How to Deliver Great Library Customer Service Workshop

October 13, 2:30pm Eastern
Fee $60.00

Drawing on 20 years experience as a trainer and coach, Laurie Brown will show you how to create a welcoming, friendly experience for patrons, students, and other library users. Satisfied customers means good vibes, and happy library users are part of a strong library. Register

How to Create New Revenue Streams for Your Library

September 12, 2:30pm Central

Ed Rossman’s new book 40+ New Revenue Sources for Libraries and Nonprofits is more than a book, it’s a treasure map! In this fast-paced, free webinar, the author will be getting right into the key considerations for methods to generate revenue. He’ll then reinforce these by introducing several fast-track methods discussed in his book and will share valuable tips on how to start implementing these techniques immediately to create hundreds of dollars of new money by year’s end. Register

Keep Your Romance Collection Fresh and Exciting

September 13, 1:00pm

Readers’ appetite for romance novels never abates! Join Booklist for an hour-long webinar featuring a rich variety of forthcoming adult romance novels presented by Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Shadow Mountain, Baker Publishing, and Harlequin. Register

Creating Sustainable Libraries and Programs

September 21, 1:30pm-3:00pm Central
Fee $59

This webinar will introduce participants to practical approaches for planning facilities and operations that are ecologically and economically sustainable, including LEED and alternative standards. It will also suggest ways that library programs can best respond to community interest in climate change; and provide tools for evaluating ecologically sustainable buildings, operations, and programs. Register

Ebooks Minnesota: Read Local

October 3, 11, 26 (various times)

Ebooks Minnesota is an online ebook collection for all Minnesotans. The collection covers a wide variety of subjects for readers of all ages, and features content from our state’s independent publishers, including some of our best literature and nonfiction. This ebook collection allows for multiple use with no checkout time limit. Attend this brief, 30-minute webinar, to learn more about the collection including access and content. Register


Teen Book Buzz Fall 2016

School Library Journal
September 8, 2:00pm Eastern

Get ahead of the curve and discover the latest and greatest hot reads during SLJ’s 2016 Teen Book Buzz webcast! Join us in conversation with Albert Whitman & Company, Harlequin TEEN, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books, and Sourcebooks about their most buzz-worthy titles coming out this fall. You’ll hear about some can’t miss new reads, from a novel about a teen witch grappling with her magic abilities to speculative fiction about a boy who gets the chance to reignite a relationship with his girlfriend—by resurrecting her from the dead with the help of cloning and memory implantation. Tackling everything from sports to bullying to romance, these selections are loaded with teen appeal. Don’t miss out! Register