Cybersecurity Webinar

Registration is now posted for our next Co-op Director’s Association (MCDA) sponsored [free] webinar: An Introduction to Cybersecurity and How to Begin a Cybersecurity Program (MCDA Webinar) What – During this session, attendees will learn the basics of cybersecurity and how to protect themselves from external threats with little to no cost. Topics will include: Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Microsoft Windows 10 Troubleshooting

An extensive and comprehensive guide to troubleshooting and solving common problems in Windows 10.  From simple issues like customizing your Start menu to complex solutions for fixing the Blue Screen of Death. The guides are thorough,  easy-to-follow and supported with helpful screenshots that will guide you through every step of the process. The guide is Read More

2018 Loleta Fyan Small and Rural Libraries Conference

Location: Grand Traverse Resort,  April 30-May 2, 2018. Attendee Registration is NOW OPEN! Attendee Packet 2018 Preliminary Session Schedule Major Sponsors: The Library of Michigan Foundation generously supports the Rural Libraries Conference through administration of Loleta Fyan funds.  This project is also supported by the Library of Michigan with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Read More

LM’s New & Advanced Director’s Workshops 2018

All new (or new to Michigan) public library directors must attend the New Director Workshop within 12 months of appointment.  If your new library is a Class 4 or higher, attendance at the Advanced Director workshop is required within 24 months of appointment. New Director Workshop  The next New Director Workshop is scheduled for the Read More

Beginning Workshop 2018

May 16-18, 2018 Location: Shanty Creek Resort, Bellaire, Michigan The Library of Michigan’s Beginning Workshop is a yearly 3-day event geared for library staff members that have not had the opportunity for formal library coursework. Its aim is to introduce library staff to a variety of topics and offer them practical skills that they can Read More

Full Body Storytime & Ready to Read Webinars

Best Storytime Practices a webinar series with Jenifer Strauss continues:Full Body Storytime: Moving and Grooving with Stories, Songs, Rhythms and Rhymes Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 2pm EST Description: Movement is a child’s first language! Combine movement with rhythm and you have the foundation for literacy skills like listening, speaking, reading and writing. In support of Read More

Free Online Training for November 2017

November brings 75 free library-relevant webinars (and one virtual conference!) from a wide variety of organizations. This month includes a session on how to manage your collections and how to communicate with your community partners, or you’re interested in finding new resources to meet your community’s changing need. These training opportunities are compiled and shared Read More

Free MeL webinar – Michigan history with MeL

Help your genealogists, students, researchers, and history buffs by connecting them with best sources for Michigan history. Join us on October 25 at 3:30pm Eastern for a 30-minute webinar focused on Michigan history resources available through MeL. Learn about tools within MeL Databases which can help your genealogists, students, researchers, and community. Registration is free Read More

2017 Annual Appeal Workshop

Mark Morrow from the Breton Group will conduct a workshop on letter writing campaign for raising funds for the library.  Workshop leaders will work with each library to prepare the necessary letters.  Participants will leave the workshop with a letter that can be used to fund raise. This is a pilot project.  Once you have Read More