State-Library Sponsored Conference Scholarships

The State Library of North Carolina is offering a scholarship program for library staff to attend the ARSL Conference (September 6-9 in St. George, Utah) and NCLA Conference (October 17-20 in Winston-Salem, NC). Staff from public, academic, community college, and NCICU libraries are eligible to apply for a scholarship. Ten ($1,700) scholarships will be awarded ...

Learn about building partnerships from your NC colleagues

Join David Singleton, director of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Trina Rushing, director of Henderson County Public Library tomorrow for a webinar Building Partnerships: Leveraging Edge to Engage Your Community. David and Trina will be joined by Edge trainers to discuss how active community involvement allows libraries to gather feedback on the community’s technology needs from a variety ...

CE Opportunity: Making the Customer Experience Magical!

The State Library is hosting an all day workshop presented by John Formica, an “Ex-Disney Guy”, where he discusses ways to make customer service interactions and work environments more “magical” by employing Disney’s customer service techniques. See more details below: Making the Customer Experience Magical! – If Disney Ran Your Library What Would it Look Like? ...

Final Call for the 2017 Joyner Library Paraprofessional Conference​

Final Call for the 2017 Joyner Library Paraprofessional Conference​
We have reached the final week to register for the 2017 Paraprofessional Conference. The conference will be held on Friday, May 12, at Joyner Library, on the East Carolina University Campus.  We look forward to another year of interesting sessions! Many of the topics would be of interest to any paraprofessional working in a public or academic environment.  A link to ...

Continuing Education Opportunities: May 2017

See abstracts for online learning opportunities and register for them at Webjunction or visit the State Library of NC’s monthly CE calendar.  Many thanks to the Wyoming State Library for compiling and sharing this list of opportunities for the month of May! ADVOCACY May 17: Expanding Your Reference Reach Through Marketing (OCLC) May 17: Beyond ...

SLNC Sponsored Workshops on Authority Records

The State Library of North Carolina is hosting 2 half-day, in-person Authority Records cataloging workshops in May. Please see the descriptions below – seats are limited so register today! If you have any questions, please let me know. -Authority Records (Basic) Workshop – Tuesday, May 23 12:30 -4:00 p.m. Sonia Archer-Capuzzo presents a half-day workshop that provides an ...

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 ...