Open Meetings Act and Parliamentary Procedures

Event DescriptionWhite Pine Library Cooperative will be hosting an Open Meetings Act and Parliamentarian Procedures program for you and your Library Trustees on Thursday, November 2, 2023, from 4:00pm – 6:00pm at Reese Unity District Library. Some Boards have found themselves in need of a refresher on the Open Meetings Act as well as running

CRASE (Citizen Response to Active Shooter Events) presentation

White Pine Library Cooperative members, Date: Wednesday May 22, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Plan to attend the CRASE presentation at the St Charles District Library, 132 S Saginaw St, St Charles, MI. 10:00 am – 11:30 am   Trooper Mark Burch is the speaker, from the Michigan State Police Freeland Post. 11:30 am Read More

Beginning Workshop May 15-19, 2019

Registration for the 2019 Beginning Workshop is now open! To register, visit the Library of Michigan’s event registration system. Beginning Workshop is an intensive 3-day workshop for library staff seeking a level 3 or 4 certificate. Content is geared towards attendees with little or no previous library experience. Subjects include collections, customer service, technology, library Read More

Library Security Workshop with Dr. Steve Albrecht

The Bay County Library System and Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative cordially invite you to: Dr. Steve Albrecht is internationally-known for his training programs and consulting work in workplace and school violence prevention and library safety and security. Steve continues to speak, train, consult, and write on tough organizational behavior topics. He brings his HR, training, Read More

Top 5 Policies for Libraries (MCDA Webinar)

The Michigan Cooperative Directors Association (MCDA) is sponsoring another free statewide webinar:   What – This session will focus on the most important policies every library should have including patron behavior, internet use and meeting room policies.  We will discuss the legal reasons for having policies, what laws affect policies and how to draft effective Read More

Good to Great: Becoming High Achieving Trustees

  Discription Shirley Bruursema, Trustee Kent District Library, will review the new Trustee Manual from the Library of Michigan. Larry Neal, Director Clinton Macomb District Library, will outline roles for directors and trustees. Please join Shirley and Larry along with other trustees from the White Pine Library Cooperative area to discuss why your “job” is

New WebJunction Content and Upcoming Webinars

 Thursday, May 24, 2018,  3:00 pm Eastern, 60 minutes Registration: Libraries that cultivate a culture of learning encourage their staff to participate in continuing education. But shouldn’t this learning culture also extend to library boards? At the State Library of Iowa, we say yes! Trustees can and should play a key role in fostering Read More