UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AND WEBINARS


May
22

Tips and Best Practices for Hosting a Successful Cord Cutting Class

Some people pay for cable and satellite television, others opt for Internet streaming serv... Read More

May
23

Day for Circ Staff: Don't Eat the Red Frog!
A Crash-Course in Handling Some of the Worst Customers that Come Through Your Doors!

Some library customers are like the Red Poison Dart Frog of Costa Rica. Their behaviors ar... Read More

May
24

Day for Circ Staff: Don't Eat the Red Frog!
A Crash-Course in Handling Some of the Worst Customers that Come Through Your Doors!

Some library customers are like the Red Poison Dart Frog of Costa Rica. Their behaviors ar... Read More

May
30

Collaboration Connection: A Mixer for All Types of Libraries

Are you waiting for a collaborator in order to get your great idea off the ground or to ap... Read More

May
30

Academic Library Directors' Networking Meeting

Please join us for the Academic Library Directors Network Group where we will discuss resp... Read More

Jun
01

Human Resources Networking Event

Join your peers for a lively discussion of the latest issues facing human resources. ... Read More

RECENT NEWS


NEO-RLS Welcomes New Member of the Board of Trustees

May 18, 2018
James Tolbert, Director of the Milan-Berlin Library District, is sworn in as the new Trustee representing Geographic Member librar...

Registration Opens for the Ohio Library Support Staff Institute

May 9, 2018
Join your colleagues for "Brave New Worlds in Libraries" from July 29-31, 2018.

Registration is now open for "Opioids in Communities: Libraries in Response"

May 2, 2018
Join us for a day of learning and networking featuring author Sam Quinones.

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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  • 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.