CE Around the State

CE Around the State – December 2012

Okay, campers, rise and shine, and don’t forget your booties ’cause it’s cold out there!  Warm up with these sizzling continuing education opportunities.  RLA-CE’s got you covered.

In December RLA-CE will  be hosting Stop Motion with Mike and Tom at Barrington Area Library on December 12 from 9:30 to 12:00.  Come on by to learn the basics in turning still images into engaging videos for your library.  Register hereFREE!



We may not be very rural here in Chicagoland, but feel free to check out Webjunction’s Outreach Programs in Rural Communities: Simple Steps for Surprising Results webinar on December 6, at 1:00pm.  Register hereFREE!

CLUncon is back!  Chicagoland Library Unconference II will be December 7, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm at the RAILS Wheeling Conference Room.  Information and Registration here.

On December 10, be sure to Slam the Boards! Promote librarians beyond the library! On the 10th of each month, visit your favorite “Social Q&A” sites (Yahoo Answers, Quora, WikiAnswers, etc.) and locate questions for which you can provide well-researched answers. Identify yourself as a librarian in your answer. Then post links to your answers on Twitter using the hashtag #slamtheboards.  FREE!

Attend LACONI’s Web and Social Media Analytics program at Indian Prairie Public Library on December 11, at 10:00 am.  “Hear from a professional web consultant about using web applicaitons and tools to monitor, organize and analyze your Library’s website and social media campaigns.”  Register here.

Want to Disney-fy your library?  Customer service-wise, that is.  Attend Webjunction’s webinar What Would Walt Do?: Quality Customer Service for Libraries on December 12 at 12:00.  Register hereFREE!

Check out the Readers Advisory Interest Group meeting on December 20 at 9:30 am, held at the RAILS Wheeling Conference Room.  Discuss fiction and readers advisory trends with fellow librarians.  For more information email Kelly DiDonato at kewalt@lvdl.orgFREE!

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