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 ...

December 2016 Continuing Education Opportunities

Webjuction has put together a list of continuing education opportunities for December.  Remember to check out the Train Station for a complete calendar of CE trainings. December 1 How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website (Firespring for Non-profits) Everything you do as a nonprofit organization leads people back to your website. It is the center ...

Fellowship opportunity from the Center for the Future of Libraries

The Future of Libraries Fellowship, a part of ALA, will provide an individual or group with a stipend of $10,000 to advance new ideas and perspectives for the future of libraries through the creation of a public product – report, white paper, video, resource, tool – that will help library professionals envision the future of library collections, partnerships, services, ...

New In-Person Customer Service Training from the State Library 1

Join us for a new in-person training: “2 Angry Customers” presented by Andrew Sanderbeck Not sure how to deal with those angry customers? Andrew Sanderbeck presents an interactive and fun in-person workshop filled with information and experiences that you’ll be using to more effectively work with your angry customers when you return to work! Seats ...