Arrowhead Library System sponsors a wide variety of continuing education (CE) workshops both in-person and via webinar. These training opportunities are aimed to support the diverse needs of all ALS member libraries no matter the type or size and focus on the latest and best information and ideas to drive innovation and continuous improvement at the local and regional level. ALS will continue to seek out and develop partnerships that will enable us to delivery cost-effective, timely, and high-quality learning opportunities for all members.

To see what training/CE events are coming up around the region, please visit our ALS Calendar of Events HERE.

For other statewide opportunities, please visit the Minnesota Library Continuing Education Calendar HERE. This calendar is sponsored by the seven Minnesota Multitype Library Systems. Its goal is to make it easier for library staff seeking CE opportunities & for planner of Minnesota events to see hwat is already scheduled. Events on the calendar are open to all library staff, although there may be some registration restrictions.

ALS endorses professional development by budgeting for continuing education scholarships for member library staff. Individuals employed in any ALS member library may apply for scholarship funding to attend library workshops, conferences, webinars, and other educational opportunities. Scholarship dollars are in the form of a reimbursement and will be issued following the program.

Apply for a scholarship