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Continuing Education Webinars

 Presentation Title  Presentation Date  

Presentation Recording Link


Future of Libraries with Miguel Figueroa

Miguel Figueroa, of the ALA's Center for the Future of Libraries, will present on current and future economic, cultural, and library trends that are  and will likely impact library service. This  fast-paced, engaging program will cover trends such as short reading, the sharing economy, consumer expectations of convenience, drones, collective impact, flexible environments, privacy, resilience, and more.

December 6, 2017

12:00 p.m.

Summer Reading Catchup

Watch recordings of performers from workshops, get ideas and see what other libraries have done.

December 27, 2017

10:00 a.m.


How I Weeded My Library and Survived

Weeding. Either you love it or hate it. We're here to help you love weeding (or at least accept the need to do it). We'll offer tips for what to keep and discard, ideas for what to do with the books afterwards, and suggestions for dealing with those that will invariably be unhappy with books leaving the shelves (including staff).
(originally presented at NMLA 2017)

January 4, 2018

11:00 a.m.

Notice of Obligation for 2016 Go Bonds

The NOO is a new form required in the public libraries' GO Bond reimbursement process. This webinar will focus on the following:

  • What is a NOO and why is it important?
  • What is the purpose of NOO?
  • When is a NOO submitted?
  • How to fill out the NOO.
(originally presented at NMLA 2017)

January 23, 2018

2:30 p.m.


February 9, 2018

11:00 a.m.



PowerPoint Presentation

What Does the Annual Report Say About You?

Learn about gathering data to tell your library's story through several free infographic tools.

(originally presented at NMLA 2017)

February 07, 2018

11:00 a.m.


Free Infographic Design Tools

PowerPoint Presentation

Annual Report & State Aid Application Technical Assistance


Sections A-E

June 7, 2018

11:oo a.m.

Annual Report & State Aid Application Technical Assistance


Sections F-I

June 13, 2018

11:00 a.m.

Annual Report & State Aid Application Technical Assistance


Sections J-N

June 21, 2018

11:00 a.m.

Annual Report & State Aid Application Technical Assistance


All Section Summary/ Q&A

June 28, 2018

11:00 a.m.



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