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

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

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

LM’s New & Advanced Director’s Workshops registration

Registration is open for the Library of Michigan’s New & Advanced Director Workshops. 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 Read More

LM’s New & Advanced Director Workshops 2017

Registration is open for the Library of Michigan’s New & Advanced Director Workshops.  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 Read More

Michigan Library Safety Program Opportunities

Join MCLS, Michigan Library Cooperative Directors Association, Library of Michigan, Michigan Academic Library Association (MiALA), and Michigan Library Association (MLA) this fall for two programs on safety in libraries.Library security: A safer placeSeptember 6, 2017, 9:30am – 2:30pm(Registration 9:30-10am; Program will begin at 10am)University Center, Gaylord, MICost: $40, includes lunchA block of rooms have been Read More

New WebJunction Content and Upcoming Webinars

 Check out these upcoming webinars and new content from WebJunction. Free access to WebJunction is brought to you, in part, by the Library of Michigan.Highlighted content: These resources can help you strengthen your library and services to the community, explore them today!Free Activity Calendars Put Programming at Your Fingertips: Library users young and old benefit Read More