Trustee Resources | Advocacy | Construction Funding | Demographic and Census Data | Talking Points CEFLS serves member public libraries and reading centers in Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties with a variety of services. In addition to helping libraries provide excellent service, we assist trustees with their responsibilities by providing consulting services, research, and continuing education. We appreciate the important role that trustees have in advocating for public libraries and serving their communities.
Library Staff can find webinars on a variety of subjects to watch on demand at http://learn.webjunction.org/. Some of the topics include: Active Shooter Procedures for Libraries Beyond Food for Fines: Libraries, Food Banks and Feeding America Getting Started with Social Media for Your Library Measure Your Impact: Getting Started with Outcome-Based Evaluations Trauma Informed Services in the Library: Understanding and Serving our Community Bilingual Storytimes: Reaching Through the Language Barrier More Than #MotivationMonday: Motivating Your Team Any Day of the … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
NOTE – this resource was discontinued due to lack of use. A to Z Maps Online is a wonderful educational resource for students, teachers, historians, hikers, travelers and anyone interested in geography! The site brings together modern and historical maps from a variety of sources which can be downloaded in high or low resolution and printed for your personal use. Some example maps: Topographic maps for every quadrangle in the United States Antique maps for towns and cities including 1877 … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
2018 Where Do You Find Data Describing Your Community?; Wednesday, February 14. 2017 Public and Association Library Annual Reports Webinar, Monday, January 22 2017 Helping All Trustees Succeed (HATS) Mini-Webinars — A series of short online webinars focused on information trustees need to know. Issues such as Open Meetings Law, the Role of the Board President, Hiring a New Director, as well as other topics, covered in 10-15 minute presentations. Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and E-rate, Wednesday, December 13 How … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
Mango Languages’ linguist-approved language-learning software teaches practical conversation in over 70 languages, while keeping the vibe fun and encouraging. Features include the ability to download for learning in the car, free mobile apps, hands-free learning features, and progress tracking. View a tutorial and get started (or brush up) on one of these languages: Spanish, English, French, Canadian French, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, German, American Sign Language, Icelandic, Danish, Hungarian, Urdu…and 60 more! You will need your library card number to log in, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
We had a wonderful presentation in 2014 by Michele Brown of Cornell on how to prepare a disaster plan for your library. If you missed it, here are a few links to resources you may want to review. Powerpoint for How to Create a Disaster Plan (pdf) Blank Disaster Plan Template (word doc)
2017.12.19 – Going Deeper with Social Media from Webjunction. Learn how to take the next steps toward amplifying your library’s social media program. During this third webinar in our social media series, we’ll discuss best practices in growing your library’s social media program and managing user engagement. You’ll learn tips on assessing your library’s audience based on their preferred platforms and ideas for converting your in-person library community into an online community. This webinar is part three in a series … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
2017.05.08 – Weed Smart from CEF Library System on Vimeo.
Have you ever wondered how the book you request from your library gets to
you? Here’s a 4-minute video that shows the hidden secrets of ILL!