UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AND WEBINARS


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

Jun
05

2018 Emerging Tech Symposium: Thinking Outside the [Makerspace] Box

Already have a Makerspace and wondering what is next?  Still don’t have a Maker... Read More

Jun
05

Library Programming Live on Periscope and Facebook

As social media grew in popularity and importance, libraries learned how to incorporate th... Read More

Jun
06

We Can't Stop Doing That!

Why is it so easy to start new projects or formulate new procedures and policies, yet so h... Read More

Jun
07

Volunteers: How to Manage Them

When money is tight, libraries frequently look to volunteers to help get work done. Even i... 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.