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Weekly Webcast Recap

By |June 23rd, 2017|Blog|

CMLE Continuing Education Calendar - Click Here Free June Webinars for Library Staff WebJunction Summer has arrived, and while we know your library is likely buzzing with summer learning activities, we hope you'll make some time to squeeze in some learning of your own. With 75 free webinars, on twenty topics, this list provides a [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |June 16th, 2017|Blog|

CatExpress: Copy Cataloging with CatExpress Minitex August 9, 1:00pm Central This live online course provides instruction on copy cataloging using the CatExpress interface. We will cover the copy cataloging workflow - including searching, holdings maintenance, exporting and downloading records. After completing this course, the learner will be prepared to fully utilize the CatExpress service. The [...]

Youth Unconference

By |June 5th, 2017|Blog|

Ryan Lindsay, Northeast Range School It was great to meet with fellow library staff, both school and public. Connecting with the makerspace in a box options was great. We already used the magnet set at our site with positive results which should lead to increased use next year of available options. A big eye opener for [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |June 2nd, 2017|Blog|

Developing and Supporting your LGBTQ Collection CISCO June 15, 1:00pm Central Join Booklist and Gale, a Cengage Company, for this free webinar on the importance of LGBTQ titles in your library’s collection. We will hear from Kristin Pekoll, assistant director of ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom, who will review how LGBTQ books can serve an [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |May 26th, 2017|Blog|

Library Marketing That’s Smarter, Not Harder CISCO June 13, 11:30am Central Libraries may be open to all, but marketing library resources and services to everyone can be a challenge. Learn how to shift from a one-size-fits-all marketing approach to targeted engagement that builds long-term library usage. Two free webinars will provide librarians with a high-impact [...]

Kids’ Stuff – The On-Time Circus

By |May 22nd, 2017|Blog|

Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present the puppet show of The On-Time Circus. This program is free and for all ages. Join us at the following dates and locations:   June 5 *Cloquet Public Library, 10 a.m. *Calumet Public Library, 6 p.m.   June 6 *Coleraine Public Library, 10 a.m. *Bigfork Bookmobile Stop, 4:30 [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |May 19th, 2017|Blog|

Signs of the future -- Using Digital Signage in Your Library LLAMA May 24, 1:30pm Central Fee $59.00 The days of posting important announcements on a library bulletin board and hoping someone might see them are ending. Today’s digital signage offers many more visible and effective options. Using technologies such as LCD, LED, projection, and [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |May 12th, 2017|Blog|

Listen Up! New Audiobooks for Summer and Beyond CISCO May 23, 1:00pm Central Looking for new audiobooks to suggest to your listeners? Join Booklist and representatives from HarperAudio, Simon & Schuster Audio, Books on Tape and Listening Library, Recorded Books, and LA Theatre Works to discover the best new audiobooks of the season. Moderated by Audio Editor, [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |May 5th, 2017|Blog|

Hot YA Reads Summer 2017 Cisco May 9, 1:00 pm Central Get up-to-speed on fresh new titles for young-adult readers, from fantasy, to contemporary realism, to large print titles perfect for reluctant readers. This free, one-hour webinar will feature representatives from Blink, an imprint of HarperCollins, Harlequin Teen, Thorndike Press, Penguin Young Readers, and Houghton Mifflin [...]

Four Board Behaviors Requiring Mr. Fix-it

By |May 4th, 2017|Blog|

GuideStar: Blog By Andy Robins on 4/27/2017 In my book, What Every Board Needs to Know, Do, and Avoid, I make clear that the success of a board is determined in part by its collective ambition. It is easier to create a great board if you strive to be great. But even among enviable boards, [...]