Monday, January 26, 2015

Upcoming Learning Opportunities from WMRL

February and March are going to be busy months for staff development! Take a few minutes to look at what we have going on and if you're interested in participating, talk with your supervisor first before you register!

**All events, their details, and registration links are on the learning calendar: 

Power Marketing Series
Brian Flook of Power Marketing is leading three online marketing trainings throughout February and March, each from 10am-11am via Blackboard Collaborate. 

  • February 19th: Power Marketing 101
  • March 5th: Your Brain on Marketing
  • March 19th: Digital Marketing in 2015

Best Books of the Year Series
This event is also being offered by ESRL on Feb. 18th from 10am-4pm at Kent Island Library in Queen Anne county. For the western Maryland libraries, we're offering it as a four-part online series. Same fantastic presenters. Same engaging content. Less time commitment and driving.  

  • February 23rd: Best Picture Books of the Year feat. Tess Goldwasser (10am)
  • March 2nd: Best Juvenile Fiction Books of the Year feat. Sam Eddington & Rachael Stein (10am)
  • March. 9th: Best Juvenile Non-Fiction Books of the Year feat. Sam Eddington & Rachael Stein (10am)
  • March 17th: Best Young Adult Books of the Year feat. Sharon Lanasa (2pm)

YALSA's A Beginner's Guide to Teens in Libraries: 2015 Edition
Presented by Mary Hastler, Director, Harford County Public Library. 

This is an all-day event held at the LaVale Library in Allegany County from 9am-4pm. 

For more information and to register, please find the events on the training calendar: