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VIRTUAL NE READERS' ADVISORY ROUND TABLE

The Northeastern Readers' Advisory Round Table studies READALIKES: Author (Note: All NE M RA RT discussions will be Virtual Zoom meetings sponsored by a member library. Members will recieve a link to...
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
9:45am - 12:00pm
Location:
Categories:
Affiliate Meetings Readers Advisory

HR Series: Employment Law Overview for Managers

Note: Two-day commitment This course takes place in two parts. Registrants must commit to attending both sessions. The sessions will be held online via Zoom from 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28 &...
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Virtual Workshop
Categories:
 Leadership & Management

Community Chat: Teaching in Libraries

This community chat is for anyone who teaches in libraries, no matter your library type or position. We'll use this hour to connect, share, and learn from one another in an informal setting devoted...
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Time:
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Community Chat
Categories:
 Academic Libraries  Community  School Libraries  Special Libraries  User Services
Register! - 83 seats left

Understanding Teen Behavior

Teens and their libraries face unique challenges post-pandemic. This workshop for library staff of all types addresses teens' evolving social and emotional needs. We'll explore developmental stages,...
Date:
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Time:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Virtual Workshop
Categories:
 Leadership & Management  Youth Services

7 Ted Talks You Should Watch After This Webinar and Why (PCI Webinar)

The Massachusetts Library System is pleased to announce that we have contracted with PCI Webinars to provide our members with access to their live webinars. These webinars are free to MLS members who...
Date:
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Webinar
Categories:

Up or Out: Smarter Ways to Get Library Employees Back on Track, or End the Ride (LibraryWorks Webinar)

The Massachusetts Library System is pleased to announce that we are working with LibraryWorks to provide our members with access to their webinars. These webinars are free to Massachusetts library...
Date:
Thursday, May 30, 2024
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Webinar
Categories:

Wayfinding & Signage: Principles and Planning

Wayfinding and Signage (W/S) are essential to a patron's library experience. In this workshop, you'll learn the differences between W/S, discover best practices, and gain practical tips to enhance...
Date:
Friday, May 31, 2024
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
MLS-Marlborough, In Person Workshop
Categories:
Register! - 18 seats left

Once More with Feeling: Empathy in Customer Service

Front-line librarianship thrives on positive customer service, even when faced with upset patrons. While empathy is a key skill in these situations, it's not always easy to access in the heat of the...
Date:
Monday, June 3, 2024
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Virtual Workshop
Categories:
 Academic Libraries  Community  Leadership & Management  User Services
Register! - 4 seats left

Readers' Advisory Roundtable - West, Round the Table Chat

Join us for our Reader’s Advisory Round Table of Western MA bimonthly Round the Table Chat. Our Chat sessions alternate with specific genre studies. In our Chats, we talk about what we have been...
Date:
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Time:
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Online, Meeting
Categories:
Readers Advisory
Register! - 15 seats left

HR Series: Documentation Skills

Having a consistent and well-developed disciplinary process is a key component in improving employee performance, managing performance deficiencies and protecting your organization’s legal...
Date:
Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Time:
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Virtual Workshop
Categories:
 Leadership & Management
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