UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AND WEBINARS


Oct
23

Brainstorming and Innovation

Brainstorming is an incredibly powerful innovation tool. From solving problems to generati... Read More

Oct
24

Homework Help Center Rescheduled

Homework Help Center webinar rescheduled for Tuesday, November 27, 2018.Read More

Oct
25

Back to the Book XVIII: Narrative Nonfiction and Listener/Audiobook Advisory

One of NEO-RLS’s most popular programs, Back to the Book is in its 19th year.  ... Read More

Oct
29

Human Trafficking in the Heartland

This webinar will educate you about human trafficking and equip you to identify and respon... Read More

Oct
30

Make Your Library Deaf-Friendly

Join Ben Gulyas, Deaf Services Coordinator at the Coventry Village Branch of the Cleveland... Read More

Oct
31

Reference Reboot: Refreshing Your Reference Interview and Information Searching Skills

Every once in a while, we all need a "reboot" to keep our skills fresh. While we... Read More

RECENT NEWS


NEO-RLS Welcomes Amy Switzer to the Board of Trustees

October 17, 2018
The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Amy Switzer, Director of the Shaker Heights Public Library was sworn in as a Tru...

NEO-RLS Hosts Librarians from Mongolia

October 15, 2018
The staff of NEO-RLS was visited by 5 librarians from Mongolia who were here under the auspices of the Department of State's Inter...

NEO-RLS Proposed 2019-2020 Bylaws

October 19, 2018
The Proposed 2019-2020 Bylaws are now open for review by the Membership.

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


  • COLLABORATIVE
  • PROFESSIONAL
  • PROACTIVE

JOIN


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 2018-2019 is based on your library's total revenue as reported to the State Library of Ohio. For cost estimates specific to your library, please see our most recent schedule of membership dues.

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

GOLD Membership provides FREE continuing education, FREE live webinars and FREE archived webinars, and consulting for $100/hour with 4 FREE hours. 
SILVER Membership provides FREE live webinars and FREE archived webinars, a 50% discount on all other continuing education, and consulting at $125/hour.
BRONZE Membership provides FREE archived webinars, a 25% discount on all other continuing education, and consulting at $150/hour.

Click here for a list of all current members.