Bozarthzone! TGIM: Enjoy Your Job, Enjoy Your Life


So often we focus on the negatives and tasks we don’t enjoy. This workshop helps participants identify the things about work they enjoy and find satisfying, look at ways of creating more of those items, and develop skill in recognizing and appreciating small accomplishments and savoring small successes.

Tech Talk with Michael Sauers: Alexa, what’s an Amazon Echo?


In this month’s Tech Talk Michael Sauers will be performing a live demonstration of the Amazon Echo, a voice-controlled personal assistant, radio, and information device. Michael will also use the Echo as a jumping off point for a discussion of other current and future voice-controlled technology.

Decision making: Crystal Ball or Magic 8 Ball?

Decision making is an essential skill. We make quick decisions all the time; other decisions we procrastinate and agonize over. Making poor decisions can label you as ineffective in your job. Learn how to make timely well-considered decisions to be assured of future success.

Join us for an engaging session that will offer you practical tools to make better choices.

Management Gone Social


The Industrial Age Is Dead, Welcome to the Social Age

Social media has become an insurmountable market force, changing how we innovate, collaborate, serve our customers, hire and develop team members, motivate others toward a common mission, communicate with stakeholders, display our character, and demonstrate accountability.

Responding to a Budget Crisis


Learn how to develop a campaign for your library in a budget crisis from a group that fought for an additional $3.8 million for their library system. Find out how to work with the media, get publicity, find creative ways to campaign, and more.

Telling Stories Through Email: How to Write Appeals that Rock!


Email is becoming an increasingly popular medium for staying in touch with non-profit donors. Whether we use it for fundraising appeals or donor stewardship, each email is an opportunity to engage donors with your cause. One of the best ways to increase their engagement is to tell them stories.

Key Takeaways:

Accelerate Performance Experience on the Job: Fast, Effective and Low-Cost Methods


Why is experience the ultimate best teaching model?

Why do we miss out on opportunities for improving performance through experience?

Success Under Pressure


Gary and Michelle are a one of a kind husband and wife team that combine their experience as superstar sportsman and world famous beauty queen together to give companies a revolutionary business presentation.

The Pursuit of Happiness…Through Libraries


In this webinar, explore the research linking happiness and success and learn ways to increase happiness in yourself and others.

"The public library is a center of public happiness first…" John Cotton Dana, 1896.

STEM-sational Learning: What to Look for in Early Childhood Programming


If you’re a children’s or youth services librarian or early childhood professional this webinar is for you!

In this Hatch Early Learning-sponsored webinar, Susan Gunnewig, Vice President of Product Development, draws from her extensive background in early childhood education to give you insights on the importance of STEM curriculum for our youngest learners.

Proposal Writing Basics


Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.

For those new to proposal writing, this class will cover:

Performance Improvement: How Savvy Managers Create Measurable Change


Annual performance reviews are a given in business. What is not a given is timely and meaningful feedback throughout the year. Yet research shows that providing ongoing feedback in smaller chunks, while situations and circumstances are still fresh in the employee’s mind, is more effective than a one hour meeting once per year.

Collaborative Flipped Instruction


Participatory learning tools like social media and/or learning management systems can strengthen instructional partnerships between classroom teachers and school librarians.

Breezing Along with the RML: Altmetrics


Join the Regional Medical Library to learn about Altmetrics.

Two staff members from the RML or guests will present information on goals, activities, accomplishments, or resources. We may ask about your experiences or your opinions. We may encourage you to take action, offer a new service, or try a new technology. Every month will be different.

6 Winning Practices for Engaging Your Employees: Proven Methods from FranklinCovey


All too often we hear corporate leaders say that people are their company's most valuable asset. They genuinely believe it; but are they intentional about creating and reinforcing their culture, how they lead, and what is woven into the fabric of their organization to leverage that “most valuable” asset?

Beyond Book Displays: Helping Readers Help Themselves


Are you concerned when readers say they don’t know about your readers’ services and collections? Frustrated because they are resistant to talking with you? Tired of hearing how people don’t know you have audiobooks, ebooks or even large print books? Are you looking for new ways to engage readers who visit your library?

TL News Night


TL News Night is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries”
and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts from state library associations.


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