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Six webinars were offered by WebJunction this year!  Did you miss any?  If so, you can access the recordings in the WebJunction Course Catalog.  All webinars and courses count toward CE!  (a certificate is provided by WebJunction upon completion) Here are the titles and links...

Are you looking for new ways to engage your community about library issues and change the conversation community-wide? Join John Chrastka, executive director of EveryLibrary, as he discusses tools and techniques to energize, focus, and improve your relationship building efforts. Learn...

SNOE Region Trustee Workshop:   Building Better Boards April 5, 2017 9:30am – 3:30pm Midwestern Intermediate Unit, 453 Maple Street, Grove City, PA  16127 Workshop Agenda 9:30am – Registration 10am – 3pm* – Presentation by Michael Kumer (See below for...

You are invited to attend the 2017 Southwest PA Region’s Trustee Training Institute!                                    Date/Time: Saturday, April 29 | 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration & continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. Location: Crowne Plaza...

Toward Tech Savvy Trustees Library staff are expected to embrace technology advancements and keep their skills sharp and their libraries relevant. But what about library boards—how tech savvy are your trustees? The more that trustees are dialed into a personal use of technology,...

WebJunction, in cooperation with the Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL), is offering a webinar on December 1. The webinar  will outline the steps of an engaged planning process, to align library capabilities with community needs and aspirations. Once you understand...

Presentation by Cindy Stewart, Consultant for the Pennsylvania Association of Non-Profit Organizations

  submitted by:  Mary Ann W. Yonki, Wilkes-Barre Library District Consultant, Osterhout Free Library, North Branch Strategies for Leadership Transition was the topic of the day on Saturday, September 24,2016 as Library Trustees from the Northeast, Wilkes-Barre and Pottsville...

Meet Trustees from other districts!  Hear Great Speakers!  Discover Resources!  Eat some Good Food! Whether you live west, north, south or east in PA, you are invited to join trustees and directors at any of the events below! Will you join them? Each event will be different....

Multi-District Board Trustee & Library Director Workshop featuring Michael Kumer, Principal of BoardsMTO Date:  Saturday, September 17th 2016    9:30 am – 3 pm Registration begins at 9:00am   (Light breakfast and lunch included) Location:  East Shore Area Library, 4501...

Trustee Training @ The Sands Date:  September 10 Please join popular Board consultant and speaker Michael Kumer and your fellow Trustees as we explore the question: What Do Great Boards (and Board Members) Do?  This is a great opportunity for all Trustees, old and new, to be reminded...