UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AND WEBINARS


Jan
24

You check out WHAT?

Libraries are making headlines for circulating such non-traditional items as guitars, fish... Read More

Jan
24

ALAO/SWON Innovation Conversation: What We (don't) Talk About When We Talk About Diversity

ALA lists “diversity” as one of its 11 core values. Lately, the rhetoric aroun... Read More

Jan
25

Academic Library Directors Network

Academic library partners with a special library to benefit middle school, high school &nb... Read More

Feb
01

Teen Summer Reading 2018: Libraries Rock!

Teen Summer Reading Workshop is back and we will be holding it this year on Thursday, Febr... Read More

Feb
06

Adult Programming Series: 20 More Adult Programming Ideas in One Hour

Get ideas for new ways to engage adult patrons with programming in these fast paced, humor... Read More

Feb
07

What the Heck Happened? 2017 Employment Law Update: Part II

What did the EEOC say about the ADA and LEAVES OF ABSENCE? What EXACTLY must an emplo... Read More

RECENT NEWS


NEO-RLS Hosts First Ohio RIPL Regional and Adds Academic Library Component

January 5, 2018
An LSTA Open Grant funds RIPL at 6th Annual Directors' Retreat in May, 2018.

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

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

NEO-RLS Proposed 2018-2019 Bylaws for Review by Membership

January 16, 2018
The 2018-2019 Bylaws of NEO-RLS are now open for 30 day 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.
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.