UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AND WEBINARS


Jun
26

A Design Thinking Approach to Encore Career Exploration: Help Your 50+ Patrons (or Yourself) Discover the Next Act

An Encore Career has been described as “a movement of millions of people who are usi... Read More

Jul
02

30 Minute eClassroom: Consumer Health Complete & Medline Plus

Join us online for this short, hands-on course in accessing and using the  OPLIN data... Read More

Jul
05

Time Management vs. Energy Management Your Secret to Success!

Welcome to the trust & value economy! An economy that is fast-paced, constantly changi... Read More

Jul
10

Designing the Future: Using Human-Centered Design to Implement Service Improvements

The challenges facing librarians are real, complex and varied. As such, they require new p... Read More

Jul
11

Time Management: Yours and Theirs

Almost everyone has more to do than they can get to in any one day.  When you become ... Read More

Jul
12

A Safety Day for Everyone

The fundamental safety responsibility of all employers is to provide an environment free o... Read More

RECENT NEWS


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.

NEO-RLS Members Receive Special Conference Rate for Internet Librarian

June 1, 2018
Join your colleagues in Monterey, California for Community Partners: Beyond Outreach, the October 16-18, 2018 Internet Librarian C...

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.

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

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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.