Parents in Public Libraries: Moving from parent involvement to parent engagement and empowerment


Parents come to our libraries every day for our collections, programs and services. They bring their children to the library, participate in programs specifically geared for parents like early literacy classes, and sometimes are involved in other ways like volunteering.

Bozarthzone! Where's Your Power? What's Your Point?


Tired of seeing PowerPoint shows that have neither power nor a point?

This session provides strategies for developing memorable slides with punch, not just pretty slides peppered with bullets. Join us as we look at ways to hook our learners, highlight critical information, and create learning points that will stick.

MAY PICK! Beyond Book Groups: Fun Library Programs for Adult Readers


This webinar will inspire you with new book-related programming ideas to engage adult readers in your community.

Think outside the book group!

Creating Highly Functional Virtual Teams


Can a virtual team be as effective as a co-located team? This is a question that organizations are debating, and the arguments on both sides are very compelling. Factors like work-life balance and organizational savings need to be balanced with the value of face-to-face collaboration and managerial oversight.

7 Ways Managers Can Coach Employees to Boost Productivity


All managers get things done through people, the question is how.

Traditional managers expect compliance. Coaching-managers expect engagement, creativity, responsibility, and ownership.

Cataloging Government Serial Publications using RDA


The focus of this webinar will be on cataloging U.S. Government serial publications using RDA. LSCM staff will discuss GPO practices in determining if a publication is a serial through processing and cataloging of serial publications following CONSER and RDA standards. Practical tips and examples will be provided.

Can You Make Your Feedback Quick and Short, Please? Improving Performance with Micro-Coaching and Feedback


Have you heard these urgent requests before?

“Can you make it quick, please?”

“Can you tell me how I can improve immediately?”

“Will you let me know instantly if I am doing a good job or if I am failing?”

Tech Tools with Tine: 1 Hour of Online Fundraising


In the Tech Tools with Tine series, Tine Walczyk puts her focus on different technology tools. In this webinar, the topic is online fundraising. She will take a look at some of the fundraising campaign and donation tools available. Topics discussed will include strategies for raising funds for current projects, building a funding pool for the future, and encouraging donor retention.

Pop-Up Storytimes


Are you looking for:

  • Quick and easy outreach opportunities?
  • Ways to expand your storytime portfolio?
  • Ideas to increase strategic partnerships with businesses, corporations, and non-profits?


Raise More Money with Win-Win Sponsorships


Everyone talks about sponsorship, but how many organizations profit from win-win partnerships for their events and program? The answer is too few!

You're probably struggling with sponsorship because the standard rules don't apply. If you want sponsors to say yes, you need to know how and what to sell. And spoiler alert, they're not just interested in what's good for YOU. They too want to profit from the partnership.

Database of the Month: One Book Wyoming 2015 and the resources


One Book Wyoming 2015 will drive this webinar. This year includes 3 titles by Cat Urbigkit: Brave Dogs, Gentle Dogs, The Guardian Team: On the job with Rena and Roo, and Shepherds of Coyote Rocks.

We will look at resources that support the many themes and discussions, including our summer reading theme, Every Hero a Story.

Seeing the Big Picture


They say that there are two types of people – the “big picture people” and the “details people.” But what if your role requires you to be both? Whatever your natural comfort zone, big picture thinking can also be a learned skill, if you wish to develop it.

Introduction to Proposal Writing


Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!

This newly revised class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.  It will include:

TL News Night


This 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. Did we mention it was LIVE?

People - Difficult or Different?


Why are some clients or co-workers so frustrating to work with?  Or more importantly, why would anyone think of YOU as a difficult person?

For example, isn’t it irritating when the person across the desk or on the phone can’t seem to ever make a decision… or makes a snap decision only to change it a day later?

Better Together: How Nonprofit Chief Executives and Board Chairs Build Strong Leadership Partnerships


The chief executive-board chair leadership pair drives a nonprofit’s success—or not. When their working relationship is good, both parties are free to lead their colleagues toward mission impact and enjoy their work. When it is poor, progress stagnates as the chief executive waits for relief and the board chair casts about ineffectively.

Power Searching: databases and the hidden web


The Hidden Web, also commonly known as the invisible or deep web, consists of pages that have not been indexed by search engines. They might be websites that have requested not to be indexed or databases that are difficult for search engines to crawl. It is estimated that the content in the deep web is over 500 times greater than what is visible to conventional search engines.

Discovery Services and the User Experience


Libraries have invested a great deal of time and effort into choosing and implementing discovery systems, often to mixed responses from students and faculty.

Join this webcast to learn how libraries have marketed these services to their users and assessed users’ experience with discovery tools.


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