Continuing Education Opportunities

To suggest additions, please email Anne Hamland at comm.coordinator@wvls.org.

WVLS Director Retreat 2017

“Community Collaboration”

Community Engagement Winneconne PL Community Engagement -Winneconne PL

The next WVLS Director Retreat will be held October 5, 2017.

Speakers:

  • Amanda O’Neal and Kelly Nelson from the Winneconne Public Library. O’Neal and Nelson will talk about community partnerships and playing to the strengths of library staff and the library community.
  • Cindy Fesemyer and Deb Haeffner from the Columbus Public Library. Fesemyer and Haeffner will present “From Potluck to Project,” and discuss how their library brings community partners together for potluck conversations that result in community projects.

WVLS 2017 Fall Continuing Education Calendar

2017 Continuing Education Schedule

Webinars are made possible through a partnership with Nicolet Federated Library System, and other library systems.

2017 WVLS Fall Continuing Education Schedule, please find activity sheets posted on the NFLS website for all WVLS/NFLS webinars.

Continuing Education Resources

Find WVLS webinar and workshop recordings, State/Web/National conferences, online learning resources, podcasts, and more!

Online Learning Resources

Webinars & Webinar Series

Self-Paced Courses

Podcasts

“Because podcasts aren’t restricted by traditional broadcast regulations, a huge variety of programming is available, both by established media outlets and by individuals and organizations of all type.” -Nicole Hennig, American Libraries Magazine Mar/Apr 2017

Browse Podcast Directories

  • Audiosear.ch is a free full-text search “and intelligence engine” for podcasts. Users can filter content by show, network, category, people, or topic and share clips on social media. The organization recently partnered with the Digital Public Library of America.
  • BigListen.org from NPR
  • iTunes Store has one of the largest directories of podcasts available but some podcasters don’t configure their shows for it.
    • Library of Congress
    • New York Public Library Podcast
      • The Librarian Is In: NYPL
    • Seattle Public Library
    • Smithsonian Libraries
  • Overcast: iOs Podcast Player
  • Pocket Casts: Android Podcast App
  • PodCastLand.com
  • PodCat.com
  • Postloudness.com aims to create a community of shows by women, people of color, and queer-identified hosts.
New Public Library Director Boot Camp Materials

Statewide New Public Library Director Boot Camp Aug 16-18, 2017

To share essential information that every Wisconsin public library director needs to know, and to facilitate networking among new directors and their seasoned peers.

State, Web, and National Conferences

Wisconsin

Web Conferences

United States

WVLS/NFLS Webinar Recordings
WVLS Workshop Recordings

WVLS Youth Services Workshop Square

WVLS Youth Services Workshop

Dec 8, 2016

Cyber Sneakers Internet Security Workshop

Managing Your Digital Footprint Without Falling Prey to Cyber Sneakers

Sep, 20, 2016

A workshop for Library Professionals who design programs for Tweens/Teens/Parents. Attendees will learn more about online sharing and privacy and digital citizenship and social media safety.

WVLS Digital Lites: Continuing Education

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