Learning Opportunities


Knowledge is power.  Increase your strength by attending workshops, webinars, and other opportunities. Lists include SEWI offerings, Wisconsin library organizations, Wyoming State Library’s Free Training, Webjunction, and more. Click on on any tab that interests you to find what’s coming up.

2020 Online Training for Wisconsin Libraries:

  • Jan – Dec 2020: Ryan Dowd’s Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness online training (Contact Laurie Freund, ljfreundatbridgeslibrarysystem.org)

Free Online Conferences:

Customer Service webinar series:

Other opportunities:

No new offering at the moment. Be sure to check back!

No new offering at the moment. Be sure to check back!

No new offering at the moment. Be sure to check back!

No new offering at the moment. Be sure to check back!

In-Person Opportunities

  • SEWI Materials Meetup — Postponed. This will be rescheduled.
    March 30, 2020
    1:00 – 4:00 pm
    New Berlin Public Library

 

  • Lead the Way: Libraries at the Heart of Community Engagement — CANCELLED. Potentially rescheduled for November
    April 20-21, 2020
    UW-Madison iSchool
    Madison, WI
    Info

 

  • Customer Service and Diversity (Attend any session) — Postponed. Sessions will be rescheduled.
    • April 21, 2020: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon at Matheson Memorial Library, Elkhorn (SEWI sponsored)
    • April 22, 2020: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon at Delafield Public Library (Bridges sponsored, open to SEWI region)
    • April 23, 2020: 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Franklin Public Library (SEWI sponsored)
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  • Streamline for Success: Library Programs and Services Reboot 
    9:00 am – 4:00 pm each date. Choose the one that best fits your schedule:
    • May 5, 2020 at New Berlin Public Library – Postponed. More info coming soon.
    • May 6, 2020 at Portage County Public Library, Stevens Point 
    • May 7, 2020 at The Lodge, Mauston  
    • May 8, 2020 at Rice Lake Public Library   
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  • SEWI ALA Bus Trip to Chicago Exhibits 
    June 27, 2020
    Info & Registration coming soon!

 

  • Tech Days East 
    Info & Registration coming soon!
    • September 22 at Monona Public Library
    • September 23 at Bubolz Nature Preserve, Appleton
    • September 24 at Franklin Public Library

 

  • SEWI Adult Public Programming Meeting
    October 5, 2020
    1:00 – 4:00 pm
    New Berlin Public Library
    Info & Registration coming soon!  

Self-Paced Online Courses (free)

Arrowhead Library System, Bridges Library System, Kenosha County Library System, Lakeshores Library System, Milwaukee County Federated Library System, and Monarch Library System provide information to member libraries in Southeastern Wisconsin (SEWI) on training and professional development.