Category Archives: Training

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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Nebraska OverDrive Libraries Basic Training

      December 7   10:00 – 11:30 am This “basic training” session will provide brief background information on the Nebraska OverDrive Libraries group (history, funding, policy, procedure), as well as a tour of the Nebraska OverDrive Libraries digital collection … Continue reading

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How to Rescue a Water-Damaged Book

The Syracuse University Libraries released this video in which they share a few of the tricks they use to repair library books that have been returned in less than pristine condition—including blotting with paper towels or air-drying to using a … Continue reading

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The Next 100 Big Things

I was unable to get into this session at the CAL/MPLA Conference because it was so popular but I signed up for a list of the results.  The group worked together to come up with a comprehensive list of the … Continue reading

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Leading Through Times of Change Workshop

Interested in Leadership topics?  Attend our workshop: Leading Through Times of Change Workshop

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