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May
23
Wed
2018
Level Up: Moving to Mastery in Adult Services Conference @ Bowling Green State University (Student Union)
May 23 all-day

Conference Overview: Often during the course of the workday, adult services and reference staff must wear many hats and are frequently jacks of all trades: librarians, tech support, social workers, genealogists, local historians, book-sellers, and friends to our patrons. This event is designed to enhance the skills of library staff members who primarily work with adults. The educational programming for the conference will include more than 20 breakout sessions that will focus on mastering adult and reference skills. You’ll leave this conference with practical solutions and ideas that you can immediately implement at your library.

REGISTER @ my OLC  | Registration Deadline: 5/16/18

Registration Fees:
Member Fee: $90| Non-Member Fee: $180 | Speaker: $45

PLEASE NOTE: In order to qualify for the member rate, the registrant must be an Individual member of the Ohio Library Council.

Intended Audience: Library staff who work in Adult Services or Reference and Information Services.

What’s Included: All conference handouts as provided by the presenters. Morning coffee, light refreshments, and lunch will be provided. A parking pass will be emailed to all registrants prior to the conference.

Hotel Accommodations: A room block has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Express, 2150 E. Wooster, Bowling Green, Ohio  43402 (PH: 419-353-5500). Please indicate that you are with the OLC when reserving your room.  The room rate is $104/night (plus state and local taxes). Reservations must be made by May 1, 2018.

Continuing Education Credits: For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, this conference will count as six (6) contact hours of credit.

Conference Agenda:

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.  |  Registration and Coffee

9:00  – 9:15 a.m. | Welcome and Announcements

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Breakout Sessions:

  • Please Advise: Low Commitment High Impact Strategies for Fiction Readers’ Advisory
  • Reference Interviewing for Beginners Unprogram
  • Meeting Customers Where They Are: Programming for Adults With Disabilities
  • Diversity in Customer Service
  • Connecting with Services for Older Adults and Their Family Caregivers
  • Fake News, Real Consequences

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. | Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:45 a.m. |  Breakout Sessions:

  • Reaching Out to Seniors and the Disabled: Creating Inclusive, Fun, & Stimulating Programming for a Diverse Community
  • Helping Adults Learn: Learning to Teach
  • See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil: Self-Censorship and Librarianship
  • Sharpening Technology Troubleshooting in the Library
  • Financial Literacy
  • Adult Services Smackdown: Core Competencies Edition

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. | Lunch and Networking Activities (and Prizes!)

1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions:

  • Digitization Basics: Bit by Byte
  • ASPIRE Grant: Increasing Adult Education Opportunities at Your Library
  • Creating and Implementing an Adult Services/Peer Training Reference Orientation at Your Library
  • The Truth is Out There: Web Tricks and Tools for Spotting Misinformation
  • Ohio Web Library Update and Ohio Web Resources for Patrons
  • Parent Engagement — From the Start

2:15 – 2:30 p.m. | Break with Afternoon Refreshments

2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions:

  • Responding to the Inappropriate
  • Subject Need Not Apply: Non-Fiction Readers’ Advisory
  • Today’s Genealogist: Changing Your Approach at the Library
  • Collaborating With Community Partners for Programming Unprogram
  • Library Resources for Small Business Customers
  • The Future of Library Programming: Are You Ready for It?

4:00 p.m. | Adjourn

SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

Conference Chair: Aimee Adams, Medina County District Library
Planning Committee Roster (PDF)

Adams photo

Aimee Adams, Conference Chair

 

 

 

 

 

May
24
Thu
2018
Ballot Issues Workshop @ Ohio Library Council
May 24 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Sponsored by OLC’s Government Relations Committee

Workshop is full. Wait list only. | REGISTER @ my OLC

Registration Fees:
Member: $65*  |  Non-Member: $130

*Individual Members or staff of OLC institutional member libraries.

Enrollment is limited to 30 registrants. Please register early.

Registration: 9:30 a.m. | Workshop: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Is your library considering going on the local ballot with a new levy, renewing an existing levy, or possibly modifying a levy that’s been in place for some time? This workshop will provide the information you need as you prepare for your ballot initiative, including:

  1. determining the need and public support for your library levy;
  2. legal process for placing the issue on the ballot;
  3. developing the campaign message;
  4. running the mechanics of a library campaign;
  5. connecting with the media and developing message strategies; and
  6. coordinating a lawful campaign

The format of this workshop will address each of these six points and allow time to answer questions.

Intended Audience: Directors, trustees, public relations staff, and other staff who will be involved in the library’s levy education effort.

Presenters:

  • Michelle Francis, OLC’s Director of Government and Legal Services
  • Tom Adkins, Director, Garnet A. Wilson Public Library of Pike County
  • Jennifer Economus, Outreach Specialist, Allerton-Hill Consulting LLC.

What’s Included: All handouts as provided by the instructors; morning coffee, light refreshments and lunch. Each attendee will also receive a copy of the OLC publication, Ballot Issues Handbook Vol I – Campaigns 101: The Nuts and Bolts.

Continuing Education Credits: For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, this workshop counts as four (4) contact hours of credit.

Ohio Public Library Core Competencies addressed in this workshop: Fundraising and Strategic Planning

Accommodations: For a list of hotels in the area please email olc@olc.org or call 614-410-8092.

Jun
6
Wed
2018
New Directors Workshop 2: Essential Human Resources Management @ Ohio Library Council
Jun 6 @ 9:15 am – 4:00 pm

Sponsor: Ohio Library Council

REGISTER @ my OLC | Registration Deadline: 5/30/2018

Registration Fees:
Workshop 2 ONLY: Member: $100* | Non-member: $200

Entire Workshop Series: Member: $375* | Non-member: $750

*OLC Individual members or staff of OLC Institutional member libraries.

Overview:
The transition to a new management role can be challenging even for experienced and highly- skilled employees. The OLC’s New Directors Workshop Series is designed specifically for new and aspiring library directors who want to develop their management skills, confidence and effectiveness. This program is delivered through four, one-day workshops held each month over the summer (May-August).

The OLC’s New Directors Workshop Series will cover the core principles, techniques and approaches that you can apply to any situation that you’ll face as a new library director. You’ll learn how to handle management challenges with ease, including how to establish credibility and authority fast, how to motivate employees, work with your Board of Trustees, keep your library budget on track, handle legal issues, and much more. This comprehensive leadership training will cover proven management techniques and powerful strategies for success in your new role.

AGENDA for Workshop 2: Essential Human Resource Management 

9:15 – 9:45 a.m. | Registration and Refreshments
Enjoy coffee and light refreshments while you mingle with presenters, OLC staff and workshop attendees.

9:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | Staying Legal: Good Advice on HR Matters

When it comes to administering human resources, library directors have a dual role. They have to be aware of the legalities of HR management but they also have to bring a “human” side to human resources as well. This session will cover basic HR issues and provide practical information about potential danger zones in the area of HR management. This session will focus on the practical aspect of HR management including legal compliance.

Presenter: Benjamin A. Shepler, Partner, Labor and Employment Group, Vorys, Sater, Seymour, and Pease. Ben defends clients in federal and state court litigation arising from employment discrimination laws and counsels clients on issues pertaining to employee handbooks, reductions-in-force, terminations, employment agreements, severance agreements, and all other aspects of the employer-employee relationship.

12:15 – 1:00 p.m. | Lunch

1:00 – 1:15 p.m. | The Importance of Diversity in Public Libraries

The OLC Diversity Awareness and Resources Committee is charged with recommending ways OLC can address diversity as it relates to the library profession in general and to the Ohio library community. Aspects of diversity include but are not limited to age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation and ethnicity. It is vital that the culture of the library be inclusive and sensitive to all diversity issues. It all begins with you!

Presenter: Kacie Armstrong, Director, Euclid Public Library, member of the OLC’ Board of Directors, and Board liaison to OLC’s Diversity Awareness and Resources Committee

 

1:15 – 1:30 p.m.   | Ohio Public Library Core Competencies

The OLC Professional Development Committee is charged with reviewing and updating the Ohio Public Library Core Competencies. Learn why these competencies are so important to libraries that strive for excellence and how you can incorporate them into your library and your career.

Presenter: Karen E. Miller, M.L.S., Managing Consultant, Bradbury Miller Associates. Prior to her glamorous life as a consultant, Karen was a career librarian in Ohio and has managed people more than she has done anything else, ever. Karen is a member of OLC’s Professional Development Committee.

1:30 – 2:30 pm | The Nuts and Bolts of Leadership: Personnel Management Tools and Ideas

Learn the ‘nuts and bolts’ of human resources and personnel management. This session will give real-world advice and provide templates to help you hire, manage, promote, and discipline staff.

Presenter: Karen E. Miller, M.L.S., Managing Consultant, Bradbury Miller Associates

 

2:45 – 3:45 pm | Practical HR: Making it Work in Your Library

This presentation will focus on the practical aspects of HR management, including legal compliance, from the perspective of an administrative leader who motivates, coaches, and encourages staff to perform at optimal levels.

Presenter: Andrew Mangels, Director, Westlake Porter Public Library, for more than 11 years. He spent three years overseeing Human Resources operations at his library due to a hiring freeze. Andrew has been very active in OLC, serving as Chair of the Professional Development Committee, making presentations at conferences and workshops, and currently serves as Past Chair of the OLC’s Board of Directors. He has over 20 years of experience in libraries and has learned one thing: just when you think you have seen it all…

 

3:45 – 4:00 pm | Q&A – Karen Miller and Andrew Mangels
The workshop will close with an opportunity for you to ask questions.

 

Who Should Attend: Library directors with less than three years of experience as a director, interim or acting directors, or library staff with management and/or administrative experience those who aspire to become a library director.

What’s Included:

  • All handouts provided by the instructors.
  • Continental Breakfast and Lunch. Please indicate any dietary requirements in the “Categories” section of “my OLC” when registering.
  • A copy of the OLC publication, Ohio Public Library Administrator’s Handbook, will be emailed to attendees following the workshop.

Continuing Education Credits: For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, this workshop counts as six contact hours.

Accommodations: For a list of hotels in the area please email olc@olc.org or call (614) 410-8092.

Primary Ohio Public Library Core Competencies addressed: Human Capital Management; Facilitation; Staff Training

 

 

Jun
13
Wed
2018
Leading Libraries: Strategies for All Levels of Management @ DoubleTree Hotel
Jun 13 all-day
Rebecca Miller photo

Keynote: Rebecca Miller, Editorial Director, Library Journal and School Library Journal

Overview: As a library manager or supervisor, you never know what new challenges each day will bring. This event is designed to cover a wide variety of management issues and examples of successful management methods used in public libraries around the state. Whether you’re an aspiring manager or a seasoned supervisor, this conference will provide you with new ideas and practical solutions that you can implement at your library.

The educational programming for the conference will include a keynote presentation, Trends in Libraries, Library Design and Communities, and 16 different breakout sessions in four tracks.

Conference Tracks:

  1. New Managers
  2. Training and Development
  3. Administration
  4. Management Skills

REGISTER @ my OLC  | Registration Deadline: 6/6/18

Registration Fees:
Member Fee: $90| Non-Member Fee: $180

PLEASE NOTE: In order to qualify for the member rate, the registrant must be an Individual member of the Ohio Library Council.

Intended Audience: Public library managers, supervisors, and administrators as well as those who would like to move into these roles.

What’s Included: All conference handouts as provided by the presenters. Morning coffee, light refreshments, and lunch will be provided.

Hotel Accommodations: A room block has been reserved at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Columbus – Worthington, 175 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43235, PH: 614-885-3334. Please indicate that you are with the OLC when reserving your room.  The room rate is $106/night (plus state and local taxes). Reservations must be made by May 22, 2018.

Continuing Education Credits: For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, this conference will count as six (6) contact hours of credit.

Conference Agenda (PDF)

Conference Schedule and Session Descriptions

Conference Chair:  Kim DeNero-Ackroyd, Deputy Director, Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library
Committee Roster (PDF)

Kim DeNero-Ackroyd photo

Kim DeNero-Ackroyd

Jun
27
Wed
2018
Libraries Mean Business: Online Resources for Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses Webinar
Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sponsored by: Ohio Library Council

REGISTER @ my OLC

FREE* for OLC members only.

*Individual members or staff of OLC Institutional member libraries.

NOTE: When registering, click “Finalize This Transaction” instead of “Pay Now” as there is no cost to participate.

Registration is limited to the first 98 registrants | Registration Deadline: June 22

Presenters: Karine Aswad, Marketing & Outreach Manager,Office of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted; and Michelle Francis, Director of Government and Legal Services, Ohio Library Council

Did you know the Ohio Secretary of State’s (SOS) website is a great resource for library customers and patrons who want to start or manage their small business? With the state’s newly formed partnership with Google – Ohio Business Central provides the resources and information for entrepreneurs and small businesses to get started in one location. With Google’s online business resources, library customers can register their business, build a free website, join the Google small business community, and watch their small business video series for tips.

In addition, the SOS’s website has information on:

  • Starting a Nonprofit, Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Corporation or LLC in Ohio
  • Registering your trademark or service mark; and
  • Secured transaction filings.

Find out how your library can be an excellent resource for aspiring and experienced business owners. Get the latest information and training on the SOS’s website so that you know how to better serve your library customers and point them in the right direction.

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 presenters.

NOTE: Webinar invitations and access information will be sent via e-mail on June 25. Please check that your correct e-mail address is listed in your my OLC profile page.

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

Jul
11
Wed
2018
New Directors Workshop 3: Essential Visibility @ Ohio Library Council
Jul 11 @ 9:15 am – 3:45 pm

Sponsor: Ohio Library Council

REGISTER @ my OLC   | Registration deadline 7/4/18

Registration Fees:
Workshop 3 ONLY: Member: $100* | Non-member: $200

Entire Workshop Series: Member: $375* | Non-member: $750

*OLC Individual members or staff of OLC Institutional member libraries.

Overview:
The transition to a new management role can be challenging even for experienced and highly- skilled employees. The OLC’s New Directors Workshop Series is designed specifically for new and aspiring library directors who want to develop their management skills, confidence and effectiveness. This program is delivered through four, one-day workshops held each month over the summer (May-August).

The OLC’s New Directors Workshop Series will cover the core principles, techniques and approaches that you can apply to any situation that you’ll face as a new library director. You’ll learn how to handle management challenges with ease, including how to establish credibility and authority fast, how to motivate employees, work with your Board of Trustees, keep your library budget on track, handle legal issues, and much more. This comprehensive leadership training will cover proven management techniques and powerful strategies for success in your new role.

AGENDA for Workshop 3: Essential Visibility

9:15 – 9:45 am | Registration and Refreshments
Enjoy coffee and light refreshments while you mingle with presenters, OLC staff and workshop attendees.

9:45 – 10:45 a.m. | Telling Your Story
On-brand messaging can have tremendous impact. With the explosive growth of social media and content marketing, the opportunities to tell your story are vast. Learn how to engage and connect emotionally with your customers through a variety of marketing channels including: social media, website, and earned-media. A good marketing strategy can drive real results such as increased visits and community engagement.

Presenter: Gregg Dodd, Director of Marketing, Columbus Metropolitan Library. Whether you are speaking to reporters or fans in social media, Gregg can share how important it is to have a consistent message throughout all communication channels.

 

11:00 a.m. – Noon | 5 Steps to Creating a Strong Online Library Presence

As a library director, you play a key role in your library’s online presence. Learn five important ways you can support the creation and maintenance of a strong website and social media presence.

Presenter: Georgia Mergler, Community Relations Manager, Washington-Centerville Public Library. Georgia leads a full-time staff of four employees and oversees all the library’s external communications efforts. When people ask her what she does, she says, “I tell people about all the cool things available via the library, and more importantly, why they should care.”

 

Noon – 12:45 p.m. | Lunch

 

12:45 – 2:30 p.m. | Strategic Planning: Understanding Your Role
Many libraries find strategic or long-range planning to be a vital part of their organizational practices. This presentation will be useful to those already familiar with the ‘how’ of strategic planning, but want to explore their role as director in the interdependent areas of morale, institutional vision, tactical planning, and the detailed execution and management of work flows.

Presenter: Daniel Slife, Director, Wadsworth Public Library

2:45 – 3:45 p.m.
Connecting: Partners in the Community
Library directors need to forge and sustain relationships with community movers and shakers to galvanize their position in and out of the library. What can you do to make your library more integral in your community? How do these partnerships help with local funding?

Presenter: Mary Jane Santos, Retired Director (Sept. 2015), Delaware County District Library, and former Delaware City Councilwoman, and OLC’s 2014 Librarian of the Year. Mary Jane has turned successful library partnerships into stronger communities.

 

Who Should Attend: Library directors with less than three years of experience as a director, interim or acting directors, or library staff with management and/or administrative experience those who aspire to become a library director.

What’s Included:

  • All handouts provided by the instructors.
  • Continental Breakfast and Lunch. Please indicate any dietary requirements in the “Categories” section of “my OLC” when registering.
  • A copy of the OLC publication, Ohio Public Library Administrator’s Handbook, will be emailed to attendees following the workshop.

Continuing Education Credits: For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, this workshop counts as six contact hours.

Accommodations: For a list of hotels in the area please email olc@olc.org or call (614) 410-8092.

Primary Ohio Public Library Core Competencies addressedCollaboration; Marketing

 

Aug
3
Fri
2018
2018 Outreach and Special Services Retreat @ State Library of Ohio
Aug 3 all-day

Sponsored by: OLC’s Outreach and Special Services Division

Registration opens in June 2018

REGISTER @ my OLC  | Deadline to register: 7/27/18

Enrollment is limited to 75 attendees.

Primary Ohio Public Library Core Competencies addressed: Community Awareness, Patron Awareness, and Programming

Intended Audience: All library staff members interested in outreach services.

Continuing Education Credits: For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, this workshop counts as six (6) contact hours.

What’s Included: All handouts as provided by the presenters, morning coffee, light refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Accommodations: For a list of hotels in the area, please email olc@olc.org or call 614-410-8092.

Gather successful ideas from your colleagues around the state and share your library’s successful outreach initiatives with others. Come prepared to refresh, rejuvenate, and revitalize your library’s outreach programs and services!

Agenda (to come)

Aug
8
Wed
2018
New Directors Workshop 4: Essential Administration @ Ohio Library Council
Aug 8 @ 9:15 am – 4:45 pm

Sponsor: Ohio Library Council

REGISTER @ my OLC | Registration deadline: 8/1/18

Registration Fees:
Workshop 4 ONLY: Member: $100* | Non-member: $200

Entire Workshop Series: Member: $375* | Non-member: $750

*OLC Individual members or staff of OLC Institutional member libraries. 

Overview:
The transition to a new management role can be challenging even for experienced and highly- skilled employees. The OLC’s New Directors Workshop Series is designed specifically for new and aspiring library directors who want to develop their management skills, confidence and effectiveness. This program is delivered through four, one-day workshops held each month over the summer (May-August).

The OLC’s New Directors Workshop Series will cover the core principles, techniques and approaches that you can apply to any situation that you’ll face as a new library director. You’ll learn how to handle management challenges with ease, including how to establish credibility and authority fast, how to motivate employees, work with your Board of Trustees, keep your library budget on track, handle legal issues, and much more. This comprehensive leadership training will cover proven management techniques and powerful strategies for success in your new role.

 

AGENDA for Workshop 4: Essential Administration

9:15 – 9:45 am | Registration and Refreshments
Enjoy coffee and light refreshments while you mingle with presenters, OLC staff and workshop attendees.

9:45 am – 10:45 am | The Board of Trustees and Library Finances
Learn how to keep your Board involved in your library’s financial issues. This session will show you how to demystify the process for your board members.

Presenter: John Yesso, Vice President of the Board of Trustees, Upper Arlington Public Library. Trustees play an integral role in a public library. John is an active board member who is able to explain financial and business aspects in concise and understandable terms. He is a frequent speaker at OLC’s trustee events and has years of experience with financial matters including budgeting and library funding. John knows how to inform and engage board members and get them fully vested in the success of the library.

 

11:00 am – Noon | Keeping Your Library Budget on Track

This session will take you through each step of the budget process throughout the year. You will receive practical information about forecasting expenditures and revenues, creating a “working” budget, and tracking the budget monthly. You will also get tips on how to work effectively with your fiscal officer, as fostering this unique relationship is vital to the budget process.

Presenters: Jeff Winkle, Director and Ron Stuble, Fiscal Officer, Findlay-Hancock County Public Library

Noon – 12:45 p.m. | Lunch

 

12:45 – 1:45 p.m. | Managing Your Library Building
Every library director is eventually faced with some unexpected building challenges. Regardless of your library’s size, major facility issues often end up on the director’s desk. This session will cover best practices and valuable tips on a variety of topics including maintenance, repairs, service contracts, housekeeping, emergency preparedness, and planning. You will learn how to keep your building open, safe, and welcoming.

Presenter: Ryan McDonnell, Director, Grandview Heights Public Library

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.| Public Records Act and the Open Meetings Act
This session will provide an overview of best practices for public records management and disposal for public libraries in Ohio. It will cover exemptions to the Public Records Act and how they specifically apply to libraries. You will also learn more about the Open Meetings Act and what library directors must know about the law. This session will close with a question and answer session.

Presenters: Michelle Francis, Director, Government and Legal Services, Ohio Library Council and a representative from the Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Ohio Ethics Law: Can I Do That?
This session will provide timely information regarding the Ohio Ethics Commission, restrictions in the Ohio Ethics Law, and related statutes that pertain to all public sector employees and private sectors parties who are regulated or do business with public offices.

Session objectives include:

  • Understand how to identify and avoid acting on potential conflicts of interest.
  • Understand definition of public contracts and ethics prohibitions related to public contracts.
  • Identify potential post-employment requirements.
  • Learn about general assistance available from the Ohio Ethics Commission to understand and comply with the Ethics Law and related statutes.

Presenter: Susan Willeke, Education and Communications Administrator, Ohio Ethics Commission

 

 

Who Should Attend: Library directors with less than three years of experience as a director, interim or acting directors, or library staff with management and/or administrative experience those who aspire to become a library director.

What’s Included:

  • All handouts provided by the instructors.
  • Continental Breakfast and Lunch. Please indicate any dietary requirements in the “Categories” section of “my OLC” when registering.
  • A copy of the OLC publication, Ohio Public Library Administrator’s Handbook, will be emailed to workshop attendees following the workshop.

Continuing Education Credits: For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, this workshop counts as six contact hours.

Accommodations: For a list of hotels in the area please email olc@olc.org or call (614) 410-8092.

Primary Ohio Public Library Core Competencies addressed: Policies and Procedures; Ethics; Facilities; Fiscal Operations

 

Aug
10
Fri
2018
Beyond Books & Programs: Changing Youth Services Conference @ Ohio University - Baker University Center
Aug 10 all-day
Dr. Koestler photo

Dr. Courtney Koestler, Keynote Presentation: Everything is Political: Supporting Critical Literacy in Our Communities

Overview: Services for youth (of all ages) is in a constant state of change from forces both within our libraries and outside the profession. While books and programming will always be a cornerstone of what we do, the all-new Youth Services Conference will focus on the other aspects of library services for children and teens. You’ll take a closer look at how to best serve patrons from birth through high school and explore innovative ideas that you can implement at your library.

Conference Tracks:

  1. Unique Populations
  2. Technology
  3. Intellectual Freedom and Collections
  4. Get Creative
  5. Marketing/Outreach

Registration is open!

REGISTER @ my OLC  | Registration Deadline: 8/3/18

Registration Fees:
Member Fee: $90| Non-Member Fee: $180

PLEASE NOTE: In order to qualify for the member rate, the registrant must be an Individual member of the Ohio Library Council.

Intended Audience: Library staff who serve children and teens.

What’s Included: All conference handouts as provided by the presenters. Morning coffee, light refreshments, and lunch will be provided. A parking pass will be emailed to all registrants prior to the conference.

Hotel Accommodations: Reservations can be made at the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center at 866-593-6661. Please indicate that you are with the OLC’s Youth Conference. The OLC room rate is $119/night (plus state and local taxes).

Continuing Education Credits: For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, this conference will count as six (6) contact hours of credit.

Conference Schedule and Session Descriptions

Conference Chair: Sarah Amazing, Teen Services Supervisor, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library
Committee Roster (PDF)

Sarah Amazing photo

Sarah Amazing, Conference Chair

 

Aug
24
Fri
2018
Library Fiscal Officer 102 @ State Library of Ohio
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:45 pm

Sponsored by:  OLC’s Library Accounting Division

Registration opens June 2018

REGISTER @ my OLC  | Deadline to register: 8/16/18

Intended Audience: New Public Library Fiscal Officers, Deputy Fiscal Officers, and Directors or anyone who would like an overview of the work done by Public Library Fiscal Officers. Please note: Enrollment is limited to 75 attendees.

What’s included: All handouts as provided by the presenters. Morning coffee, light morning and afternoon refreshments, and box lunch.

Continuing Education Credits: For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, this workshop counts as six (6) contact hours.

Primary Ohio Public Library Core Competencies addressed: Organizational Awareness and Fiscal Operations

Accommodations: For a list of hotels in the area please email olc@olc.org or call (614) 410-8092.

Workshop Overview:
This one-day workshop is primarily designed for new Public Library Fiscal Officers, Deputy Fiscal Officers, and Directors, but it can also serve as a valuable refresher. You will gain a better understanding of the main duties of a Public Library Fiscal Officer and get the latest information on fund accounting, budgeting, reporting, OPERS, library funding and key legislative issues impacting public libraries. This is an opportunity to learn from and share ideas with other Public Library Fiscal Officers from around the state.

Agenda (to come)