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September 24

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 14:00

The PLS Women in Leadership Program is an eighteen month program designed to support leadership learning within the OWWL Libraries and Pioneer Library System.

September 30

Thu, 09/30/2021 - 14:00 to 15:30
Your most popular questions answered

This 1.5 hour workshop is intended for all member library staff who perform holdings maintenance.

This workshop will include the following topics:

November 8

Mon, 11/08/2021 - 17:00

Discussion Points:

  • Plan, communicate, and implement a Director Evaluation
  • Tools for evaluating your director
  • Process for keeping an evaluation positive and supportive
  • Conducting a concurrent board evaluation

November 19

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 10:00

Library Directors and key staff are sometimes called upon to present to local leaders; community groups, organizations, and partners; educational associations; and tax payers.

November 19

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 14:00

The PLS Women in Leadership Program is an eighteen month program designed to support leadership learning within the OWWL Libraries and Pioneer Library System.

December 6

Mon, 12/06/2021 - 17:00

Discussion Points:

  • Developing a Facilities Plan for Your Library
  • Working with Architects, the Board, and the Library Director
  • Planning Annual Building Upgrades
  • New York State Construction Aid Program

December 7

Tue, 12/07/2021 - 13:00

Youth Services Staff are invited to explore the concept of "Re-thinking" your surroundings to create engaging opportunities for joy and self-expression! The Creativity Workshop will give attendees an introduction to building art projects and STEAM challenges with recycled materia

December 13

Mon, 12/13/2021 - 13:00

Youth Services Staff are invited to explore the concept of "Re-thinking" your surroundings to create engaging opportunities for joy and self-expression! The Creativity Workshop will give attendees an introduction to building art projects and STEAM challenges with recycled materia

December 17

Fri, 12/17/2021 - 10:00

Join Jessica Hasler Southwell, Owner of apPROach Consulting, LLC, to learn the fundamentals of strategic planning as they apply to setting goals and then breaking them down into manageable tasks with mil

January 21

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 22:00

The John Newbery Medal is awarded each year by ALSC (Association for Library Services to Children), a division of ALA, to the author of the most “distinguished contribution to American literature for children.”

January 28

Fri, 01/28/2022 - 14:00

The PLS Women in Leadership Program is an eighteen month program designed to support leadership learning within the OWWL Libraries and Pioneer Library System.

February 1

Tue, 02/01/2022 - 17:30

This is a comprehensive class on the Notary Public License Law for those looking to become a new Notary Public or those needing a refresher on Notary Law and the duties/ responsibilities afforded to you.

February 7

Mon, 02/07/2022 - 17:00

February 8

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 13:00

While a great resource of entertainment, social networking sites can often come with risks to young users. Social Network Security for Kids & Tweens will walk Youth Services Staff through important topics and trends in social networking including: 

February 8

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 17:30

This is a comprehensive class on the Notary Public License Law for those looking to become a new Notary Public or those needing a refresher on Notary Law and the duties/ responsibilities afforded to you.

February 18

Fri, 02/18/2022 - 10:00

Designing attractive, professional print and digital communications can be overwhelming to smaller-sized libraries with limited personnel, staff time, and budget. However, small libraries should not be discouraged by these constraints or a lack of graphic design experience.

March 1

Tue, 03/01/2022 - 13:30

CPR & AED Training will teach you how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants.

March 8

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 13:00

Feeling anxious? Relax and get out of your head with soothing, mindful doodling. In this class, Molly O'Riley will teach the importance of doodling for the brain, doodle practices that help refocus thinking and provide grounding, and breathing techniques to set the stage. 

March 18

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 10:00

Thinking of applying for grant funding for the first time or are you looking to sharpen your grant writing skills?

March 18

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 14:00

The PLS Women in Leadership Program is an eighteen month program designed to support leadership learning within the OWWL Libraries and Pioneer Library System.

May 20

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 10:00

Materials selection is something all libraries do, regardless of size or budget, but it's not always easy to know what to buy, especially in genres or age levels you don't know well.

June 14

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 13:30

CPR & AED Training will teach you how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants.

October 4

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 13:30

CPR & AED Training will teach you how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants.

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