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CSLP Summer Symposium

Online

Please save the date, time TBD. Questions? Ask Anna Foote!

After-Lunch Course with Sharon Morris

Online

End 2022 on a high note with some free professional development!  The final webinar in our After Lunch Course Series for 2022, coordinated by the 7 Regional Library Systems and the State Library of Kansas, is open for registration.  In this 60-minute webinar, we're focusing on leadership skills that apply to everyone.  Leadership is a necessary skill in all types of work in today’s libraries. Yet, many people think that they aren’t leaders for a variety […]

NEKLS 2023 Summer Reading Workshop (Children)

Online

Get ready for All Together Now: Todos Juntos Ahora.  Thisworkshop is provided free of charge to you and your library.Friday, January 27, 2023; 10 - 11:30am on Zoom. Our 2023 Children’s Workshop will be presented by Julie Crabb-Abbott, a Children'sGuide with Anythink Libraries serving Adams County, Colorado. She is currently chair of the CLEL (Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy) Advocacy & Fundraising Subcommittee, chair of the CLEL Training Subcommittee, and chair of the 2023 CLEL […]

NEKLS 2023 Summer Reading Workshop (Teens)

Online

Get ready for All Together Now: Todos Juntos Ahora.  This workshop is provided free of charge to you and your library. Thursday, February 16, 2023; 1:30 - 3pm on Zoom Our 2023 Teen Workshop for Library Staff will feature the successful teen program of Derby (KS) Public Library. Teens are a special type of library creature! They need their own set of rules. Derby Public Library has a long history of successful summer teen volunteer […]

Kansas Early Literacy Symposium

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library 1515 SW 10th AVE, Topeka, KS

You’re invited to the Kansas Early Literacy Symposium on Friday, April 14, 2023, at Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library. Mark your calendar and save the day--you won’t want to miss this energizing day of professional development. This engaging session will bring together early childhood educators and library and museum professionals who work with families of children aged birth through kindergarten. Through a combination of professional instruction and group interaction, we will explore two key […]

2023 Spring Directors Institute

NEKLS Office 4317 W 6th Street, Lawrence, KS

Save the date: Friday, April 21, for the Spring Directors Institute. This event is available for free to public library directors in Northeast Kansas. We will be meeting in Lawrence at the NEKLS office. More details to come, we have two great presenters and a lunch from Wheatfields Bakery lined up, and will be saving time for discussion. Questions can be directed to Dan Alexander (dalexander@nekls.org).

2023 Trustee Training

Online

Save the date for NEKLS annual Trustee Training: Saturday morning on June 3rd. Our presenter will be Robin Newell and she will be discussing library policies. More details to come, questions about this event and annual accreditation requirements for trustee conditioning education can be sent to Dan Alexander (dalexander@nekls.org).