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Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Cultivating Connected Learning--Library Programs for Youth

Learning doesn't just happen in the classroom—it happens everywhere. The connected learning model supports this principle, asserting that young people...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Creating the Sustainable Public Library

In this one-hour webinar, Dr. Gary Shaffer, former library director and author of Creating the Sustainable Public Library, will show how to transform ...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Student loan debt levels are at record highs, estimated at nearly $1.5 trillion, and over 44 million Americans impacted by student loans.  Chances are...

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Niche Academy Teams Up with Pressreader

We have a new agreement with PressReader that we're pretty happy about.

Webinars New Features


In this webinar we went through our exciting new features that were released on June 28th. We have enhanced our website widgets, added closed captions...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Cultivating Strong Girls--Library Programming That Builds Self-Esteem and Challenges Inequality

In this webinar, Nancy Evans offers practical guidance on how to offer programming that will support the engagement, growth, and achievement of girls....

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Transforming Your Library into a learning playground

In this webinar, Brittany Jacobs demonstrates how to transform the informal setting of a public library into a place where "play" in the guise of game...

Library Education Webinars

webinar: Beyond Onboarding--The mechanics of a continuous staff training program

There was a lot of love for Michelle Merritt's last webinar on employee onboarding. Because so many people had follow on questions, Michelle has agree...

Library Education

Webinar: Engaging New Employees

In this how-to workshop, Michelle Merritt shares how she developed a new employee orientation program to build employee engagement right from the star...


Webinar: New Feature Release

Niche Academy Feature Release Webinar Presented January 23rd, 2018 We have recently added several new features to Niche Academy. Enjoy this quick webi...


Webinar: Creating Video Tutorials

Originally presented Tuesday Nov 14, 2017 Join Jeremy Tuttle (JT), the Director of Content for Niche Academy, as he demonstrates how to create video t...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Making Training Stick--An Interactive Webinar for Supervisors

Presented by Andrew Sanderbeck, Terry McQuown, and Brenda Hough Oct 24, 2017 Organizations invest a lot of time and money each year training their emp...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Staff Training with Niche Academy

  Originally presented on October 12th, 2017 We will show you how to setup your online staff training academy, add ready-to-use staff training tutoria...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Thinking Outside the Collection Box: How to Serve Genealogists Now

Presented by Nicole Wedemeyer Miller September 21, 2017 Genealogy is the second most popular hobby in the U.S. In this webinar you will learn ideas fo...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: How to Influence Politicians for Library Funding

Originally presented September 19th, 2017 EveryLibrary co-founder Erica Findley presents a #GetOTL Advocacy webinar that explores an effective approac...