There Is Still Time To Register For The 2017 Joyner Library Paraprofessional Conference!

There Is Still Time To Register For The 2017 Joyner Library Paraprofessional Conference!
The event is being held on Friday, May 12th, 2017 in Joyner Library, located on the East Carolina University campus. This conference allows library paraprofessionals from any field the opportunity to attend presentations, discussions, and workshops on a variety of topics that will allow them to bring positive change and growth to their home institutions and ...

May CE workshops offered by the State Library

May CE workshops offered by the State Library
The State Library of North Carolina is offering these in-person workshops in the month of May. Andrew Sanderbeck presents “2 Angry Customers” (Customer Service Workshop)Back by popular demand! Not sure how to deal with those angry or frustrating customers? Andrew Sanderbeck presents an interactive and fun in-person workshop filled with information, experiences, and strategies that you can use to more effectively work with your most challenging customers. Seats are limited, so ...

Continuing Education Opportunities: April 2017

There are over 80 FREE online learning opportunities for you to participate in this month. Many thanks to the Wyoming State Library and Webjunction for compiling and sharing this list. VISIT http://www.webjunction.org/find-training/free-events.html – to register for a course or read a course abstract, scroll to the bottom of the webpage. These courses are also featured on the State Library of ...

Infopeople Course Scholarships: Serving People with Mental Illness at Your Library

The State Library of North Carolina is providing scholarships for 15 participants in the 4-week Infopeople online course “Serving People with Mental Illness At Your Library”. See Infopeople’s description of the online course below: Course length: April 25 – May 22 Are you sometimes frustrated by your interactions with customers you suspect have a mental illness? Would you ...

State Library sponsored CE: Collection Development Basics & Beyond with Vnuk

State Library sponsored CE: Collection Development Basics & Beyond with Vnuk
The State Library of North Carolina is excited to offer a half-day training with Rebecca Vnuk entitled “Collection Development: Basics & Beyond”. Rebecca Vnuk is the editor for Collection Management and Library Outreach at Booklist. She is also the author of 3 reader’s-advisory nonfiction books: Read On…Women’s Fiction (2009), Women’s Fiction: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests (2014), and Women’s Fiction Authors: A Research Guide (2009). Rebecca will ...

Financial Literacy Workshops for Librarians

Financial Literacy Workshops for Librarians
Exciting news! A Training Day for North Carolina Librarians on Free Financial Literacy Resources Do you receive lots of requests from patrons for help with financial matters? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to help make libraries the go-to source for unbiased financial education and resources in every community. This all-day meeting will provide detailed ...

Continuing Education Opportunities: March 2017

With 66 webinars covering 20 topic areas, you’re sure to find something that aligns with your individual or organizational goals, or perhaps something to inspire and invigorate your outlook at work. This list, provided by the Wyoming State Library, comes out every month and is regularly updated on the Free Training page, where you can also view ...

Announcing State Library Sponsored Workshops!

“It’s All About the Story” The State Library of NC is proud to sponsor “It’s All About the Story” presented by Library Journal’s 2013 “Mover & Shaker” and author of Start a Revolution: Stop Acting Like a Library, Ben Bizzle. Ben’s half-day workshop will focus on using technology and other tools to revolutionize the ways you tell your library’s ...

Continuing Education Opportunities: February 2017

Check out the online CE offerings (most of which are free!) for the month of February. (List compiled by Webjunction via the Colorado State Library). February 6 Diving Deeper Into Nonfiction: Using Readers Rules of Notice (Corwin) Based on Jeffrey Wilhelm’s book Diving Deep into Nonfiction with coauthor Michael Smith, this webinar showcases a revolutionary ...

Apply to attend the 2017 Rural Economic Development Institute!

Apply to attend the 2017 Rural Economic Development Institute!
Application deadline is two weeks away! The 2017 Rural Economic Development Institute (REDI) will be held March 28-30, April 25-27, and May 23-25.  Since 1989, more than 1,000 North Carolinians have participated in REDI, the Rural Center’s annual signature leadership training program. REDI addresses leadership in two ways: It helps participants enhance their skills as community ...