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Dec
7
Thu
2017
Managing Space, Managing Expectations Webinar: Patrons, The Children’s Area, and You
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sponsored by: Children’s Services Division

Register @ my OLC | Deadline to register 11/30/17.

Member:  $20* | Non-member:  $40

*Individual members or staff of OLC Institutional member libraries.

Presenter: S. Bryce Kozla, MLIS and MS in Literacy Education; Portland, OR; and blogger at “Bryce Don’t Play”

Program Overview: Feeling overwhelmed or drained by behavior in your Children’s Area? This webinar will empower you to create a welcoming environment for the kids you serve and enforce your expectations of kid patrons without the fear of “being mean.” Discover what makes your kid patrons tick and get the meaningful action-oriented conversations your space deserves.

Learning Objectives:
You’ll learn how to:

  1. create a welcoming environment for kids
  2. set clear expectations of behavior
  3. enforce rules without “being mean”
  4. discover the reasons why a kid behaves in a certain way
  5. create an action-oriented atmosphere with meaningful conversations.

Intended Audience: Youth Services staff

What’s Included: Participation in the live webinar and/or access to the archived version at a later date, resources (if applicable) provided by the presenter.

NOTE: Webinar invitations and access information will be sent via e-mail by Dec. 1. Please check that your correct e-mail address is listed in your my OLC profile page.

 

 

Dec
13
Wed
2017
Hinkle System (Notes) & Year-End Reporting Webinar for Public Libraries
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Presenters: Ohio Auditor of State’s Office; Michelle Francis, Director of Government and Legal Services, Ohio Library Council

REGISTER @ my OLC

Registration is limited to the first 98 registrants | Registration Deadline: Dec. 10

FREE* for OLC members only.

*Individual members or staff of OLC Institutional member libraries.

NOTE: Webinar invitations and access information will be sent via e-mail on Dec. 11. Please check that your correct e-mail address is listed in your my OLC profile page.

Objectives:

  • Learn how to prepare your notes to the financial statements for your annual report.
  • Get in-depth and hands-on training on how to prepare NOTES to the financial statements (whether you prepare Regulatory or OCBOA) to be submitted with your required annual filings in the Hinkle System.
  • This webinar will build upon the initial training provided last year by the AOS’s office. It will provide additional information/lessons learned over the past year specific to libraries.
  • Registrants are encouraged to submit questions prior to the live webinar.

Intended Audience: Fiscal officers of libraries who do not prepare GAAP statements.

What’s included: All handouts and training provided by the Auditor of State’s Office.

The webinar will be recorded and posted to the OLC’s website.

Mar
28
Wed
2018
CPIM: Public Library Fiscal Officer Conference @ Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center
Mar 28 – Mar 29 all-day

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CPIM: Public Library Fiscal Officer Conference, March 28-29, 2018

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Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, Lewis Center, Ohio (North Columbus)

 

The OLC’s Library Accounting Division is hosting its annual Public Library Fiscal Officer Conference, March 28-29, 2018 at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Lewis Center (North Columbus).  This two-day conference is designed to provide a total of seven (7) hours of continuing education credit for the Ohio Treasurer’s Center for Public Investment Management (CPIM). Participants can choose to attend either day (4 credits are possible Day 1 and 3 credits are possible Day 2). Registration will open in Jan. 2018.

CPIM Credit: Approved for 7 hours of credit | MyCPIM Worksheet (PDF)

Conference sessions may qualify for continuing education credits from other organizations. Attendees must self-submit to organizations of their choice to have credit considered.

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When reserving your room, please indicate that you are with the OLC’s CPIM Conference.

Hotel Accommodations: Reservations can be made at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center (PH: 614-880-4300). Please indicate that you are with the OLC’s CPIM Conference.

Who Should Attend:  Library Fiscal Officers and other staff members responsible for managing library finances.

What Is Included: All handouts and materials provided by instructors, morning refreshments, buffet lunch, and afternoon refreshments each day.

Agenda to come.

The 2018 OLC Technical Services Retreat @ Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center
Mar 28 – Mar 29 all-day
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Technical Services Retreat, March 28-29, 2018

 

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Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, Lewis Center, Ohio (North Columbus)

Sponsored by: OLC’s Technical Services Division

Join your colleagues for the 2018 Technical Services Retreat! This two-day event draws technical services specialists from libraries and related organizations to learn, share, and network in a relaxed and productive campus environment.

What’s Included:
Wednesday — morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch, and dinner.
Thursday — morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch.
All handouts and materials provided by instructors.

Continuing Education Credits:
For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff Re-certification, this workshop counts as 6 contact hours each day (12 for the entire retreat).

Agenda and more details to come.

Apr
18
Wed
2018
Legislative Day @ The Capital Club
Apr 18 all-day

Mark your calendar!

OLC’s Legislative Day
April 18, 2018
New Location — Capital Club
41 S. High St.
Columbus, OH

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Oct
3
Wed
2018
2018 Convention and Expo @ Kalahari Resort and Convention Center
Oct 3 – Oct 5 all-day

Strengthening Our Core | October 3-5, 2018
Kalahari Resort and Convention Center

A strong library can strengthen the core of the whole community. This starts with an exceptional staff and a commitment to providing the best possible services based on the unique needs of the community. What constitutes a core service can vary from one town to the next, but the essential skills of the profession are tied to a set of core competencies. By focusing on these core competencies, the 2018 Convention and Expo will inspire new ways to explore and strengthen your library’s core services and provide an opportunity for you to enhance your knowledge and skills to the meet the challenges we face now and in the future. Registration opens July 2018!

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2018 Convention and Expo Chair
Sarah Clevidence
Findlay-Hancock County Public Library

Program Committee Chair
Patty Marsh
Akron-Summit County Public Library

Local Arrangements Committee Chair
Benjamin Reid
Huron Public Library

Expo Committee Chair
Elizabeth Donaldson
Ritter Public Library