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LM Continuing Education Stipend Webinar

07/08/2019 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM ET
  • Free
https://zoom.us/j/259176461
This 30 minute webinar will provide information on LM's Continuing Education Stipend Program.

Book Repair Basics - Colon

07/11/2019 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM ET
  • $25.00
Colon Township Library
128 S. Blackstone Ave.
Colon, MI 49040
United States of America
Join us to learn basic book repair techniques. All attendees will receive a complete book repair kit free of charge.

Research Institute for Public Libraries

08/07/2019 08:00 AM - 08/08/2019 05:00 PM ET
  • $50.00
East Lansing Hannah Center
Ballroom
819 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
United States of America
Participants will walk away from the RIPL Regional with tools for evaluation, confidence in building research into their activities, and a network of colleagues for future learning and success.

For more information: https://ripl.lrs.org/mi2019/

The Quality Services Audit Checklist (QSAC)

08/16/2019 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM ET
  • Free
https://zoom.us/j/165181590
Join us for a 30 minute webinar covering the Quality Services Audit Checklist (QSAC).

2019 New Director Workshop *Registration Will Open July 2019*

09/12/2019 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ET
  • $25.00
East Lansing Hannah Community Center
Banquet Room
819 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
United States of America
This is an annual one-day event that provides a wide range of information for new public library directors. Attendance at these workshops is necessary for director certification as part of the qualification criteria for state aid to public libraries.

Creating a Tween Collection

09/12/2019 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
https://zoom.us/j/978244165
Learn why developing a tween collection is important and receive specific examples of fiction, nonfiction, databases, and more that help create a full collection for tweens.

2019 Advanced Director Workshop *Registration Will Open July 2019*

09/13/2019 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM ET
  • $25.00
East Lansing Hannah Community Center
Banquet Room
819 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
United States of America
This is a one-day event that will provide in-depth information on specific topics for new and experienced directors.

"Imagine Your Story!" and Virtual Reality Workshop *Registration to open August 12*

11/18/2019 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM ET
  • $30.00
Bloomfield Township Public Library
Community Room
1099 Lone Pine Road
Bloomfield Township, MI 48302
United States of America
Join Storyteller Will Stuck for a hands-on workshop for 2020's summer reading program, "Imagine Your Story." Virtual Reality equipment and experience will then be provided by Kevin McDonough of Northern Michigan University.

"Imagine Your Story!" and Virtual Reality Workshop *Registration to open August 12*

11/19/2019 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM ET
  • $30.00
Portage District Library
Lower Level Meeting Room
300 Library Lane
Portage, MI 49002
United States of America
Join Storyteller Will Stuck for a hands-on workshop for 2020's summer reading program, "Imagine Your Story." Virtual Reality equipment and experience will then be provided by Kevin McDonough of Northern Michigan University.

"Imagine Your Story!" and Virtual Reality Workshop *Registration to open August 12*

11/21/2019 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM ET
  • $30.00
Otsego County Library
2nd Floor Meeting Room
700 South Otsego Avenue
Gaylord, MI 49735
United States of America
Join Storyteller Will Stuck for a hands-on workshop for 2020's summer reading program, "Imagine Your Story." Virtual Reality equipment and experience will then be provided by Kevin McDonough of Northern Michigan University.

*FULL* Book Repair Basics - Midland

06/03/2019 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM ET
  • $25.00
Grace A. Dow Memorial Library
1710 W St Andrews Rd
Midland, MI 48640
United States of America
This full-day workshop will cover basic book repair.

Library Law Spotlight Webinar - May

05/22/2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET
  • Free
https://zoom.us/j/821029970
“Supporting your Library’s Millage Campaign – How to Know your Role” -
Looking at obtaining a library millage?
Planning a renewal campaign?

Want to know what a “yes” committee is?
Wondering what the library board and staff can do to help with the campaign without causing trouble?
Are you part of a friends’ group that is wondering if or how your group can help with a millage campaign?

I will discuss the basic dos and don’ts of millage campaign participation and support for each of these groups.

2019 Beginning Workshop **FULL**

05/15/2019 09:00 AM - 05/17/2019 02:00 PM ET
  • $149.00
Shanty Creek Resort
Lakeview Hotel & Conference Center, Summit Village
5780 Shanty Creek Road
Bellaire, MI 49615
United States of America
Beginning Workshop is a yearly 3-day event geared for library staff members that have not had the opportunity for formal library coursework.