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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Making libraries accessible and inclusive can be a challenge. Fortunately, the principles of Universal Design offer guidance on how to create libraries that are usable and welcoming for all patrons. This presentation will introduce the principles of Universal Design, explain how this concept contrasts with accessibility, and offer concrete advice on how to apply these principles at your library. These examples will provide advice for those looking for low-budget, high-impact changes that can improve accessibility and […]
Join us! You’re invited to the Kansas Early Literacy Symposium on Friday, April 14, 2023, from 8:30am to 4pm 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 and their families. Through a combination of professional […]
Public library directors of Northeast Kansas, please join us at the NEKLS office for the 2023 Spring Directors Institute on Friday, April 21. At this continuing education event, the sole Directors Institute of 2023, public library directors will have the opportunity to network, ponder big issues, have a delicious lunch from Wheatfields, and participate in two workshops. If you cannot make it in-person, consider registering to watch the workshops over Zoom. Please register here to […]
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).