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Materials on the Move: Strategies for Delivery, Distribution and Storage (Watch Party)

Online

NEKLS is making this workshop available at our office as a watch party. Let Dan know if you plan to stop in (dalexander@nekls.org). We can tune in to the Cultural Humility workshop with Xan Goodman at 1:30 PM if there is interest by our visitors. Courier and delivery. Shared remote storage. Floating collections. Redesigned resource sharing. The delivery and distribution of library materials continues to evolve as libraries maximize service and efficiency for users. Finding […]

After-Lunch Course with Xan Goodman

Online

Cultural Humility The third webinar in our After Lunch Course Series for 2022, coordinated by the 7 Regional Library Systems and State Library of Kansas, is open for registration.  In this 60-minute webinar, library employees will learn about cultural humility as an approach framework to EDI (equity, diversity, inclusion) in libraries. Take part in this webinar to define cultural humility and learn strategies to apply it to the library's work. Participate in this webinar to […]

NEKLS Executive Board Meeting

NEKLS Office & Zoom

The NEKLS Executive Board meeting starts at 10am. The end time varies. The meeting is at the NEKLS office or via Zoom.

Fall Directors Institute – Baker Wetlands

Baker Wetlands Discovery Center 1365 North 1250 Road Lawrence, Kansas 66046 (785) 594-4700 Baker Wetlands Discovery Center 1365 North 1250 Road, Lawrence, KS

Public library directors of Northeast Kansas, please join us on October 7, 2022, for the 2022 Fall Directors Institute at the Baker Wetlands Discovery Center from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (doors open at 9 AM). Lunch and refreshments will be provided–this event is free to you–our treat. The presenters will be Savannah Ball (Servant Leadership in Libraries) and Scarlett Fisher-Herreman (Freedom to Read). We will have morning and afternoon opportunities to share and reflect. […]

Free

Sunflower State Small Libraries – Lyndon Carnegie Library

Online

The October Sunflower State Small Libraries program will be on Wednesday, October 12 at 1:30 PM. Our guest is the library director of Lyndon Carnegie Library, Genea Reynolds (Thanks, Genea!!). Genea will be telling us about her library's programming, the Carnegie building, and more. Please join she and I for this thirty minute conversation over Zoom–you can register to attend below. https://kslib.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIvf-CtrTwtEtEu9KLR4X59T92FTMajms-U If you are the library director of a small public library in Kansas, […]

NEKLS Executive Board Meeting

NEKLS Office & Zoom

The NEKLS Executive Board meeting starts at 10am. The end time varies. The meeting is at the NEKLS office or via Zoom.

NEKL Foundation Board Meeting

NEKLS Office & Zoom

The NEKL Foundation Board meeting starts at 2pm. The end time varies. The meeting is at the NEKLS office or via Zoom.

Introvert-Friendly Workplace Keynote with Dr. Jennifer Kahnweiler

Online

Introverts are thought to make up 30% to 50% of our population, but the professional world we are asked to thrive in is often centered around extrovert ideals. Topeka Shawnee County Public Library, Lawrence Public Library, and NEKLS are partnering this fall to take a closer look at introvert inclusion in the workplace (specifically libraries). The keynote presentation by best-selling author Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, PhD is on November 3rd @ 10:30 AM. Then later this […]

Introvert Friendly Libraries Discussion

Online

Introverts are thought to make up 30% to 50% of our population, but the professional world we are asked to thrive in is often centered around extrovert ideals.   Topeka Shawnee County Public Library, Lawrence Public Library, and NEKLS are partnering this fall to take a closer look at introvert inclusion in the workplace (specifically libraries). Following the keynote presentation by best-selling author Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, PhD on November 3rd, on November 16th @ 10:30 […]

NEKLS Executive Board Meeting

NEKLS Office & Zoom

The NEKLS Executive Board meeting starts at 10am. The end time varies. The meeting is at the NEKLS office or via Zoom.