Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (Otsego)

All workplaces in New York must now undergo annual Sexual Harassment Prevention Training.

Using materials from New York State and the Southern Tier Library System, Four County Library System staff will lead attendees through the types of sexual harassment, how to report and respond to incidents, and discuss example behaviors.

The program is free, but space is limited. 

Registration is required.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (Chenango)

All workplaces in New York must now undergo annual Sexual Harassment Prevention Training.

Using materials from New York State and the Southern Tier Library System, Four County Library System staff will lead attendees through the types of sexual harassment, how to report and respond to incidents, and discuss example behaviors.

The program is free, but space is limited. 

Registration is required.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (Broome)

All workplaces in New York must now undergo annual Sexual Harassment Prevention Training.

Using materials from New York State and the Southern Tier Library System, Four County Library System staff will lead attendees through the types of sexual harassment, how to report and respond to incidents, and discuss example behaviors.

The program is free, but space is limited. 

Registration is required.

Construction Aid Workshop

This year 4CLS will have $400,100 in construction aid funds to distribute for eligible library projects.

Join us on Monday, June 10 from 1-2:30 PM at the Sidney Memorial Public Library to learn how to grab some!

We’ll discuss:

  • Eligibility requirements
  • Application components
  • Timelines
  • Reporting requirements

The workshop will also include a demo of the online application portal.

The workshop is free, but registration is required. 

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Day of Learning 2018

Schedule:

8:30 – 9:00 – Coffee & Registration

9:00 – 10:30 – Conflict Resolution

10:45 – 11:45 – Collection Development: Policy & Practice

11:45 – 12:45 – Lunch (provided)

12:45 – 1:45 – Connecting the Dots: Community Library Collaborations

2:00 – 3:30 – Favorite Reads & Lightening Round

(See below for workshop descriptions)

 

Register using the form at the bottom by October 19.

Registrants will receive a confirmation, directions, and a parking pass

 

Workshop Descriptions & Speakers

Conflict Resolution – Representatives from Accord will offer tools and strategies for resolving and de-escalating conflict with patrons and co-workers.

Collection Development: Policy & Practice – Megan Biddle, 4CLS Collection Services Manager, will discuss several aspects of collection development, including the importance of policy and the practical maintenance of collections.

Connecting the Dots: Community Library Collaborations – Tom Vitale, Director of Patterson Library.  Community connections within and outside of the library’s walls are crucial in today’s sharing economy.  Tom will discuss ways to identify potential partners and forge constructive relationships with your community.

Favorite Reads & Lightening Round –Each attendee will get the opportunity to share a favorite read of 2018 and speak about something good that happened at the library recently. Share some good news & good books!

Lunch will include a vegetarian option.  Please indicate dietary restrictions on the registration form