Learning Opportunities

Arrowhead Library System, Bridges Library System, Milwaukee County Library System, Lakeshores Library System, Eastern Shores Library System, Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System, and Kenosha County Library System provide information to member libraries in Southeastern Wisconsin (SEWI) on training and professional development. Below is a list of upcoming continuing education opportunities:

In-Person Opportunities


  • Communication in a Positive Workplace
    Tuesday, April 4: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at Germantown Community Library
    Info & Registration
    Wednesday, April 5: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at Mukwonago Community Library
    Info & Registration


  • WAPL Conference
    April 26-28, 2017
    Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, Stevens Point
    Info & Registration


  • Emotional Intelligence: Awareness, Adaptability and Empathy for 21st Century Leadership (for library supervisors, managers, and directors)
    Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    New Berlin Public Library
    Info & Registration


  • WLA Support Staff & Circulation Services One-Day Conference
    May 25, 2017
    The Fort Atkinson Club, Fort Atkinson
    Info & Registration



  • Wisconsin Youth Services Development Institute
    Sunday, August 27 – Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    Heartwood Conference Center, Trego, WI
    DPI program, funded by IMLS through a LSTA grant
    Info & Registration


  • Tech Week 2017
    • Tuesday, September 12 at Fitchburg Public Library
    • Wednesday, September 13 at Mosquito Hill (New London)
    • Thursday, September 14 at Franklin Public Library
      More info coming soon!


  • SEWI Adult Public Programming Meeting
    Friday, September 22, 2017
    Matheson Memorial Library, Elkhorn
    More info coming soon!

UW-Madison SLIS Continuing Education

Wisconsin Webinars (free)


Self-Paced Online Courses (free)

Other Webinars (free):

This list is adapted from Wyoming State Library’s Free Training page, which is posted monthly and listed on WebJunction.  In addition, new listings are posted as they become available.


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