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Continuing Education experience for learning, networking, and bonding with other librarians

APPLE is a statewide program for new directors. The information is delivered through Webinars provided by system consultants and librarians from around Kansas. CKLS is making these morning Webinars available to all CKLS librarians through one-hour “watch parties”.

For more information and a print-friendly flyer click here.

There will be no on-site registration for Spring Forward. Registration deadline is May 1st.
Registration for this event has closed.
Please complete a registration form for each person attending Spring Forward.

Ringneck Ranch (Map and directions to the Ranch)
655 Solomon Ln, Tipton, KS 67485
Tuesday and Wednesday, May 12-13, 2015index
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Presenters: CKLS Librarians, Consultants
Meals and refreshments are available at no charge.
Staying overnight costs $30.
Fun and learning, learning and fun!
On-site sign in from 8-9 a.m. on May 12.
Business Meeting on May 13.
Door prizes at 3:20 pm on May 13.

 This year’s conference contains the following fun presentations and interactive activities.

  • Customer service through better communication are two themes during both days of the conference. 
    • Where and how customer service occurs in the library
    • Delivering customer service through your computers
    • How to TREAT tricky patron situations
    • Writing better letters, email, and talking on the telephone
    • Writing emotionally intelligent signs that make people not want to do that
    • Motivating employees by showing appreciation: five languages of appreciation at work
    • Six habits for finding out what people want and completely answering their questions.
  • Lunch with your legislator
  • Lightning Rounds
  • CKLS Competitive Equipment Grant
  • Glen Elder’s LEGO Robotics Club
  • Demonstration of a 3-D printer

The evening activity for the first day will be heroic crafts plus talk and laughter.

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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Salina Public Library Community Learning Center (across from the library)

308 W Elm, Salina


The Pathfinder Central Meeting will be from 10:00-12:00

Lunch is on your own from 12:00-1:00

Technology workshop is from 1:00-3:00

This year each quarterly Pathfinder Central Meeting will be followed with an afternoon technology workshop. After the meeting in February, attendees will learn how to do various automated tasks with Pathfinder Central:

  • Running and Manipulating Reports
  • Reports for Collection Management
  • Batch Item Modification
  • Creating Labels
  • Using Koha Offline Circulation Program
  • Using Patron SelfCheckout

We will bring the CKLS Mobile Lab and work with you in small groups.
During the afternoon technology workshop we will solicit ideas from attendees for technology workshop topics for the rest of the year.

There is no charge associated with this event. Light refreshments will be served.

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