Events

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Fighting for #FReadom with Nancy Jo Lambert

08/17/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
PCI Webinars uses the GoToMeeting platform.
Facing book and materials challenges can be overwhelming and frightening. Turn your concern into constructive action by equipping yourself with knowledge, best practices, and preparation. Learn how to be prepared to navigate challenges and advocate for students’ intellectual freedom. Join #FReadomFighters Nancy Jo Lambert for this webinar.

Building and Sustaining Community Partnerships with Audrey Barbakoff

08/24/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
PCI Webinars uses the GoToMeeting platform.
Community partnerships have the power to meet your library’s strategic goals, expand your reach and amplify the best in your community. Help your community achieve its aspirations by creating partnerships built on solid relationships, mutual respect and shared goals. Learn to forge partnerships for stronger community-led libraries where collaboration leads to innovation.

Digital Asset Management Part 1: Access & Creating Digital Collections

08/30/2022 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
Want to increase access to your collections but don't know where to begin? Join us for our Digitization Basics series and get ready to start scanning!

Time to Think: The Importance of Focus (and how to find it in our busy interconnected lives)

08/31/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
PCI Webinars uses the GoToMeeting platform.
Join time management afficionado Brenda Hough for 60 minutes that will be an investment in your future work life. She will describe some of the key elements that keep us from being able to focus and will share techniques that you can use to improve your ability to avoid distractions and interruptions. In addition to ideas for individuals to implement, suggestions for making our workplaces more “focus friendly” will be covered, too.

Beyond Late Fees: Eliminating Access Barriers for all Community Members

09/07/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
PCI Webinars uses the GoToMeeting platform.
This presentation will discuss how one rural public library learned to take a hard look at what it really means to provide library service focused on empowering all community members. Institutional barriers can be difficult to take down and - for some - difficult to recognize.

Michigan Library Director Virtual Meeting

09/09/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
Zoom details will be emailed to library directors before each session.
Monthly meeting of Michigan library directors to hear updates on news and resources from the Library of Michigan and get answers to current questions.

Trustee Training 101: The Basics

09/13/2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
An introduction to being a Library Trustee. What to know, who to ask and how to avoid pitfalls.

How to Find Balance in a World of Constant (and sometimes unwanted) Change

09/14/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
PCI Webinars uses the GoToMeeting platform.
We are living in a time of 24/7 news, social media, an overwhelming amount of information, and a lot of uncertainty, which can leave us feeling worried, uncomfortable, and fearful. But as with any challenge or change, the best way to heal is by moving forward. During this webinar, we will discuss techniques to help you find balance.

Trustee Training 102: Advanced Trustee

09/20/2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
This session will build on the information in "Library Board 101" and discuss topics such as handling board discord, member recruitment, officer duties and more.

Communication and Conflict: "Can't we all just get along?"

09/21/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
PCI Webinars uses the GoToMeeting platform.
Through this program, we will examine how conflict occurs in workplace interactions between and among customers and co-workers. Working from the perspective that conflict is a necessary aspect of effective communication, we will learn the characteristics of conflict, strategies to address conflict, as well as how to avoid unproductive conflict.

E-Rate 101: Understanding E-rate Fundamentals

09/22/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
Join Library of Michigan & E-Rate Central to learn the basic fundamentals of E-Rate.

Digital Asset Management Part 2: Preservation, Fixity & Storage

09/27/2022 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
Want to increase access to your collections but don't know where to begin? Join us for our Digitization Basics series and get ready to start scanning!

Ask Me Anything! Cataloging with RDA

09/28/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
PCI Webinar will use the Zoom platform for this webinar.
This session in Zoom is an open discussion for the audience to ask any questions they may have related to the current RDA: Resource Description and Access. Questions may intersect with subject analysis and classification, supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work through cataloging, local practices, changes from AACR2, and use of MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data.

MiNDS - Michigan New Director Support

10/04/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
Zoom details will be emailed to public library directors before each session.
The Michigan New Director Support meeting provides a virtual space for new directors to learn more about their roles as administrators of Michigan public libraries and share experiences with their peers. Meetings are informal and not recorded. We encourage new directors to join the monthly meet-up whenever possible.

Filing E-rate Form 470 and Conducting E-rate Procurement

10/06/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
Join Library of Michigan & E-Rate Central to learn learn how to file Form 470 successfully.

Trustee Roundtable - Holland

10/13/2022 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM ET
  • Free
Herrick District Library - North Branch
155 Riley St.
Holland, MI 49424
Trustee gathering to encourage conversations between trustees from different libraries. Will include an overview of resources available to Michigan public library trustees and a Board Q & A.

Michigan Library Director Virtual Meeting

10/14/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
Zoom details will be emailed to library directors before each session.
Monthly meeting of Michigan library directors to hear updates on news and resources from the Library of Michigan and get answers to current questions.

MiNDS - Michigan New Director Support

12/06/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
Zoom details will be emailed to public library directors before each session.
The Michigan New Director Support meeting provides a virtual space for new directors to learn more about their roles as administrators of Michigan public libraries and share experiences with their peers. Meetings are informal and not recorded. We encourage new directors to join the monthly meet-up whenever possible.

Filing the Form 471 E-rate Application

01/24/2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
Join Library of Michigan & E-Rate Central to learn learn how to successfully file Form 471.

MiNDS - Michigan New Director Support

02/07/2023 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
Zoom details will be emailed to public library directors before each session.
The Michigan New Director Support meeting provides a virtual space for new directors to learn more about their roles as administrators of Michigan public libraries and share experiences with their peers. Meetings are informal and not recorded. We encourage new directors to join the monthly meet-up whenever possible.

MiNDS - Michigan New Director Support

04/07/2023 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
Zoom details will be emailed to public library directors before each session.
The Michigan New Director Support meeting provides a virtual space for new directors to learn more about their roles as administrators of Michigan public libraries and share experiences with their peers. Meetings are informal and not recorded. We encourage new directors to join the monthly meet-up whenever possible.

E-rate Post Commitment Check-In

04/20/2023 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
Join Library of Michigan & E-Rate Central for a E-rate Post Commitment Check-In.

MiNDS - Michigan New Director Support

06/07/2023 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
Zoom details will be emailed to public library directors before each session.
The Michigan New Director Support meeting provides a virtual space for new directors to learn more about their roles as administrators of Michigan public libraries and share experiences with their peers. Meetings are informal and not recorded. We encourage new directors to join the monthly meet-up whenever possible.

MiNDS - Michigan New Director Support

08/01/2023 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
Zoom details will be emailed to public library directors before each session.
The Michigan New Director Support meeting provides a virtual space for new directors to learn more about their roles as administrators of Michigan public libraries and share experiences with their peers. Meetings are informal and not recorded. We encourage new directors to join the monthly meet-up whenever possible.

Michigan Library Director Virtual Meeting

08/12/2022 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
Zoom details will be emailed to library directors before each session.
Monthly meeting of Michigan library directors to hear updates on news and resources from the Library of Michigan and get answers to current questions.