UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AND WEBINARS


Apr
24

Team Building for All Staff

Not all team are born to be highly effective.  In this workshop, you will find out ho... Read More

Apr
25

HR Stuff that Every Supervisor Should Know

In order to successfully lead others, supervisors need to feel empowered, knowledgeable, c... Read More

Apr
26

Digital Projects: How to Get Started

In the morning we will touch upon the nuts and bolts of building a digitization program. W... Read More

Apr
27

Early Literacy 101-An Ohio Ready to Read Workshop

There is an additional $15 surcharge for facility use and amenities.
 
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May
01

The Welcoming Library: A Multi-sensory Approach

You want your library to welcoming.  It is more than just customer service.  You... Read More

May
02

Effective Workplace Communication for New Supervisors

Experts suggest that we are communicating in one way or another more than 90% of the time ... Read More

RECENT NEWS


Call for Posters for the NEO-RLS 2018 Emerging Tech Symposium

April 18, 2018
Showcase your emerging technologies projects or programs at the 2018 Emerging Tech Symposium, "Thinking Outside the [Makerspa...

Are You Interested in Supporting Libraries and Their Staff?

April 23, 2018
Donate today to help NEO-RLS provide continuing education at a low cost to all of the libraries in our region.

MISSION


To Empower the Northeast Ohio Library Community through High-Quality Staff Development and Dynamic Collaborative Opportunities

VISION


To be the Catalyst for Maximizing Library Potential

VALUES


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  • PROFESSIONAL
  • PROACTIVE

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NEO-RLS membership offers multiple opportunities for savings and for learning and connecting with colleagues from multi-type libraries and from throughout the region.  


All libraries are automatically Geographic Members of NEO-RLS if they exist within our 22 county region but Gold, Silver, and Bronze dues-paying members are able to take advantage of the many opportunities and services for FREE or at a heavily discounted cost.


Join today by contacting us!  Memberships may be pro-rated at any point during the fiscal year.  Together we are maximizing library potential.

Outside our 22 county region, libraries belonging to other regionals are automatically eligible for NEO-RLS Bronze member benefits and discounts.


PUBLIC LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP
Public library membership in NEO-RLS for 2017-2018 is based on your library's total FTE and on minimum/maximum restrictions. For cost estimates specific to your library, please see our most recent list of membership costs for all Geographic member libraries.

GOLD Membership ($125/FTE) provides FREE continuing education and consulting for $100/hour with 4 FREE hours. 
SILVER Membership ($100/FTE) provides FREE webinars and archives and a 50% discount on all other continuing education and consulting at $125/hour.
BRONZE Membership ($75/FTE) provides FREE archived webinars and a 25% discount on all other continuing education and consulting at $150/hour.
NEW for FY18-19 (July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019) - Public library dues will be based on total revenue as reported to the State Library of Ohio.

SCHOOL, ACADEMIC, AND SPECIAL LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP
Academic, School and Special libraries can become GOLD Members for the flat rate fee of $250 per year.

Click here for a list of current members.