peace, Less Drama

We are living and working in dramatic and demanding times. A lot of focus and energy are dissipated on drama instead of productive, proactive work. This ...

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Don't Do This! Interview Mistakes to Avoid
  • Learn how important it is to hire carefully.

  • Understand that any search should begin with a profile of a the new employee.

  • Consider building a  multi-faceted approach to interviewing, from initial communication to ...

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EBSCO Do-It-Yourself Interfaces (Hobbies and Crafts, Home Improvement, and Small Business)

EBSCO Do-It-Yourself Interfaces provide full-text access for many DIY, hobbyist, home improvement and business magazines, along with reference books and video content. In this session, we will explore the Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center, Home Improvement Reference Center, ...

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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 ...

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Electronic Records Management

Everyone creates records in the course of doing their jobs, and in today’s increasingly digital office environment those records are likely to be in electronic formats.  Managing electronic records can be challenging—there may be multiple copies in various ...

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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:

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Encore Entrepreneurship: Serving 50+ Patrons

Encore entrepreneurship greatly contributes to the economy. Known to many as the “second act”, this type of business venture is on the rise. As a community focal point, libraries are in a significant position to become entrepreneurship hubs for mature audiences. ...

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Essentials of Copyright and Fair Use

How does copyright apply to libraries and our patrons? Attend this crash course to learn the essentials of copyright law and how to keep your libraries safe from infringement and potential lawsuits. You will also learn how to take advantage of fair-use exceptions in the law by...

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Everyday Disability: Welcoming Patrons with Disabilities

People with disabilities, be it physical, mental, or medical, are among the most disadvantaged in our society. According to the US Department of Labor, only 16% of people with disabilities will complete a Bachelor’s and less than 50% will find gainful employment.
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Ewwww! Is that a bed bug?

Ewwww! Is that a bed bug? How can your staff tell? Do they know what to do if it is? All libraries are struggling with this icky phenomenon and there are answers out there! Come and hear how to assure both your community and your staff that your library has this buggy issue ...

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Facilities and Admin Virtual Networking Meeting - How to Plan to Return to the Library

Join Kevin Echols, Safety Services Manager, Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library for an informative conversation about returning to the library and working with the public.
 
Come and share your concerns about reopening to the public.  What...

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Fast and Affordable Methods for Training Staff on Genealogy

Library staffs are getting inundated with requests for help with genealogy. How can staffers get up to speed quickly on this topic?  The training program outlined in this presentation will provide the knowledge that they need. Librarian, author and lecturer Nicole ...

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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 improve your workflow or ...

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From Consumer to Creator: STEM and Makerspace Initiatives for Growth

So you have a makerspace - now what? Attendees will hear about some of the changes and challenges the Fayetteville Free Library Fab Lab has ...

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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 popular,  detailed ...

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Girls Who Code: Introductory Webinar

"Girls Who Code, the national non-profit dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology, is partnering with NEO-RLS Libraries! Join Hannah Simon Goldman, Ohio Regional Partnership Coordinator for GWC, for a quick half-hour webinar on Thursday, January 11th at 2:...

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Good Leaders, Bad Decisions

Good decisions do not happen by chance. They are the result of a step-by-step decision-making process that includes understanding the effect of emotional and situational influences. This interactive one-hour webinar will help participants assess their dominant decision-making ...

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Graphic Novels for All Patrons

With more kids, teens, and adults asking for them, graphic novels are a growing area in libraries and popular culture. With increasing options ranging from the kid-friendly “Sisters” to adult-oriented “Saga,” American comics are becoming more accessible...

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Handling Angry Customers with Tact and Skill

The Handling Angry Customers with Tact and Skill webinar explores our dealings with other people by defining the source of their anger and difficult behavior, (hint: it's not usually the person, it's their behavior) and gives you a step by step approach to help you effectively...

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Highly Effective Meetings

Meetings are important to organizations although many times we feel that nothing is accomplished and we have wasted our time.  This webinar will focus on how to run an effective meeting by covering the following topics:
 

  • How to prepare

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Hire for Success

Hiring the right person is not easy.  You need to take many things into consideration.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Know who you are

  • <...

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Hiring: A Tale of Fear and Loathing in the Workplace

Hiring the wrong person is so disappointing and potentially expensive. So we enter the hiring adventure with fear and loathing and a heavy burden of risk.

This fun and interactive webinar explores creative ways to organize the job search to:

  • ...

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Homework Help Centers

The author of the new book, Creating & Managing the Full-Service Homework Center (ALA, 2018), will share what you need to know about starting and running an after-school homework program in your library: everything from staffing to where to offer ...

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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 what didn’t from two...

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Hottest Tech Toys for the Holidays 2017

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 questions about, or even ...

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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 your ...

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How to teach students and patrons to fact-check like a pro

Dive deep into the tools and skills needed to verify the authenticity of information, and learn to create engaging fact-checking investigations that inspire students and patrons to investigate viral content. Access to News Literacy Project resources and classroom-ready ...

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HR Stuff that Every Supervisor Should Know

In order to successfully lead others, supervisors need to feel empowered, knowledgeable, capable of exciting their team members and inspiring them to do their best work every day. Join Robin S. Wood, MBA, MLISGeneral Research Collections Manager, ...

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Human Trafficking 101

In Ohio:
An estimated 1,078 American-born minors are  trafficked annually. Nearly 3,000 American-born minors are at risk for being trafficked.  By coming to this webinar you will have a better understanding of what human trafficking ...

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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 them. You will learn the ...

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I'm a Manager - Now What?

Many library professionals are placed into management roles with little or no guidance because there isn’t time for training or their position is newly created. Since Librarian skills are different from Managerial skills, these newly minted managers may struggle getting ...

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If It's Broke, Fix It: Handling Leftover Challenges Effectively

If It’s Broke Fix It: Handling Leftover Challenges Effectively
All too often, outgoing supervisors leave unresolved challenges “for the next guy” to fix. Then, you arrive! As the new supervisor, you have two choices. You can look the other way, ...

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If You Know More, You'll Find More: A Cataloger's Tips on Getting the Most from Your Catalog

“Why can’t I find it?” “Don’t we have anything on this?” If you’ve ever been frustrated by searching your library’s catalog, this is the program you need to learn more about how to search effectively. Let a cataloger with ...

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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 have to be difficult or ...

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Instructional Design: Ideas and Techniques That You Can Begin Using Today

In this webinar, take a walk with Kimberly Salcewicz through parts of the instructional design process while she shares tips and knowledge on how to design effective instructional material that encourages learner retention and knowledge transfer. 'She will provide examples and...

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Intellectual Freedom . . . The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

This short interactive session will provide an overview of intellectual freedom, the many issues it presents for library staff, and how you can prepare for materials challenges.  Bring your questions and IF stories to share.

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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 Manager/Supervisor’s job to motivate ...

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It's Not About Me! Handling Those Complaining Customers Without Taking It Personally

Are you finding it difficult to “not” to take things personally from your complaining customers? You’re not alone! But how do you emotionally detach yourself from customers who want you to think its personal and that YOU are the problem?

This is ...

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It's Tea Time: Understanding Gen Z

Learn to understand Gen Z; their words, humor, and way of life. This webinar will cover topics such as Gen Z language, social media, and Gen Z as a whole, taught by two teens.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about Gen Z language

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Just Right Books-How to use text complexity and reading levels in your readers' advisory for kids

Sometimes it may feel like library staff, educators, and parents all speak different languages, even though they may all have the same literacy and educational goals for their community. This webinar is designed for any library staff member who interacts with teachers, parents...

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Keeping Your MakerSpace Momentum

What do you do with your MakerSpace when people can't go to it? Learn creative ideas for virtual programming, keeping the excitement going around your space, and the tools and resources to make it all happen.

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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 libraries can utilize KEPRO’...

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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 to answer patrons ...

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Learning does not end in the classroom: Workbooks for self-directed learning about equity, diversity and inclusion

While classroom training has an important place in library staff education, learning is extended and reinforced when staff have the opportunity to work through difficult topics outside of the classroom. In order to support staff learning about issues of equity, diversity and ...

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Legal Reference Guidelines & Basic Legal Research Resources

This webinar will discuss guidelines for legal reference services, as well as review key secondary and primary resources for legislative, administrative, and case law in federal, Ohio, and county/municipal jurisdictions.  The session will also note free web-based ...

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Levy Webinar for All

Do you wonder what's involved with a levy campaign?  Want to know what you can and cannot do as a staff member to support your library's levy?  Are you concerned you will say or do something incorrect? 

In this webinar you will:

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Library Technology Planning for Today and Tomorrow: Part 1

The prospect of technology planning can seem overwhelming and time-consuming, especially for those who work in an already short-staffed library. However, a robust technology plan can help you create an environment that truly meets the needs of the community your ...

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Library Technology Planning for Today and Tomorrow: Part 2

The prospect of technology planning can seem overwhelming and time-consuming, especially for those who work in an already short-staffed library. However, a robust technology plan can help you create an environment that truly meets the needs of the community your ...

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Library Website Design: Is Your Site an Obstacle Course?

Library websites can be prone to a number of issues that frustrate their users. Many sites use outdated conventions, anecdotal "data" or fail to use standard practices, resulting in poor experiences for patrons, and a loss of credibility for the library as a community ...

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Magic, Mischief, or Malevolence? Online Privacy, Internet Security, and You

In an age when we can easily access online information, share photos with family and friends, and live a large part of our lives via the Internet, we often don't give a second thought to "how" all that works. As Arthur C. Clarke said, "Any sufficiently advanced technology is ...

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Maintaining a Peaceful Attitude: How to Bring Positivity to the Workplace

Do you ever find it challenging to maintain a positive attitude at work? If so, this webinar is for you! This session will teach you how to deal with negativity and the value of self-care.

Presenters:
Amber Elfrink and Brooke Vanderlin, Talmadge Branch of ...

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Making the Shift: Increasing Staff Engagement & Reducing Drama

Wouldn't it be great to be getting things done quicker and with less drama?  Prior to the session, participants are encouraged to identify a situation which they would
like to improve in their facility as we will be completing a worksheet to apply the ...

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Managing a Professional Customer Service Team

Managing a team of even the most talented customer service professionals can be difficult. The secret ingredient to professional customer service in any ...

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Managing Change

Organizational change occurs at a rapid pace and you and your team are often faced with altering methods and procedures that have become familiar and comfortable. In this webinar you will learn the dynamics of the change process, the difference between change and transition, ...

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Managing Change and Worry in a Time of Uncertainty

Finding and sustaining a sense of control during times of ambiguity is complicated and very human.  
 
Learning Objectives

  • You will gain self awareness surrounding their own personal signs and triggers to worry and ...

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Marketing Automation in Public Libraries

Join us to discover how marketing automation can streamline your customer engagement, help strengthen the library brand and build awareness of all the wonderful things your library offers the community.  Hear how libraries around the world are hooking Patron Point's ...

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Mastering Uncomfortable Conversations with Employees, Co-Workers, and Bosses

Learn ways to deal with recalcitrant employees, manipulative co-workers, and bullying bosses.
If you knew what to say and do, and how to say and do it, you would be more likely to take effective action. Learn how the experts deal with the every day chaos of a library and...

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Mastering Uncomfortable Conversations with Library Visitors

Your job is to enforce a rule, protect property, and create a safe place for people who come to work and play. If you knew what to say and do, and how to say and do it, you would be more likely to take effective action. Learn how the experts deal with the every day chaos of a ...

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Meetings That Matter

This webinar will focus on how to run an effective meeting by covering the following topics:

  1. How to prepare

  2. Who to invite

  3. Creating an Agenda

  4. The Meeting Setup

  5. Dealing with ...

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Mental Health Issues and Your Library: An Introduction

This webinar will introduce the topic of mental health as it pertains to a library setting. Among other topics, attendees will learn: to recognize the ...

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Movin' Up: Transitioning from Peer to Supervisor

You aced the interview and are being promoted!  Now that you are a supervisor there are many things to learn and challenges to navigate as you begin your new role.  One change is that many people don't anticipate is the change in your relationships with your ...

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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 it's so important in today's online ...

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Navigating Ohio's Library Organizations

Whether you're new to libraries or a more experienced member of library land, you probably noticed that Ohio has a lot of library organizations! It can be confusing to navigate these organizations, determine what services they offer, and decide how to get involved with them. (...

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Navigating through Times of Transition

Navigating through Times of Transition is about how to move forward during times of limbo and uncertainty and take up new behaviors or ways of thinking.  This session will teach how to handle transitional periods of change with less disruption and sustained ...

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NEO-RLS Annual Membership and Appreciation Meeting

Mark your calendars to attend the NEO-RLS 2020 Annual Membership and Appreciation Meeting on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.  Although we can’t bring you breakfast virtually, we promise the meeting will be informative and will provide you with time to network ...

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Onboarding Essentials: From Interview to Integration

Effective onboarding is related to many important outcomes for an organization including higher job satisfaction, organizational commitment, lower turnover, higher performance, reduced stress, and on-the-job effectiveness. Unfortunately, onboarding often does not get the time ...

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Organizing Chaos: Training for a Library Service Platform Migration

When a library system moves to a new service platform, it can feel chaotic and disruptive. The whole staff needs to be trained at the same time, while the implementation team is still actively working on configuration and data migration. How do you give everyone what they need...

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Paint Night: How to do this at Your Library

Inspired by the popular local Paint Nite events, the Westerville Public Library decided to bring the programming to their patrons for free!  The program allowed attendees of any skill level to recreate beautiful paintings by following guided, step-by-step instructions ...

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Poster Session: Ana-Tour-Me: 3D Modeling's Use in Individualising Anatomy Education in the 21st Century

In this session, Dr. Regula will do a walk through of a virtual anatomy program for instructional purposes that fit all learning levels, and follow up with a tutorial of an anatomical database to construct individualized study tools including 3D images and models. 

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Poster Session: Creating Your Own Reality

We took a planned in-person Teen program on creating AR & VR and turned it into a virtual program where we demonstrated how to create your own reality using apps on a mobile device. We'll share the tools we used to create and present this fun program as well as some ...

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Poster Session: Making Gone Virtual

This poster session will show you how to execute the Maker Mindset Method in creating programs via Zoom for makers of all ages and how to keep ...

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Poster Session: Putting the TEAM in STEAM Week

What do you do when your annual STEAM Week is thrown into a pandemic? At Westlake Porter Public Library, you work as a team! See how we were able to pull off a virtual and socially distanced STEAM Week on short notice, and still had fun!

Presenters:

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Poster Session: Tech Together: Building Bug Robots

Tech Together is a series of technology programs created for families and designed to engage both adults and children together. This session will focus on the successful creation and implementation of a bug robot ...

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Poster Session: WebEx, Teams, and Zoom, Oh My! Let's Try Remo!

Virtual events and programs have become an integral part of library services and outreach as of late. Many are using platforms like Zoom, WebEx, and Teams to provide these services for their staff and patrons, but these are often not as robust as we might like, lack the “...

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Preparing your Library for Returning to Work - Post Stay at Home

Learning Objectives:

  • Best practices relating to returning to work safely and following Ohio governor’s restart schedule

  • Best practices in communication with employees around initial notifications and safety

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Professional Internal Customer Service

The elements of professionalism are important to internal customer service, which includes providing services to others within your organization, and ...

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Programming for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Rhonda Johnston, Adult Outreach Coordinator,  Reed Memorial Library focuses on connecting historically underserved populations with library resources. She has transformed the storytime for adults with developmental disabilities into a fun and engaging learning session ...

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Project Management 101

Have you ever been given a project and been told “Go!”. Or had an idea for a project and wasn’t sure how to go about proposing and planning it? This course will cover tips, tools, and techniques to help library staff, that are new to project management, lead ...

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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 and anxiety out of ...

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Quick Copy Writing Tips that Work

Brush up on your writing skills in this one-hour Webinar focusing on content, style, tone and structure. Many library workers write their own program descriptions and promotions, as well as their own newsletters, and this workshop will provide some quick, formal training on ...

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RA for All: Flip the Script and Think Like a Reader

Readers Advisory belongs in every library, no matter its budget. The implementation of this vital service is the responsibility of every staff member-- from pages to directors, from those behind the scenes to the ones on the front lines. This program will remove the mystery ...

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RA Rethink: Merchandising and Upselling Edition

If someone told you there’s a practical and easy way to increase circulation, patron visits, program attendance and the job satisfaction of your staff, would you do it? Of course you would. Librarian Becky Spratford has developed a method you can use to accomplish all of...

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Raising the Bar! Tools for Continuous Improvement with Your Customer Service Team

Management thinker Peter Drucker said “what gets measured gets managed”. How do you measure success(es) with your customer service team? And how ...

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RDA in Practice: Enrichment vs. Original Cataloging

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will understand the major differences between AACR2 and RDA records.

  • Participants will consider how RDA changes affect the user experience.

  • Using side-by-side ...

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Recharge Your Bookclub

Reader’s advisor Becky Spratford has been leading  book clubs for over 20 years and has seen it all. In this webcast she will share her tips and tricks for success. All book groups go through their ups and downs, but re-energizing your group is not as hard as it may...

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Recognizing and reacting to Mental Health Challenges in Adolescents and Young Adults

How can we help our teens and tweens when they are struggling?  Come to this webinar to find out what we should be aware of and what we can do.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will become familiar with the signs and ...

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Reducing Friction - Library User Experience on a Budget, Online and In Your Building

User experience is the study of how users interact with products, spaces, and websites, and it's increasingly being applied to libraries. In this webinar, we'll look at user experience principles and how to evaluate existing buildings and sites, including journey maps and ...

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Reference Reboot: Refreshing Your Reference Interview and Information Searching Skills

Every once in a while, we all need a "reboot" to keep our skills fresh. While we may provide information to patrons on a daily basis, sometimes we need to step back and re-assess what we're doing from an objective perspective. This webinar will provide you with a chance to ...

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Resilience in Challenging Times

Do you know someone who keeps on keeping on, no matter what life throws at them?  How do they continue to thrive, flourish and grow even stronger as they overcome the obstacles they face?  The answer is resilience which is described as “the process of facing ...

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Respecting Authority: An Intro to Subject Analysis for Copy Catalogers

Subject cataloging gets a bad rap as fussy and hard to learn. While mastery takes time, there are smaller steps copy catalogers can take to expand their knowledge and improve the use of subject terms in their catalogs. This brief workshop will introduce you to some of the most...

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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 look, talk, write, act and...

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Run Your Friends Like a Firehouse

Recruitment and retention of library volunteers is an ongoing issue. Looking to other non-profit industries for creative solutions, presenters Kathy Kosinski and Madeline Jarvis discovered many similarities in the world of volunteer fire service. They will share the tips and ...

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Self Care Is Survival: Stress, Burnout, Work, & COVID-19

Do you find yourself always being busy at work? Working past your regular hours? Thinking about work night and day? Not taking your vacation time? Starting to dread going to work, getting sick a lot, or feeling overworked and exhausted? You are not alone. Library work, in any ...

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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 represent, ...

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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 to consider how specifically...

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Shut Up and Listen: How We Used Social Listening to Connect With Customers/Students and Build a Community

In social media, content creation is often king. The University of North Florida’s Thomas G. Carpenter Library has refocused its efforts away from original content in an effort to focus on listening and engagement. This practice has led the Carpenter Library to build a ...

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Smart Voice Assistants

Have you ever wanted your own personal assistant, one that can help you with everyday tasks and information as you need it? Today, this is possible with smart voice assistants! Devices and software like Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Siri are getting smarter every day and can ...

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Soft Skills for Strong Management: Cultivating Good Critical Thinking

With the challenges and demands supervisors continually face each day, it is essential to possess great critical thinking skills. It is also important to instill such soft skills in your employees so that they can handle the daily demands of their jobs. But what exactly are ...

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Spanish in a Pinch for Library Staff

This webinar will give an introduction into the Spanish language as well as the people that speak it. You will be provided with short cuts and an understanding of the basics of the language. Know the essential phrases that can breach some of the communication gap when working ...

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Strategic Leadership

This Webinar will provide a brief overview of strategic leadership, provide you with tools to infuse strategic thinking into your library operations, and will discuss strategic leadership  in a post-COVID library world.
 
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Tabletop RPGs (Role Playing Games) for Teens Done Virtually

We will discuss how transitioning to virtual programming can work with tabletop RPGs. There are a variety of options, including a Harry Potter themed RPG that Mary Beth has written and run both in person and virtually. This is good for anyone interested as you do not have to ...

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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 into your programming to ...

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Team + Work = TEAMWORK

“Teamwork” can’t exist unless you have a motivated “TEAM” and are willing to put in “WORK”.  In this presentation, we will discuss how to facilitate a staff development session that demonstrates how important effective ...

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Teen Programming: A Mover & Shaker's Recipe for Impact and Success

Courtney Saldana is the Assistant Director of the Ontario City Library.  She spent the first eight years of her career working for and with teens.  In 2016, Courtney was recognized as a "Change Agent" as a 

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That's Already Encumbered

I am sure you have heard the phrase, “that's already encumbered.”  What exactly does this mean?  Come to this webinar to find out what this means, how libraries are funded and much more.

Upon completion of this webinar you will have a better ...

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The 20 Second Talk

The 20 Second Talk." We go 20 years avoiding a 20 second conversation. Suppose you had a simple, honest, direct script that let you tell employees hard things about their performance problems without being anything but clear and respectful? In this webinar, ...

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The 4-1-1 on 2-1-1

Are you ever concerned about your patrons’ well-being?  You know, that couple that has shown up for the third day in a row right when you open, and don’t seem to leave until you’re locking the door at night?  Did they eat today? Shouldn’t they...

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The Accidental Trainer: How to Create & Teach Tech in Your Library

Getting more and more requests for tech classes with no time or skills to create them? In need of supplemental resources to send home with patrons when they come in for one-on-one tech help? Join Monica Dombrowski, Chair of PLA’s Digital Literacy Committee, as she shares...

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The Basics of Project Management

Project management is one of the most critical components of a successful business. It affects our goals, our performance and our ability to be and do who and what we say we are as an organization.
 
Whether your library has only one project in the works at a ...

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The Customer Service Experience

Customer service experience is the ability to provide positive experiences for and with our customers. In libraries, customers experience our services and programs and much, much more. An experience can be individual, or for a group or family and can take place in the library...

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The Impact of Words: Words to Use vs. Words to Lose

The words we use impact the quality of service delivered by library staff. Some words (words to use) satisfy customer needs and wants, connecting us to customers in meaningful ways. Others (words to lose) are negative, destructive, and disconnect us from customers. This ...

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The Librarian as Candidate: How to Activate Voters and Constituents for Support

Voters, constituents, and donors behave the way they do specific reasons, and very little of it has to do with what "library conventional wisdom" says. Most of what drives their behavior—at the polls, when you ask them to advocate, or when you appeal to them for ...

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The Library as Cause: Lessons from Winning Campaigns

Successful political candidates know that the right way to connect with their voters starts by sharing their vision for the community they serve. For library funding - either at the ballot box or through donor support - your library strategic or facilities plan is where your ...

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The Ohio Ethics Law: It's Everybody's Business!

This lively session will help public officials and employees in understanding how to identify and avoid acting on potential conflicts of interest.  It will also provide information regarding ethics prohibitions related to public contracts and potential post-employment ...

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The Quiet Approach for Serving Customers

Customer service is not an easy job for anyone. It’s hard work to just stay on top of the ever-changing products and services the library has to offer, and it takes real skill to talk with people, determine their needs and fulfill their requests.

It can be ...

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The Road to Copyright Clarity

A Collaboration between the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System and the Media Education Lab

Do you have questions about how copyright and fair use affect you or your patrons? Renee Hobbs will introduce key ideas about copyright as it applies to the work of ...

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The Road to Copyright Clarity, Part 2

In this session, you'll practice exercising your "fair use muscles," applying the legal reasoning process to a variety of situations involving copyrighted materials in libraries and schools. Learn how to evaluate whether particular uses of copyrighted material can be used...

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The Show Must Go Online: Virtual Performances at Your Library

With in-person rehearsals and performances impossible for the annual teen summer play at the Twinsburg Public Library, Julia Fisher embarked on...

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The Silver Tsunami and Your Library ? Learn to Surf or Be Swept Away!

The news is everywhere about the aging of America and our changing population.  Aging affects the individual, the family, and the community. What does this mean for you and your library?  Come hear the latest research and learn about trends in this worldwide ...

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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? 

In this webinar I will challenge library staff to remove ...

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The Welcoming Library: A Multi-sensory Approach

You want your library to welcoming.  It is more than just customer service.  You want to surprise and delight your patrons to keep them coming back.

By attending this engaging webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Explore all five ...

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They're Not Kids Anymore: Adult Learning Basics for Library Program Planners

Do you design technology programs and classes for adult patrons in your community? If so, it’s important to understand the basics about how adults learn, where their motivation comes from, and what it takes to keep them engaged. Join Monica Dombrowski, Director of ...

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Time Management for All

This faced paced webinar will lead you through how to plan, prioritize and schedule for a highly effective day.  Come with your issues and concerns as there will be time for specific questions and concerns.  Don’t miss out on this interactive, informative ...

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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 and on our co-workers....

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Tips and Best Practices for Hosting a Successful Cord Cutting Class

Some people pay for cable and satellite television, others opt for Internet streaming services. The latter group, often known as cord cutters, is a population quickly growing in popularity as the ease and accessibility of online streaming content is made available. While there...

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To Tag, or Not to Tag? Implementing RFID at Your Library

RFID promises to revolutionize circulation at your library, from checkout and returns to inventory and security. But once the equipment is installed, what does it really take to place an individually encoded RFID tag on every one of the thousands of items in your collection?<...

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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!) tools that can help you improve...

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Travel in Your Pocket

Whether you or your patrons are traveling across the globe or exploring your own city, you can utilize digital apps to make your trip more convenient, informational and fun! 
 
Learn about apps that can easily translate languages and text without knowing ...

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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.

Attendees will learn:

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Understanding the Myers Briggs Type Indicator for You and Your Library

The Myers Briggs Type Indicator assessment is one of the most popular and well-known personality tests today, taken by 80% of Fortune 500 companies and 89% of Fortune 100 companies according to the CPP. There has recently been a lot of buzz, both positive and negative, ...

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Using EBSCOhost and Explora to Search EBSCO Databases

OPLIN provides access to a number of full text databases from EBSCO. These range from Primary Search (designed for elementary school students) to MasterFILE Premier (for public libraries) to Academic Search Premier (for colleges and universities), and many more. In this ...

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Virtual 2020 Emerging Technology Symposium: We Built It-Why Didn't They Come?

This year’s Symposium will look at some of the barriers that prevent widespread and sustained use of the makerspace and offer some solutions...

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We Can't Stop Doing That!

Why is it so easy to start new projects or formulate new procedures and policies, yet so hard to stop doing things that are no longer important, efficient or effective, especially if they were once necessary or successful?  How can you help yourself and your staff see the...

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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 more work to be done. The key...

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What is your BODY Saying: Interpreting Body Language of Patrons and Staff
  • How to demonstrate confidence and approachability with staff and patrons.

  • How to present yourself.

  • Ways to exude confidence.

  • What NOT to do in certain situations.

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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 over three decades of ...

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What the Heck Happened? 2019 Employment Law Update: Part I

Join Scott Warrick as he reviews the most recent and most important employment law changes and updates.  Scott will not only inform you of these important changes, but he will use his over three decades of Employment Law/Human Resource Management experience to tell you ...

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What the Heck Happened? 2019 Employment Law Update: Part II

Join Scott Warrick as he reviews the most recent and most important employment law changes and updates.  Scott will not only inform you of these important changes, but he will use his over three decades of Employment Law/Human Resource Management experience to tell you ...

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Winning Library Grants

Grants can support the changing needs in your community and your budget, as well as many additional benefits. Stephanie Gerding’s grant webinars are known for being easy to understand, motivating, fun and full of valuable tips.

In this interactive webinar, ...

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Working as a Team: Where do I Fit
  • Who are you on the team?

  • How do you work as a team player?

  • How do you encourage others to work together?

Presenter: Ned Parks

When you receive your confirmation of ...

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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 technology troubleshooting ...

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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 your tech knowledge and ...

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You check out WHAT?

Libraries are making headlines for circulating such non-traditional items as guitars, fishing poles and bicycles.  Are you doing something interesting at your library, or thinking about it?  Presenters will share the ongoing experience of making gadgets, gizmos and ...

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Your Makerspace Why

Let’s examine how to design makerspace programming to engage your patrons. We’ll focus on purposeful making, community voice, and ...

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Youth Book Buzz Presented by Penguin Random House

Join Amanda Fensch, Library Sales Manager for Penguin Random House, as she brings you upcoming titles you need to know about! It’ll be a fast and fun 60 minutes, and handouts and the Powerpoint will be provided.

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Youth Readers Advisory Webinar: Make the Connection-Tips, tricks and basics of readers advisory in a busy digital world

Do you ever find it challenging to recommend a good book that will delight and awe your young patrons? Would you like to learn more about the basics of readers advisory? This webinar will teach you the basics of readers advisory and help you on the road to recommending their ...

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