Learning Opportunities


Upcoming SEWI & WI Events

News You Can Use

SEWI LSTA CE Grants (July 2022 – June 2023) are available. Go to the CE Grants page and click on the links for more details.

MRA Online, On-Demand Learning has 30-60 minute courses on leadership skills, general human resources topics, customer service, diversity, equity & inclusion, and technology are available to library staff in the SEWI region. This series of self-paced training will be available through September 14, 2023. Contact Laurie Freund (ljfreund@bridgeslibrarysystem.org) for more information.

UW-Madison’s iSchool Continuing Education courses include online tutorials and courses

Ryan Dowd’s Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness on-demand, self-paced online training is available to all Wisconsin library staffs through December 2023. Find tips for de-escalating challenging situations for all patrons and get a better understanding of those who are experiencing homelessness. To start your training, use your library email address when you click here. If you don’t have a libray email address or have other questions or problems, contact Laurie Freund (ljfreund@bridgeslibrarysystem.org).

WebJunction.org is where you can find articles, webinars, self-paced tutorials, and more on a variety of library topics.

ALA eLearning lists courses, webinars and other content on a variety of topics. ALA is in the process of moving recorded and free events into this portal. Until that is completed, they will provide links to find those from other ALA divisions.


Wisconsin offerings


Other Webinars To Check Out (courtesy of NEWI Libraries)

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.