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Customer Service in the Trenches

You are faced with customers/patrons in your library all day long. Some have quick questions. Others may want someone to talk with. And still others may have disabilities or problems that are difficult to solve...
Date:
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time:
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Middletown Library Service Center, 786 South Main St., Middletown,
Categories:
DLD Workshop
Register! - 3 seats left

Cross-Cultural Communications Symposium: Telling Your Story

This is a symposium sponsored by tehe Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) taking place at the Connecticut Convention Center. For details and to register, visit: http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/E...
Date:
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time:
8:30am - 4:30pm
Location:
Other location,
Categories:
Other

Design Principles for Great Flyers Part 1

Every library produces flyers and newsletters, but most of us don't have a graphic design degree. In this beginner level workshop, participants will learn a few easy-to-implement tips for fonts, colors, and...
Date:
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time:
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Middletown Library Service Center, 786 South Main St., Middletown,
Categories:
DLD Workshop
Register! - 3 seats left

Hands-On Legal Reference for Public Librarians

This is a free, hands-on session taking place at Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Road, Southbury, CT 06448 Does the thought of handling a patron’s legal question cause you to feel uneasy? Wouldn&...
Date:
Monday, June 25, 2018
Time:
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Road, Southbury, CT 06488,
Categories:
DLD Workshop
Register! - 4 seats left

State Holiday - Independence Day

Date:
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Time:
All Day Event
Location:
Categories:
Holiday

Managing Library Partnerships and Community Engagement (Library Management Series)

Typically, the biggest partnership library managers need to address is the one with the Friends of the Library. Beyond that, there is a veritable buffet of opportunities to choose from. How do you figure out ...
Date:
Monday, July 9, 2018
Time:
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Middletown Library Service Center, 786 South Main St., Middletown,
Categories:
DLD Workshop
Register! - 25 seats left

LSTA Planning Grants and the Library Planning Toolkit

This information session is required for all libraries that intend to apply for an LSTA planning grant in FY 2018-2019. Learn about the tools available from the CT State Library that will prepare your librar...
Date:
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Time:
9:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Middletown Library Service Center, 786 South Main St., Middletown,
Categories:
DLD Workshop
Register! - 16 seats left

Design Principles for Great Flyers Part 2

This class is for library staff who have a basic understanding of good design principles (or have taken part 1 of this class) and want to get more creative with banners, buttons, graphics, and flyers. Realizing...
Date:
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Time:
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Middletown Library Service Center, 786 South Main St., Middletown,
Categories:
DLD Workshop
Register! - 9 seats left

Basic Book Repair: Tools & Techniques

Would you like to save money by getting more uses per book? Would you like to keep that out-of-print book in circulation to meet your library patron's needs? Would you like to quickly repair simple pro...
Date:
Friday, July 13, 2018
Time:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Middletown Library Service Center, 786 South Main St., Middletown,
Categories:
DLD Workshop
Register! - 12 seats left

The Do's and Don'ts of requestIT CT

Steve Cauffman will review the FulfILLment system and updating process, show some of the newer features, and talk about ILL workflow. The session will include demonstrations and will not be hands on like the re...
Date:
Friday, July 13, 2018
Time:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Other location,
Categories:
DLD Workshop
Register! - 18 seats left

To register for a DLD workshop or webinar, you must be a current staff member, Friend, or Board Member/Trustee of a library in CT. If you are an unemployed librarian in CT, please contact Steve Cauffman
 stephen.cauffman@ct.gov | (860) 704-2223 to register.

Cancellation Policy

If you cannot attend a workshop you have registered for, please remember to cancel at least 3 days in advance so we can give your spot to someone else. You can cancel via the link in your confirmation email, or by contacting Steve Cauffman stephen.cauffman@ct.gov | (860) 704-2223.

Those who miss (without cancelling) 3 events within a 6-month period will be placed on the waiting list when registering for future events. Be sure to sign in when you arrive for any workshop.

Inclement Weather Policy

For all in-person workshops offered by the CT State Library, Division of Library Development:

If the public schools in the town where the workshop is to be held close due to weather, the workshop will be canceled. If the schools have a delay, the workshop will go on as scheduled.

For the most up-to-date information, call us at 860-704-2200.

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Continuing Education workshops and the professional development collection are funded in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Connecticut State Library.