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Trustee Training 101 - The Basics

06/17/2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
This first part of a two-part introductory training is intended to provide a foundation in the basics of trustee Authority, Duty, Responsibility, and Library Establishment. The intent is to provide foundational information that Trustees can build on through subsequent training opportunities and discussions with their library director, cooperative director and each other.

Trustee Training 102 - Advanced Trustees

06/24/2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
Continuing the path to greatness, part 2 of this 2-part Trustee Training focuses on more challenging areas of Trustee Service: Financial responsibilities, Constitutional requirements, Intellectual Freedom, and tips for building the most important relationship the board has - with the Library Director.

How to Pick Your (Web) Presence: Creating & Sharing Digital Collections

06/25/2024 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
Discover why and how to create digital collections and share them with users online.

Appy Hour with Kira and Holly

06/26/2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET
  • Free
PCI Webinars uses the Zoom platform for this webinar.
In this session, we will explore a curated selection of twenty apps handpicked by Kira and Holly. We will be featuring a variety of apps during the webinar, with some being recommended for your practicality and excellence, while others have been selected to inspire interesting conversations and diverse viewpoints.

Michigan Library Director Virtual Meeting

07/12/2024 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.

Digital Collections Office Hours

08/01/2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET
  • Free
Office Hours uses the Zoom platform.
Join our monthly discussion about all things digital. Discuss questions regarding digitization, digital collections, and digital preservation with staff from the Library of Michigan, DPLA Michigan Service Hub, and Michigan Digital Preservation Network.

MiNDS - Michigan New Director Support

08/06/2024 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

08/09/2024 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.

How to Pick Your Program: Hosting a Community Scanning Day

08/27/2024 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
Find ways to build your digital collections and broaden user access to local history by hosting a community scanning day.

Public Funds and Finance for Library Trustees

08/29/2024 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
Funding the library and monitoring the finances are two of the library trustee's primary responsibilities...but few trustees have training in public finance or experience with the use of public funds. This webinar with cover the basics of the laws governing the use and management of public funds as well as information on the responsibility that library trustees have for library funding.

Digital Collections Office Hours

09/05/2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET
  • Free
Office Hours uses the Zoom platform.
Join our monthly discussion about all things digital. Discuss questions regarding digitization, digital collections, and digital preservation with staff from the Library of Michigan, DPLA Michigan Service Hub, and Michigan Digital Preservation Network.

Trustee Roundtable - Chippewa River District Library

09/09/2024 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM ET
  • Free
Veterans Memorial Library - Annex Meeting Room
301 S University Ave
Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
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

09/13/2024 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 Roundtable - Van Buren District Library

09/18/2024 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM ET
  • Free
Webster Memorial Library - Community Room
200 N Phelps St
Decatur, MI 49045
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.

Digital Collections Office Hours

10/03/2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET
  • Free
Office Hours uses the Zoom platform.
Join our monthly discussion about all things digital. Discuss questions regarding digitization, digital collections, and digital preservation with staff from the Library of Michigan, DPLA Michigan Service Hub, and Michigan Digital Preservation Network.

Trustee Training 101 - The Basics

10/21/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
This first part of a two-part introductory training is intended to provide a foundation in the basics of trustee Authority, Duty, Responsibility, and Library Establishment. The intent is to provide foundational information that Trustees can build on through subsequent training opportunities and discussions with their library director, cooperative director and each other.

Trustee Training 102 - Advanced Trustees

10/28/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
Continuing the path to greatness, part 2 of this 2-part Trustee Training focuses on more challenging areas of Trustee Service: Financial responsibilities, Constitutional requirements, Intellectual Freedom, and tips for building the most important relationship the board has - with the Library Director.

Trustee Roundtable - Virtual

11/06/2024 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM ET
  • Free
Webinar link will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar begins.
Serving as a Library Trustee can be fulfilling - and exhausting. Ever wonder how Trustees at other libraries manage the issues you are facing? Wish you knew more about the services available from the Library of Michigan? This informal virtual meeting will cover both of those wishes! Come spend some time with fellow trustees in the warmth and comfort of your own home - with no worry about OMA violations!

Digital Collections Office Hours

11/07/2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET
  • Free
Office Hours uses the Zoom platform.
Join our monthly discussion about all things digital. Discuss questions regarding digitization, digital collections, and digital preservation with staff from the Library of Michigan, DPLA Michigan Service Hub, and Michigan Digital Preservation Network.

Digital Collections Office Hours

12/05/2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET
  • Free
Office Hours uses the Zoom platform.
Join our monthly discussion about all things digital. Discuss questions regarding digitization, digital collections, and digital preservation with staff from the Library of Michigan, DPLA Michigan Service Hub, and Michigan Digital Preservation Network.