Category Archives: Training

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Workshop

Come learn all the fun ways to integrate S.T.E.A.M. into your library programs with this hands-on workshop! You will learn how to put the fun in learning with all the new items the CPLS office has added to their list … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Workshops

Central Plains Library System will be hosting the annual Summer Reading Program in two great locations this year!  With the theme of “A Universe of Stories” we will explore all the summer reading book picks, participate in some out-of-this-world arts … Continue reading

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Statistical Report Workshop

It’s that time of the year again! “Holidays?” you may ask. No, silly! It’s time to complete the annual statistical survey through Bibliostat Collect! But have you ever wondered how to make the survey process easier? Do you know how … Continue reading

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“Make”ing Learning Fun Workshop

Do you want to take your makerspace up a notch but just don’t know how?  Does the thought of using new technology overwhelm you and you just don’t even know where to start? Join us for a fun-filled day of … Continue reading

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School Librarians in the Digital Age

Central Plains Library System and the Nebraska School Librarians Association are sponsoring “School Librarians in the Digital Age” on July 31, from 9:00 to 12:00. The workshop will cover three current topics. The location will be the Lexington Public Library, … Continue reading

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FREE Book Repair Workshop

The Central Plains Library System is sponsoring a FREE Book Repair Workshop featuring Kary Barth at the North Platte Public Library on Thursday, August 23, from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Do not miss this chance to learn the techniques you … Continue reading

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Spring Meetings

Nebraska’s Changing Demographics and Their Impact on Your Community and Your Library David Drozd, Center for Public Affairs Research, University of Nebraska Omaha Have you noticed any changes in your community? If your local area is following the statewide trends, … Continue reading

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Nebraska School Librarians Day

February 24, 2018 — Cancelled due to Weather  

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Community Needs Response Plan

Community Needs Response Plan (aka Strategic Plan) Workshop Do you have a plan? The Nebraska Guidelines for Public Library Accreditation require that a library have an up-to-date Community Needs Response Plan (formerly known as the Strategic Plan) in place. The … Continue reading

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Rebooting Your Router…Again?

This article tells you why turning off your router generally fixes whatever problem you are having…and why you should wait 10 seconds before turning it back on.

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